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Manna House celebrates 30 years of feeding the community

NEWTON -- Manna House recently held a low-key celebration recognizing its 30 years of providing meals to those in need. "The door in the parking lot of the First Presbyterian Church of Newton has been opening at 11:30 every day for 30 years," wrote Linda Zwart, representing the Manna House Board of

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

Drummer's Moon Sugar draws in jazz fans

"To perform, compose and teach music with the utmost integrity." That's been Michael Yaw's objective in life since he was a child. "There was a piano in my house when I was growing up," the Jersey City resident and jazz musician told The Jersey Journal. "I had no formal training; I just started crea

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Sparta Police Make Drug Arrest in Front of Police Station

SPARTA, NJ - A Boonton Man is facing drug charges after being reported to police by other drivers. On November 20 around 7:25 p.m. Sparta Cpl. Marc Rubino went to Glen Road and Main Street on the report of an erratic driver, police report. Rubino stopped the beige Nissan Maxima driven by Joseph Col

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-23 19:11:00

The Growing Stage is going to the Royal Ball

NETCONG -- The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, will celebrate the holidays with "Cinderella: A Holiday Musical," from Nov. 24 through Dec. 17. Performances will take place on Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sund

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

Franklin man, a retired cop, gives thanks for heart transplant

15-year-old Amari danced in his hospital bed shortly after his heart transplant surgery. He received a new heard from an organ donor, which saved his life. Humankind NEW BRUNSWICK - On Sept. 11, 2001, Millburn Police Officer Joseph Johnson responded to New York City to help others following the ter

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:05

Trumpeter Al Chez at Stanhope House

STANHOPE -- Trumpet player extraordinaire Al Chez will perform with his Brothers of Funk band on Saturday at The Stanhope House, 45 Main St., Stanhope. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 973-347-7777 or visit www.stanhopehousenj.com. Also performing will be Que

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

Monster Truck Event to gather toys for local toy drive Dec. 2

FRANKFORD -- Car enthusiasts of all ages are invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy or a $5 contribution to the Chatterbox Drive-In Restaurant and take a ride in a monster truck on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A rain date has been set for Sunday, Dec. 3. All proceeds benefit the Season

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

Ask the Expert: How can I cope with loss during the holiday season?

Diana Sebzda, MA, LPC, FT is director of bereavement for Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice. Q. I'm not sure that I will be able to cope with my loss through the holiday season. Do you have any tips on how I can get through this? A. The "holiday blues" can be especially blue when you are mourning the los

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

Police Found Guns and Drugs in Convicted Felon's Hotel Room

police say a bystander saw Kenneth Cooks junior and Thomas Barnes.. With guns at the royal inn hotel. Police got a warrant and found almost 400 grams of bath salts or spice, A rifle, handgun and over thirty rounds of ammo. Now there are questions about the real identity of Thomas Barnes. "there's

WCJB - 2017-11-23 02:13:00

Neighbors catch burglary suspect, hold him until deputies arrive

When a neighbor in Southeast Gainesville told Bobby Field someone burglarized their house, he had no idea he'd be one of the ones to catch the suspect. "At the same time he was telling me this on the phone, I happened to see a person matching that description," said Neighbor Bobby Field. "I hung up

WCJB - 2017-11-23 07:42:00

Deputies arrest man for inappropriate behavior

Alachua County deputies arrest a man for inappropriate behavior with an underage girl. Deputies say 72 year old, Alic Davus, delivers eggs to the girl's family and is known as "The Egg Man." According to deputies, Davis went to the home when the girl was alone and inappropriately touched himself in

WCJB - 2017-11-23 07:48:00

Rescue kitten with unique face becomes social media hit

One look at Smush the cat's face and you'll understand her unique name. "She has a cleft pallet, but it doesn't get her down. It just fits with her charm," says owner Shannon Jackson. She's one kitten who has a lot to be thankful for this year. "Somebody turned her in when she was a tiny, tiny ki

WCJB - 2017-11-23 23:06:00

Gainesville Holiday Shopping Weekend Preview

Thanksgiving weekend is a prime time to score major deals at just about any store. The Best Buy on Archer Road has been preparing for the Black Friday deals for weeks. Among the door buster deals, consumers can expect up to three hundred dollars off of certain Samsung smartphones. Best Buy will op

WCJB - 2017-11-23 02:47:00

Families still displaced after apartment balcony collapsed

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Multiple families are still displaced after a balcony collapsed at a Holly Heights apartment building in Southwest Gainesville, injuring the people standing on it. Those people have chosen to take legal action against the property owner. Quinnetta Quinn is not spending th

WCJB - 2017-11-23 01:58:00

NCFL woman pays it forward

Last year, a Williston woman was helped when she was in need, and this year, she's paying it forward. And now, her charity is spreading beyond its original scope. Earlier this week, Melissa Barclay took to Facebook asking if anyone knew of a family that needed a Thanksgiving dinner. Another woman, M

WCJB - 2017-11-23 07:59:00

FEMA and Small Business Relief Deadline Approaches

The Small Business Administration has given out more than 18,000 loans since hurricane Irma. The deadline for home owners, business owners, and renters to apply for loans is this Friday, November 24th. The same relief deadline applies for FEMA services as well. For a list of the closest disaster r

WCJB - 2017-11-23 07:42:00

Knoxville man injured in Thanksgiving Day drive by shooting

A 21-year-old man was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center Thursday morning after being injured in a drive by shooting on Lay Avenue, police said. Mikhail Gadson was shot in the leg outside his home in the 3300 block around 11:45 a.m., said Sgt. Jason Keck of the Knoxville Police Depa

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-11-23 17:54:07

Knoxville man arrested for threatening Facebook post

Franklin Delano Jeffries (Source: Knox County Sheriff's Office) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Knoxville man was arrested and appeared in federal court after he posted a threat to social media saying he "built a bomb and everyone in Knoxville will die on Thanksgiving." A criminal complaint says Frank

WATE - 2017-11-22 21:57:06

2 charged with murder of LaFollette man

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Two men are charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a LaFollette man. Police responded to a shooting on Fisher Place in Knoxville on Monday night where they found 36-year-old James Kevin Bell dead from a gunshot wound. On Tuesday, Lamone Price Simmons, 35,

WATE - 2017-11-22 17:12:43

Police: Two men charged in Island Home homicide

The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in the Monday night shooting death of a man in South Knoxville's Islan

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-11-22 17:44:22