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Russell Library seeking director who can meet unique needs of Middletown community

MIDDLETOWN - Stakeholders are conducting a national search for the next individual who will lead a library in the center of a thriving city with a distinct demographic - and usher it into the future. The next director will replace Matt Poland, who retired in October after 18 months of leading the Ru

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-01-14 17:07:28

Middletown police searching for suspects following multi-town pursuit of stolen vehicle

ROCKY HILL - Authorities from five towns aided in the pursuit of a stolen vehicle from Middletown that ended with it crashing near Interstate 91 in Rocky Hill and the suspects fleeing on foot, according to a press release. State police also aided in the inquiry. Middletown police, who chased the sus


Bysiewicz Gets 1st Endorsement For Governor

Susan Bysiewicz hasn't yet announced that she's running for governor, but she has already picked up her first endorsement. Well, tentative endorsement. The endorsement came Monday from Democratic State Rep. Josh Elliott of Hamden, one of the most outspoken left-leaning legislators in Hartford. Ellio

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-16 01:02:32

High court to hear appeal of man who threatened judge

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The case of a Connecticut man convicted of threatening violence against a judge is set to go before the state Supreme Court. Justices are scheduled to hear the appeal of Cromwell resident Edward Taupier on Wednesday. Taupier was sentenced to 1 years behind bars in 2015 for thr

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 00:12:58

Ice jams cause flooding concerns, road closure

PORTLAND, Conn. (WTNH)- Flood warnings are up for several parts of the state and the problem is ice on rivers. Chunks of ice are forming ice dams and that has already closed a major road in one town. The Pawcatuck, Connecticut, and Housatonic Rivers all with flood warnings. We are checking out flood

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 11:28:32

How True Islam Ahmadiyya Actualizes Martin Luther King Jr's Dream

I seek refuge in Allah from Satan the Rejected, In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Ever Merciful Esteemed brothers and sisters in humanity, I greet you all with the Islamic salutation of Assalaamu'alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatahu, Divine peace be upon you and the mercy and blessings o

PATCH - 2018-01-16 01:40:13

Elected leaders attend MLK Day events

U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, is crisscrossing the state to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. today. The holiday commemorates the civil rights leader's birthday. He would have been 89. Esty began in Meriden at 9 a.m., speaking at the 33rd Annual MLK and Alb


Route 17A in Portland Closed Due to Flooding

Route 17A in Portland is closed near the fairgrounds due to flooding Monday morning. The Connecticut River was expected to be near a flood stage of 7 feet Monday morning. Portland police closed 17A between Route 7 and Summer Street as a precaution, as the area is prone to flooding. There was also mi

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-15 12:50:42

DeWitt Best Buy guard threatened with knife during PlayStation robbery; suspect arrested

DEWITT, N.Y. -- A Cortland man was determined to leave the Best Buy in DeWitt with a PlayStation 4 game console this weekend, police said. But when a security guard tried to stop Adam Underwood from leaving the store at 3401 Erie Boulevard E. without paying for the PlayStation 4, DeWitt police say U

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 03:28:54

Bus from Ithaca planned for Seneca Falls women's march

Supporters of Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes have organized a bus trip to this Saturday's women's march in Seneca Falls, NY. It's leaving Ithaca at 8am and heading back from Seneca Falls at 3:30. Organizers in Seneca Falls call the march "a public celebration of the 1st Anniversary

14850.COM - 2018-01-16 04:25:21

Cornell student says Fox News appearance led to death threats on campus

A conservative Cornell University student says she was harassed and threatened after she appeared on a Fox News segment last year and voiced objections to what she saw as liberal bias in coursework at the prestigious Upstate NY school. Neetu Chandak, now a senior, appeared on "Fox and Friends" where

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-14 19:59:00

Wind Chill Alerts for Parts of CNY

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY has been issued for the following counties in CNY: Cortland, Chenango, Madison, Oneida, Jefferson and Lewis counties from 7PM tonight through 10AM Sunday A WIND CHILL ADVISORY is issued when a combination of cold temperatures and wind speeds create dangerously cold conditions f


Winter Watch: Travel conditions difficult because of snow

Several inches of snow have been falling Saturday throughout the Southern Tier as locations are either under a winter storm warning or a winter weather advisory. Weather forecasters and meteorologists say counties throughout the region will accumulate 4 to 14 inches of show. The National Weather Ser


New Roots Charter School plans expansion

YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM ITHACA, N.Y. -- According to a press release from the Ithaca City School District, New Roots Charter School will be hosting a public hearing on Wednesday evening regarding plans to expand the school for the 2018-2019 academic year. The plans call for

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Cayuga County Craft: Big things coming for local breweries in 2018

When it comes to craft beer in Cayuga County, there's a lot to be excited about in 2018: Aurora Ale & Lager Co. will almost triple its production after the King Ferry brewery installs a new 5-barrel system, with glycol-jacketed fermenters and tanks, in March. Owners Mark Grimaldi and Joe Shelton ha


Horn says he leaves with unfinished business

GENEVA - Moving from town to town was something Matt Horn was used to growing up. His father worked as a cop, and his family "lived in a lot of different places" in his home state of Virginia as his dad worked his way up the law enforcement leadership ladder. Horn's professional life also took him t

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-14 21:00:00

Brooklyn Residents Say Zombie Home To Blame For Basement Flooding

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Dirty and deluged, residents of a neighborhood in Brooklyn say their basements are getting flooded out by an abandoned adjacent home. Getting someone to shut off the water has so far been a frustrating fight. The newest water feature in Frank Cusack's Boerum Hill home isn't s

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 23:31:45

Ntilikina's breakout game shows Knicks what's been missing

The three previous games it was noticeable. Very noticeable. But the struggles for Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina extended beyond the losses to the Bulls, Timberwolves and Pelicans when he shot a combined 1-of-8, scored two points and committed nine turnovers against eight assists. "The last few game

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-16 02:02:28

Appellate court reinstates lawsuit by N.J. college's former deputy police chief

JERSEY CITY -- A court has reinstated a portion of a lawsuit filed by a former Stevens Tech deputy police chief that claims he was fired under the pretext of not being a citizen so the chief could hire a friend. In 1992, James Collins immigrated to the U.S. after marrying a U.S. citizen and began wo

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 18:05:18

NJ Transit board meets on King holiday, but ducks controversial vote

In a surprise move, NJ Transit's board of directors removed a controversial real-estate purchase on the Hoboken waterfront from its Monday meeting agenda. But board members still faced criticism from Hoboken's mayor and about 100 residents for holding a board meeting on Martin Luther King's birthday

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-15 17:29:42