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Lake area orchestra begins winter concert series

Lake Area Community Orchestra Celebrating its 30th year, the Lake Area Community Orchestra traditionally performs a winter concert series and a summer concert series. This year's winter concert includes Tomaso Albinoni's "Adagio," "A Crazy Mixed-up Christmas Concert" "Adventum," "A Fireside Christma


Flu shots encouraged for healthy winter

Southern Boone school nurse Robin Bullard said last week that 51% of SoBoCo students had received an influenza vaccination when the county held their flu clinic earlier this fall. However, Bullard hopes that the half who did receive the vaccine is enough to ward off the flu bug this winter. Fifty-on

BOCOJO.COM - 2017-11-22 15:39:35

Secret Service apprehends attempted fence jumper at White House

AP A man is subdued Sunday by officers of the Uniform Division of the U.S. Secret Service after he jumped the bike rack security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House. WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Secret Service said an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to ju


Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

AP U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks to aerospace workers last week about the current congressional tax reform proposal in Mesa, Arizona. PHOENIX (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Sen


Food Bank Thanksgiving food drive begins Tuesday

It's the giving season, and The Food Bank is asking people to get into the spirit Tuesday with the Partnership Against Hunger, a 12-hour food drive for those in need. Food donations can be dropped off at Walmart, Schnucks and Hy-Vee stores in Columbia, Fulton, Boonville, Moberly and Jefferson City.


Cole County Sheriff's Office investigates shooting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Cole County Sheriff's Office confirmed it was investigating a shooting Wednesday night. According to Sheriff John Wheeler, one person was shot. ABC 17 News first heard reports of a gunshot victim around 5:30 p.m. Right now, information is limited and it is unclear when or w

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 03:15:07

Prayer breakfast: Community essential to holiday season

The Rev. Stephen Jones, president of Helias Catholic High School, preached a message of community and unity during the holiday season at the 38th annual Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday morning. Jones' keynote address highlighted the event, held at the Missouri F


Our Opinion: This Christmas, let's keep our money in our community

The day after Thanksgiving - Black Friday - typically marks the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. But the starting gun has been fired off earlier each year, as businesses look to one-up their competitors. Now, "pre-Black Friday" sales often start before Thanksgiving. Do Jefferson City


Throwback Thursdays - PS 22, Murray Hill

Photo courtesy of THE GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY The original PS 22 in the Murray Hill section of Flushing was replaced by PS 22 Thomas Jefferson School and is now located at 153-01 Sanford Ave. in Flushing. It provides education for students in grades K-6 and has an enrollment of more than

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:44

Immigrant family makes Thanksgiving plea to ICE officials

On the day before Thanksgiving, a Queens family is hoping federal immigration officials will show some holiday mercy. Liany Guerrero and her 22-year-old twin daughters joined immigration advocates in Flushing Wednesday morning, issuing a public plea to Immigration and Customs Enforcement: Release th

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-22 19:05:24

Queens College Panel Talks Healthcare

Staff Writer As the federal government continues to juggle decisions regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the future of healthcare in the United States-and in New York-is foggy. Photo by James Farrell At Queens College on Friday, a panel of healthcare experts attempted to tackle some of the issu

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 16:57:46

Queens College Hosts Kristallnacht Event

Queens College commemorated the anniversary of Kristallnacht-also known as the "Night of Broken Glass"-during an annual event on Nov. 12 that focused on the film Casablanca, refugees in the 1943 classic movie's cast and the Holocaust's impact on film professionals in Europe. From left to right: Arno

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 16:41:12

Qns Lawmakers Target Sexual Misconduct

A pair of Queens lawmakers are targeting different forms of sexual misconduct in two different pieces of legislation. Last week, the City Council unanimously voted to pass a law, sponsored by Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest), that criminalizes "revenge porn," or sharing intimate images of anoth

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 16:53:52

Addabbo Supports Medical Marijuana For PTSD

Editor State Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) has announced his support for a new law that would allow those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to use medical marijuana under the state's medical marijuana program. "By making PTSD one of the qualifying conditions to gain access

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 16:16:15

Permits Filed For Ridgewood School Gym

Permits have been filed with the city's Department of Buildings to build a gym at PS 81 in Ridgewood. The new single-story building is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative to bring physical education spaces to all schools in the five boroughs. The school is located at 1716 Bleecker St. near the

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 16:09:05

Thankful For Family And Freedom

Two days before Christmas in 1973, it was cold and beginning to snow when I set out from Great Lakes, Illinois, at 6 a.m. to get home to my two boys on Long Island. My sons, Tommy and Bobby, were in a foster home in Levittown because my wife had left us. I was in the Navy and hadn't enough money to

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:28

Nas Eyes LIC Site For New Restaurant

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZStaff Writer Queensbridge native and acclaimed hip hop star Nasir "Nas" Jones is eyeing his home neighborhood of Long Island City to debut a new restaurant. A Sweet Chick chain restaurant-which is known for its fried chicken and waffles-is expected to open along Vernon Boulevard in

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 15:36:56

Bus Stop/Subway Upgrade Draw Concern

Staff Writer A Long Island City resident is calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to make a local subway station and bus stop safer for the community, arguing that they are difficult to navigate for the disabled and elderly. Gabriel Gherasim told the Queens Tribune this week that he i

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 15:43:17

LIC's Jackson Park Unveils Amenities And Design

Real estate company Tishman Speyer-which currently operates JACX, a commercial development with two 26-story buildings-unveiled its amenities and design for the new Jackson Park, a trio of high-rise luxury rental towers that overlook a private park in Long Island City. The buildings-which are 42, 44

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 15:40:47

Man Arrested In LeFrak City Shooting

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ A Brooklyn man has been arrested following a shooting that took place in LeFrak City in Corona on Tuesday afternoon. Katrell Dixon, 23. At approximately 2:30 p.m., a 41-year-old man engaged in a physical altercation with Katrell Dixon, 23. Dixon allegedly pulled out a firearm and

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:05:23