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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


Need some assistance preparing for the holiday season?

Retired insurance executive Donna Peterson says she can help. The Northampton resident recently founded an executive concierge service called Time 4 You, LLC and she's looking to help busy professionals get ready for the holidays. When Donna Peterson was deeply immersed in her life as an insurance i


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


Residents and volunteers give thanks during a Bountiful Harvest Feast

Mother Lois Wheeler has hosted the Thanksgiving dinner for the community for almost 40 years. Mother Lois Wheeler once again joined forces with her army of volunteers on Thanksgiving Day to serve up a delicious holiday meal to area community members during the annual Bountiful Harvest Feast. Volunte


Upper Makefields rings in holiday Friday

UPPER MAKEFIELD - The Kiwanis Club of Washington Crossing-Yardley will host the annual Christmas tree lighting celebration beginning at 5 p.m. Friday in Washington Crossing Historic Park off River Road. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served and the Pennsbury High School chamber choir will perform


Bristol to celebrate beginning of Christmas season

BRISTOL BOROUGH - An old-fashioned Christmas tree lighting and caroling will take place at Bristol Borough's Waterfront Park off Mill Street beginning at 5 p.m. Friday. Santa Claus will be on hand to visit with the kids. Families are invited to bring their cameras to capture the moment. The free eve


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


Santa to help Hulmeville light Christmas tree

HULMEVILLE - The Hulmeville Historical Society will host the borough's annual tree lighting beginning at 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park, Bellevue Avenue and Neshaminy Street. Santa Claus will make an appearance and refreshments will be served immediately after the tree lighting at the William Penn F


Chavez: Patience and persistence pay off for Naples hunter

Ben Chaffer was disappointed with an early miss, but he was back in his tree stand later and tagged 'the buck of a lifetime' He missed and his heart sank. Because Ben Chaffer may be only 17 years old, but he knows. Bucks with 10 points don't come along every day, much less offer a shot broadside. S

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-11-23 14:18:34

Want a job with the Ben Walsh administration? Here's how you apply

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- If you want to work for Mayor Ben Walsh when he takes office in 2018, now's the time to ask. His website is soliciting job applicants for every department at Syracuse City Hall. The website asks applicants to identify what job they would like to apply for and to send their resume.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-23 23:37:10

Dugway Road residents seek safety fix

They are calling on the state Department of Transportation for help at what they say is a dangerous intersection. CANANDAIGUA - Motorists don't just drive up to the intersection of Dugway Road and Route 21. There's a process involved. Drivers creep to the intersection slowly, simultaneously watching

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 03:58:35

Geneva Lakefront Playground anniversary celebrated

GENEVA - Hobart and William Smith Colleges is marking the anniversary of a collaborative effort that brought a playground to the city's Lakefront. Lakefront Playground, near Long Pier and just south of the Ramada, was built some five years ago by Geneva Community Projects Inc., which partnered with

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-23 20:45:00


1 A CAMERATA CHRISTMAS: The Finger Lakes Camerata - a 25-member choral group based at Finger Lakes Community College - will give community concerts of holiday carols on Sunday, Nov. 26 in Canandaigua and Sunday, Dec. 2, in Farmington. This Sunday's concert, titled "Go Tell Everyone," is set for 3 p.

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 04:40:48

Sen. Schumer proposes $40B for universal high speed internet

During the 1930s, an ambitious federal program sought to expand access to reliable and affordable electricity in rural areas. On Wednesday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said we need to do the same thing to help bring reliable internet access to parts of the country that are u

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 22:00:01

Lyons man accused of assaulting pregnant wife; threatening other family members

A Lyons man was arrested on Thursday after authorities say he assaulted his pregnant wife and then threatened other family members. According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Jacob F. Covert punched his pregnant wife in the throat, causing her to fall to the ground. He then displaye

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 16:57:00

Woman's body found in canal

WATERLOO - State police recovered the body of a woman from the Cayuga-Seneca Canal late Wednesday afternoon, but as of Thursday had not officially identified her as the owner of a vehicle pulled from the canal earlier in the day. Trooper Mark O'Donnell, public information officer for state police Tr

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-23 16:45:00

Female ex-guard who allegedly had sex with minor in Bronx detention center says assault claims are 'false'

An ex-guard at a Bronx juvenile detention center who's accused of having sex with a 15-year-old inmate has turned the tables - claiming her young accuser's claims are "false" and demanding he cough up cash, court papers reveal. Natalie Medford, 46, was accused in a lawsuit of telling a former Hori

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 20:44:07

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

Maywood class of stroke survivors speak through photography

Ken Albrecht studied the colors in a still life photograph of a bouquet of flowers broadcasted into his classroom on a high definition television screen. The photo depicted Kelly green stems and leaves, and bright orange, yellow and scarlet petals juxtaposed against a violet background. Albrecht tur

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-24 13:12:05

Thanksgiving at Teaneck middle school shows family is more than relatives

TEANECK - With only 15 minutes left before the cafeteria doors of Thomas Jefferson Middle School would open, Principal Angela Davis was floating from table to table ensuring all her volunteers were in place, and forks and napkins were well stocked. Youthful water color paintings of pumpkins and slic

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 23:48:27