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Get Out for Nov. 17-23

Editor's note: Please check for changes before going out to an event. The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event. Friday, Nov. 17


Silver Creek Senior Center menu

The Silver Creek Senior Center, 1658 S. Main St., Snowflake, offers lunch. Cost is $5 for over 60 years of age or $5.50 under 60. Soup and salad bar only is $3. Lunch is served from noon-1 p.m. All meals come with beverage, dessert, salad bar and soup. The thrift store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Register for Kid's Night Out set for Dec. 15

SHOW LOW - Parents, want a free night to run errands, have a special date or some time for yourselves? The city of Show Low will entertain your kids, ages 5-11, Friday, Dec. 15, at Kid's Night Out, which features a dinner and movie or games from 6-9 p.m. at the Show Low City Campus Teen Center, 620


Nothing sweeter than ice cream and veterans

SHOW LOW - Ice cream and veterans: What could be sweeter? Show Low Junior High School hosted its fourth annual Veterans' Ice Cream Social on Nov. 8 in the upper commons area of the school. According to Vice Principal Darcy Helle, there were more than 150 people at this year's event, with 50 of those


Shop local at 'Shop Small Saturday' Nov. 25

SHOW LOW - Check out the fantastic retail shops and restaurants in downtown Show Low and participate in an interactive poker run for prizes Nov. 25 at the third annual Shop Small Saturday Downtown Merchant Poker Run. Show Low Main Street sponsors this fun way for shoppers to shop "local" and patroni


Suspect in McCarty killing pleas to manslaughter

HOLBROOK - The woman suspected of killing 23-year-old Show Low resident Seth McCarty nearly four years ago is pleading guilty to manslaughter in the case. Melisa Nicole Hernandez, 43, agreed to plead guilty to one count of manslaughter in exchange for a presumptive sentence of five years behind bars


Rim Country Senior Center menu

The Rim Country Senior Center, 2171 B St., Overgaard, offers lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. The salad bar is offered from 11:15 a.m. to noon. Cost for lunch is a $6 donation for over 60 and $7 for under 60. Children under 10 years old is $4. Just to get salad and fruit bar, cos


Smoke from prescribed burns causes air quality concerns

PINETOP-LAKESIDE - Recent prescribed burns in the Black Mesa and Lakeside ranger districts conducted by the U.S. Forest Service have caused escalating concern about air quality from White Mountain residents. The White Mountain Apache Tribe has also been conducting burns at the same time. As a result


Patterson: Indulge in nostalgia at your local library

Holidays, traditions and nostalgia are like matryoshka. You know, those pretty Russian nesting dolls. One doll fits naturally into another until they form what appears to be a single, larger doll. Holidays spark our yearning for good times past. We eat (too much) turkey and dressing and pumpkin pie.

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-19 06:00:00

Accident crushes worker, 26, under 12 tons of steel at Metromont plant in Bartow

BARTOW - A Frostproof man died after being crushed by a steel rack and cables while working Nov. 10 at the Metromont Corp. plant in Bartow. Jose Guadalupe Bustos, 26, was pinned under 12 tons of metal during the accident, which occurred about 11:30 p.m. The Polk County Sheriff's Office gave this d


Bartow internal investigation clears police officers of excessive force

BARTOW - Three Bartow police officers didn't use excessive force or exceed their authority during a July 5 arrest that resulted in a police K-9 biting the suspect, according to an internal investigation. Police Chief Joe Hall has determined that officers Michelle Smith, Jordan March and Michael Benn

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 22:12:14

Another Viewpoint: Justice at last for an aging veteran

It has taken two decades of efforts, but World War II veteran Arla Harrell finally has the justice he's long sought. Harrell was among hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops subjected by their own government to mustard gas experiments during the war. The tests were top secret, so Harrell couldn't tal

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-19 05:01:00

Wilkinson: Let's make this the happiest time of the year

It is hard to believe the holidays are already upon us. Stores began stocking shelves with Christmas and holiday decorations even before Halloween arrived and ads with the "Best Holiday Gift Ideas" are filling our inboxes. Thanksgiving is just a few days away, which means that the mad rush of the ho

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-19 06:00:00

Study: Stroke patients may have more time to get treatment

Patients and doctors long have relied on a simple rule of thumb for seeking care after an ischemic stroke: "Time is brain." In other words, the longer it takes for patients to seek medical care after a stroke, the more their brain tissue is likely to be starved of blood and die - significantly raisi

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-19 01:58:19

Should environment be in the state constitution?

The environment has entered the discussion before the Constitutional Revision Commission. Panel member Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch, an activist from an area of Florida affected by discharges from Lake Okeechobee, has proposed two amendments to be included on the 2018 ballot. One would add an elected Com

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-19 01:38:28

For the fit and busy life

LAKELAND - David Osterweil turned his interests and lifestyle into a thriving business when, in his early 30s, he tasted salt for the first time. Not that there wasn't plenty of salt in the food he grew up with, particularly processed food, but the taste got lost in all the background noise. In 2009

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Woman, 69, killed while crossing Sayreville road, authorities say

SAYREVILLE -- A 69-year-old woman is dead after a driver struck her while she tried to cross a Sayreville road Friday night, authorities said. Janina Grzelczak was hit by a 34-year-old Sayreville resident who was driving a 2008 Ford Explorer east on Washington Road around 6:14 p.m., the Middlesex Co

NJ.COM - 2017-11-18 18:54:30

Pedestrian killed after being struck by multiple vehicles in Sayreville

SAYREVILLE - A pedestrian was killed Saturday night after being struck by multiple vehicles, said Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department Sunday. The man, whose identity has not been verified, was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturd

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-19 16:33:34

Pedestrian struck and killed in Sayreville

Subscribed, but don't have a login? SAYREVILLE - A woman was struck and killed while attempting to cross Washington Road on Friday night. The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office and Sayreville Park Police Department announced Saturday that the victim was 69-year-old Janina Grzelczak, of Brooklyn, N

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-18 17:47:16

Investigation causes road closures on Route 9

SAYREVILLE -- A section of southbound Route 9 was closed in Sayreville Saturday night as authorities investigated an accident in the area, police said. A section of Route 9 was closed Nov. 18, 2017 in Sayreville (photo: 511nj.org) The highway was closed from Bordentown Avenue to Ernston Road until f

NJ.COM - 2017-11-19 02:01:30