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Sparta High School Music Department Hosts Holiday Music Spectacular

On Friday, Dec. 8 the Sparta High School music students are planning another great community event for this winter called, "Holiday Music Spectacular" from 5-7:30 p.m. at Sparta High School. The students will be leading fun games and supervising crafts including stocking, ornament, and cookie decora

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-21 05:31:00

Sparta Middle School Men Get Shaggy for Men's Health

SPARTA, NJ - Visitors to Sparta Middle School might be surprised to see the men in the schools looking a little shaggy. Some of the staff members are participating in a No Shave November and Mustache for Men's Health fundraiser this month. People can support the cause by donating any amount to the M


Man pleads guilty in 2014 Westchester rape

Reeves WHITE PLAINS - A Bronx man pled guilty in Westchester County Court to first-degree rape in an attack on a Mount Vernon woman in 2014. When sentenced in January, Clevon Reeves, 35, faces 25 years in state prison. On November 22, 2014, as the victim was entering her apartment on Cortlandt Str

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Scholarship fund honors memory of Korean War veteran

SPARTA -- When local attorney Jackie O'Donnell sought to establish a scholarship fund to award a veteran with funds to assist them with pursuing an education, she did so to honor Korean War veteran, and her client, Ralph Rojas. Just steps away from the O'Donnell Law Firm, the Sparta Veterans of Fore

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-22 08:01:00

N.J. drummer looks to hook listeners on jazz, funk with Moon Sugar

"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 cre

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 14:30:11

Cram the Cruiser, Stuff the Bus fill food pantry

NEWTON -- Busses, trucks, vans and trailers filled with food donations were taken to the Sussex County Social Services food pantry, in Newton, on Monday. Owner of the Mohawk House, Steve Scro, along with officers from the Andover, Byram and Sparta Police Departments, were on hand to help volunteer

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-21 08:01:00

Sussex County Prosecutor's Office

Nov. 13Stephen Carpenter, 26, of Hopatcong, pleaded guilty to one count of failure to turn over a controlled dangerous substance, a disorderly persons offense. Sentencing is presently anticipated for Jan. 12, 2018. William J. McGovern, III, 30, of Elmwood Park, pleaded guilty to burglary and theft,

ADVERTISERNEWSSOUTH.COM - 2017-11-21 21:12:00

Ogdensburg resident killed, passenger critical after two-car crash

OGDENSBURG - An Ogdensburg resident was killed and another is in critical condition following a two-car accident on Main Street on Monday, according to police. Around noon, Ogdensburg police received multiple calls for a motor-vehicle crash in the area of 243 Main St. (Route 517), according to Chief

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-22 00:10:00

Local woman donates inheritance to shelter

When Sheila Henrichs' mother Louise Lantagne passed away in July, she left her inheritance to her children in her will. According to Henrichs, four of Lantagne's children received a share to spend as they pleased. There was a catch to Sheila's portion, however. It was earmarked to be donated to the

FLORENCE-FORESTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Milwaukee man sentenced to prison for heroin, cocaine sales in IM

Kenneth Greer IRON MOUNTAIN - A Milwaukee man was ordered Monday to serve at least seven years in prison for selling heroin and cocaine to a confidential informant in Iron Mountain earlier this year. Dickinson County Circuit Court Judge Mary Barglind, while handing down the sentence to 34-year-old K

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Alessandrini to again serve as IMmayor

Alessandrini was the Iron Mountain City Council's only nominee and unanimous choice Monday for the post, which he's had for four years after four years as mayor pro-tem. Earlier this month, he was unopposed for another four-year term representing Ward 1. Bill Revord also got the council's only nomin

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Trial date set in Kingsford sex assault case

KENNETH PARENT IRON MOUNTAIN - A five-day jury trial is set for a Kingsford man accused with a co-defendant of beating and sexually assaulting a woman in June. Kenneth Robert Parent, 44, will go to trial Feb. 26 through March 2 in Dickinson County Circuit Court on criminal sexual conduct-first degre

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Kingsford to limit parking of RVs

KINGSFORD - An ordinance introduced last month to regulate the parking of recreational vehicles, campers, boats and trailers was adopted Monday by Kingsford City Council. Street parking of such vehicles or equipment will be limited to 48 hours without special permission. City Manager Tony Edlebeck

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Niagara City Council approves preliminary budget

At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Niagara City Council approved a $1.8 million budget for 2018. "We are still waiting for the tax rate from the school and the county, so our budget is not final yet, but the equalization value is going down a little bit for the taxpayers," noted Georg

FLORENCE-FORESTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Forest County Potawatomi launches Community Transit System

Forest County Potawatomi's vision for their new transit project was "To increase mobility and access to services, social gatherings, employment, and entertainment thus improving the economic, environmental and overall health of the community." On July 24, the Forest County Potawatomi Community Trans

FLORENCE-FORESTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Chamber welcomes new shop Ninas

ATTENDING THE DICKINSON Area Chamber Alliance Ambassadors' recent ribbon-cutting ceremony for Ninas are, from left, ambassadors Suzanne Anderson, Trisha Peterson, Teresa Schettler and Ben Ryan; Cliff Dom and Annie Rugg, Ninas owner Meagan Philipson and her grandmother, Luanne Dom; ambassadors Patti

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Kodiak gives more than thanks - Kodiak Daily Mirror: Local News

North Star Elementary held one of Kodiak's first Turkey Day events of the year, with its annual Thanksgiving Feast on Friday. Students and their families shared the spirit of Thanksgiving by attending one of the three consecutive lunches held in the school's gymnasium. "Many of them are eating with

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2017-11-21 17:00:00

Alaska Supreme Court sides with Leisnoi in lawsuit

The Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court's decision in favor of Leisnoi, Inc. in a lawsuit between the Native corporation and the law firm that represented it 30 years ago during a land dispute. Leisnoi filed suit in 2013 against Merdes and Merdes law firm, Merdes Law Office and War

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2017-11-21 17:00:00

Study: Kodiak's mice are more British than Russian

In 2014, Cornell student Camille Mangiaratti wrote a graduate thesis based on research conducted in various Alaskan towns, including Kodiak. In partnership with the Baranov Museum, she put out a call for mouse specimens, the DNA of which she then studied with the intent of accurately tracking human

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2017-11-20 17:00:00

Morris "Bud" Daniel Anderson of Kodiak

Morris "Bud" Daniel Anderson passed away from complications of COPD on November 9, 2017. He was 67 years old. Morris "Bud" Daniel Anderson passed away from complications of COPD on November 9, 2017. He was 67 years old.

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2017-11-20 17:00:00