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Fort Leonard Wood to serve thousands of Thanksgiving meals

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (AP) - Fort Leonard Wood is once again preparing for a traditional feast that serves thousands of Thanksgiving meals. Food program manager William Moffitt says his team and a food service contractor will provide nearly 12,000 meals during a lunch-time celebration Thursday and

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-23 17:02:27

Did you know Kawasaki built its 10 millionth engine recently?

It's an amazing operation you have here Maryville. The original building on the land where Kawasaki now sits, was an old Uniroyal building. Purchased in late 1988. Tim Melvin, current Kawasaki Human Resources Manager was hired in March of 1989. That, to me, speaks volumes about the kind of company K


Valley Stream Historical Society: The Lodge

According to the Nassau County Land Records, this building dates back to 1880. It is not the oldest structure in Valley Stream - that distinction belongs to a homestead in Gibson (which will be discussed in a future article), but its history makes it a Valley Stream gem. In the late 1850s, Joseph Ro


Thankful for my childhood in Valley Stream

As a former resident, I would like to share some thoughts about growing up in the 1950s and '60s in Valley Stream. In my teenage years I lived in Hewlett, just on the other side of Peninsula Boulevard - but most of my friends were from the south Valley Stream area. We hung out at soda fountains, whe


Officials: Valley Stream house fire under investigation

An early morning fire engulfs a house in Valley Stream on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Photo Credit: Steve Grogan Firefighters from three Nassau County departments fought an early morning fire that damaged a house in Valley Stream on Wednesday. The fire at the home on Lamberson Street was reported at


Queens man charged with attempted murder in stabbing, police say

David Williams, 56, also was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon after his arrest on Thanksgiving morning, police say. A Queens man was arrested Thanksgiving morning and charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of his sister's boyfriend during a family argument in Jamaica,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 00:52:57

Elderly Man Leaving Special Thanksgiving Dinner 'Mangled' in Hit-and-Run

A special Thanksgiving dinner for people with no friends or family ended with one of the elderly guests being 'mangled' in a hit-and-run. The 71-year-old victim was walking home after dinner in Whitestone just before 7 p.m. when a van runs a stop sign and hits him as he's crossing the road. Surveill

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-25 00:17:19

Driver arrested in hit-and-run that critically injured man in Queens

A driver was arrested in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian in Whitestone, Queens Thursday night. The crash happened at the corner of Murray St. and 17th Rd. just after 7 p.m. 52-year-old Carmine Minichino of 101-09 46th Avenue in Queens was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, drivin

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-24 03:23:40

Donate gifts for veterans and children in need at these northeast Queens locations

Think of your fellow neighbor this holiday season by donating to these community gift and supply collection drives. The offices of Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, Community Board 11 and Dr. William Duke will serve as drop-off sites for a veteran gift and children's toy drive. Supplies collected throu

QNS.COM - 2017-11-24 22:00:32

Whales frolic in waters off Long Beach on Thanksgiving

Manhattan got a parade of massive cartoon-character balloons on Thanksgiving morning. Long Beach, at about the same time, got a sea full of whales - of the live, non-inflatable variety. The whales spouted, breached and shared the waters with surfers as well as boaters who were witnessing the spectac

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 20:09:53

Shop Small Business Saturday and other things to do this weekend in Georgetown: Nov. 23-25

Saturday, Nov. 25 Small Business Saturday Instead of braving the lines on Black Friday, try supporting local places for Small Business Saturday. Shoppers are invited to downtown Georgetown to participate in a bingo game. Attendees will mark off participating downtown small businesses to qualify for


Major crash reported on Texas 29, east of Georgetown

Earlier: Someone was ejected from a vehicle after a crash on Texas 29, just east of FM 1660, Williamson County officials said. Texas 29 is shut down in both directions at the site of the crash. Details of the person's injuries were not immediately available. Houston man accused in string of check s


Pflugerville residents wake up to vandalized cars, homes

FILE - Pflugerville police (KXAN File Photo) PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) - Some families in the Windermere neighborhood in Pflugerville had a difficult start to their Thanksgiving day after waking up to find that their cars and homes had been vandalized. The Pflugerville Police Department, in a Fac

KXAN - 2017-11-23 23:30:59

New paint-your-own studio open in Fulshear on Fry Road

Rustic Brush delayed its opening due to Tropical Storm Harvey. The studio will now be open by Oct. 28 at 11605 S. Fry Road, Ste. 102, Fulshear. The business holds sessions for customers to build, sand, stain and paint wooden signs and other home decor. The studio, which is owned by husband-and-wife

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:46

Lighting of the Square draws thousands of people

GEORGETOWN, TEXAS - It's nights like this where you look around and notice a small-town comfort in a town that's no longer so small. "Even though we're the fastest, or second fastest-growing city in the country -- we have been for the past two years. It's still that small-town feel," explained Geor

KVUE - 2017-11-25 04:39:54

Reindeer Run 5K And Family Fun Run Takes Place Sunday, Nov. 26

ROUND ROCK, TX -- The City of Round Rock will host its popular 8th Annual Round Rock Rotary Reindeer Run 5K and Family Fun Run this Sunday, Nov. 26 from 4 PM - 8 PM. If you're looking for a great way to get the entire family excited about the holiday season, then this event is for you! Featuring an

PATCH - 2017-11-25 01:30:13

Amid holiday donation lull, family makes tradition of donating blood

The Winkler family donated blood together at We Are Blood in Round Rock. (KXAN Photo/ Alyssa Goard). ROUND ROCK, TX (KXAN) - 20-year-old Hannah Winkler skipped out on Black Friday shopping this year. Instead, she joined her mom, her brother, and her dad early Friday morning at We Are Blood in Roun

KXAN - 2017-11-24 22:10:42

Here is your guide to shopping for holiday gifts in the Cedar Park and Leander area

Retailers in the Cedar Park and Leander community offer gift options for everybody on a shopper's holiday gift list. This is not a comprehensive list of shops in the area. Texas Stars Hockey (via ) Texas Stars Hockey Tickets($22) The Texas Stars, the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Dal

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-24 14:30:59

2 arrested in Orland for Thanksgiving Day murder

ORLAND, Calif. - The Orland Police Department has arrested two and is continuing to investigate an alleged murder and attempted murder that took place Thursday night. According to police, officers were called to the 900 block of Date Street for multiple reports of shots fired/shots heard. Officers

KRCRTV.COM - 2017-11-25 01:58:28

Two arrests after 19 year old Orland man shot on Thanksgiving

Two brothers are now jail in Glenn County, after they were arrested on murder charges stemming from a Thanksgiving night shooting that killed one man and put another in a local hospital. Orland police responded to a call of shots fired a little after 10 p.m. Thursday night. The CHP and Chico Po

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-25 01:37:00