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Readers sound off on Thanksgiving

Fresh Meadows: Of all major holidays, Thanksgiving Day has the least potential for being irksome, guilty of identity protectionism or driven by balkanized loyalties and passions. It's the most inclusive of holidays. It's not ideology-based and harbors no invidious implied comparisons with other nat

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:00:58

Subway’s newest $740M train breaks down in less than a day

The newest model of train to hit the tracks had a bumpy first day. The R179 model from Bombardier that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority tested Sunday couldn't last a day on the rails before it was yanked, a source told the Daily News. First, the train's emergency brakes kicked in when it

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 10:00:00

Inside Emily Blunt and John Krasinski's starter apartment

A triplex penthouse at 44 Lispenard St. in Tribeca has hit the market for $8 million, as first reported by Curbed. The 3,000-square-foot, three-bedroom "townhouse in the sky" comes with 1,200 square feet of outdoor space spread over three separate areas.Emily Blunt and John KrasinskiFilmMagic Gimme

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-23 15:03:57

Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies at 96

NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the "vocalese" singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died. The New York Times reports his daughter, Aria Hendricks, confirmed his Wednesday deat

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:39:36

Ex-prisoner trains recently freed felons to become personal fitness instructors

Hector Guadalupe traded prison bars for barbells - and he's out to prove other ex-cons can do it, too. The Brooklyn fitness guru served 10 years in prison for drug dealing. When he got out - personal training certificate in hand - he was determined to make a new life for himself while offering a h

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 22:01:00

Children of the Global Medical Relief Fund count blessings on Thanksgiving

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Elissa Montanti, founder of the Global Medical Relief Fund, who's been dubbed "The saint of Staten Island," addressed corporate leaders about the children's charity to further her mission, during a major presentation at the Brave Conference recently in Manhattan. In case you'r

SILIVE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:00:01

Kreider, Fast lead Rangers to 6-1 win over Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast scored two goals apiece, including Kreider's first just 52 seconds into the game, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night. Mika Zibanejad and Paul Carey followed Kreider with goals in the firs

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 03:35:21

Emotional tweets by Ramarley Graham's mom are reason to keep NYPD records secret: lawyer

Ramarley Graham's mother, Constance Malcolm (c.), has been tweeting about NYPD officers involved in her son's death.(Alec Tabak/for New York Daily News) A Bronx woman's pleas for the firing of NYPD officers involved in her son's death are being used by the city to justify keeping the cops' departme

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 00:27:38

Juvenile Shot Wednesday Afternoon in Haverhill

A Haverhill juvenile is recovering from a gunshot wound after being shot Wednesday afternoon on Bellevue Avenue. Haverhill Police responded to the area of 51 Bellevue Avenue at 2:06 p.m. Wednesday and found a male juvenile on the sidewalk. The victim was taken to the hospital with what police said w

WHAV.NET - 2017-11-22 17:04:57

Meet Haverhill's teacher of the year

Danielle Gregoire became a teacher as a way to help her son, who as a child was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Her son is now in high school, but Gregoire continues to work with other children, some of whom face serious challenges to learning. Because of her efforts to help children grow,

HAVERHILL GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 09:20:00

Haverhill Lions Club Hosting Breakfast With Santa on Dec. 9

Once the Thanksgiving leftovers are cleared, it's time to think about Christmas! Haverhill's Lions Club will be hosting a holiday-themed breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 9 with a very special guest: Santa. The big jolly guy will stop by Maria's Restaurant, 81-83 Essex Street, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. to gree

WHAV.NET - 2017-11-23 00:00:37

Kay (Wallace) Reardon, 82, Taught for 25 Years in Haverhill Public Schools

Kay (Wallace) Reardon, 82, formerly of Haverhill, passed away peacefully at her daughter's home on Sunday, Nov. 11. Born in Haverhill on November 19, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Henry L. and Louise (Kelly) Wallace. Reardon attended Haverhill High School from 1948 to 1950 and Rogers Hall f

WHAV.NET - 2017-11-22 10:43:04

Haverhill woman dies in I-495 crash

ANDOVER - A 59-year-old Haverhill woman identified by Massachusetts State Police as Maureen Bonnell died Tuesday after the Honda CRV she was driving struck a GMC Sierra pickup truck in front of her on Interstate 495 southbound in Andover. Troopers from the state police Andover barracks responded to

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 02:00:00

Cedardale Breaks Ground on New Haverhill Gym, Anticipates January 2019 Opening

Cedardale owners Ed and Zoe Veasey joined members of their family, staff and Mailloux Brothers Construction, on Monday, Nov. 20 to break ground on their new Haverhill gym. (WHAV News photographs) Fear not, Merrimack Valley fitness buffs: A new and improved Cedardale is on its way. On Monday, eight m


Haverhill theater to present The Odd Couple'

Northern Essex Community Colleges Top Notch Players will present its own adaptation of the The Odd Couple, by playwright Neil Simon, at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 at NECCs Spurk Building, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Felix Ungar, portrayed by NECC student Ben Beverage, of Lawrence, and Oscar Madison,


Ring in the holidays with Santa parade

Retired Dep. Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the grand marshal of this year's Santa Parade. One of their own gets the top honor at Sunday's annual Santa Parade hosted by the Andover firefighters. Lifelong resident and recently retired Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the Grand Marshall of the 2017 San

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-11-23 09:00:00

Smiths plead guilty, convicted of aggravated assault/cruelty to children

District Attorney Jackie Johnson announces the conviction of 45-year-old Nathaniel Eric Smith and 28-year-old Latasha Denise Smith for aggravated assault and cruelty to children in Camden County Superior Court on November 17. The charges stem from the June 2017 assault of a Baxley woman and her 15-

BAXLEY NEWS-BANNER - 2017-11-22 15:17:07

Evans CCRPI score drops 1.5 points

School Scores: CES score drops 3.9 pts, CMS increases 3.9 pts, CHS increases 1.2 pts The Georgia Dept. of Education released statewide College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores earlier this month. Evans County's district CCRPI score fell 1.5 points from 69.8 in 2016 to 68.3 in 2017.


Festival of Trees open on Thanksgiving

Claxton's 11th annual Festival of Trees located at the Claxton City Hall will open from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for viewing and remain open during regular business hours at city hall through Tuesday, Jan 2. The Christmas tree display is free, but viewers are asked to bring a canned good


Convenience trash sites closed for good

Three convenience trash sites located on Bill Hodges Road, Green Cypress Church Road and at the Hwys. 129/169 intersection in Evans County closed Saturday, Nov. 18. County officials are directing people to the landfill outside of Daisy to dispose of all appliances, tires, old furniture, mattresses,