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Bear attacks goat in Blairstown

BLAIRSTOWN -- Around 8:30 p.m. Monday a homeowner on Cherry Lane heard noises coming from her outdoor, fenced-in pen. As she peered outside, she saw a black bear, which she estimated to be around 300 pounds, attacking her goat. She ran outside screaming. The bear ran off, but the injuries to her

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:01:00

'Bless the Blue': Slate Belt military charity expands reach after trooper shooting

While insurance may help police officers who are injured on the job, there are often unforeseen expenses and financial hardships that arise for the officer and his/her family after a tragedy. Humble Hearts for Hope, which was established in 2011 in Plainfield Township to aid deployed military troops

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-24 16:30:06

13 free things to do Thanksgiving weekend in central Pa.

Visit with Father Christmas when historic Mount Hope Mansion is dressed in its finest with traditional Victorian ornaments, fresh Christmas trees and holiday treats. There will be children's activities, local artisans offering their wares, caroling, parlor games, and free wine, cider, beer and snack

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-24 10:03:00

Black Friday dawns on North Jersey

Jaime Pennha 34,of Garfield (right) with his brother Nicholas Paez who is visiting from Columbia. They had been shopping at Macy's for gifts for Pennha's kids, which had stayed own all night Matt Fagan/NorthJersey.com Black Friday has dawned, clear and chilly, and North Jersey residents are shoppin

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-24 12:04:23

Holiday shoppers get jump on season

While many local residents enjoyed their Thanksgiving meals Thursday afternoon, some opted instead to take advantage of early Black Friday deals at local stores. Kohl's locations in Newton, Hackettstown and Mansfield opened at 5 p.m. -- an hour earlier than last year -- and more than 100 shoppers

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:01:00

2018 'Harley of Hope' unveiled over the weekend

The motorcycle unveiled Saturday at Harley-Davidson of Jamestown, N.Y., represents more than just speed and freedom. For the organizers of the Kids & Cancer Benefit Motorcycle Run, the "Harley of Hope" represents a number of local children whose odds at survival were better because of the caring com

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-11-24 15:00:00

Hope Rescue Mission serves Thanksgiving feast to 200

Just how many years the Hope Rescue Mission has been serving Thanksgiving dinner is anybody's guess, said Frank Grill, associate director of the men's shelter at 645 N. Sixth St., Reading. "We were founded in 1894, so we have been (helping others) over 120 years," Grill said. Residents, their famili

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-24 08:01:00

Toll payers just bought a $35M dehumidifier for one of N.J.'s biggest bridges

When it gets really humid in your home, envelopes stick together and mold can begin to grow. When humid air gets to the steel cables which support one of the world's largest suspension bridges it can create a $1 billion problem. To prevent any future failures of part of the cables which hold up the

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 12:45:11

Grand Island schools plan holiday performances

Private schools in Grand Island and schools in the Northwest district have scheduled concerts and other events leading up to the holidays. Private schools Central Catholic will host two concerts. A vocal and band concert featuring middle school students is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, at the scho

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 21:17:00

CCC Grand Island holds Honor Society induction

GRAND ISLAND - Ten students have been inducted into the Alpha Tau Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Central Community College-Grand Island. Individuals selected as members are recognized for their academic excellence, good character and citizenship. To obtain membership,


GILT comedy shows angels don't always have wings

What happens when three convicts set out to fix a roof and end up fixing a family instead? They become "My Three Angels." The Grand Island Little Theatre will present the comedy by Sam and Bella Spewack in several performances starting Wednesday, Dec. 6, at College Park. The scene is French Guiana a

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 22:34:00

Peace Light to visit G.I. on Dec. 21

The Peace Light, which gets it start from a grotto in Bethlehem, will make a stop in Grand Island on Thursday, Dec. 21. The goal of the light is to spread peace around the world.Courtesy photo From a grotto in Bethlehem to an airport in New York City, from Grand Island, Neb., to Southern California,

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 22:33:00

G.I. Public Schools offer winter programs

Holiday band, orchestra and vocal music concerts and plays are scheduled throughout the Grand Island Public Schools during the next month. Performing arts students at Grand Island Senior High will be busy with everything from band and vocal performances to the annual presentation of "A Christmas Car

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 21:20:00

Hannah Huston plans Christmas concert in Lincoln

LINCOLN - Grand Island's own Hannah Huston will take the stage at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, Dec. 21, to present a holiday concert featuring Christmas classics. "I did a small Christmas show last year, and we just went BIG this year," said Huston, who placed third in Season 10

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 20:32:00

Stuhr continues popular holiday events

One place in Grand Island that really reflects the holiday spirit is Stuhr Museum. With dozens of decorated Christmas trees on display, celebrating the holidays past and present in Railroad Town, and a group activity added "just for fun," the museum offers a little something for everyone during the

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 22:24:00

Just for Kids: G.I. Public Library plans winter break programs

The Grand Island Public Library will be offering winter break programming for children and teens. Programs for children include (all start at 10 a.m. in meetings room ABC): Thursday, Dec. 21: Clean Community Systems. Come listen to stories and create a Christmas craft from recycled materials; PK-5.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 20:49:00

Corinth man pleads guilty to burglary

BALLSTON SPA - A three-time felon from Corinth pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony for breaking into a building in Milton earlier this year. Donald J. Koenig III, 46, of county Route 24, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary for an Oct. 4 break-in that resulted in the theft of nearly $2,000 worth

POST-STAR - 2017-11-23 11:18:00

Candlelight vigil held for family that died in fire in Corinth

corinthvigil.PNG CORINTH -- Dozens of friends and family gathered outside the home on Main Street in Corinth where Tonya Slimmer and her daughter Briaunna died in a fire on Monday. Officials say they died from smoke inhalation. They lit candles and said prayers in unison for the family. People also


Person who started Corinth may never be known, services scheduled

CORINTH - Corinth Fire Chief Andy Kelley clarified statements made on Tuesday about the origin of the fire that killed a mother and daughter. According to the preliminary documents by state and county fire investigators, the fire started in the bedroom of the elementary school-age children and is li


Police: 8-year-old girl seriously hurt in hit-and-run crash

HARTFORD - An 8-year-old girl was seriously hurt in a car crash early Wednesday on county Route 17 when her father allowed her to take the wheel and the car careened into an embankment, police said. The child was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of broken bones and a possible punctured l

POST-STAR - 2017-11-24 16:00:00