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Berea Council talks KyMEA costs, amendment concerns

Discussion of the city's purchase of electric power again dominated Tuesday's meeting of the Berea City Council. Council member Jerry Little said he is concerned because based on the payments the city has already made to Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KyMEA), the city will go over what it has bud

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-24 04:01:00

Berea woman writes letter every week to representatives

Jenny Hobson of Berea has strong political views and is not afraid to tell you about them. But this is not a story about politics. It is a story about social responsibility, and how one American citizen participates in this democracy. After the last election, Hobson found herself contemplating what


Spending the holidays on campus

For many local college students, the holidays are a time to head home to reconnect with family and friends, eat a homecooked meal, and sleep in their own beds again. But for international students, this time of year can be isolating and often lonely, facing a near-empty campus in an unfamiliar count

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-24 04:04:00

So 'thank-full': Feeding the hungry on Thanksgiving Day

Cooking a Thanksgiving feast for a dozen of your closest friends and relatives may have seemed like a challenge, but imagine preparing the meal for more than 1,000 complete strangers. Now imagine, on top of preparing a complete holiday feast, you also have to deliver it hot and fresh to the front do

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-24 04:06:00

Is Thanksgiving good for us?

"Can feeling gratitude influence your health?" According to a number of studies, the answer is yes. According to Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, an expert in brain and mind health: "If [thankfulness] were a drug, it would be the world's best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every m

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-23 13:22:00

Babysitter arrested after Madison Co. toddler suffers brain injury

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Angela Powers is in the Madison County Detention Center charged with criminal abuse of a child (12 or under) and assault second-degree. Richmond Police arrested Powers on Monday in connection with an incident in September at a home on Edgewood Drive. Officers began inves


Friends Sports Bar and Grill will serve Thanksgiving meal to those who need it

Terry Branscum, owner of Friends Sports Bar and Grill, says the regular restaurant will be shut down on Thursday, but the doors will be open to anyone who needs a free Thanksgiving meal. Volunteers will be there from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Carla Slavey Anyone in need of a warm Thanksgiving meal and a litt

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 12:30:00

2017 Farm City Banquet award winners

The 2017 Farm City Banquet was held on Nov. 6 here at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office. Over 160 people came out to support and learn more about agriculture in our county. This year's speaker was Tim Hughes, Deputy Executive Director of the Office of Agricultural Marketing and Product

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-22 15:18:00

Happy Thanksgiving from Nutley Mayor Joseph Scarpelli

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of our holiday season. The weather is changing and the leaves are falling. It is a time to gather with the warmth of family and thank God for all his blessings. A time to love our neighbor, a time to help those in need, and a time to reflect on the things that matter

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-23 05:06:00

Was she underage? Nutley man avoids scam, cops say

A new "highly effective" phishing scheme scoops up passwords and other information on Gmail by tricking users to type it in themselves after clicking on a fake attachment, according to WordFence, a cyber-defense firm in Delaware. Wochit Nutley authorities are warning consumers to be on the lookout

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 02:12:08

Many Grateful Citizens Gather in Nutley for Thanksgiving Service

NUTLEY, NJ - Nearly one hundred attendees joined together with members of the Nutley Clergy Fellowship for a Community Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service on Monday November 20 at Vincent United Methodist Church. Rev. David LeDuc of Vincent Church welcomed everyone to the service and the church filled w

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-23 22:01:00

Police in Newark looking for man accused of making threats

The incident took place around 4:45 p.m. while the victim was walking on South 19th Street. The woman had never spoken to the man before he threatened her, she told police. Anyone with information is asked to call the 24-hour Crime Stoppers' tip line at 877 NWK-TIPS (877 695-8477) or NWK-GUNS (877 6

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 22:03:18

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade brings new balloons and a protest for undocumented immigrants

Millions of people began their Thanksgiving marveling at soaring balloons and star-studded floats at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday. This year's new balloons included the lovable Olaf from the animated film "Frozen," which had kids giggling and shrieking with delight. But cl

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:18:39

Photos: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, security

Subscribed, but don't have a login? None Police officers stand near the site where a large balloon of the character Olaf from "Frozen" is being inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glit

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-23 15:04:23

PHOTOS: 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeCharlie Brown balloon at the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (credit: 1010 WINS) PHOTOS: 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeReporter Juliet Papa at the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (cr

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 12:49:42

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

NEW YORK (AP) - The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. With new faces and old favorites in the lineup, the Americana extravaganza made its way through 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) of Manhattan on a co

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 20:19:30

Billerica police seek suspect who asked students for nude photos on Snapchat

BILLERICA -- A warning has been issued to parents of Billerica students that a Snapchat user is attempting to access inappropriate photos of their daughters over the photo-sharing application. Billerica police Sgt. Tara Conners, the school resource officer, stated in a letter to parents that the su


Billerica man guilty of sexual exploitation of children

BOSTON -- A Billerica man is facing 15 to 30 years in prison for sexually exploiting two young boys, including using them to create child pornography. Philip Toronto, 43, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to two counts of sexual exploitation for his involvement with the children over a 5 1/2-


Temporary tarp planned for roof at Billerica's Howe School

It's not a new roof just yet, but the old Howe School in Billerica is getting a temporary shield from the elements. At the Selectmen meeting Nov. 20, Town Manager John Curran said the Billerica Library and Howe roof replacement project had been awarded, but wouldn't start until the spring. "We're no


Billerica woman with Down syndrome has karate chops (VIDEO)

BILLERICA -- Dana Margossian, sporting her white robe and black belt, can't stop laughing and beaming. She hugs one friend after another, smiling as she greets members of her "second family." Margossian, 26, begins swaying back and forth -- nervous giddiness and butterflies taking over. It's time