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LIers call on Cuomo to stop pipeline project in the Rockaways

George Povall, of Point Lookout, director of All Our Energy, speaks during a protest held in Long Beach on the boardwalk, on Saturday Nov. 18, 2017, calling to stop pipeline construction in the Rockaways. Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery Long Island residents are asking Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to st

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 21:34:05

Rockaway Borough set to premiere two new playgrounds

ROCKAWAY- In a move sure to make borough kids happy, the town has unveiled several new playgrounds in local parks. These new playgrounds include Centennial Park, located on 10 Centennial Drive, and Memorial Park, located at 33 Maple Ave., right next to Heady Field. Both playgrounds had been previous


Cross country: State Meet of Champions results

Charlie McGill is the Bergen County-based artist behind 60 years of Athlete of the Week portraits, going back to 1954 and numbering in the thousands. Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com Team scores: 1. North Hunterdon 100, 2. Kingsway 126, 3. Colts Neck 135, 4. Middletown South 182, 5. Shawnee 190, 6. Wes

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-18 22:44:42

Morris County runners sparkle at Meet of Champions

HOLMDEL - Jack Jennings didn't think he'd be the first Mendham runner to cross the finish line at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions. Jennings, a sophomore, exceeded his own expectations by placing fifth as the Minutemen finished fifth as a team. It was the Mendham boys' best performance since also placin

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-18 20:04:44

Gov. Christie to get road named after him in Morris County

Gov. Chris Christie is getting a road named in his honor in the county he calls home. On Monday, Morris County officials said a new main access road to Central Park would be named "Governor Chris Christie Way." County spokesman Larry Ragonese said Christie and his wife, Mary Pat Christie, are expe

NJ.COM - 2017-11-19 00:13:50

These 4 towns did something this election they haven't done for nearly 40 years

For 36 years, they were loyal to the Republican Party, always falling in line to back its candidates for governor no matter the odds. They went for Tom Kean, Jim Courter, Christie Todd Whitman, Bret Schundler, Doug Forrester and Chris Christie. Then, in 2017, something seismic happened. For the firs

NJ.COM - 2017-11-18 12:32:27

Volunteers prepare sandwiches for the homeless

PARSIPPANY - Respect My Life Founder Jabari Jackson organized a group of individuals to prepare peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be delivered to the homeless. Members of Parsippany Police Explorers, residents, members of Respect My Life and elected officials gathered at Parsippany PAL Youth Cen

PARSIPPANYFOCUS.COM - 2017-11-18 19:44:50

Take the 'Holiday House Tour' in Mountain Lakes on Dec. 1

This is a majestic view of one of the homes included on the Mountain Lakes Holiday House Tour, which this year is planned for Friday, Dec. 1. MOUNTAIN LAKES - The holiday magic has truly arrived in the borough, with the annual Mountain Lakes Holiday House Tour planned for Friday, Dec. 1. Candles fli

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

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STAR-HERALD - 2017-11-19 00:00:00

Local athletes recognized for good sportsmanship

TORRINGTON - On Tuesday, local volleyball athletes were recognized at the November Goshen County School Board Meeting for receiving a WHSAA Good Sportsmanship Award. The awards were presented based on recommendations from the match officials throughout the season. Athletes from Torrington, Lingle-Fo


Enns represents CSC at regional writing conference

CHADRON, Neb. - Carlie Enns of Torrington was one of seven Chadron State College English students who recently presented original writings at a Regional Literature and Creative Writing Conference hosted by Fort Hays State University Oct. 20-21. To present at the conference, the students - Alyssa Erm


Community comes out to honor Veterans

GUERNSEY--The community of Guernsey took time to honor local Veterans last Friday morning with a special program held at the high school. Members of the local VFW and Legion posts conducted the ceremonies along with performances by the Guernsey-Sunrise High School Band, directed by Nathan Beutler a


Thanksgiving in the Valley serving the community for 33 years

An assembly line of volunteers at the Guadalupe Center prepare meals for delivery during the 2016 Thanksgiving in the Valley. The tradition continues this year on Nov. 23.File Photo SCOTTSBLUFF - Since 1984, Thanksgiving in the Valley has been a community tradition, serving meals for those less fort

STAR-HERALD - 2017-11-18 23:15:00

State Sen. Stinner speaks at educators meeting

Steve Swedberg of Bridgeport, State Senator John Stinner and SARSP/NSEA-Retired President Twila Griffiths with a facsimile check for the worth of the organization's volunteer hours. SCOTTSBLUFF - State Senator John Stinner recently spoke at the October meeting of the Scottsbluff Area Retired School

STAR-HERALD - 2017-11-17 03:30:00

Jury returns guilty verdict in Lucio Munoz case

A Scotts Bluff County District Court jury has returned a guilty verdict against a man accused of murdering his girlfriend. The jury received the case against Lucio Munoz at 3:37 p.m. Thursday. They returned with a verdict at about 6:40 p.m. Munoz had been tried in the death of Melissa May, 48, of Sc


WNCC hosting Health Sciences open house

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - Western Nebraska Community College will host a series of open house events for students and their parents who are interested in a career in health care services. The events will be offered on all three WNCC campuses in Scottsbluff, Sidney and Alliance. Ronda Kinsey, chair of the


7 apply to be 5th Hall, Dawson Superior Court judge

Seven people have submitted applications to be the fifth Superior Court judge in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties. The Judicial Nominating Commission released the applicants' names this week: Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 138 this year, creating the fifth seat


Get buzzed at Etowah Meadery

On a Dahlonega roadside, Blair Housley is turning honey into wine. It's not a miracle, it's mead. Likely the oldest alcoholic beverage on earth, mead is yet another thing to add to the long list for which we should thank the bees, our planet's best bugs. And as of this week, you can thank Housley fo


Mead: Not just for Vikings anymore

Getting tired of the same old beer and wine at dinner? Try mead, the world's oldest alcoholic beverage that after 10,000 years is making its way back into the limelight. We've tried a classic wildflower honey-based mead, but Etowah Winery in Dahlonega is pumping out a large variety of meads. Just a


Drug operation leads to 27 arrests in Whitfield County

More than two dozen people are being held in the Whitfield County Jail on drug charges after a four month covert operation targeting on prescription drug abuse. The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit focused on several suspects selling prescriptions drugs they obtained from physicians