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Former WH aide Frank Lavin to discuss book at FDR Library

Former White House aide Frank Lavin will discuss his biography about being a teenager during World War II during an upcoming event at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park. Lavin, who was an aide to President Ronald Reagan and the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, is sched


Man dies in Franklin house fire

A man died Saturday in a house fire on county Route 21 in Franklin, according to the Franklin Fire Chief Tom Worden. Worden said the fire department was dispatched at 5:06 a.m. after the man called 911 to report his laundry room was on fire and his house was filled with smoke. Worden did not identif


Rain Can't Put a Damper on Boscov's Holiday Parade

Despite unfavorable weather conditions, the 28th annual Boscov's Holiday Parade still went on as planned. The event began near Arthur Street and Main Street and continued towards Downtown Binghamton until around the Broome County Courthouse. While attendance numbers were down, some people couldn't m


Holiday on Main offers Santa, hayrides and more

Holiday on Main takes place in Margaretville on Saturday, Nov. 25, starting at 11 a.m. Shop owners will offer many special attractions, and numerous fun activities are planned throughout the day. Holiday on Main, hosted by the Business Association of Margaretville, is held in conjunction with Small

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-21 05:00:00

Bruce Scofield, Schenevus; Enjoyed Active Retirement After GE Career

Bruce Scofield SCHENEVUS - Bruce Charles Scofield, 67, a 38-year employee of General Electric, passed away at home with his family by his side on Nov. 19, 2017. Bruce was born Oct. 11, 1950, in Cooperstown, the son of Charles D. and Isabel R. (Davis) Scofield. He was a life-long resident of Schenevu

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-11-21 21:41:11

Council scrutinizes city's 2018 budget plan

ONEONTA - Common Council members asked questions about spending and the reasons for a projected 3 percent increase in the tax levy to support the proposed 2018 budget during a meeting Tuesday night. No one spoke during a public hearing on the $22 million budget proposal, but one Common Council membe

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-22 01:58:25

Otsego Chamber toasts realty firm, Springbrook

A night of awards and recognition of service in the community lit up The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Nov. 16 night as the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual small business dinner. The first honor of the night went to Springbrook and its new Family Engagement Center, wh

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:50:09

'Mice' to promote performance of 'The Nutcracker'

ContributedMice from the Fokine Ballet Company's production of "The Nutcracker" are shown in this undated photo. They will promote the show with appearances in downtown Oneonta. Area residents might run into a few "mice" while Christmas shopping in downtown Oneonta on Saturday. In preparation for th

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-21 01:30:34

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 13-19

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at Dallas, NBC, 21.06 million. 2. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 15.31 million. 3. NFL Thursday Night Football: Tennessee at Pittsburgh, NBC, 13.52 m

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 22:19:00

Reckless driver report nets arrest

A Topeka, Illinois, woman was arrested by Adams County authorities Tuesday on multiple charges, according to a news release. The Adams County Sheriff's Office reported deputies responded to a report of a reckless driver on Hwy 24 at approximately 11:15 a.m. The release stated deputies pulled the veh

WGEM.COM - 2017-11-21 23:51:00

Avon woman opening online boutique with family

AVON - Meg & Marie, an online women's clothing boutique staffed by Megan Mason, Beth Farmer and Courtnee (Brown) Farmer, will launch in 2018. Courtnee Farmer is originally from the Avon area, graduating from Avon High School in 2007. She attended Carl Sandburg College for two years on a basketball a


Kass: Sen. Franken should take a long walk

Those popping sounds you hear aren't light bulbs breaking as they hit the frozen surface of Lake Wobegon. Instead, that sound comes from political heads exploding in the Democratic Media Complex. Because liberal Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota was exposed, completely, for what he really is b

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2017-11-21 07:45:00

'Justice League' disappoints in US with $96 million opening

Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that's the situation Warner Bros. and DC's "Justice League" is in. The big-budget superhero mashup came in well under expectations, which had pegged it for a $110 million la


Panthers get out to 31-4 start, cruise to victory

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Laney Lantz's 31 points led Central-Southeastern to a 70-27 rout of Biggsville West Central on Monday night. CSE jumped to a 31-4 lead in the first quarter. Lantz had 18 points in the period. The Panthers eventually led 48-6 at halftime. Olivia Lantz scored 12 points and Kenn

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2017-11-21 06:50:01

Lombard Principal Nick Sutton hired as Stark County Superintendent

GALESBURG - Lombard Middle School Principal Nick Sutton will complete this school year before taking over as superintendent of Stark County District 100 next year. The Stark County School Board approved hiring Sutton for the 2018-2019 school year at its meeting Monday night. Sutton has been principa

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2017-11-21 21:15:12

In brief: Blood drives, Christmas assistance

Red Cross to host blood drives GALESBURG - The American Red Cross will have blood drives at the following times and locations: Nov. 22 - 2 to 6 p.m., Knox Agri Center, 180 S. Soangetaha Road Dec. 1 - 1 to 6 p.m., Norman Legion Hall, Route 180 North, Williamsfield Dec. 13 - 2 to 6 p.m., Knox Agri Cen

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2017-11-21 00:37:07

Tenants Union is pushing for rent control in Pasadena. Here's what that could mean for both renters and landlords.

The Pasadena Tenants Union will soon begin collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to cap rent increases at 4.5 percent per year and require landlords to pay moving costs if a tenant is evicted without adequate cause. Union members started the process last week, and they'll need more than 12,0

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 01:09:33

Pasadena's 'other' parade celebrates 40 years of zaniness today

The Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade will celebrate its 40th anniversary Sunday with the usual spontaneous and improvisational zaniness. The offbeat parade - which organizers describe as "the twisted sister of the conventional Rose Parade" - will kick off at 11 a.m. in East Pasadena along Colorado


'King Charles III' at the Pasadena Playhouse blends blank verse and prose

The Pasadena Playhouse opened the second production of its centennial season, with the West Coast premiere of Mike Bartlett's Tony-nominated and Olivier Award-winning play, "King Charles III," on Nov. 12. Directed by Michael Michetti, who is currently wearing three hats in Pasadena, with this produc


SGV Man Killed In Hit-and-Run

POMONA, CA - A 46-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Pomona, police said Tuesday. Officers responded to the area of East Grand Avenue and Reservoir Street at 8:17 p.m. Monday regarding a report of a man down in traffic lanes, lying east of the railroad tracks, according to the Pomona

PATCH - 2017-11-21 20:31:06