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$10K Surprise for Teacher of the Year

When Alyx Duckworth was a little girl, most days she hurried home from school, grabbed an encyclopedia from the bookshelf and headed into the garage where she proceeded to teach her imaginary friends using whatever article she chose for that day and a chalkboard that her parents had given her. Her d

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2017-11-20 18:10:00

Lego League Students fight FOG

The Metter Elementary First Lego League wants to eliminate FOG from the community -- not the fog that covers the land, but the Fats, Oils & Grease that can be found in drainage pipes. They shared their mission with members of Metter City Council during their Nov. 13 meeting. The Lego Team was given

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2017-11-20 18:14:00

Have You Seen This? Baby supermans on robotic vacuum

THE KITCHEN - One great thing about newish babies is their gripping instinct. They don't just adorably grip your finger, they'll grip and hold onto anything for dear life. In fact, if they had the upper body strength, I personally believe babies would constantly be breaking world records for most p

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Children's programs at the library in December

All Day, Friday December 1, 8, 15, 22 Stop by on any Friday before Christmas to make a special ornament! We'll have a different holiday ornament planned for each day! 52 WEEKS OF GIVING (all ages) 4 pm Friday December 1, 8, 15, 22 This program has a different theme each week, but all of the the

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Memo to Congress: Here's what Americans really want in health insurance, according to new survey

Americans would rather have lower insurance deductibles than more health care providers. They'd rather have health insurance for everyone than the right to opt out of coverage. And regardless of their political leanings, they're not enthused about what Republicans in Congress have been trying to gi

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Here are the most 'dangerous' toys for the holiday season

Be careful which toys you buy your children for the holidays this year. Some are more dangerous than others. World Against Toys Causing Harm released its annual list of the 10 worst toys, which is normally released around the holiday shopping season. All toys on the list are considered dangerous fo

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Movie review: Remarkable 'Dealt' explores the complex challenge of facing disability

Luke Korem's "Dealt" is the moving story of Richard Turner, a fantastically talented performer who also happens to be blind. It is a remarkable documentary. Go see it. As the film opens, we see him in a darkened room at Hollywood's Magic Castle, about to perform a series of card tricks for a well-dr

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Curious 'The Star' puts a creative animated spin on the Nativity story

"The Star" is a tricky film to wrap your head around. On the one hand, it's a sweet movie with a good heart that is trying to give children a way to celebrate the traditional Nativity story. At the same time, its creative interpretation of that story might wind up discouraging the audience most inte

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Police: Albany man found passed out in car with loaded, stolen handgun

ALBANY - A city man found sleeping behind the wheel of a parked car with an open bottle of alcohol is facing felony charges after Albany Police found a stolen handgun. Rodney Codrington, 34, was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon, felony criminal possession of stolen property and mi

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 16:01:45

Smile: Daily Gazette Holiday Parade

Parade-goers enjoy the 49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday in downtown Schenectady. Parade-goers enjoy the 49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday in downtown Schenectady. Parade-goers enjoy the 49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday in downtown Schenectad

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Judge: RPI cannot tell other school of alleged sex assault

State court rules says Troy campus process lacks jurisdiction to even interview non-student TROY - A state Supreme Court justice has blocked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from notifying another college that one of that school's students was found guilty in a campus proceeding of sexual assault, r

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 18:38:04

Monolith settles on yet another bank, Pioneer, in quest to build HQ

Monolith Solar and its new CEO, Mike Hickey, have found yet another bank it believes will finance its long-awaited new headquarters in Slingerlands: Pioneer Bank of Colonie. Monolith, a solar installer based in Rensselaer, first announced back in October of 2014 that it would build a $4.6 million he

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 08:51:33

Woman accused of stealing $600K from a family member

MILTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police arrested a woman on grand larceny charges. Dena Holmes, 52, is accused of stealing nearly $600,000 from a family member between 2013 and 2016. She was charged with second-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal tax fraud, both felonies. Holmes was

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 20:52:39

Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for having child porn

(NEWS10) - A Capital Region man will spend the next five years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. The U.S. Attorney's Office of Northern New York says 21-year-old Amado Colon, of Albany, will have to pay $25,000 in restitution to seven victims whose images he used. Colon a

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 15:26:38

Troy man charged in connection with Halloween gun fire

TROY - A 24-year-old Troy man was charged in connection with a Halloween shots fired call in Lansingburg on Sunday. Mashawn A. Andrews was arrested in the back of a home on 2nd Avenue, spokesman Capt. Daniel DeWolf said in a news release. Andrews was charged with felony reckless endangerment and cri

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 10:40:20

Pair accused of shooting, killing Mechanicville man arraigned

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The two people accused of the murder that claimed the life of a 19-year-old were arraigned in court on Monday. Nikolai Mavashev, 19, and Joseph Broscko, 16, are charged in the shooting death of David Feliciano back in August. Police say Feliciano was shot inside his Gr

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 16:13:33

Local artist wins state-level artistic competition

Forest Ash, with SW Resources in Parkersburg, was recognized in October for his work in the 2017 Diversifying Perspectives Art Contest and Exhibition in Charleston. (Photo Provided) PARKERSBURG - For the fourth year the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services partnered with the West Virgin

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Truth Seeker: Exploring St. Joseph's Landing

Photo byTom Moore St. Joseph's Landing, also known as the former St. Joseph's Hospital, is in Parkersburg. Last month I left everyone hanging on where I would be spending Halloween night. There were a couple of reasons that I had done that. One reason was because I did not want a lot of people knowi

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Holiday In the Park displays light up Christmas season

Photo by Jeff Baughan Serra Alford, a kindergarten student at Emerson Elementary School, left, sits on Santa's lap with her sister, Alexis Alford, right, a second grader at the school. Alexis received an award in the Holiday in the Park coloring contest. Photo by Jeff Baughan Motorists with their

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Suspects in three states arrested as part of heroin investigation

Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham, right, listens. Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens, right, listens. Ma