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Town of Johnstown whittles tax hike down to 52%

Councilmembers Don VanDeusen, left, Tim Rizzo, Walter Lane, Daryl Baldwin, Supervisor Jack Wilson, right, during Town of Johnstown board meeting Monday night. (The Leader-Herald/Briana O'Hara) JOHNSTOWN - Town Supervisor Jack Wilson announced during the town Johnstown board meeting on Monday that th


Tax cap override law passed

Johnstown Councilman-at-Large Craig Talarico reads a local law, subsequently passed by the Common Council, allowing the city to override the state-imposed tax levy cap in the city's tentative 2018 budget. (The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich) JOHNSTOWN - The Common Council passed a local law Monday at C

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Leading hotel and dive groups agree on Caribbean collaboration

Beach vacation ORLANDO, FLA. (Nov. 16, 2017)-The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and the Diving and Equipment Marketing Association have agreed to work together to enhance the attractiveness of Caribbean destinations to diving enthusiasts. A Memorandum of Understanding between the two non

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 06:04:49

EMS unions claim discrimination, demand city hand over payroll records

"Ever since the EMS became part of the fire department in 1996, the bureau hasn't been recognized as the uniform service it is," said Yetta Kurland of The Kurland Group and attorney for Locals 2507 and 3621 to the AmNews. "It's a lack of respect," Kurland and two EMS unions are suing City Hall for

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 05:20:00

NYULYP hosts discussion on recreating Black Wall Street

The New York Urban League Young Professionals recently hosted its National Day of Empowerment at Moody's in Downtown Manhattan. The purpose of the event was to spark a discussion on replicating Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Okla. and about the economic power of the Black community. The event also fea

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 05:20:00

Airport workers take to PANYNJ meeting to demand higher wages

Airport New Jersey airport workers' ongoing battle for increased wages continued at a recent meeting. Last week, airport workers attended a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board meeting urging its members to make good on better wages and benefits for airport workers. Back in 2014, the P

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 05:19:57

Film Society of Lincoln Center announces The Non-Actor Nov. 23 through Dec. 10

What is a non-actor? It's a question that's being asked and answered by The Film Society of Lincoln Center in their brand-new series, beginning Nov. 24. The Non-Actor is a historical survey of the myriad ways in which filmmakers have used so-called amateurs to reimagine the language of cinema and t

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 05:19:54

What to do in Cape Town, South Africa

I've shared where you should stay and where you should eat while on holiday in Cape Town, but now it's time to share the most exciting aspect of any trip...what to experience while you're there. Right off the coast of Cape Town, in Table Bay, sits an excluded piece of land known as Robben Island. It

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 05:19:50

Two Arrested in Aurora After Shots Fired, Loaded Gun Found

Police in Aurora say two male teens were taken into custody on Sunday after shots were fired and a loaded gun was found. Just after 3 a.m. while patrolling in the area of Jackson and Second, two officers heard gunshots fired close by and traveled southbound on Jackson to investigate. At the intersec

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 13:55:00

Aurora Literacy Center Seeks Giving Tuesday Donations

Aurora's Dominican Literacy Center is seeking donations through Giving Tuesday, a national social movement, through Tuesday, Nov. 28. Center director Sister Kathleen Ryan, said "Giving Tuesday inspires people to give back after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone." Donatio

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 16:35:00

Feds Seek To Strip Citizenship From Aurora Sex Offender, 4 Others

AURORA, IL - A convicted sex offender and Aurora resident fraudulently obtained citizenship by hiding his abuse of children during the naturalization process, according to the Department of Justice. Eleazar Corral Valenzuela, 49, of the 300 block of South Kendall Street in Aurora, is a native of Mex

PATCH - 2017-11-22 00:45:51

Man Shot In Arm: Aurora Police

AURORA, IL - A possible gang-related shooting landed one victim in the hospital last Tuesday, Nov. 14. Two men were walking south on Ohio Street near Harriet Avenue around 6:26 p.m. when they found themselves under gunfire. Police say the suspect was standing on the northwest corner of that intersec


Teens Lead Aurora Cops On SUV Chase

AURORA, IL - Four teens were questioned and two were charged in a Nov. 19 vehicle pursuit. Police were patrolling a neighborhood just east of downtown when they heard gunshots just after 3 p.m. They chased down a black SUV headed east on Fourth Avenue going at a "high rate of speed," police say. The


Naperville Man Charged With Child Porn

NAPERVILLE, IL - The Will County State's Attorney secured four charges of possession of child pornography Wednesday against Joseph W. Lureau. The 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody Wednesday and was transported to Will County jail. Naperville Police investigators obtained a search warrant fo

PATCH - 2017-11-22 22:38:43

Bolingbrook Police Keep Busy Arresting Men For Domestic Violence

BOLINGBROOK, IL - This week, domestic violence arrests have been cropping up around the village of Bolingbrook. Police officers have made at least two such arrests in recent days, hauling off the suspected abusers into a squad car, and taking the men on a ride to downtown Joliet, to the Will County

PATCH - 2017-11-23 07:25:46

Feed My Starving Children: A Suburban Family Tradition

AURORA, IL - Close to a bustling Route 59, where Naperville meets Aurora, is a large, mostly empty corporate office park. On the mostly quiet eve of Thanksgiving, one building was teeming with about a hundred smiling volunteers, exuberant for the task at hand: packing 800 boxes of food for shipment

PATCH - 2017-11-23 19:24:15

Guess Hoo-Hoo-Hooo is Back in Clark

The owl found in Clark in August has made a full recovery and was released into town last month.Credits: John Pingor John Pingor (r) with Jonathan Renelle (c) after releasing owl from net and turning it over to animal rescue worker for care.Credits: John Pingor CLARK, NJ - It is Thanksgiving week an

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-22 23:33:00

Billy Crudup seductive in quietly creepy 'Harry Clarke' — theater review

Untrue Brit: "I've gotten on a ride I can't get off," says Harry Clarke, played by Billy Crudup.(Carol Rosegg) Is it identity theft if you choose to live as someone you're not? The question occurred to me during David Cale's slyly seductive and quietly creepy solo play "Harry Clarke," at the Vineya

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 03:00:00

Emilia Clarke Doesn't Care What You Think About All the Nudity on 'Game of Thrones'

Yes, HBO's Game ofThrones features quite a bit of nudity, especially among its main cast. Emilia Clarke's Daenerys Targaryen has been showcased in her birthday suit more than once throughout the show's run. But the series isn't just "tits and dragons" as guest star Ian McShane once described it. At


Hehnly Elementary School student celebrate fall with a feast

Second graders at Hehnly Elementary School in Clark celebrated fall with a feast. The feast coincided with the end of a unit on manners. In addition to learning manners, students learned how to properly set a table. Students came to school dressed for the feast and had an opportunity to set their ow

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 17:05:08