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Local humane society offers Black Friday pet adoption deal

MENANDS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Black Friday is a great time to get a good deal, but can you really put a price on the unconditional love of a pet? The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society offered discounts on adoptions on Friday. Sarah and Mickey Visk returned from their honeymoon on Thursday night. Their first s

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-25 00:18:08

Film captures making of the Great Sacandaga Lake

The Great Sacandaga Lake is a playland for boaters, swimmers and anglers, but beneath the surface lies a story of personal sacrifice for the greater good. A new documentary, "Harnessing Nature, Building the Great Sacandaga," tells that story. The film, produced by the Sacandaga Lake Advisory Council

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-24 11:25:03

Grateful Dead auction features artwork of Ulster artist Jan Sawka

An auction of rare Grateful Dead memorabilia is showcasing the Hudson Valley's strong links to the rock band known for its enduring legacy and loyal following of fans. More than 100 items are on an online auction block from Nov. 22 through Dec. 9 thanks to Jesse Kant, wife of the late Hal Kant, the

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Fight for a Red Hook school auditorium has been long and arduous: John Rolfe

Tis the traditional season of giving, and the big question in my town is how generous its voters will be on Dec. 9. That's when they'll decide on approving an auditorium for Red Hook High School, the fervent but frustrating wish of many during the 18 years I've lived here. Its distinction as the Hud

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

Legacy of former Congressman Hinchey, environmental advocate, lives on

Former Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey, who had been battling a terminal neurological disorder, died on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Hinchey was an environmental advocate during his 38 years in Congress and the state Assembly. Abbott Brant/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A supporter of dredging PCB contamination

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 16:57:31

Spend Thanksgiving weekend with wildlife at nature museum

CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON - Bring the family for some post-holiday fun to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a special Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center, celebrating the museum's live animals. The Wildlife Education Center is at 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson and will be open from

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

December events planned at Moreau Lake State Park

MOREAU, N.Y. >> The following events are planned at Moreau Lake State Park in December. December 1: Mud Pond Hike (8-10 a.m.) Fairly easy, at about 2.5 miles round trip. December 1: Full Moon Hike (6-9 p.m.) Led by park naturalist. December 2: Holiday Craft for Kids (10 a.m.-noon) Held at park natur

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Rail trail getting a face-lift

On Kenwood Avenue in Slingerlands there is a gravel parking lot along the Albany County rail trail, the 9-mile running and biking trail between the Port of Albany and Voorheesville on the old Delaware & Hudson Railroad right-of-way. But the nondescript lot, which has become a major public access poi

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-23 22:17:53

Arizona firefighter accidentally shot on trip was 'everybody's friend'

Tucked in a book of keepsakes and memories that his mother has kept over the years is a note from a teacher, circa 1980, when David "Wade" Barter was entering grade school. "Everybody wants to be around Wade. He's everybody's friend. And he takes care of everybody," the teacher wrote to his mother,

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-24 20:57:45

Birt's Bistro heats up Thanksgiving weekend with Johnny Cash Tribute

Benevilla, the West Valley's premier family services nonprofit, continues to be the place for live entertainment in the Northwest Valley this fall. The Birt's Bistro restaurant "Happy Hour" concert series continues 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights throughout the month except for Nov. 24, when

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Bowls of Hope event at WHAM to benefit those in need

Give thanks this year by joining WHAM Community Art Center for its fourth Annual Bowls of Hope event Thanksgiving weekend, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Surprise location, 16560 N. Dysart Road. The event is held each year to benefit those in need. Hundreds of beautiful one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

West Valley Astronomy Club holds winter open house

The West Valley Astronomy Club will hold its winter open house 7 p.m. Dec. 3 for guests and members at Unitarian Universalist Church, 17540 Ave. of the Arts, Surprise. The open house will feature appetizers to enjoy while socializing and talking about upcoming speaker programs, star viewing nights,

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Public invited to Consumer and ID Theft Protection Day presentation

The League of Women Voters of Northwest Maricopa County invites the public to learn how to protect themselves from the crime of the century: consumer fraud and identity theft. The meeting will be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Surprise, 17540 N. Avenue of the

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Arizona Broadway Theatre new resident company at Herberger Theater Center

ABT joins Arizona Opera and Childsplay to bring 'art' to the audience At an announcement ceremony held at Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix, Arizona Broadway Theatre, Arizona Opera and Childsplay were named new resident companies at The Herberger. ABT, Arizona Opera and Childsplay join cu

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

HealthSouth hosts annual First Swing Golf Clinic

HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital will host its 9th Annual First Swing Golf Clinic for people with disabilities 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 16 at Cave Creek Golf Course, 15202 N. 19th Ave., Phoenix. Registration will begin 8 a.m. The class, led by professional golf instructor Peter Lon

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Peoria Police: working daily to protect our community

Every single day across America, hundreds of thousands of men and women slide into their protective vests, pull up their boots, and answer the call to selflessly serve their community. Being a police officer is a difficult profession. Components of danger and stress have always made it a tough job,

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

The story behind the story in 'Coco's Diary'

Editor's note: This story was published in 2012 when History Theatre opened the play "Coco's Diary." "Everything is getting quite different in my life because of boys! I absolutely like one now. I guess he likes me, too. This diary is to keep track of how things go, so I can analyze the best way of


Parade of Lights to shine Saturday

DECKING THE LIBRARY'S HALLS - Valerie Quist, Sandy Stobb and Peggi Peterson (not pictured) spent some time Monday on an important task: getting the library ready for a visit from Santa. Jolly Old St. Nick will be at the library for photos from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The holiday season starts t


Renville man re-elected president of Minnesota Farmers Union

ST. PAUL - Gary Wertish, of Renville, was re-elected president of the Minnesota Farmers Union during its 76th annual convention Nov. 17-19 in Minneapolis. Wertish has served as the organization's president since January, after serving as vice president from 2009-2016. He will serve another two-year


Board OKs solid waste, recycling rate hikes

NEW ULM - Brown County commissioners unanimously approved 3 percent annual recycling contract rate hikes for River View Sanitation for the Brown County cities and surrounding rural areas, Tuesday. In addition, commissioners unanimously approved hikes in solid waste service fees utilized for recyclin