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Simsbury Schools Honor Veterans with Annual "Pen-a-Thon"

For Coordinator of Technology & Engineering Education Kurt Dougan, Veterans Day is not just a time to give thanks to those who have served or currently are serving in the military; it is a time to remember those who struggled in the aftermath of their service. Dougan coordinated the second annual "F

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:40:54

New Details in Unsolved Simsbury Jogger Murder Case

Monday, November 20, 2017 marks the three year anniversary of the unsolved murder of 54-year-old Melissa Millan of Simsbury. The NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned from a source close to the investigation that investigators have been able to identify a suspicious vehicle seen in the area o


Silver Alert issued for missing Hartford teen

Police describe Looney as a white/Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes. Officials say she stands approximately 5'03" and weighs around 146 pounds. There was no clothing description available. Officials did not say where she was last seen. If you have any information on Looney's whereabouts

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-24 02:42:19

CT woman charged in crash that killed couple in classic car

A Connecticut woman who police say was distracted by a GPS device faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with a crash in Massachusetts that killed a couple enjoying a Sunday drive in their classic car. The Berkshire Eagle reports that 24-year-old Chelsea Lundeberg, of Ellington, Connecticut,

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:32:00

Teen killed in Stamford crash, driver seriously injured

A teenager was killed in a crash that happened in Stamford on Wednesday afternoon. Police said the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. on Washington Boulevard near Second Street. A car was traveling north on Washington Boulevard when it lost control and hit a tree. Both the driver and passenger were ta

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-23 03:32:00

Officer buys groceries for overwhelmed mother, gets toy for her son

A Georgia police officer is being hailed a hero after he came to the rescue of a mother who was struggling with her two children. (Credit: Madison Gail Obrien) A Georgia police officer is being hailed a hero after he came to the rescue of a mother who was struggling with her two children. Madison Ga

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-23 16:49:00

Johnny Cash boyhood home considered for historic nomination

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The boyhood home of country music icon Johnny Cash is being considered as a nominee for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's review board is to meet Wednesday to consider 14 state properties for nomination to the

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-24 01:12:00

Crowds rush to stores for early Black Friday deals

Many stores opened on Thanksgiving night for shoppers to get ahead on the deals for holiday gifts. More than 500 people were in line outside of a Best Buy store in Manchester on Thursday night, waiting for the store to open at 5 p.m. Some people waited in line since Wednesday for the Black Friday d

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-24 06:42:00

Police reports 11/22/17: Olean woman charged with assault, contempt

OLEAN - An Olean woman was charged on multiple felony counts Tuesday after police responded to what reports say was a domestic incident. Following an investigation by police, Lisa D. Shelley, 52, of 1211 Washington St., Olean, was charged with second-degree assault and aggravated contempt, both clas


State & Union: Tree of Life, Wish Tree efforts benefit good causes

It's the holiday season, and two organizations that serve the community are using Christmas tree promotions to benefit their programs. HomeCare & Hospice offers a personalized ornament as an option for remembering loved ones. This year's ornament can also be engraved with the name of a loved one. Th

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

Single mom of two grateful for help of ELF Fund

Just going to the grocery store can be an obstacle for Jessi Ayers who is often confined to her home caring for two small daughters, one of whom is disabled. For that reason, as well as financial issues, Ayers is grateful her toddlers are recipients of The Era's Less Fortunate (ELF) Fund, which prov

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Former cop amends suit against city

Former Bradford City Police officer Shayne Miller is asking a federal judge to allow him to amend his federal lawsuit against the city, adding allegations that his firing violated Bradford city code. His attorney, John Mizner of Erie, told The Era on Wednesday that the amended complaint alleged that

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Annual Camo Sunday event scheduled this Sunday

The fifth annual Camo Sunday event is scheduled at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at the First Wesleyan Church of Bradford at 692 S. Kendall Ave. Pastor Terri Niver will lead the service, where she will give a special sermon and pray for the hunter's safety and success. Individuals are invited to dress in camo.

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Marilyn Horne Museum gift shop to mark Museum Store Sunday

The Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibit Center will take part in Museum Store Sunday on Nov. 26, hosting the grand opening of the museum's gift shop that features more than 150 museum and culture-related products. "Museum gift stores are some of the most unique shopping experiences on the planet," said

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

My Time In The Navy During The Cuban Missile Crisis

The recent Post-Journal article recalling time the sailor served in the Navy aboard an LSD reminded me of the time I spent in the Navy during the Cuban Crisis. During 1961 through 1963, I was a missile control radar technician in a Navy fighter squadron, namely VF-101 Det A stationed at NAS Oceana,

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Friendship Table hosts annual Thanksgiving meal

For many locals, when they hear the word "friendship" the first thing they think about is the Friendship Table of Bradford - and with good reason. People from all walks of life who may have gone through difficult times have found their way to the Friendship Table where they have received more than a

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Security, technology part of Little Falls capital project

LITTLE FALLS - The last major capital project in the Little Falls City School District was 20 years ago - which included the transformation of the Benton Hall Academy building and improvements at the Little Falls Middle and High School buildings. Now, the district is considering upgrading facilities


That's Lunch: Heidelberg Bread & Cafe a carb-lover's dream

This weeks' review is for Heidelberg Bread & Cafe, 3056 state Route 28, Herkimer. Assistant Community Editor Barbara Laible and her husband, Don, ate there recently and had this to say: About the restaurant: Known for its exclusive products including artisan breads of all varieties, baguettes, pastr

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-23 16:33:17

Fort Herkimer Church Thanks Fenner's Legacy.

GERMAN FLATTS- The traditional interfaith Thanksgiving Day service, at the Fort Herkimer Church was held Thursday morning. This years' service wasn't your typical gathering as church goers said farewell to Donald Fenner, chairman of the Fort Herkimer Church Board of Commissioners. Fenner has been

WKTV - 2017-11-24 02:14:00

Teens accused of sex offenses

State police at Richfield Springs reported arresting juveniles in connection with a sex-offense case. A 14-year-old male from Schenevus was charged Nov. 14 with disseminating indecent matter to a minor, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, troopers said in a media report, and a 15-year-

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 00:21:43