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Exclusive: Dad of 15-year-old killed in LI Yeshiva dorm haunted by mysterious events leading up to 1986 murder

LONG BEACH, NY - Chaim Weiss was the first grandson of a Holocaust survivor; his father, Anton, was born in a displaced persons camp in Germany after World War II. He grew up on Staten Island, but the joy he brought to his family was short-lived. In the early hours of Nov. 1, 1986 - as Halloween fes

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-22 03:21:36

South Nassau honors area veterans at annual celebration

It was nearly standing room only at South Nassau Communities Hospital's on Nov. 10, for the medical center's annual Veterans Day Celebration where only the group of 46 veterans employed at South Nassau and their families, overshadowed the crush of hospital and local elected officials present in its


Local business owners prepare for rush of the holiday season

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, small business owners in Lynbrook and East Rockaway are finding new ways to compete with big-box chains and online retailers. Part of their strategy is to offer incentives to entice residents to shop local, though it is not always easy. "The holiday se


Residents, elected officials respond to GOP tax plan

As she stood in her house on Prospect Avenue, Lynn Mulato said she was shocked to learn that as a homeowner paying already high taxes in East Rockaway for 28 years, she might now pay even more because of new federal tax legislation. "Obviously, we're not happy about it," Mulato said. The U.S. House


Herald is looking for a good man or woman

The Oceanside/Island Park Herald is currently seeking nominations for its annual Person of the Year, to be published in our Year in Review issue on Dec. 28. The Person of the Year is recognized with a front-page article in that edition. All nominations are due by Monday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m. The soone


Getting to know Laura Gillen

Chairman: John Westerman - attorney for Westerman Ball Ederer Miller Zucker & Sharfstein, LLP Counsel: Keith M. Corbett - lawyer at Harris Beach PLLC and a Malverne Village trustee Executive Director: Brian Muellers - former Nassau County legislator Kevan Abrahams - minority leader of the Nassau C


Lynbrook resident, NYPD recruit dies at 23 of leukemia

A Lynbrook man who was training in the academy of the New York City Police Department died after a short battle with Leukemia on Nov. 14. He was 23. Jake Siciliano was diagnosed with leukemia in October. He died at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, his fiancee, Ashlee Ragusano, wrote in a statement


Remembering a brother: Michael Edwards 1943 - 2017

Michael was 8 when I was born. I came into the world when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, and when Elvis Presley rattled his way into a world that shook, wiggled and rocked. That is the way that I continue to remember my brother. Even late in his life, when he was dealing with Alzheimer's and he


Small Business Saturday 2017: Deals and discounts in and around Ogden

The day after Black Friday is a big one for small businesses across the country as they participate in a movement aimed at encouraging shoppers to support their local independent entrepreneurs during the weekend typically dominated by big-box chains. But the benefits of shopping local have a much gr

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-22 13:15:00

Weber County Sheriff release name of woman killed in Tuesday car crash

WEBER COUNTY - Police released the name of a woman killed in a Tuesday car crash in Weber County. Amber Lawrence, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to Sgt. Matt Jensen with the Weber County Sheriff's Office. Lawrence was a resident of Layton. A 33-year-old man who was dri

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-22 19:33:00

19-year-old dead; Layton teen in custody after Sunset shooting

SUNSET - A 19-year-old man was shot to death inside the home of a relative Tuesday. Detectives are investigating the death of Hunter Woodson as a homicide, said Sunset Police Chief Ken Eborn. A 17-year-old Layton boy was taken in custody, and police were interviewing another teen witness Tuesday. "T

DESERET NEWS - 2017-11-22 04:40:00

Fatal Weber County crash victim identified

(KUTV) The female passenger who was killed in a car crash on Tuesday has been identified as 32-year-old Amber Lawrence, who is from Layton, Utah. Traffic investigators estimated the male driver was driving approximately 100 miles per hour when the rollover occurred. The male driver is in stable cond

KUTV - 2017-11-22 11:37:42

Weber County investigators suspect alcohol played a role in fatal crash preceded by speeds of up to 100 mph

Traffic investigators estimate that a man was driving about 100 mph on Tuesday when he rolled his vehicle at the start of an S-curve in Weber County, causing fatal injuries to his female passenger. Police on Wednesday identified the passenger as 32-year-old Amber Lawrence, of Layton, but declined

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 19:55:01

A.M. notes: Trouble for grocery-winning Utah couple, Trump imposes sanctions on North Korea, new info for 1995 murder

Here's a look at the news for Nov. 21. Trouble for Layton family who received a year's worth of groceries A Layton military couple were given $10,000 worth of free groceries on Friday. But the day before, the couple were in a courtroom, accused of felony theft charges, according to the Deseret News.

DESERET NEWS - 2017-11-21 18:10:00

Theodore "Ted" Jabbs

July 25, 1931 ~ November 20, 2017 Theodore "Ted" Jabbs, 86, passed away peacefully, Monday morning, November 20, 2017, and was reunited with his beloved wife, Marilyn. He was born to Henry and Mary Edna Coombs Jabbs on July 25, 1931, in Logan, Utah, the third of five children, twins: Blaine and Shir

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-22 06:00:00

Christmas Tree Jubilee benefits, commemorates special-needs students

OGDEN - A white Christmas tree with green, blue and "Toy Story" highlights and toys honors a legacy of service that sprang from the life of a special-needs graduate of Roy High School. The tree, dedicated to Jared Hill, 24, who passed away Feb. 19, 2014, is just one of more than 100 Christmas trees

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-22 13:15:00

Watertown waste water treatment worker killed in accident

WATERTOWN - The city has identified the waste water treatment plant worker who died on Monday night in what is being described as a workplace accident. In a press release, City Manager Sharon A. Addison identified the worker as Gregory Eliopoulos, a process worker I with the waste water treatment pl

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 18:06:00

Move over Thanksgiving, here comes Christmas in Watertown

It's not quite Thanksgiving, but it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the city of Watertown. This as crews were busy installing the giant Christmas tree in the center of Public Square on Tuesday. The tree will be decorated before a lighting ceremony, which is planned for Friday, December

INFORMNNY.COM - 2017-11-22 14:36:05

Doris M. LaJuett, 88, native of Watertown

Doris M. LaJuett, 88, passed November 22, 2017 at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where she had been a resident. The funeral will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, November 25 at the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the North Watertown Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the funeral on Satur

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-22 22:01:00

Mildred R. Chrissley, 97, formerly of Watertown

Mildred R. Chrissley (Millie) passed away November 15, 2017 at Seasons Assisted Living Facility in Largo, Florida. Mildred was born October 2, 1920 in Theresa, New York daughter of William and Katherine Bartram. Mildred was a long time resident of Watertown, graduating from Watertown High School in

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-22 21:56:00