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Flemington Moose Lodge celebrates 60 years

The Flemington Moose Lodge #1829 celebrated its 60th anniversary with a dinner dance gala on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Copper Hill Country Club in Ringoes. The lodge was chartered on June 30, 1957, and the women's chapter was chartered the following year, on June 29, 1958. After occupying temporary

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 19:35:21

Big changes in football, soccer highlight new GMC fall sports division alignments

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Greater Middlesex Conference announced new division alignments for the fall 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. Football, which expands from three to four divisions, and boys soccer, which expands from four to five divisions, highlight the biggest changes to the conf

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 18:54:50

Wonder Woman writer Amy Chu's advice for creators

Alex Biese and Felecia Wellington Radel from the Fan Theory podcast visit the new Dave and Buster's location in Woodbridge, the first of the chain's restaurant/arcades to open in New Jersey. Staff video by Bob Karp Aspiring creators, take note: there has never been a time like the present to enter

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-17 14:35:00

Science teacher dreams big and becomes 1 of 5 in nation to win $100K grant

Laura Holborow, a science teacher at John P. Stevens High School in Edison expected a decision to arrive any day on her grant proposal to install solar panels on the school's greenhouse. Thursday morning, she got her answer during a school assembly. Dream Big Challenge for Teachers awarded Holborow

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 13:35:28

Officer tampered with records after assaulting teen, prosecutors allege

CARTERET -- A Carteret cop accused of assaulting a local teen gave false statements and altered police records after the arrest, according to prosecutors. Joseph Reiman, 31, faces charges of official misconduct and records tampering in connection to the reports the officer filed after the Carteret

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 17:50:17

St. Peter the Apostle to celebrate renovations during Mass of Thanksgiving

NEW BRUNSWICK - Water is not your friend when it comes to preserving a 160-year-old church, let alone maintaining it. "Leaks and moisture conditions will deteriorate a building," said Oratorian Father Thomas A. Odorizzi, pastor of St. Peter the Apostle University & Community Parish, "and it's not al

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 17:00:04

Union County families adopt 9 kids on National Adoption Day

Nine children were adopted into six families on National Adoption Day in Union County. In many of the cases, family members were behind the adoptions that took place Friday during the county's 10th Annual Adoption Day. Moira Quinn, of Rahway, now has full legal custody of her 7-year-old half-brother

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-17 20:16:00

Commission increases the coastwide menhaden quota

This is the Hook, Line and Sinker aggregate page. Scroll down for videos and links to earlier reports. Catch a fish we should know about? Email Dan Radel at dradel@gannettnj.com or call 732-643-4072. Fishermen will be allowed to take roughly 35 million more pounds of menhaden out of the water after

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-17 13:29:12

Fire chief encourages heating safety

TIFTON - Tifton Fire Department Chief Bobby Bennett wants Tift County residents to be safe when heating their homes. With cooler weather comes heaters and fire places. In a press release, Bennett offers the following advice: Keep anything that can burn at least three-feet away from heating equipmen

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 18:00:00

ABAC students offer Thanksgiving meals in annual Manna Drop

TIFTON - Students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will help to make Thanksgiving dinner a hearty feast when they distribute 450 meals through the annual ABAC "Manna Drop" on Saturday. Manna Drop will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 18 at the Charles Spencer Elementary School in Tifton. It will co

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 17:18:00

Drainage project, cancer insurance on city agenda

TIFTON - The Tifton City Council discussed a CDBG drainage project that will fix problems with canals and drainage at the Nov. 9 workshop meeting. Tifton City Manager Pete Pyrzenski said that the massive sinkhole that appeared in the parking lot of the old Shoney's was because of poor drainage issue


Schools prepare for holiday season

Ready or not, parents, it is time for holiday breaks for students in the Dodge County School System. According to the system website, Thanksgiving break will be from November 20, 2017 - November 24, 2017. On December 15, 2017, students will be released at 1:00 p.m. Christmas Break will be from De


Ocean Springs man charged with embezzling $150K in Biloxi school funds

JACKSON, Mississippi -- An Ocean Springs man has been charged with embezzling more than $150,000 while working as the police chief of Biloxi schools. According to State Auditor Stacey Pickering, Paul Gordon Cannette was arrested Tuesday after a Harrison County Grand Jury returned an indictment again


OR Cockpit unveiled at Ocean Springs Hospital

The next generation in operating room safety and efficiency is making its nationwide debut in Jackson County with the delivery of the OR Cockpit software suite at Singing River Health System. The OR Cockpit is a revolutionary software system that monitors all facets of an operating room to optimize


Ocean Springs Hospital first in the U-S to use new technology

New software in medicine is being recognized as essential to the next generation of operating room safety and efficiency. Singing River Health System's Ocean Springs Hospital is the first hospital in the United States to try it out. This software equipment, named the OR Cockpit, monitors all facets


He was shot 'for no apparent reason,' police say. Now 2 men are in custody.

Two men are in custody after police investigated an early morning shooting inMoss Point. Demetrius Howard, 30, and Patrick Thompson, 26, both of Pascagoula, were each arrested on charge of aggravated assault after the victim claimed the men shot him for no apparent reason, according to Moss Point Po

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-16 21:10:00

Gautier man arrested for grand larceny

Thirty-one year-old Thomas Marshall Stewart of Gautier has been arrested on a charge of grand larceny. The arrest stems from an investigation into a theft at the Golden Nugget Casino. Stewart allegedly stole a casino patron's wallet which contained over one thousand dollars. Stewart was arrested b

WXXV25.COM - 2017-11-16 20:47:32

One thousand without power in Vancleave

About one thousand are without power in Jackson County tonight. Singing River Electric Spokeswoman Lori Freeman tells News 25 a wire broke causing two power poles to break which led to the outages. Freeman says crews are working now to bring back power to customers. If you power is out, go online

WXXV25.COM - 2017-11-17 03:07:06

Protesters gather outside OS City Hall in support of MS flag

The City of Ocean Springs has been a hotbed for discussion since Mayor Shea Dobson made the decision to take down the Mississippi state flag from in front of city hall. Right now, a group is rallying in front of Ocean Springs City Hall in support of the flag. WLOX-TV James Sullivan says he helped or

WLOX - 2017-11-17 22:39:31

Power restored in Vancleave - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Nearly 1,000 people in Vancleave were without power around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. Singing River Electric spokesperson Lori Freeman says the outages were due to broken poles. Linemen worked to extract the broken poles, reset new ones, and re-string the power lines before electricity was able to f

WLOX - 2017-11-17 02:39:23