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Niles-Buchanan YMCA hosts annual Thanksgiving day run

NILES, Mich. (WNDU) - It was a chilly Thanksgiving morning around Michiana, but more 2,000 runners laced up their sneakers for a pre-turkey run. The Niles-Buchanan YMCA hosted its annual Turkey Trot Thursday morning. Among the runners was a group from 'My Team Triumph', a non-profit organization. T

WNDU - 2017-11-24 01:33:00

Niles-Buchanan YMCA to host annual Thanksgiving run

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The 36th annual Niles-Buchanan YMCA Thanksgiving Day run is Thursday. Alexa Tupper from the YMCA joined us on NewsCenter 16 at Noon on Wednesday to talk about the event. They will host a 10K, 5K and a 1 mile fun run for the whole family. Over 2,200 people are expected t

WNDU - 2017-11-22 21:44:00

Niles police say problem panhandlers are scaring people

Police in Niles say panhandlers are becoming a problem for drivers and law enforcement. The most recent incident happened Sunday night when a woman in Niles says she was driving along Michigan Street near the Shell station when a woman walked up to her window at an intersection. The woman, who had h


Mania for Thanksgiving Day shopping seems weak

MISHAWAKA - Aidan Monds decided to use his "good grades" money this year to buy an Xbox One S on Thursday at SuperTarget. Like last year, Aidan, 12, and his family had Thanksgiving meal at 11:30 a.m. to allow them enough time to head up from Syracuse to Grape Road in time to get in line for the Blac

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 00:57:00

Buchanan's red carpet on White Saturday

BUCHANAN - The holiday season and local merchants will be celebrated with Buchanan's White Saturday, which follows Black Friday. The downtown will host a series of events to help bring people downtown. Visitors can enjoy shopping, dining, antiques, and family-friendly events in support of Small Busi

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

New Years Six Bowl bid still big accomplishment for Irish

No. 8 Notre Dame will have its final regular season matchup Saturday night against No. 21 Stanford and a chance to get their 10th win of the season. It's a huge turnaround from a year ago, when the Irish finished 4-8. Notre Dame's College Football Playoff chances are slim after its blowout defeat to

WNDU - 2017-11-24 07:49:00

Letters: Student debt has gotten out of control

I read with interest the article by Noah Smith about free college (Voices, Nov. 4). His outrageous suggestion that it would benefit wealthy students more than middle and lower class made my blood boil! His stated reason was that prestigious public schools would still admit more wealthy students (bec

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Black Friday shoppers take over UP Mall

Hundreds of excited shoppers, looking to capitalize on Black Friday Bargains, began entering University Park Mall just after 5:30 a.m. The crowds were not as heavy early on but they did aggregate as the sun began to rise as consumers looked to capitalize on deals seen only once a year. "We spend mo

WNDU - 2017-11-24 17:01:00

Stoneham community comes together for veterans

On behalf of the Veterans Day Memorial Run Committee, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who sponsored, volunteered and participated in the third annual Veterans Day Memorial Run on Nov. 11. Nearly 400 individuals, largely Stoneham residents, ran or walked in honor of Veterans

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:49:04

Stoneham Tree Lighting Sunday On Common

The annual Stoneham Holiday Tree Lighting Festival will be held Sunday on the Common. Events run from 3 to 5 p.m. and conclude with the lighting of the big tree in the center of the Common. The Tree Lighting is a free afternoon event open to all. Beginning at 3 p.m., attendees can enjoy fun activiti

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:01:32

See 'She Loves Me' Friday In Stoneham For $15

Thank Thanksgiving for giving theatre fans a Friday treat. The usual Thrifty Thursday for She Loves Me, the latest show at the Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham, will be Friday this week. Rush tickets cost only $15 at the door and are available starting at 7 p.m., one hour prior to showtime.


Stoneham Police dispose of nearly 180 pounds of drugs following take back day

Chief James McIntyre reports that the Stoneham Police Department, in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), disposed of 187 pounds of prescription medications during National Drug Take Back Day last month. The prescription medications were collected thorough the police departm


Brothers Deli serves up goodwill in Lynn this Thanksgiving

LYNN - It's an annual tradition just like, well, Thanksgiving. Brothers Deli Restaurant opened at 8 a.m. on Thursday as patrons received nearly 1,000 free Thanksgiving meals to anyone who walked in the door. Owner George Markos, 59, who started the tradition in 1993 and has distributed more than 50

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-24 00:38:55

Holiday Lights & Community Spirit Contest Starts Today (Nov. 24)

The Town of Wakefield and the Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department (WMGLD) have joined together to promote energy conservation in the community by sponsoring a Holiday Lights & Community Spirit Contest. The contest will be conducted between Friday, Nov. 24th and Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2017, and wi

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:19:06

Day Wins Approval Of Key Funding Sources For District

State Representative Michael Day (D-Stoneham) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass H. 4018, legislation authorizing the issuance of $3.7 billion in state-backed bonds dedicated to capital facility repairs and improvements in the Commonwealth. The legislation builds upon the

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:54:09

Massachusetts Banks Report Black Friday Direct Deposit Problems

Nothing puts a damper on Black Friday shopping than waking up to find out your pay check didn't make it into your bank account. BOSTON, MA -- Some Eastern Bank customers may have had trouble jumping into the Black Friday fray. Eastern and other banks were reporting a glitch Friday morning that resul

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:45:12

Fairfield girls dominate Iowa City Liberty 54-28

Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Liberty, and extended their advantage to double-digits by the half, 31-15. The 5'10 junior Malory Jones says, "We got our confidence up a little bit, and now we're ready for the season." Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Lib


Fairfield boys' basketball team scrimmages Cardinal at jamboree

The Fairfield boys' basketball team started the week with a 6 a.m. practice Monday, and finished the day some 14 hours later with a 42-6 half scrimmage victory over Cardinal. Austin Simpson and Collin Breen each had eight points. Breen and Waugh each ... The Fairfield boys' basketball team started t


Jury finds man guilty of sending threatening tweets to Sen. Joni Ernst

CEDAR RAPIDS - A federal jury on Wednesday found a Waterloo man guilty of sending threatening tweets to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst in August. The jury deliberated more than four hours before reaching its verdict, which followed a one-day trial that took ... CEDAR RAPIDS - A federal jury on Wednesday found

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-24 16:56:54

How to break teenagers of their smartphone addiction

To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use among children has been thoroughly explored. We may even get tired of talking about it. Why? Because there are rarely any useful answers to the problem - practical, useful and realistic ... To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use