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Easthampton Community Center preps tons of turkeys for giveaway

EASTHAMPTON — As leaves fall from the trees and the nights get colder, Easthampton Community Center is prepared for the winter season, and residents are helping the effort. Hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys packed the freezers at the center on Friday. Volunteers unloaded crates and boxes filled with

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

14 sick, neglected dogs pulled from Holyoke home; 1 found dead

Photo courtesy Thomas J. O'Connor HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - More than a dozen dehydrated, hungry, flea-infested dogs were rescued from a Holyoke home Thursday morning. Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Adoption Center Executive Director Pam Peebles told 22News their animal control officers, along with Holyo

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-16 20:47:30

Crash closes multiple lanes in both directions of I-91 in Holyoke

Google Maps shows traffic in both directions following a crash on I-91 on Nov. 16, 2017. A crash on Interstate 91 early Thursday afternoon has resulted in lane closures and heavy delays. Massachusetts State Police were called to a crash near the 13.2 mile marker on I-91 in Holyoke shortly after no

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 17:28:29

Red Bridge to reopen after two years of being closed

LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - A popular bridge that allows drivers to travel to and from Ludlow, Wilbraham and parts of Palmer is expected to reopen Friday, after being closed for more than two years. The bridge sits along East Street and Red Bridge Road, and crosses the Chicopee River. It is a common rout

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-17 00:01:59

Free Thanksgiving meal set for Holyoke military personnel, veterans, immediate families

HOLYOKE -- A free Thanksgiving meal will be provided to local military personnel, veterans and their immediate families from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 23 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 485 Appleton St. About 100 people attended last year's meal, said Gina Nelson, director of the Veterans Lunch Prog

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 11:18:18

Feasts planned for Thanksgiving week

Food and companionship coinciding with Thanksgiving will be offered at several locations in the region next week. Events begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, when the Amherst Survival Center puts on its annual Community Thanksgiving Meal at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 867 North Pleasant St. Between 150 and

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Neglected dogs pulled from Holyoke home on road to recovery

Five of the dogs rescued from Newton Street SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The group of sick, neglected dogs pulled from a home in Holyoke Thursday are on the road to recovery. The dogs, dubbed the "Newton 15," were found inside the apartment located at 80 Newton Street. Thomas J. O'Connor animal con

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-17 17:29:54

Northampton Rabbi to be honored for human rights work at ceremony in New York

NORTHAMPTON - A Northampton area Rabbi will be recognized for his human rights achievements at a ceremony in New York City next May. Rabbi Justin David of Congregation B'nai Israel has been chosen as a recipient of the Rabbinic Human Rights Hero Award, according to a statement released by the organ

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 22:54:59

Camden's churches rally around grieving young people

They came together by the hundreds in tears and in prayer, trying to make sense of it all. It had been ... They came together by the hundreds in tears and in prayer, trying to make sense of it all. It had been ...

CAMDEN COUNTY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 06:06:00

Victorville City Christmas Tree Lighting and Festival of Lights 2017

Victorville City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (VVNG.com file photo - 2016) Victorville, Calif. (news release) - The City of Victorville will kick off the holiday season with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Victorville Cit

VVNG.COM - 2017-11-17 04:26:47

Deputy shooting in Victorville - in which suspect fired 2 shots - found justified

Deputies who shot at a North Carolina man - in two related incidents - were found justified by the District Attorney's Office in a 2015 Victorville shooting that left the suspect wounded. The report from the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office regarding a shooting Jan. 6, 2015, was rele


West Highway 138 widening finally done, officials offer gratitude to public

The project was initially proposed in 1993 and started construction in February 2015. PHELAN - Dignitaries and state transportation officials invited rural community members to a rest stop off Highway 138 this week as a show of appreciation for their grit as the highway's $52 million West Widening P

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-17 22:03:15

Phelan teen connected to 2015 slaying to face murder, robbery charges

PHELAN - An 18-year-old accused of murdering a 58-year-old Phelan man three years ago, when he was a minor, will now face those charges as an adult, according to court records. Court records show Jacob Andrew Bock, of Phelan, was charged with murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, and

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-17 20:17:59

A spirit of giving: Through Operation Gobble, Apple Valley church hands out over 100 Thanksgiving dinners

APPLE VALLEY - More than 100 turkeys were distributed Friday at Our Lady of the Desert Catholic Church through Operation Gobble - a Golden State Water Company program dedicated to providing families in need with Thanksgiving dinners. During the morning of the giveaway, church members and volunteers

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-18 01:23:53

Loved ones remember popular physician who will be laid to rest this weekend

VICTORVILLE - As the memorial service for Dr. William A. Jacobson is being planned for this weekend, his family and friends shared their thoughts and memories about the "kind man" who they loved and who served the community for over 60 years. The 86-year-old physician and veteran died in October, ju


County OK's deal to acquire land for Green Tree Boulevard Extension

San Bernardino County Supervisors have approved a deal to acquire land for the Green Tree Boulevard Extension, the third and final phase of the multi-agency Yucca Loma Corridor, 1st District Supervisor Robert Lovingood announced Wednesday. The county and City of Victorville are responsible for the a


Jonathan Hearn sentenced to 25 years, apologizes for killing husband of Sabrina Limon

Jonathan Hearn, the ex-firefighter from Hesperia who admitted to conspiring with his lover in the death of her husband - then gunning the other man down at his workplace in Tehachapi - was sentenced Thursday. Hearn, the key witness in the prosecution's case against his former lover, Sabrina Limon, o

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-16 18:54:07

Wildlife are special addition to hiking

Our regular weekly hikes are sometimes punctuated with unexpected and memorable events. One I vividly recall happened on the Mid State Trail in the Tussey Mountain area. My buddy and I were on a trail following a wild game food corridor. Approaching the top of a gentle rise I looked over his shoulde

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 16:14:00

Tax cuts hurt in the long run

T he Year of Jubilee is one of the most interesting concepts in Judeo-Christian culture. According to God, or Moses, or whoever wrote what we call the 25th chapter of Leviticus, every 50th year was to be a "year of jubilee," when all slaves were set free and all land that had been sold in the past h

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 16:07:00

Search, rescue group reactivates

It was wet this past Sunday, wet and cold as Patriot jumped down from his cage in the back of the van parked in Denton Hill State Park. The one-year-old golden retriever waited as his handler, Lisa Rice, strapped on a rescue vest and attached a 25-foot fluorescent pink leash. She held a bag containi

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-11-16 17:00:00