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Pa. man accused of forcing woman to perform oral sex in front of 3 kids
A disturbing story of alleged domestic violence and sexual deviancy is coming out of northeastern Pennsylvania. A 24-year-old man is accused of slapping and punching a woman, then forcing her to perform oral sex on him. But that's not all, the sex act was performed in front of three children, ages 2
Wanted: Plan to restore Hyper Humus area of Paulinskill
The Nature Conservancy is looking for a company to produce a plan to restore the Hyper Humus area of the Paulinskill, just north of Newton and on the border between Hampton and Lafayette townships. That request for proposals has a due date of Feb. 20 and comes on the heels of a study of current cond
Winter storm to continue through morning; area schools closed
A winter storm that already has dropped more than three inches of snow on parts of the area is just hitting its stride, meteorologists said. "It looks like the steadiest snowfall is just starting to get into the area now," said Jacob Sojda, Accuweather meteorologist, at 6:30 a.m. "At this point, we'
Mount Olive woman faces drug charges
HACKETTSTOWN -- Failing to observe a traffic signal led to the arrest of a Mount Olive woman on drug charges, police said. Kennedie Dragos, 18, was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor ve
Storm ends, leaves county under six inches of snow
The worst of an overnight weather system that buried parts of the county under as much as six inches of snow this morning has moved out of the area. "The snow has officially stopped," said Tom Kines, senior meteorologist at Accuweather, speaking to the New Jersey Herald at around 1:15 p.m. "There co
Winery owners charged with secretly taping employees, customers
EAST STROUDSBURG - Mountain View winery's owners say they weren't aware they needed to warn new employees about being audio/video-recorded on the job. Randall Rice, 59, and wife Linda Rice, 58, say they wanted to ensure employees weren't stealing from them, though their surveillance cameras illegall
Post-snow freeze is on the way, followed by weekend warmup across N.J.
Keep those hand-warmers handy, New Jersey. Following a snowstorm that dumped more than a half-foot of snow in some parts of Northern New Jersey, the temperature will take a nose dive Wednesday night, as the mercury dips down into the teens across most of the Garden State. The good news? A noticeable
Wantage crash injures driver, leads to power outage
WANTAGE -- Residents on several township roads were without power Tuesday night after a vehicle struck a utility pole, state police said. According to Lt. Ted Schafer, Endy Deleon-Ovalle, 23, of Paterson, was driving a Chevrolet Express van when he crashed into a pole on Libertyville Road at 3:38 p.
Downtown New Bedford tavern closed after crash
NEW BEDFORD - The Pour Farm Tavern in the city's downtown is closed Wednesday, after a motorist backed into the front of the building. A large section of plywood covers one of the windows. "Closed due to terrible parallel parking" is written on one of the sections of plywood. The crash happened shor
Middleboro Herring Fishery Commission seeks funds for river projects
MIDDLEBORO - Anyone who's tried to paddle up the Nemasket River from the Wareham Street dam to Assawompset Pond knows the problems that plague that part of the river: current-choking sandbars, mats of the invasive weed milfoil, and a bottom thick with decayed vegetation and fallen tree branches. All
New Bedford man in 'upskirting' case faces more charges
FALMOUTH - A New Bedford man charged in August with shooting videos up the skirts of women at a Yarmouth clothing store has been arrested again on charges he videotaped a teenage girl in a shower in Falmouth, according to court documents. David Wong, 50, pleaded not guilty Jan. 8 in Falmouth Distric
Woman robbed of purse at New Bedford supermarket
NEW BEDFORD - A woman's purse was stolen Tuesday afternoon at the Price Rite Supermarket, 133 Hathaway Road, police said. Officers from the city's North End station responded to the purse-snatching about 12:20 p.m., said Lt. Ricard J. Rezendes, a spokesman for the New Bedford Police Department. No w
Comedian and musician Bucky Lewis comes to Middleboro for a fundraising event
MIDDLEBORO - Wankinquoah Rod & Gun Club (WRGC) will host a fundraiser comedy show on Saturday, January 20 at 92 Pine St, Middleborough, when comedian and musician Bucky Lewis is scheduled to perform his fresh one-man adult comedy show at 8:00 pm. Proceeds from this event will go local charities. The
Got the winter doldrums? There's lost to look forward to
"Anticipation, anticipation is making me late ... is keeping me waiting." - Carly Simon In the weeks following the holidays a bit the winter doldrums can set in, particularly in the regional art scene. Many of the local exhibition venues, including the Colo Colo Gallery and Gallery X take a month-lo
'Making a positive impact'
MIDDLEBORO - It was a simple premise, even if the overriding goal wasn't quite clear: Do something "that would have a positive impact in the world." And so three Middleborough residents and recent Middleborough High School graduates Jake Belanger, Jaymes Carey and Anthony Abi-saad -and eventually, m
Fed threat may mean bigger returns in pot marke
The abrupt change in the federal government's approach to marijuana law enforcement means investors in the state-sanctioned Massachusetts pot market could see bigger returns on their investments, according to the state's chief regulator. BOSTON - The abrupt change in the federal government's approac
Help out at this carnival in Watford City - and put a stop to bullies!
This carnival hopes to put a stop to bullying. But the group is short on people to help out. The #UNBULLIED event is this Saturday in Watford City, and adults are needed to work the booths, run the popcorn machine and more. So Summit Counseling Services has put out the call to the people in Willisto
'Kindness, determination and efficiency' are keys to Berthold police chief's work
Submitted Photo Berthold Police Chief Al Schmidt delivered presents to children before Christmas. Berthold police chief Al Schmidt said he has wanted to work in law enforcement every since he was a little boy playing cops and robbers. "It's rewarding and it's ever changing and it's interesting," sai
Watford City woman charged with embezzling $57K
Another employee of a Watford City accounting firm is charged with financial crimes after her boss - a federal fraud defendant - reported her alleged embezzlement to police. Hannah Lea Lloyd, 38, of Watford City, is charged with felony theft of property. After a prosecutor's motion, that charge coul
Ryder Cemetery Historical Preservation Fund established
Eloise Ogden/MDN A recently established preservation fund will continue for future generations to maintain and preserve Ryder's cemetery RYDER - Preserving the final resting places of family members can become difficult as family members move away or for other reasons can no longer take care of the