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Donors power holiday lights in downtown Madison

MADISON - The annual Madison Christmas Parade, the lights for Madison's downtown Christmas tree on Waverly Place at Main Street, the "Santa's Village" display on Kings Road, and the lights and wreaths that adorn trees and lampposts in downtown Madison throughout the holiday season, are all the happy

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-17 19:30:00

Madison High School staging 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

MADISON - The table is set for Madison High School's annual fall drama, Joseph Kesselring's "Arsenic and Old Lace," a farcical black comedy that opened on Broadway in 1941 and later became best known through the 1944 film adaptation starring Cary Grant and directed by Frank Capra. Madison High Schoo

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-16 04:45:00

Madison Square Park will glow with hundreds of orbs

Artist Erwin Redl's "Whiteout" installation will glow and sway in the wind between Nov. 16 and March 25. (Credit: Erwin Redl) Hundreds of ethereal orbs will sway in the wind at Madison Square Park this winter as part of a new public art project by artist Erwin Redl. Starting Thursday, 900 spheres


Dunkin' Donuts worker struck, killed by van in drive-thru

A Dunkin' Donuts worker died after he was struck by a van in the Paterson shop's drive-thru Thursday night, police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said. Jose Furtado, 65, was hit at the Dunkin' Donuts at Rout 20 and East 33rd Street around 7 p.m as he was sweeping up leaves. He was rushed

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 04:35:10

Drew University tops list of schools attracting international students

MADISON - Drew University is tops in New Jersey when it comes to attracting international students and sending students abroad to study, according to an Institute of International Education report. According to the report, Drew ranks in the top 10 percent in enrolling international students and the

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-17 22:54:38

GrooveBarbers open Drew concert series Sunday

You're enjoying a concert. A soprano starts singing - impeccably - the aria known as "Musette's Waltz" from "La Boheme." But the male vocal quartet backing her starts to sing some decidedly un-operatic syllables. The harmonies gradually morph into lyrics: "There she was, just a-walkin' down the stre

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-17 17:09:37

New hospital approved for Passaic County as New Jersey expands psychiatric care

A new psychiatric hospital will be developed in Passaic County and in-patient beds for psychiatric care will be added at general hospitals in Wayne, Paterson and Passaic, as part of a massive expansion of behavioral health services approved Friday by the Christie administration. The 120-bed hospita

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 23:25:50

El Mejicano Hosts Benefit Dinner for Dralla Foundation

At Camp Summit, a Dralla Foundation grantee, campers are offered a wide variety of camp activities in their barrier-free environment and no camper is ever turned away due to their inability to pay.Credits: Camp Summit The Dralla Foundation awards grants to organizations that align with their mission

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-17 21:46:00

Avon Retreat Features Plenty of Water Views

AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details: AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details:

PATCH - 2017-11-17 06:06:05

Avon Student Donates to Tunxis Food Pantry

Tunxis Community College's food pantry received a special donation from an Avon third-grader on Nov. 13. For her ninth birthday, Emily Lamar asked her fellow students to bring food donations to her celebration instead of gifts. Her classmates from Roaring Brook School joined her for a party at a tr

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-16 19:25:19

Avon Native Returns to Lead Community Relations at River Ridge

AVON, CT - After leaving Avon 40 years ago, Carol Sikora has returned home to be a resource for families and local seniors considering a move into River Ridge at Avon, a Benchmark Senior Living Community. "Coming back to Avon and reconnecting with 'Avonites' has been a joy," Sikora said. Born and

PATCH - 2017-11-16 14:50:57

Avon Residents Criticize Affordable Housing Plan

Residents of Sylvan Street criticized plans for an affordable housing development there during a hearing Tuesday, saying it packs too many homes into the small neighborhood and would ruin the area. Mannarino Builders of South Windsor wants to construct 28 houses on 6.7 acres off Sylvan Street, which


Click It or Ticket Program to Be Enforced in Avon

AVON, CT - With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, Connecticut's law enforcement agencies will be promoting safe driving and increased protection of all motorists. Law enforcement officials will be out on Connecticut's roads, enforcing the state's Occupant Protection laws and issuing citations to


Hartford Man Gets 50 Years For Murder He Tried To Make Look Like Suicide

A Hartford man who smoked PCP with one of his drug customers and then fired a bullet into her forehead in March 2015 was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison. In September, a Hartford Superior Court jury took two and a half hours to convict Anthony Pernell, 40, of murder in the killing of Lilliana

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-17 17:20:00

Your (Jewish) Hit Parade!

On Sunday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., Beth El Temple in West Hartford will rock out with a concert called, appropriately enough, "Rock of Ages." The evening will feature the Beethoven Violin Concerto and Artie Shaw's Clarinet Concerto - and a "Tribute to Rock and Roll," in celebration of the 50th anniversary

JEWISH LEDGER - 2017-11-16 17:05:43

Winds Brings Down Trees, Power Out for 1,400

There are more than 1,400 power outages as trees and wires come down in parts of Connecticut on this windy morning. Winds are gusting up to 30 to 35 miles per hour and Eversource is reporting 1,401 power outages. Most of them are in Avon, but there are also outages in Farmington, New Hartford, Simsb

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-17 12:09:33

5 injured, 31 displaced in Walnut Park house fire

Five people suffered minor injuries, and 31 were displaced in an early morning house fire at 3013 Hope St. in the unincorporated Walnut Park area of Los Angeles County. (Google Street View) WALNUT PARK - Five people were injured and 31 people were displaced by a fire that destroyed a single-story ho

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 14:54:28

31 People In Walnut Home When Silent Fire Breaks Out in Bedroom

Five people were injured in a house fire early Friday after a home lit up in flames with 31 people inside. The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a fire just after 2 a.m. in the 3000 block of Hope Street in Walnut Park, according to officials. A total of 31 people were in the residence

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-11-17 13:21:02

Walnut Valley Unified is now accepting 'district of choice' applications

Walnut Valley Unified School District is now accepting district of choice applications for nonresidents for next school year. Applications are available on the district's website and at the district office, 880 S. Lemon Ave., Walnut. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 31. Applications submit

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 20:29:32

Orange County restaurants shut down by health inspectors (Nov. 10-17)

Health permits are suspended for major violations. Restaurants must remain closed until inspectors determine problems have been fixed. Thai California Kitchen, 676 S. State College Blvd., Anaheim; cockroach infestation; closed Nov. 16.Oke Poke, 2500 E. Imperial Highway, Brea; cockroach infestation;

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-17 20:09:12