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LETTER: Don't let out-of-town company take over Vineland's library

I'm a past co-president of the Friends of Vineland Public Library and a longtime active member. Some of you are aware of the thousands of dollars raised and donated to our library every year by The Friends of Vineland Library - because we care! The emphasis is on PUBLIC ... don't let local politici

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-18 23:55:13

LETTER: Vineland Public Library must remain public

The Vineland Public Library Board of Trustees recently put off a decision on the potential privatization of the library. The company seeking to run the library, LS&S, has promised to save the city $350,000 while also improving services. This may sound like a good deal for Vineland, but there are man

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 00:02:21

Two men charged with DUI, DWI after Vineland crashes

VINELAND - Two men were charged with DUI and DWI Thursday following separate crashes in the city. Police responded to West Weymouth Road and North West Avenue for a two-vehicle crash involving a mail truck, Sgt. Nicholas Dounoulis said in a statement Friday. A postal worker was delivering mail to a


German grocer builds on U.S. presence with new Vineland store

VINELAND - Lidl, a Germany-based international supermarket chain that emphasizes broad discounts, sleek stores, and customer-tailored food selections, opened its first location in New Jersey here at 1107 W. Landis Ave. Thursday. Store officials say their arrival in New Jersey will have an impact on


Cumberland County Sherriff's Office looking for two people

The two people being sought by the Cumberland County Sherriff's Office are as followed: * Karl D. Finger, 39, is being sought on three Superior Court of New Jersey Family Court Warrants for failure to appear. Finger is described as a white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has blu

NJ.COM - 2017-11-19 13:16:00

Giving thanks by helping to feed the hungry

VINELAND - Thanksgiving tables will be a little fuller this year for many families who are struggling to make ends meet thanks to the efforts of Project Thanksgiving, a grassroots turkey collection drive. Volunteers manned several collection sites across Cumberland and Gloucester counties on Saturda

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 19:47:11

Woman's last gift to 'God's children'

VINELAND - A beautiful life led to a beautiful donation. Over her 86 years, Millville resident DeLoris Riggins left her family with no doubts about her values and in particular about her view of children. "My grandmother loved children and she really believed that we're here to take care of children

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 19:48:12

Join Santa for a Polar Plunge at Parvin

PITTSGROVE - Parvin State Park will host a Polar Plunge with Santa on Dec. 2 at the park on Almond Road. Registration will begin at 3 p.m., and the plunge will be at 4 p.m. For information, visit Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc. on Facebook. More Neighbors News: Many will benefit from

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 18:15:48

Supervisors to address desert trash dumpers, GVID water rates Monday

HubbleRay KINGMAN - County supervisors are not giving up on prosecuting desert litterbugs, or "wildcat" dumpers who take their trash and old mattresses to places in the desert for disposal. The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will discuss paying a $500 reward to an individual who provided inform

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:59:00

Donating a Thanksgiving: It's the season for giving and local charities need help to help others

KINGMAN - It's the season of the year for giving, and you don't have to look far to find a charity that needs help to help those who are less fortunate. Catherine Walker, executive director of Kingman Area Food Bank, is constantly clamoring for donations to feed needy families, not only for Thanksgi

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

Report: Arizona earns 'B' in pretrial justice

KINGMAN - The state of Arizona received a "B" grade in a study on pretrial justice system in America that showed one-third of states failing and several showing promise of reform. The report released in November by the Pretrial Justice Institute examines the phases of the criminal justice system fro

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:57:00

Column | BOS should turn off the GVID spicket and let it run itself

Recently Kathy Mishler wrote about huge proposed rate increases in Golden Valley Improvement District, questioning the county's rationale. She provided good reasons why there should be no increase. There are other facts that expose serious problems with the county's proposal. GVID has 1,774 customer

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:59:00

Discovery process in Grogan-Cannella murder case slow going

HubbleRay KINGMAN - The discovery process of gathering and sharing evidence in the case of accused murderer Justin James Rector is ongoing, and attorneys for both sides on Friday said the case is moving forward. Greg McPhillips, Mohave County prosecutor, said he's working on getting copies of audio

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:58:00

NAU professor indicted for stalking student, firefighters

LAGSTAFF (AP) - A Northern Arizona University professor is accused of stalking a student and two firefighters she met online. The Arizona Daily Sun reports that a federal grand jury indicted 36-year-old Melissa Ann Santana this week on five counts of felony stalking. According to court documents, th

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:55:00

Strange, But True | Phoenix man tries turning locomotive into a runaway train

PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix man was close to turning a locomotive into his own runaway train. Police say 20-year-old Julio Rodriguez was arrested earlier this month after trying to steal a train from a rail yard just south of downtown Phoenix. Union Pacific Railroad workers say they were alarmed when t

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:54:00

Dear Abby | Dad who can't drive loses connection to adult children

Dear Abby: My husband had a medical event that left him unable to drive. He is very isolated despite my efforts to keep him connected. His children live an hour away, and it's up to me to drive him to them. They rarely call him. He has a stepdaughter who lives only a few miles from us. We reach out

KDMINER.COM - 2017-11-19 13:55:00

Gainesville Man, 54, accused of sexual assaulting 17-year-old girl

A 54-year-old Gainesville resident was arrested this week on a sexual assault of a child charge following an indictment by a Cooke County Grand Jury. Jaime Vergara Bravo was taken into custody by a deputy with the Cooke County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday morning, according to law enforcement offic


Former Gainesville State School employees arrested for improper relationships with inmates

GAINESVILLE, Tex. (KXII) -- Three former Gainesville State School employees are accused of having an inappropriate relationship with inmates at the school. Deonesia Smith was booked into Cooke County Jail on Monday, charged for improper sexual activity with a person in custody. Court records showed


GISD to buy new buses

Gainesville Independent School District is adding to its fleet of buses. Members of the GISD Board of Trustees this week unanimously approved the purchase of at least five new buses through a loan with First State Bank at an interest rate of 2.9 percent. Board member Phil Neelley was absent. The boa


GHS advances to state congressional debate

Gainesville High School starts the official UIL Speech and Debate season with state qualifier Matilin Rigsby in congressional debate. The UIL Congressional Debate District Tournament, which is within ESC Regions, for Region 11 was on Nov 13 at the Region 11 Education Service Center. Rigsby, a junio