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State union membership grew by 75,000 in 2016: Report

James Ludwig, right, a member of Plumbers Local Union No. 200 teaches students in a pre-apprenticeship program on March 13, 2017. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Unions in New York State added 75,000 members last year, a reversal from the loss recorded in 2016, new federal data show. The U.S. Bureau of

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-22 11:00:00

Union teacher dismissed over homosexuality posts reaches deal

UNION, NJ - A former Union High School teacher who posted comments critical of homosexuality on her personal Facebook page in 2011 has agreed to have her teaching certificates suspended for three years. Jenye Knox, who goes by the nickname "Viki," posted comments that condemned a school display prom

UNIONNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-01-21 22:32:51

Union County man charged with trying to break into Hoboken building: police

A Union County man was caught trying to break into a building on Second Street in Hoboken early on Jan. 20, Hoboken police said. Police Officers Michael Straten and Tyler Soto were on patrol just before 5 a.m. Saturday when they saw Daniel Ferretti, 33, of Elizabeth, standing in the doorway of a bui

NJ.COM - 2018-01-22 17:02:17

SHOCK ATTACK: Trump Supporter Nearly Strangled to Death By Antifa Terrorist In New York

A 56-year-old male Trump supporter was nearly murdered by a 30-year-old male Antifa terrorist in New York City Saturday night as he walked away from a ticketed nightclub party called a Night for Freedom that was organized by Mike Cernovich to celebrate the first anniversary of the inauguration of Pr

THE GATEWAY PUNDIT - 2018-01-22 05:07:53

A Prison Film Made in Prison

When Theothus Carter was eleven, he and some friends stole a car, just for kicks. This led to his first arrest. It was the early nineties, in the Haughville section of Indianapolis. His older sister, who liked to watch reruns of "The Andy Griffith Show," often called him Oppie, for Opie Taylor, the

THE NEW YORKER - 2018-01-22 10:00:00

Government shutdown: What's open, what's closed?

As the first full work week since the federal government shut down over the weekend begins Monday, many are left wondering how their day-to-day lives will be affected. When the Senate failed to reach a funding deal to keep the government running through Feb. 16, all non-essential services temporaril

NJ.COM - 2018-01-22 11:37:00

The 2018 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholders Christopher Hudak, Linda Carter and Angela Garretson presented a check from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to the 2018 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade General Chairwoman Kathleen M. Holmes, Grand

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-21 15:24:00

NYPD: Man slashed at Travis hotel taken to hospital by family

A man's family transported him to the hospital after he was slashed at a Travis hotel Sunday afternoon. (Staten Island Advance/Paul Liotta) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police said Sunday night that a man slashed at a Travis hotel was transported to the hospital by his family. Police initially responded

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 00:02:38

SERIES: The Only Sure Thing - Help! I need somebody!

Editor's Note; In 1965, The Beatles's poplar song "Help" was a part of a British television production called "Reelin' in the Years." Both titles - of the song and the television show seem appropriate for the second article in our Woodward News tax series "The only sure thing". In this second issue,

WOODWARD NEWS - 2018-01-22 18:38:00

Stitt pushes accountability during town hall meeting

On Tuesday one man who has an eye toward leading the state made a campaign stop in Woodward and offered an address at the Pioneer Room. Republican Kevin Stiff is a Tulsa businessman making his first run for governor. A successful entrepreneur, Stitt began his company Gateway Mortgage Group with $1,


Woman charged with exploitation of 90 year old

January 21, 2018 A felony warrant has been issued for an Alva woman for exploitation of a 90-year-old man. Linda Elaine Kopisch, 35, of Alva was charged Jan. 16 with abuse/exploitation/neglect of a vulnerable adult, a felony. This crime is punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Plea agreement in rape case denied by court

January 21, 2018 A preliminary hearing on five felony charges against Caleb Scott Baker, 23, of Alva was held in Woods County District Court Tuesday, Jan. 16, Felony charges filed March 9, 2016, against Baker included one count of rape first degree, two counts of lewd or indecent proposals to a chil

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Bull Battle III coming in April

Justin Dowdy discusses the Bull Battle III event planned for April 7. He asked for funding from the Alva Tourism Committee at the Jan. 17 meeting. Justin Dowdy came away with $10,000 of the $14,000 in funding he sought from the Alva Tourism Committee Wednesday. It wasn't an easy process for Dowdy, w

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Donors Choose helps teadher help students

In Oklahoma there are some teachers who simply will not let a little thing like budget constraints hold them back. Fargo Science Teacher Melissa Fleming is one such teacher. When Fleming wanted to provide some interesting books for her students she couldn't afford, she decided to reach out to the


Where is the passion?

January 21, 2018 Eric Scott It's in my blood. For those who know me, there is no denying that school and community pride is incredibly important to me. Growing up in Woodward as a person who loved sports, but not overly athletic, being a fan was something I accepted early on in high school. However,

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

'The state could take a lesson from the City of Alva'

Dr. Janet Cunningham describes the impact of a 23 percent budget cut at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. She spoke to the Alva City Council Monday night. Monday night NWOSU Foundation Director Skeeter Bird presented the fall scholarship invoice for $266,518 to the Alva City Council. The bill

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

USA Gymnastics Board of Directors announces resignation of executive leadership

(WXYZ/AP) - The USA Gymnastics Board of Directors Executive Leadership, which consists of Chariman Paul Parilla, Vice Chairman Jay Binder and Treasurer Bitsky Kelly, announced their resignations. According to USAG, the resignations were effective on Sunday, Jan. 21,a nd the board will identify an in

WXYZ - 2018-01-22 17:49:35

January 22: Four-Day Forecast For Chelsea

Today, rain tomorrow morning and afternoon. Tuesday January 23 Foggy in the morning and breezy starting in the evening. High 42, low 21. Chance of precipitation: 79%. Wind 10 mph from the WSWWednesday January 24 Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 24, low 19. Chance of precipitation: 9%. Wind 10

PATCH - 2018-01-22 13:00:00

Police arrest Houston trio suspected in break-ins across Southeast Michigan

ANN ARBOR, MI - Police have arrested a trio from Houston suspected of stealing jewelry and cash in home invasions across Southeast Michigan. Police believe Geraldine Hudgson, 20, Julio Torres-Anglero, 37, and Julio Nater, 38, have been traveling across the region to commit daytime break-ins, Ann Arb

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 14:07:02

15-acre solar array on list of Washtenaw County issues in 2018

ANN ARBOR, MI - Andy LaBarre was recently reappointed to serve as chairman of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners for another year. The Ann Arbor Democrat sat down with The Ann Arbor News/MLive to discuss issues on the county's plate in 2018, including talks of a massive solar farm on 15 acr

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 10:35:00