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Carolyn Chang of Westampton named president of black women lawyers' association

It was mentoring that helped get Carolyn V. Chang where she is, and now she is thrilled to be helming an organization that mentors black female attorneys. Chang, 58, of Westampton, was formally sworn in as president of the Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey at a ceremony in September a


Burned Body Reportedly Found On SEPTA Train, Expect Delays

A burned body was found on top of a SEPTA train in Philadelphia Friday morning. Police are investigating, and there are delays across the Regional Rail lines. SEPTA is calling the incident a "medical emergency and police activity," but a report by NBC10 indicates it was a burned body on top of the t

PATCH - 2017-11-24 13:26:59

Falls supervisors to discuss whether controversial Wawa counts as 'service station' next month

Falls is holding a hearing to receive "additional evidence" about whether or not a developer complied with zoning code in trying to build a Wawa and two restaurants at an old Acme site. A gas store nearby sued, saying the developer did not and supervisors turned a blind eye. Can a proposed Wawa sell


Homeless man who bought a woman gas gets $300K in donations

A couple who launched a $10,000 fund-raiser to help a homeless man has received 30 times that amount after the story went viral this week. Kate McClure, a 27-year-old from Florence Township, launched the GoFundMe with her boyfriend, 38-year-old Mark D'Amico, almost two weeks ago. Mclure wanted to h

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 19:19:57

GIANFICARO: Trend of early Christmas music needs to be exorcised

Growing weary of hearing Christmas music in stores and on the radio well before Dec. 25? A clinical psychologist says you're not imagining it. Linda Blair says Christmas music may make your head spin. No, not that Linda Blair. Before reading any further, I caution all you Christmas junkies who delig


Bensalem officials, developer still trying to finalize sale of closed middle school

The extension granted by the Bensalem school board Tuesday night was the sixth since an agreement of sale was reached in October of 2016. A closed Bensalem middle school is taking a long time to change hands. The school board at Tuesday night's meeting granted another extension to the proposed buyer


Early Black Friday shoppers scored big bargains

Suzette Parmley is the retail reporter. She began her career at the Inquirer after internships at the Los Angeles Times and Boston Globe. She has covered general assignment news on the city desk, Statehouse politics in Trenton, and the casino industry on the Business desk. Her career highlight was s

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 12:13:00

Lumberton OKs reduced number of affordable housing

The Fair Share Housing Development, Inc. has proposed a 71-unit complex for senior citizens. The complex would be located on Ark Road and Hovtech Blvd. Celeste E. Whittaker LUMBERTON - The township has agreed to add more affordable housing but less than the state had sought in compliance with the M

COURIER-POST - 2017-11-24 21:37:53

UPDATE: Local woman reported missing seen in Fairmont

5 News spoke to Studstill's mother who says a family member saw Studstill in Fairmont today. She says Studstill does have a history of mental illness. Original StoryWest Virginia State Police say the search is on for a 36-year-old woman last seen on November 20. Police say 36-year-old Kara Studstil

WDTV - 2017-11-24 21:28:00

Christmas Tour of Homes set Dec. 3 in St. Martinville

ST. MARTINVILLE - The St. Martinville Garden Club is hosting its Christmas Tour of Homes from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. Tickets for the tour are $10 and will be available at the tour headquarters, Duchamp Opera House, at Main and Port streets. The opera house also will be the site of a white

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 10:00:00

Feds send quarter million dollars to Fairmont so city can hire police

CHARLESTON - The City of Fairmont has received a $250,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant to be used to hire full-time law enforcement officers. Also receiving Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program grants were the Cabell County Sheriff's Department ($125,000) and the City of Oak Hill


Nemacolin Woodlands gets giant gingerbread house ready

Updated 13 minutes ago Nemacolin Woodlands Resort will again feature a gingerbread house large enough for visitors to enter this holiday season. Scott Tennant, executive pastry chef at the Farmington site in Fayette County, is putting the final touches on the Gumdrop Toy Shoppe, which will greet


Garden Club hosts 'Cookie Walk'

The Town and Country Garden Club sponsored the 14th annual "Cookie Walk" fundraiser, which was held recently at the Carmichaels Activity Center. The fundraiser is held annually to support the club's Scholarship Fund. On a brisk recent Sunday afternoon, the aroma of homemade soup and fresh coffee gre

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-11-24 07:00:00

Those alone thankful for family offerings

New Castle News Patrons sitting inside the Oasis Bar all bowed their heads as bar server Elaine Curley offered a prayer for Thanksgiving Day. For those far from home or families, who live alone, who had no place else to go or who simply needed a good, hot meal on Thanksgiving, the tavern at 303 S. J

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:15:00

Authorities: Burned body found on top of SEPTA train

SEPTA officials would only say a "medical emergency" had occurred at the Jefferson Station in Center City on Thursday. But a police official confirmed that a body was found. The investigation was causing train delays of up to 20 minutes. It wasn't immediately clear how the victim got on top of the t

WPXI - 2017-11-24 14:05:54

'Night Zero' screening held at county courthouse

WAYNESBURG - A large crowd gathered at the Greene County Courthouse on Nov. 17 for a special screening of a horror movie that features scenes that were filmed in downtown Waynesburg in August. And for those who attended the screening, it was indeed a real scream. The film, titled "Night Zero" - whic

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-11-24 07:00:00

Checkpoint results in slew of arrests, citations

A multi-agency traffic checkpoint Saturday at Ditchbank Road and N.C. 111 South resulted in multiple charges and citations being issued. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office teamed up with N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement and the Fremont Police Department for the operation. The checkpoint led to eight driv

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-11-24 19:24:00

Injured murder suspect arrested in Goldsboro shootout

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) - Goldsboro Police arrested a man injured in a shootout that left two people dead. Joshua Davis was taken into custody Wednesday at a motel in Garner, N.C. by Garner Police and the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force. The shooting happened on November 18th in the 600 blo

WNCT - 2017-11-25 04:53:13

Arrest made in one recent homicide, suspect identified in another

Dove An arrest has been made in Tuesday night's fatal shooting on Herman Street. Aijalon Derice Dove, 26, of Goldsboro, is charged with an open count of murder along with eight counts of firing into occupied property and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. At 8:42 p.m. on Tuesday, police

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-11-23 18:20:00

Small business welcome: Shop small for economic growth

Local business owners are gearing up for the busiest shopping season of the year by stocking shelves, planning promotions and readying to open during Small Business Saturday. For decades, major retail chains and big-box stores have reaped the benefits of holiday shoppers on Black Friday -- the day

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-11-24 13:50:00