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Thanksgiving 1951 lives on in family lore

Old men are frequently the tellers of tales. On this beautiful Thanksgiving weekend of 2017, this tale will consider the Thanksgiving of 1951, the year of the holiday snowstorm, and the impact on one family of which I was a member. In 1951, my father began the construction of a house - with one occa

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2017-11-25 07:01:00

Times with Aunt Sheila always special

Writer's note: Last week I had a serious diabetic episode. This column was written by my niece, Jenny Danaher, while I was in the hospital in Wichita from Sunday to Sunday. For a time, I was non-responsive. I was in Intensive Care for five days. I am home now and making progress. Jenny is an element

HUTCHINSON NEWS

Lawrence man tapped to lead United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

The executive director of a Kansas coalition advocating for Medicaid expansion will become the new president of the Hutchinson-based United Methodist Health Ministry Fund. David Jordan, 38, Lawrence, and his wife, Suzanne Wikle, and their nine-month-old son will move to Hutchinson, and Jordan will t

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Youth of the Year banquet set

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hutchinson will hold its Youth of the Year banquet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7 at Memorial Hall, 101 S. Walnut St. There is no cost to attend but space is limited to the first 225 guests, according to a press release. People may RSVP online at bgchutch.com or by calling Lindsey

HUTCHINSON NEWS

Hutch ambulance coverage zones to change

To better distribute ambulance responses in the Hutchinson area, new response areas will be implemented Jan. 1. The territory served by crews based at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, 1701 E. 23rd Ave., will expand and the territory for the station at 209 W. Second Ave. will shrink. The response

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Former Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb site

Former Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb siteFormer Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb site A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Air

KAKE TV - 2017-11-24 17:13:00

You can cross this farm off potential sites for a Tyson plant

The owners of a large farm near where speculators are rumored to be scouting for a Tyson poultry plant site say they won't sell any of their land to big chicken. The Jaax family owns a broad swath of land on the north side of 71st Street South between Hoover and Maize roads. Their holdings include a

WICHITA EAGLE

County's Project SEARCH effort off to a good start

"I really think it's going as well as can be expected at this point," said Rob Haude, program director and lead teacher. The goal of the program is to help people with disabilities develop work skills and social skills, within the day-to-day workplace, that will enable them to enjoy a more fulfillin

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Small businesses set to stroll in Peabody

PEABODY - After the madness at the malls and big box stores on Black Friday, local retailers get their day in the holiday sun with Small Business Saturday. This year marks the eighth Small Business Saturday. Last year, an estimated 112 million Americans spent a combined $15.4 billion at independent

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-24 18:46:53

Mid-Week Peabody Roundup: Restaurants Coming, Going

With new liquor licenses, the end of a Route One seafood institution and a fight in a kitchen, the theme for news this week in Peabody was "restaurants." PEABODY, MA -- The man accused of stabbing a co-worker at the Century House restaurant in Peabody Sunday afternoon is being held without bail foll

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Firefighters battle Thanksgiving night fire inside multi-story home

A Manchester firefighter suffered minor burns after he helped the department battle a two-alarm fire on the city's west side. Crews arrived to heavy fire coming from the attic of a three-story six-family home on West Hancock Street. Firefighters rescued a number of pets. Fire officials said one pers

WCVB - 2017-11-24 09:13:00

This week's top stories on Itemlive.com

If you grew up in this area and played for a sports team at some point in your life, you almost certainly had a team pizza party at Prince Pizzeria on Route 1 in Saugus. But the party shenanigans aren't restricted to kids in cleats at the local landmark. Readers at Itemlive.com were caught up in the

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-24 22:41:30

For many, the post-Thanksgiving tradition

PAUL BILODEAU/Staff photo. Shoppers head down the halls shopping during black friday at the North Shore Mall in Peabody 11/24/17 Paul Bilodeau PAUL BILODEAU/Staff photo. Shoppers head down the halls shopping during black friday at the North Shore Mall in Peabody 11/24/17 Paul Bilodeau Ethan Forman/S

SALEM NEWS - 2017-11-25 00:50:34

Black Friday is about more than deals for some North Shore families

PEABODY - For many, Black Friday shopping is about camping out to be the first to enter a mall full of discounts and deals, but for Maureen Hastings and her family, it's about tradition. Hastings, a Peabody native, started shopping at the Northshore Mall when it opened in the 1950s. Now that she an

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-24 20:56:20

Five thoughts from a blowout win: The Celtics have a bona fide superstar in Kyrie Irving

BOSTON - The Celtics winning streak may be history, but there will be no losing streak. In their first action since the Heat ended a 16-game run on Wednesday night, the Celtics were dominant; Boston smoked the Orlando at the Garden. The final was 118-103, and it really wasn't that close. Most Celtic

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-25 03:01:00

Crowds swarm to Black Friday deals

Shoppers leave and enter Macy's from the third floor entrance, during Black Friday at CambridgeSide Galleria, Friday, November 24, 2017. Herald Photo by Mark Lorenz Credit: Courtesy(11/24/17 - Cambridge, MA) Black Friday shoppers at CambridgeSide Galleria , Friday, November 24, 2017. Herald Photo by

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-25 05:08:14

2-year-old dies in Newburgh house fire

TOWN OF NEWBURGH - A two-year-old boy died as a result of an early morning house fire Friday, according to Town of Newburgh police Lt. James Nenni. Two residents and several police officers and firefighters were being treated at the Newburgh campus of St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital. Michael Bigg, chie

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 17:19:56

Help coming in for factory fire workers

NEW WINDSOR - Local church and state leaders are feeding and finding jobs for 225 Verla International employees left in limbo since their New Windsor cosmetics factory burned Monday. One man was killed and 125 sought treatment at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital after the fire and two explosions. Orange

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-25 01:06:51

Woman charged with felony DWI after crashing into store

TOWN OF GOSHEN - A New Hampton woman was charged with felony DWI after, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said, she crashed her car through a wall twice at the Stewart's Shop on Route 17M on Thursday. The Sheriff's Office said Diana Velasquez, 56, was charged with felony DWI because she had a previ

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 18:33:47

Library is drop-off location for youth group project

CORNWALL - In a continuing effort to support local community organizations, the Cornwall Public Library will be a drop-off location for a project led by the church-affiliated Cornwall Youth Group. The group is collecting donations for the Annual Christmas Party for Project Life - part of Newburgh In

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-25 07:01:00