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Edwardsville Fire Department responds to two back-to-back fire calls

The Edwardsville Fire Department responded as mutual aid to two back-to-back fire calls Saturday, Nov. 18, in the afternoon. The first call came in at approximately 4:22 p.m. for assistance on a single family residential fire in the 200 block of East Lorena Avenue in Wood River. The department heade

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-11-20 21:24:28

Our Past: University Center cost $7 million

The University Center at Edwardsville just minutes from Alton was a $7 million 220,000 square-foot "hearthstone" of activity for the campus which was planned for the use of 20,000 students at one of the fastest-growing campuses in the nation. The Program Council provided a broad program of entertain

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-20 19:38:55

Madison County farmer alleges hail damage claim was partially denied

EDWARDSVILLE - A Madison County farmer alleges hail damage to his property was not fully covered by his insurance policy. Kent Bohnenstiehl, doing business as Bohnenstiehl Farms, filed a complaint on Nov. 15 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Chris Straub, JW Insurance Group LLC and Heartla

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-11-20 17:02:59

Negligence suit filed against Alton Memorial, doctors over man's care

EDWARDSVILLE - A Bethalto woman alleges a patient's medical condition was not responded to in an immediate fashion, leading to his death. Ruthann Hellemeyer, personal representative of the estate of David Hellemeyer, deceased, filed a complaint on Nov. 13 in the Madison County Circuit Court against

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-11-20 16:57:42

SIUE Engineering students 2017 IEEE Black Box Competition champions

EDWARDSVILLE - Students from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville proudly represented the School of Engineering, achieving two first place finishes and a runner-up award, during the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Saint Louis Section Black Box competition held Satur

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-20 19:27:26

District 7 adopts Text-A-Tip mobile app

In September, the Edwardsville District 7 administration, in coordination with the Edwardsville Police Department, introduced the P3 Campus Text-A-Tip mobile app for students at Edwardsville High School, EHS South as well as Lincoln and Liberty Middle Schools. The P3 Campus Text-A-Tip program uses t

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-11-20 15:29:18

Lunching with the wrong guy led to felon Kelvin Ellis' return to prison

His decision to have lunch with convicted felon Oliver Hamilton at a Hardee's Restaurant in Caseyville in April led to a federal judge's decision to return Kelvin Ellis to prison for a year, more than three years after he was released at the end of a 10-year sentence for corruption. U.S. District C

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 22:21:00

Shopper alleges Wal-Mart employee collided with her

EDWARDSVILLE - A shopper claims she was injured when a Wal-Mart employee collided with her at the Granite City store. Sandy Sterling filed a complaint on Nov. 13, in the Madison County Circuit Court against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., alleging it failed to maintain its store premises in a reasonably safe

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-11-20 16:03:28

The Work We Do: Danielle LaScala, Mattituck Florist

I'm Danielle LaScala and I've owned Mattituck Florist since 2005. Every day is different. From just customer service, helping people on the floor to possibly getting a funeral, maybe a party comes in and books an event. No two days here are ever alike. Normally on a week to week basis we clean flow

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-21 00:00:30

Butterfly Effect Project Soars With Growing Numbers

Tijuana Fulford stands in the corner of the cavernous, bright room in the Riverhead Senior Center, momentarily still and apart from the cheerful chaos. The room is sprinkled with Thanksgiving balloons and crowded with circular tables sporting autumnal tablecloths and turkey-theme word puzzles. A hug

27EAST.COM - 2017-11-20 20:43:00

Anthony I. Ruskowski Sr.

Anthony I. Ruskowski Sr. passed away on Nov. 18, 2017, in Saint Augustine, Fla. He was 86. He is survived by his two daughters, Sharon Ruskowski Freeman of Saint Augustine and Lisa Ruskowski McGlone of Arlington, Va.; and four grandchildren, Jake and Luke Freeman and Allison and Maria McGlone; his f

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-20 18:24:59

LIRR adds midday train to Manhattan, more summer service also planned

The Long Island Rail Road has made schedule changes in response to requests from local officials and transportation advocates over the past year. One of those changes, which went into effect Monday, is the addition of a weekday train leaving Greenport at 9:43 a.m. and arriving at Penn Station in Man

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-20 11:00:24

Drug-Impaired Driver Rear Ends Vehicle: Cops

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - A Hampton Bays man was caught driving while impaired by drugs after he rear ended another car in Southampton, police said. According to New York State Police, Robert W. Miller, 28, was arrested on Sunday and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and seventh degree cr

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:22:07

Hampton Bays Man Arrested Sunday After Crashing Into Car On Sunrise Highway

A 28-year-old Hampton Bays man was arrested Sunday evening after rear-ending another vehicle on Sunrise Highway following what New York State Police officers believe to be a drug overdose. Robert W. Miller was arrested at around 5:09 p.m. on Sunrise Highway heading east, a few miles from County Rou

27EAST.COM - 2017-11-20 20:11:00

Trackside Cafe In Speonk Closes After More Than 13 Years In Business; MTA Seeks New Tenant

After more than 13 years straight of flourishing business, the Trackside Cafe at the Speonk Long Island Rail Road stop is officially closed. When the previous tenant, local restaurateur and real estate agent Robert Nidzyn, died in March at the age of 61, the restaurant passed into his family's care.

27EAST.COM - 2017-11-20 20:46:00

Southampton Town Approves $99 Million Budget, Despite Some Opposition

Southampton Town's $99.4 million budget for 2018 was approved on Monday afternoon-though it did not have support from all five Town Board members. Councilwoman Christine Scalera voted against the budget, noting that the tax levy and operational costs are increasing too much. The budget, approved i

27EAST.COM - 2017-11-20 21:27:00

A highly successful, wellness-minded trio honors one of its retiring members

With Jill Harper (left) and Rita Wlodarczyk, the latter who is set to retire, serving as Lyons Central School District's wellness committee co-chairs, the district participates in wellness-centered activities such as yearly biometric screenings, flu clinics, health fairs and challenges. For Lyons Ce

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2017-11-20 19:59:00

Fort Thomas' Olivar named region Offensive Player of the Year

FORT THOMAS - Fort Thomas had four volleyball players named to 1A East all-region teams and middle hitter Robyn Olivar was named Offensive Player of the Year. "I didn't think it was going to be me. I had to go up against a bunch of other talented girls," Olivar said. "Getting chosen was a great thin

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-19 17:00:00

Editorial: Size matters . . . when you shop small

This week officially starts the holiday shopping season. The unofficial start was sometime in August - we're sure we'd seen Christmas decorations on display before the start of school - but Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving is the big kick-off. Some people really enjoy the Black Friday experi

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Safford Council briefed on two roads

SAFFORD - With one of Safford's roads now in better shape, the City Council was updated on another in need of improvement at its Nov. 14 meeting. After some two months of repair work, Central Avenue between Main and 8th streets reopened to traffic Oct. 27. That once-bumpy stretch of street was redon

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