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Cocoa Beach hosts Thanksgiving community feast for homeless, older residents, lonely folks

Subscribed, but don't have a login? COCOA BEACH - Scot Darling sleeps on the beach and the streets of Cocoa Beach. He mistakenly says he's been jobless the past four months, but he actually hasn't worked May - "you lose track of time," he confessed. The 57-year-old keeps a comforter inside a black b

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-23 18:43:01

Man, 26, critically injured in shooting at Cocoa apartment complex, police say

COCOA, Fla. - A 26-year-old man was flown to the hospital in critical condition Tuesday night after being shot at Village Green Apartments on Dixon Boulevard in Cocoa, police said. Dispatchers started receiving numerous 911 calls from residents at the apartment complex just after 7:30 p.m., the Coco

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Truck driver dies after train crash near Cocoa on Beau Geste Road

The driver of a truck that was struck by a train near Cocoa died Monday evening, according to reports from Florida Highway Patrol. Steven Robinson, 49, was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center where he died of injuries he received when he attempted to maneuver around the crossing arm on Beau Ges

FLORIDA TODAY

Cocoa residents to see 10 percent water tax to meet other city needs

Most Cocoa water customers who live within the city limits can expect to pay an extra $2.73 a month under a new water service tax, which appears on water bills for the first time this month. The new 10 percent public service tax - which only applies to customers who live within city limits - is cal

FLORIDA TODAY

Honor this special season by Reaching Out to Brevard neighbors

It sometimes seems like I was born to be part of FLORIDA TODAY's Reaching Out Holiday Fund campaign. My Grandma Bess, who lived with my family as I grew up, started her Christmas card and gift lists weeks early. She'd pore over the dozens of entries and have me cross off names, lick envelopes and wr

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-23 18:09:19

Tree supporting KSC's famous bald eagle nest has died

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Nestled in a famous pine tree at Kennedy Space Center, pairs of bald eagles have stood watch for decades as towering vehicles of aluminum and carbon vaulted off pads just a few miles away. Their nest, located just west of the spaceport's primary north-south artery known as Ke

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-23 12:08:22

Titusville police K-9 tracks down distraught woman who was hidden in thick grass, brush

Jack the Titusville police K-9 tracked down a distraught woman who was hidden from view in thick grass and brush Wednesday afternoon, officers reported. About 3 p.m., the woman's worried relatives reported that she had gone missing and was likely going to hurt herself - and she may have had a weapon

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-23 15:25:17

John Craig selected as new Brevard school board chair

John Craig, who represents much of Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral and parts of Cocoa, was selected as the new chairman of the Brevard County school board Tuesday night. "I am thrilled that you would even consider me as a qualified candidate," Craig told the board in accepting their nomination. He r

FLORIDA TODAY

Worcester sneaker seller robbed at gunpoint

WORCESTER - Police are looking for a man who posed as buyer looking to purchase Jordan sneakers and robbed the seller at gunpoint Sunday evening. The 20-year-old victim connected with who he thought was a buyer for his sneakers on the internet sales app called "Offer Up," police said. The two agreed

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 23:19:06

89-Year-Old Pilot from Massachusetts Dies in Plane Crash

Police received initial reports of the plane crash late Wednesday afternoon One person is dead after a plane that left from Massachusetts crashed in Pittsford, Vermont. The plane was located on the east side of Route 7 having sustained heavy damage. There were no passengers on board the aircraft bu

NECN - 2017-11-23 20:17:34

Bishop's Thanksgiving dinner: A meal and a chance to serve

WORCESTER - Lisa Malesky of Auburn started bringing her daughter to volunteer at the annual Catholic Charities Bishop's Thanksgiving Dinner years ago, when Jennifer was about 7. Now grown and with a family of her own, Jennifer Shea of Auburn brought her son, Sammy, 7, to Thursday's dinner to volunte

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 18:41:24

Massachusetts State Police update: Traffic moving slow in westbound lane of I-90 between Worcester, Sturbridge

Massachusetts State Police say traffic is moving slow in the westbound lane of Interstate 90 between Worcester and Sturbridge on this, the biggest travel day of the year. The day began mostly calm on Massachusetts highways, but traffic started to pick up on I-90 and around Boston in the hour before

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:21:38

Massachusetts shoppers waiting for Black Friday to officially begin

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Shoppers are still waiting for Black Friday to start in Massachusetts, but in Connecticut the bargains began hours ago. There are already long lines outside of the Kohls in West Springfield. The doors to Best Buy in Enfield didn't open until 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving D

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:43:27

Book review: Separating the Mayflower's myth from the facts

Rather than a scholarly tome, "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Rebecca Fraser is a fresh and enlightening examination of what happened during the first 50 years at Plimoth Plantation. "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Reb

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

Analysts: 'Tis the season to be jolly for retailers

The stage is set for a healthy holiday shopping season - beginning with today's Black Friday - thanks to a growing economy and improved consumer confidence, especially in the Northeast, analysts said. Hitting the stores last night, shoppers agreed. "I got a job this year, so I have a little bit of

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Gov. Baker signs parking abuse bill

BOSTON - The Democrat-controlled Legislature last week shipped 20 bills to Gov. Charlie Baker's desk, and all but two are now law. Baker has until Saturday to decide how to act on the final bills, both sections of this year's budget that he returned to the Legislature with amendments that were ultim

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 22:03:27

New Rochelle Cares AIP Celebrates Its Second Anniversary

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Sunday, November 19, members and volunteers of New Rochelle Cares AIP (Aging in Place) celebrated their second anniversary with a luncheon at Posto 22. All in attendance enjoyed the new and rewarding friendships that have developed through this wonderful organization. New Roch

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United Hebrew of New Rochelle recognized by U.S. News & World Report; people in the news

PCSB Bank crowns winner of healthy eating community cook-off YORKTOWN HEIGHTS - Raymond Patchey's Mediterranean squash casserole won PCSB Bank's 2017 Healthy Eating Community Cook-Off, Nov. 7. In collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital and the American Heart Association, the e

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Hit-and-run critically injured man in Queens

Police are investigating a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian in Whitestone, Queens. A 71-year-old man was struck at the corner of Murray St. and 17th Rd. just after 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. The vehicle fled the scene. So far, police have made n

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-24 03:23:40

Female ex-guard who allegedly had sex with minor in Bronx detention center says assault claims are 'false'

An ex-guard at a Bronx juvenile detention center who's accused of having sex with a 15-year-old inmate has turned the tables - claiming her young accuser's claims are "false" and demanding he cough up cash, court papers reveal. Natalie Medford, 46, was accused in a lawsuit of telling a former Hori

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 20:44:07