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Injuries reported in Winsted school bus crash

People were injured in a crash involving a school bus in Winsted on Wednesday morning, police said. The crash involving two vehicles was reported in the area of South Main Street at the Torringford Street intersection around 7 a.m. Police said students were on the bus at the time of the crash. Poli

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:35:00

Comic book illustrator to present program at NCCC; Colebrook holiday fair and celebration is Dec. 9; knitters wanted for little red hats; Winsted cops warn: Clickit or Ticket; Wisdom House offers holiday food service

Published 12:00 am, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 WINSTED - William H. Foster III, noted comic book historian, researcher, and collector, will give a presentation at Northwestern Connecticut Community College on Thursday, Nov. 30, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Draper Conference Center (lower level of the Learn


For the Record: Thankful songs

"I Thank You" Sam & Dave Originally written by David Porter and Isaac Hayes, the song was recorded by Sam & Dave for release in 1968. It reached number nine on the Billboard pop singles chart. ZZ Top covered the song for its 1979 album "Deguello," and the band released it as a single the following


Windsor Files Complaint Alleging Racist Behavior

WINDSOR, CT - Windsor school officials have filed a complaint with the executive director of the Connecticut Association of Schools - Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the governing body of state high school athletics, concerning alleged acts of racism on the part of St. Joseph High S

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:04:00

Torrington man gets 2.5 years for drug charges

TORRINGTON - A city man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison this week on drug-related charges. Ben Moore, then 55, of 36 French St., Torrington, was arrested Sept. 3 and charged with possession of narcotics and possession in a school zone, police said. State's Attorney Dawn Gallo said Tu

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-11-22 17:34:56

Torrington Salvation Army donates food to those in need for Thanksgiving holiday

TORRINGTON - The spirit of Thanksgiving was on hand Tuesday at the Salvation Army church on Oak Avenue as volunteers handed out boxes of food for the holiday. Major Tina Streck said approximately 150 boxes, created through donations from the Connecticut Food Bank and the community, were to be distri

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-11-22 15:10:03

Central School Takes a Run at Hunger

The turkey and stuffing may be all gone, but for Central School, the memories of coming together to help those less fortunate enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving holiday will likely last for a long time. On November 15th the K-6 elementary school held its second annual "Central School Turkey Trot Fun Run

PATCH - 2017-11-22 13:54:04

HJMS Finds Creative Ways to Honor Veterans

Every Veterans Day, it is a tradition at Simsbury's Henry James Memorial School (HJMS) to find unique and special ways to honor veterans for their service. This year the school welcomed 92-year old Benjamin Walker, a New Britain native and current Simsbury resident, and an active member of the Ameri

PATCH - 2017-11-22 14:29:10

Police: 3 hurt, one of them seriously, in Medford crash

One woman was seriously injured when the car she was in collided with a pickup truck in Medford late Wednesday morning, police said. Both the male pickup truck driver and the second woman who was in the sedan suffered minor injuries, Suffolk police said in a statement. The police did not say which

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 18:39:53

Long Island breast cancer fighter celebrates Thanksgiving with the help of 'pink sisters'

Desiree Garcia of Mastic, right, with her Pink S.H.O.E.S. support system, in sweatshirts from left -- LaKesha Jackson-Gordon, Laila Campbell, Ganesa Taylor and April Francis -- and her boyfriend, Fred Watson, center left, and son, Elijah, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Photo Credit: Rachel Weiss Desi

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 15:39:00

Steve Bannon to headline fundraiser for Rep. Lee Zeldin

WASHINGTON - Former senior White House strategist Stephen Bannon is set to headline a campaign fundraiser for Rep. Lee Zeldin next month in New York City, event co-host Arthur Schwartz confirmed Wednesday on Twitter. Bannon's role in helping to re-elect the Shirley Republican was first reported by

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 20:55:33

The quiet decorated Korean War hero in my swim group

Pasquale "Bob" Morga was honored by the United States and Korea for his bravery during the war. Photo Credit: Korean War Legacy Foundation I do long-distance lap swimming at 6 a.m. at the Brookhaven YMCA in Holtsville 3 or 4 days a week. I have been doing this for years and, after the swim workout

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 23:11:59

Long Island weather: Wet start to getaway day

Travelers on the traditional getaway day before Thanksgiving were facing some wet conditions Wednesday morning on Long Island, with rain expected to make its own departure by the afternoon, forecasters say. "Wet roads this morning," said Rich Hoffman, News 12 Long Island meteorologist. Suffolk Coun

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 10:56:39

Police plan holiday weekend crackdown on intoxicated drivers

Police in Nassau and Suffolk counties are cracking down on intoxicated drivers over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Suffolk County police will outline its efforts to focus on drunken and distracted driving at a late morning news conference Wednesday at police headquarters in Yaphank. The departm

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 12:28:09

New groups re-forming out of North Brookhaven chamber

Plans for the future of businesses formerly joined under the North Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce are coming into focus in the wake of the organization's dissolution. The North Brookhaven chamber is disbanding, leaving behind smaller chambers for area communities, an idea that already existed before

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-22 14:30:07

Mom on drugs hits pole, has kids in vehicle, police say

A mother was high on drugs when she crashed in Middle Island on Wednesday, injuring herself and her two children, Suffolk police said. The three were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital to be treated for injuries, which were not life-threatening, police said. She hit a pole on Middle Island Roa

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 01:56:49

Worcester man sentenced to time served in University Park slaying

WORCESTER - A city man was sentenced to time served Tuesday after pleading guilty to an accessory charge arising from a fatal stabbing two years ago in University Park. Anthony D. Chambers, 33, formerly of 26 Mendon St., was sentenced to 778 days in the House of Correction and given credit for 778 d

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-22 14:53:51

Damon gets 25-30 years for rampage in downtown Worcester

WORCESTER - Antonio L. Damon was sentenced to 25 to 30 years behind bars Wednesday for what prosecutors described as a violent, hourlong crime rampage last year that included sexual assaults, kidnappings, a carjacking and an armed robbery. A Worcester Superior Court jury found the 36-year-old Mr. Da

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-22 17:46:58

20 years later, family still grieving for Worcester's Nik Diaz

It was 20 years ago. Diaz was 18 and on Thanksgiving break from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, where he was studying to be a chef. He wanted to open a restaurant for his mother, Clara Diaz, who loved cooking. On Nov. 26, 1997 Diaz, his brother, Tim Diaz said, had gone with some friends t

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-11-22 21:34:47

Castle Rock comes to Worcester

WORCESTER - On Tuesday, Pennywise the Dancing Clown made his way to Downtown Worcester and the Heart of the Commonwealth was momentarily transformed into Stephen King' fictitious and creepy town of "Castle Rock." Bill Skarsgrd, best known as the evil, sewer-dwelling child predator in the Hollywood b

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-22 17:59:43