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Holidays more stressful than ever for retail workers

Big crowds, irritable customers, busy days and the need for workers themselves to take care of their own holiday obligations can all weigh heavily on workers' shoulders during the stressful holiday season. Too many shoppers don't appreciate the pressure that retail workers are under this time of yea

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Make America Great Again-Trump Must Go! #43

"I should have left them in jail," President Trump said of the UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China. Given Trump's arrogance and penchant to take credit when the credit is not his (as well as to blame others when he's the one to blame), are we to believe that Trump was actually pivotal in ge

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Amsterdam JV, modified teams all post winning seasons

The Amsterdam seventh-grade modified football team is pictured Oct. 26 in Scotia after finishing off a perfect 7-0 season with a victory over Scotia-Glenville. (Photo submitted) By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder Though it was a rough season on the gridiron for the varsity Amsterdam Rugged Rams, the y

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Preville, Amsterdam bowlers roll to sweep of Glens Falls

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM - Jake Preville fired a 701 series with a high game of 235 as the Amsterdam High School bowling team notched a 4-0 sweep of Glens Falls in Foothills Council action Tuesday at Imperial Lanes. Amsterdam (11-1) finished with a 3,782-3,032 edge in total pins. In addition to Preville, f


ROUNDUP: Indians fall to Amsterdam

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Aircraft weight, air density cited in fatal 2016 plane crash

ESPERANCE, N.Y. (AP) - Federal investigators say overloading and failure to account for thinner air were likely factors in the fatal crash of a single-engine aircraft in upstate New York in 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board says the Piper Klein was 66 pounds over its maximum takeoff wei

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-24 15:31:18

Around Town: 'Tulip Fever' and 'Wind River' free movie showings

Cazenovia Public Library will present two free screenings of "Tulip Fever" (2017) on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Community Room. The historical drama is adapted from a novel by Deborah Moggad. Set in 17th century Amsterdam, "Tulip Fever" tells the story of an artist who falls for

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Depression memories: free bacon and selling carpets

The old West Shore Railroad used to provide shipping services to the Beech-Nut food processing plant, then in Canajoharie. The late Marguerite Dickershaid said her father, N. Frank Hackert, was a railroad man on the West Shore, "During the Depression ... when he delivered goods or picked up freight

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Treehouse Children's Advocacy Center has a new home

Patti Dozier/Times-EnterpriseJackla Lawson, The Treehouse executive director, works in a room that today is where abused children are interviewed at the facility's new housing at 510 Gordon Ave. Patti Dozier/Times-EnterpriseThe Treehouse staff hangs the sign at the facility's new address - 510 Gordo


Famous Wiregrass bank boosted by grant money

The Old Columbia Bank building in the oldest community in the Wiregrass is part of a famous, or infamous, story. The bank was one of a handful of banks robbed in the 1950s by the Anglin brothers, who wound up incarcerated on Alcatraz Island and may or may not have escaped. Their attempt was later ma

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-24 00:10:00

Community parades set for early December

Communities all over Jackson County have Christmas parades scheduled for early December. In all but one case, the parades are spread out enough to give families ample time to travel back and forth to enjoy them all in a marathon excursion. On Friday, Dec. 1, the Marianna parade is set to begin at 5:


John Ellerbee - 37 years of impacting Jackson County students

There are several words one could throw out there and be a perfect description of JOHN ELLERBEE. Some of the more significant ones would include FAIR, DEVOTED, KNOWLEDGABLE, UNDERSTANDING, FAITHFUL, SINCERE, AND HONEST. That's a pretty impressive group of words to live up to but John Ellerbee has do


Senator Gainer, Representative Drake hold meeting in Jackson County

Senator George Gainer and Representative Brad Drake had a busy day Monday as their day started in Walton County, with stops in Holmes and Washington before their final stop in Marianna at 2:15. The meeting allowed several people to speak, say thank you and make their needs known for the coming budge


Man killed in Thanksgiving Day rollover

A Dothan man was killed Thursday afternoon when the vehicle he was riding in overturned after the driver lost control. Michael Gene Flowers, who is 53, was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the Florida Highway Patrol media release. He was a passenger in a car driven by 54-year-old William Oscar F

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 14:58:18

Early Morning Shooting in Vernon

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened in Vernon early Friday Morning. Officials say a Caryville man was shot and taken by life flight from the Vernon Fire Department. Just after 3 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call regardin

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 18:02:22

Thanksgiving Lunch and Job Fair at McRae Homes

Single Parents in Need Nationally , the Dothan Housing Authority and Commissioner Janasky Fleming teamed up on Wednesday for a Thanksgiving lunch along with a job fair for the residents of Mcrae Homes. "We wanted to do something to help the community this is Thanksgiving and we wanted to be able to

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-23 09:13:33

Fulton family gathers with more than 100 family members for Thanksgiving feast

FULTON, Ill. (KWQC) - Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends. And one family in Fulton does it in a big way. The Wiersema family rents out a middle school in Fulton for their Thanksgiving feast. It's a tradition that dates back as far as 85-year-old Leroy Wiersema can remember.

KWQC - 2017-11-24 02:20:00

'Adore!' to be presented by Voices of Praise

MORRISON, Ill. - Celebrating its 11th season, Emmanuel Reformed Church's 85-member Voices of Praise, an outreach ministry of the church, is inviting area residents to experience its Christmas presentation, "Adore!" "Adore!" will be presented in three performances, Friday and Sunday evenings, Dec. 15


Students raise money for K-9

FULTON, Ill. - Fulton Elementary School students had an exciting assembly with Deputy Rollie Elders and his K9, Nicom, on Nov. 14. The students enjoyed a demonstration from Nicom and Elders on their police work and training. The assembly with Nicom was to kick off a fundraiser the elementary student

CLINTON HERALD - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Hanrahan promoted to president of Agri-King

FULTON, Ill. - Michael Hanrahan, of Fulton, was recently promoted to president of Agri-King, Inc., succeeding Terry Callahan, who will continue his role as chief executive officer. Hanrahan joined Agri-King in 1988 after seven years of employment with McGladrey and Pullen in Clinton. He has been a v