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Gold Star mother, 34 veterans honored at county medal ceremony

A Gold Star Mother and more than 30 Camden County veterans were honored at the 16th Annual Camden County Veterans Medal Ceremony held at Kennedy Health New Jersey's Voorhees offices. A Special Recognition Award was presented to Jefferson Health New Jersey Employee Health associate and Gold Star Moth

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 15:10:16

Chilly weather, sunshine to continue Thanksgiving day

Chilly weather is expected to continue across the region through Thanksgiving weekend, according to forecasts. Thanksgiving night will see lows in the 30s and west winds at 3 to 6 mph, according to the National Weather Service. "For your Thanksgiving Day, plenty of sunshine with less wind is expecte

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 15:09:29

Delanco mother worries Christmas won't be merry for her young son

A 5-year-old boy from Delanco loves going to school every day, but his mother worries that he's falling behind his classmates. The boy struggles with fine motor skills, reading and writing, and it takes him nearly two hours to complete his homework each night. At the same time, his single mother is


Firefighter Deployed Overseas Returns To Hero's Welcome On Thanksgiving

BLACKWOOD, N.J. (CBS) - The Blackwood Fire Department welcomed home one of their own for Thanksgiving. For more than nine months, Fire Lt. Jason Stott has been deployed to Kuwait as a Sargent in the Army Reserve. Unexpectedly, his unit was brought home before the holidays. Unbeknownst to him, firefi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 00:23:39

Children's author will sign new book at Willingboro library

WILLINGBORO - The Willingboro Public Library at 220 Willingboro Parkway is having a "Meet the Author" event featuring Janene Kettrell Onyango at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. Onyango will sign copies of her book, "The Chronicles of Solomon's Daughter," which will be available for sale. Refreshments will


LETTER: Camden's leaders have created better education options

My daughter has special needs. She attended eight Camden district schools in six years. She was tossed from one to the other like a ping pong ball. Except she isn't a ping pong ball - she is a young person growing up, in need of a good school where she can get the love and consistent care and chall

COURIER-POST - 2017-11-23 14:48:15

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


Williamstown man allegedly ran heroin mlll from his home, indictment says

A grand jury has indicted a Williamstown man on charges that he manufactured and distributed heroin out of his home. Shavar L. Harvey, 33, was arrested in January following a four-week investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office, with assistance by Monroe and Winslow township police d

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 16:04:08

Leadership training: Hancock's student council president will have a seat

Graham Jaehnig/Daily Mining Gazette Hancock High School Social Studies teacher Stephen Smith was one of the organizers of the student council debates. Once the ballots are cast and the president is elected, the council will be given a seat at faculty and board meetings, becoming the only school in t


Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from his injuries at home while authorities continue to investigate the officer-involved shooting, according to police. The Richmond resident was arrested on


Motorcycle accident blocks westbound lanes of I-80 in Richmond

The California Highway Patrol issued a Sigalert for drivers traveling in the commute direction of I-80 Tuesday morning due to a traffic accident. CHP Oakland tweeted that delays should be expected after a motorcycle accident forced the alert for lanes No. 1, 2 and 3 near Solano Avenue. 511.org indic


Nov 26 at 9:30 am by Dr. Richard Stromer on Joseph Campbell.

Dr. Richard Stromer is a longtime student of mythology as a pathway for both psychological and spiritual development. He has a doctorate in Mythological Studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute, home of the Joseph Campbell Library and Archives. He will give a free seminar on "Joseph Campbell and the

PATCH - 2017-11-24 05:32:33

A great Thanksgiving for Marin County father released from ICE hold for now

Debora Villalon/KTVU - It will be a true "thanksgiving" for a Marin County man, freed after seven months in ICE detention. "We will continue, I have faith, everything's going to be okay," Hugo Mejia told KTVU Wednesday evening, optimistic after finally getting a hearing before a sympathetic federal

BAYINSIDER - 2017-11-23 16:53:00

Thanksgiving Weekend Weather: Chance Of Rain In San Rafael

SAN RAFAEL, CA - Planning your holiday weekend? Here's your weekend weather forecast for San Rafael, according to the National Weather Service. Thanksgiving Day A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New prec

PATCH - 2017-11-23 18:12:46

Bay Area Christmas tree farms say high prices due to shortage

Christmas tree farmers say there's a shortage of trees this year. There are several factors, including one that may surprise you -- a more profitable crop. Fir trees framed by a fiery sunset -- picturesque but also pricey. "Prices are really high this year," said Tommy Speer Jr. of Wonderland Trees.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-11-24 04:34:22

For Warriors' David West, age is just a number

Mayor Lee wants to pull 1,000 homeless people off SF streets... "We call him Benjamin Button," point guard Shaun Livingston said. "He's aging backwards." West's minutes are down slightly from last season, but he is averaging more points, rebounds and blocks per game. His shooting clip of 67.6 perce

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-23 15:44:00

Many college students going hungry, need donated food groceries and food stamps

A nitro cold brew sells for $5, and a large mocha for $4.50 at a popular coffee and muffin bar in UC Berkeley's student union. Downstairs, business is just as brisk at another food emporium. The provisions there are free. 85-year-old San Francisco law firm Sedgwick plans to shut down Editorial: Th

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-23 22:05:00

Apple Valley deputy goes above and beyond to help elderly couple after a home invasion

APPLE VALLEY - San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Deputy Clay Lacey has only been patrolling town streets since 2016, but he's already made a significant impact on at least two residents' lives. Lacey, 25, responded to the home of an elderly couple after Albert Jermaine Johnson - a 46-year-o

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-23 22:12:19

Hit-and-run crash ruins business owner's Thanksgiving

VICTORVILLE - Thanksgiving Day was marred by misfortune for one Old Town business owner after a hit-and-run crash the night before left her storefront in shambles. Alyssa Amaro, owner of Alafia Event Center, spent Thursday's early-morning hours surveying damage to her party-rental establishment whi

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-24 02:30:38

Fontana man, 3 teens busted in Victorville for collecting $800 for child's phony funeral

A Fontana man and three other teens were busted Wednesday in Victorville after deputies learned they managed to scam motorists out of $800 for a child's phony funeral, San Bernardino County sheriff's officials said. Victorville sheriff's deputies received several calls Wednesday afternoon about a gr

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-24 01:24:03