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Advocacy rally to kick off at suffrage icon's grave

LEWIS - The rights, protections and empowerment of women have dominated the headlines recently, creating fertile ground for upcoming 2018 Adirondack Women's March. The event, billed as a rally, march and community celebration, begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in Lewis Cemetery at the gravesite o


Local trails to benefit from state funds for maintenance

A total of $4 million for snowmobile trail maintenance around the state, including more than a quarter of a million dollars for Oneida County, was announced Thursday, a 15 percent increase from last year. The grants support 10,400 miles of designated trails across the state for snowmobilers to safe


Blige, Glover, Jay-Z in spotlight at NAACP Image Awards

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, Mary J. Blige arrives at the 9th annual Governors Awards at the Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. Blige, Sterling K. Brown, Issa Rae and Chawick Boseman will be among the presenters at the upcoming NAACP Image Awards. Numerous other stars, including actors Micha

POST-STAR - 2018-01-15 06:04:34

Ice jam causes flooding in City of Plattsburgh

Emergency personnel surround one of the entrances to Underwood Mobile Home Park in the City of Plattsburgh as they knock on doors to warn residents of rising flood waters. An ice jam sent the Saranac River over its banks over the holiday weekend. KAYLA BREEN PLATTSBURGH - An ice jam on the Saranac R

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-15 14:58:00

Sewage released into the Lake Champlain basin

BURLINGTON, Vt. Two million gallons of sewage have been released into the Lake Champlain basin. That's according to the program director at Lake Champlain International. The areas of release include St. Albans, Rutland, Vergennes, Burlington, Middlebury, and Montpelier. The releases, were posted on


Citizen-led forum explores Mt. Abe facilities needs

BRISTOL - More than 70 residents from the 5 Towns came together on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Bristol Elementary School to share ideas, concerns and aspirations about Mount Abraham Union Middle and High School. The forum, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., was organized by a group of concerned citizens who h

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Flooding and ice jams have caused some roads to close

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Updated at 11:24 Route 12 - Worcester/Elmore through the Worcester Woods. Water over the road in several locations however the road remains open. Water in this areas is flowing over the ledges and falling onto the roadway. Route 78 - Swanton to West Swanton. Road closed


Burlington International Airport faces delay, deals with winter storm

South Burlington, Vt. - Wacky winter weather not only caused headaches for some on the roads, but also for those traveling by air. After nearly 60 degree weather and a January thaw Vermont winter has made a strong come back. However, one man traveling from Austin, Texas wasn't upset with Mother Natu


People in Yakima honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day through unity, service and culture

YAKIMA Wash. -- People all throughout Yakima are remembering Martin Luther King Jr. and his message on peace and unity. After hundreds of people marched throughout downtown Yakima for Martin Luther King Jr.'s peace walk, many kept the spirit going by attending events throughout the rest of the day.

KIMA TV - 2018-01-15 22:09:32

Fire destroys abandoned home in Yakima

YAKIMA, WA - An abandoned house in Yakima is being considered a total loss after a fire over the weekend. Firefighters responded to the blaze on the 800 Block of St. Helens Street just after 9:00 Saturday night. When the Yakima Fire Department got there, they found a one story abandoned house with

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 18:52:00

Hundreds march downtown in Martin Luther King Jr. peace walk

YAKIMA, Wash. - "I'm here to make a difference," said 12-year-old Jacob Cappa. Hundreds like Cappa gathered in downtown Yakima Monday afternoon in hopes of making a difference. For more than 30 years, people of various races, ages and genders have come together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for a p

KIMA TV - 2018-01-15 18:39:24

Local youth center helps keep kids off the street

YAKIMA, Wash.- Since 2009, more than 1500 young people have walked through the doors of Rod's House, a homeless drop-in center for youth, where they're provided a warm meal, clothing and access to a food pantry. Executive Director Josh Jackson says he sees the rate of homeless youth increase year to

KIMA TV - 2018-01-15 18:09:03

Fire engulfs barn in Ellensburg

ELLENSBURG, Wash. - A fire has destroyed a barn completely. People for miles around could see a plume of smoke rising near Ellensburg on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Viewer James Finnie sent Action News pictures of the barn fire on N Pfenning Road. The fire didn't leave much left of the barn.

KIMA TV - 2018-01-15 17:31:04

Often less visible, Yakima area's homeless youth and young adult population exploding

Each afternoon, Cory Butler heads to Rod's House - a drop-in center for homeless youth and young adults in downtown Yakima - where he waits to be taken across town to a new overnight winter shelter for young adults. Butler, 20, said he's grateful for the shelter at Englewood Christian Church, where


Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic to host MLK Jr. Peace March

YAKIMA, Wash.-Tomorrow is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In honor of him, the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic will be hosting a peace march. They've partnered with the Toppenish School District and the Toppenish Community Safety Network for the eighth year in a row. It'll start at 10:00 A.M. in the

KIMA TV - 2018-01-14 16:00:14

Yakima Sun Kings shoot hoops with Slug Bugs from Children's Village

YAKIMA, Wash.- The Yakima Sun Kings changed their shoot around routine, by bringing in children with special needs to play some basketball. The semi-pro players shot hoops with the Slug Bugs at a church gym in West Valley. Slug Bugs is a basketball program at Children's Village, to help get these ki


Baldwin County schools puts on annual 'Educate to Graduate' rally

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Baldwin County school system honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s memory through service Monday. It held its fourth annual Educate to Graduate rally to help fight the county's drop-out rate and encourage students to get back into school. Volunteers say it's much more special

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-15 17:59:57

Students' work shines at second MLK Community Breakfast

Members of the community came together Friday morning inside Georgia College's Magnolia Ballroom to celebrate and kick off the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. The gathering marked the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast organized by the Georgia College Office of Inclusiv


Service workers to be honored with lunch at Vaughn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Monday

People who work in city and county government, as well as law enforcement officers, and firefighters are being honored in a special way on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Milledgeville. Those who work in service-oriented jobs are being treated to a free lunch at Vaughn Missionary Baptist Church, l


Republican Party donates coats to needy families

Several dozen needy families in the Baldwin County School District are equipped to weather the winter months, thanks to the actions of a local group. At a monthly parent meeting at Baldwin County's Early Learning Center Wednesday, ELC officials educated dozens of low-income parents with children in

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-15 13:00:00