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De Blasio promises safe Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade during balloon inflation

Neither Mayor de Blasio nor 5-year-old James Wade were worried about security at Thursday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. "I can't wait," young James said, as he watched workers fill the helium balloons on Manhattan's Upper West Side. He is especially excited about seeing the Trolls. "I want t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 02:45:13

Tight security for NYC Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK - Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor and poli

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-23 00:24:12

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017 Performers List: Gwen Stefani, Common And More

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is all about A-list entertainers. While massive balloons fly through Herald Square in New York City, there will be fun performances on the ground. Gwen Stefani and 98 Degrees will be on hand to promote their new Christmas albums. They aren't the only performers who

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES - 2017-11-22 13:30:02

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017: What time, channel, how to watch, new balloons, best viewing spots in NYC

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has become as much of a Thanksgiving ritual as turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes -- three other things you can't go without on the fourth Thursday of every November. So here is a quick guide on how to watch the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade at home,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 13:22:22

Mayor Announces More Affordable Housing, Trash Pick-Up And Traffic Agents

De Blasio at the town hall meeting in Flushing on Nov. 21. Photo by Jon Cronin By Jon Cronin, Editor In his 44th mayoral town hall since becoming mayor, Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to bring more traffic agents, trash pick-up and affordable housing, but not more parking, to Flushing. At Flushing I

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:49:38

LIRR switch malfunction delays Thanksgiving travel at Penn Station

A switch malfunction at Penn Station delayed some thanksgiving trips for commuters.(Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News) Thanksgiving travel got off to a bumpy start at Penn Station on Wednesday after a switch malfunction delayed service. Long Island Rail Road reported delays in east-bound servic

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 22:46:03

108th Precinct: Assault, Robbery, Forcible Touching

The 108th Precinct has released surveillance photos in an attempt to locate a man who shoved a woman police officer at a Long Island City subway station on Nov. 14. The suspect was at the Queensboro Plaza subway station-which provides access to the N, Q, W and 7 trains-when he allegedly jumped the t

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:52

FDNY firefighter makes remarkable comeback after nearly losing arm

Suiting up for another tour of duty, Sean O'Rourke barely gets into his turnout gear when the first alarm comes into the station house of Tower Ladder 138 and Engine 289 in Corona, Queens. Climbing behind the wheel of the tower ladder truck, O'Rourke is the muscle driving the giant truck answering t

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-22 19:00:24

Laptop Stolen From Woman At Hercules Starbucks

HERCULES, CA - Three people were reportedly involved in stealing a laptop from a woman at a Hercules Starbucks this weekend, police said Monday. On Saturday at about 2:50 p.m., an officer responded to a report of a theft at the Starbucks at 3700 San Pablo Ave., according to police. The victim, an El

PATCH - 2017-11-21 16:45:30

Man found shot dead under the I-880 overpass in Oakland

A man was shot dead Wednesday under the Interstate 880 overpass in Oakland and police were searching for two people in connection with the slaying, officials said. Police dispatchers received information from a caller about 3:15 a.m. that a man with a gunshot wound was lying on the ground under the

SFGATE - 2017-11-22 16:32:00

Hit-And-Run Victim Dies | DUI Crackdown: North Bay Patch PM

NORTH BAY, CA - Missed today's headlines? Here are the Patch stories from Marin, Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties that people are talking about today: Undocumented San Rafael Man Free On Bond Hugo Mejia, an undocumented resident of San Rafael, will spend Thanksgiving with his three children and wife

PATCH - 2017-11-23 00:39:34

Council to Weigh in On Downtown Development

Council to Weigh in On Downtown Development The Livermore City Council will make recommendations regarding the future of development in downtown Livermore. The council, at its November 27 meeting, will provide direction on the following: development and evaluation of concept plans for the city's 8.2

INDEPENDENTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Thanksgiving traffic busiest since 2005

If you haven't left home yet for Thanksgiving dinner at grandma's house, be prepared for stop and go traffic on this getaway Wednesday. Driver Wendell Rose of San Leandro says it's frustrating. "It was horrible, horrible. Just a wave of cars," Rose said. Jessica Starks' drive from Santa Cruz up to L

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-11-23 00:05:40

3 Vehicle Crash Traps Passengers, Closes Concord Road

CONCORD, CA - Southbound Bailey Road is closed at the Keller Canyon Landfill north of Concord in unincorporated Contra Costa County in the wake of a crash that trapped two people in a car, the California Highway Patrol said. One of the people involved in the three-car crash called the CHP around 7

PATCH - 2017-11-22 17:41:23

Bevy of holiday shows can be found in Solano County

FAIRFIELD - Bring out the Christmas sweaters and good cheer as Solano County celebrates the 2017 holidays. Copious Christmas shows include music, dance and stage performances. There's even a holiday home tour on the agenda. The city-by-city schedule is: FAIRFIELD Benicia Ballet Theatre, "The Nutcra

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-23 08:49:13

Man fatally shot in East Oakland

OAKLAND - A man was fatally shot in East Oakland Wednesday morning, police said. Police were trying to identify the man. His body was found about 3:16 a.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of East 12th Street, a mostly commercial area. Police don't have a motive yet for the killing and have not made any

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:11:46

Kitchen fire leaves house 'uninhabitable' in northern suburbs

A kitchen fire Wednesday morning left a house "uninhabitable" in the northern suburbs. About 8 a.m., firefighters went to the two-story single-family home on Monterey Drive in Vernon Hills to put out a fire in the kitchen, according to the Countryside Fire Department. The blaze was "quickly" under c

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-22 16:57:00

Prominent attorney and community activist to run to replace Jerry Butler

KENWOOD RESIDENT ATTY. Bill Lowry is running for Cook County Board of Commissioners to replace the Jerry Butler. His wife, Dr. Cheryl D. Watson-Lowry, is a dentist and the couple have three adult children. Bill Lowry has a famous name. Most times people confuse him with his father, William A. Lowry,

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:27:57

Thanksgiving Weekend 2017: Local Libertyville Events

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - If the turkey doesn't quite put you to sleep this Thanksgiving, you may be inclined to get out of the house and do some good charity work or check out a fun event. Here are some local events happening Wednesday and on Thanksgiving. Did we miss something? Or do you have an event yo

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:08:52

Grayslake 2017 Tree Lighting Celebration

GRAYSLAKE, IL - It's that time of year again, and Grayslake residents will be able to see the lighting of the Christmas tree at the intersection of Whitney and Center Streets. Festivities will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, with visits with Santa at the Oasis at 151 Hawley St. lasting until 8 p.m.

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:25:35