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Welcome back, Snowbirds; here is what you've missed

Hey Snowbirds. Welcome back to the Space Coast. You're probably just returning from places like Greece, New York or Upper Arlington, Ohio, all ready to bask in the mild temperatures and send beach-and-flip-flop photos to your neighbors back home shoveling snow. You may have noticed that restaurants

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-24 16:45:17

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

First-time marathoner has sights set on Mars

Abigail Harrison is a rugby player, a scuba diver, a fiddler and tin whistler, a traditional-style dancer, an Irish music enthusiast and a docent at her school's greenhouse and botanic gardens. An athlete all her life, she is a runner who has been a Division II-level diver and is a candidate for her


Police: Titusville man arrested for ditching stolen gun in Merritt Island

Cocoa police arrested a Titusville man for ditching a stolen gun in Merritt Island Tuesday morning, according to arrest records. Police were conducting a traffic stop in Cocoa Village just after 7 a.m. when they noticed an oncoming vehicle fail to move over for an emergency vehicle, arrest affidavi


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


The tree supporting KSC's famous bald eagle nest has died

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 Kennedy Parkway, is famous


Woman's 'popped' pool woes solved by wave of generous donors

A few good Samaritans stepped forward to help CaraMarie Benevour was facing fines for the delay in removing the swimming pool that came out of the ground. A few good Samaritans stepped forward to help her, making it a true story of giving thanks. Strangers showed up at her house, with heavy equipm

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-22 18:47:27

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


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

4 Nabbed In DWI Crackdown: Cops

RIVERHEAD, NY - Four drunk drivers were nabbed as part of a DWI crackdown in Riverhead, police said. According to Riverhead Town Police, the 4 individuals were busted as part of the continuing efforts by the Suffolk County District Attorney's DWI Task Force. Members of the Riverhead Police Departme

PATCH - 2017-11-23 13:12:23

Shirley mom faces Leandra's Law charge, records show

A Shirley mother who police said crashed her car with her two children inside while she was high on drugs faces a felony Leandra's Law charge. Tara Fontana, 38, was arrested Wednesday after crashing her vehicle into a pole on Middle Island Road in Middle Island, injuring herself and her two childre

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 21:12:00

After a lifetime of giving, Long Island woman gets the gift of hearing

Sally Lepis, 102, received new hearing aids for the first time in decades, after her family wanted to honor her for taking care of those in need. Sally Lepis of Selden gets hearing aids from audiologist Paula LaMendola. Photo Credit: Genser Dubow Genser & Cona Sally Lepis, 102, has spent a lifetim

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Hamptons and North Fork Kids Events This Weekend: November 25-29

Enrich your kids' lives with these great events in the Hamptons and North Fork this weekend, November 25-27, 2017. Find more events at Events.DansPapers.com. THEATER The Three Little Pigs Build a Better House When: November 25, 11 a.m. Where: Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor What: The th

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Police: 2 suffer smoke inhalation in Selden house fire

Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at a home in Selden, police said. Photo Credit: Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at a home in Selden, police said. Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thanksg

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 11:33:43

Letter: Delaying zoning changes makes sense

To the Editors: Zoning regulations in town would already permit age-restricted housing. For example, any of the cluster housing developments that already exist near Town Center, such as Avalon, Village Walk, Glen River, River Ridge or Wilton Crest, could have been built to serve seniors. Regarding t

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:41

Man Caught Trespassing At Lake Grove JCPenney: Police

LAKE GROVE, NY - Police are seeking a man who trespassed at a store in Lake Grove earlier this month. The man (pictured above) entered the employee entrance of JCPenney on 9 Smith Haven Mall and walked around the receiving department after business hours on November 10. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:00:26

Williamsburg Health and Rehab wins 'Best of Kentucky' award

The Overall "Best of Kentucky" award was presented to Williamsburg Health & Rehabilitation Center. Photo above, left to right, event sponsor Volker Wellman of EcoLab, Williamsburg H&RC Director of Nursing Joy Petrey, Williamsburg H&RC Administrator Laura Creekmore, and Miss Kentucky Molly Matney. Wi


Williamsburg hosts Ky.-Tenn. Kiwanis Governor's Banquet

The leader of the Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis district encouraged Williamsburg Kiwanis Club members and others to seek out new members and continue to grow their clubs, including new members that don't look like them. 2017-2018 Kiwanis Governor of Kentucky-Tennessee Division Six Dale Hawkins was the


New Whitley 911 dispatcher graduates training with distinction

Whitley County E-911 dispatcher Larry Todd Centers Jr. was one of 22 law enforcement dispatchers, who graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT). Centers was one of nine people in the classes named of trainee of distinctio

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 14:38:42

Corbin officials to begin issuing citations for violations of garbage ordinance

Since Corbin Public Works began its efforts in April to decrease the number of residents who fail to comply with the city's ordinance detailing how garbage is to be set out at the curb for pickup, officials said the number has been cut in half. The remaining residents are being given one final "cour

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 15:16:56