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Street renamed for 'queen of Newburgh'

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Nelson McAllister recalled sitting in the kitchen with his sisters after the death of their father. As they grieved, Virginia "Mother" Bowman visited and asked the sisters to come into another room. There, she gave them money to help with the funeral, McAllister said. "She was, an

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-22 22:40:06

Newburgh firefighter out of hospital; other injuries detailed

CITY OF NEWBURGH - The City of Newburgh firefighter taken to Westchester Medical Center with second-degree burns from an explosion and fire at a New Windsor cosmetics factory was released Tuesday, City Manager Michael Ciaravino said in a letter to the City Council. The firefighter suffered "deep sec

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-22 18:00:03

All Newburgh firefighters injured in New Windsor cosmetics plant blaze are out of hospital

All eight city of Newburgh firefighters who were injured at the scene of Monday's explosions and fire at the Verla International cosmetics plant in New Windsor have been released from hospitals, the city manager said Wednesday. Though home in time for Thanksgiving, the firefighters are "still relivi

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Guilty plea in Orange County vehicular homicide

Wilson GOSHEN - A Walden man pled guilty in Orange County Court on Tuesday, November 21 to aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of another motorist on March 4. At the time that Dennis Wilson, Jr., 32, entered his guilty plea before Judge Craig Stephen Brown, he admitted to driving an SUV sho

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Middletown council adopts 2018 budget

MIDDLETOWN - The $39.8 million Middletown city budget for 2018 was approved Tuesday night by the common council. The spending plan comes in under the state tax cap. Taxes for a family with a house assessed at $30,000 will go up about $8. Two unfilled and previously budgeted police positions will be

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Newburgh man killed in cosmetic factory explosion; total injured increases

Roy Mohabeer, an employee at Verla International, a cosmetics factory in New Windsor describes hearing the explosion and then fleeing the factory along with fellow employees. Seth Harrison/Poughkeepsie Journal NEW WINDSOR - The fatal victim of Monday's Verla International fire has been identified a

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 16:59:13

Man pleads guilty in 2014 Westchester rape

Reeves WHITE PLAINS - A Bronx man pled guilty in Westchester County Court to first-degree rape in an attack on a Mount Vernon woman in 2014. When sentenced in January, Clevon Reeves, 35, faces 25 years in state prison. On November 22, 2014, as the victim was entering her apartment on Cortlandt Str


Investigators assessing cosmetic factory fire's cause, aftermath

NEW WINDSOR - County and state officials have not released any new information about the cause or the aftermath of Monday's two explosions and a fire at the Verla International cosmetics factory. The first explosion happened around 10:15 a.m. at the Temple Hill Road building, followed by a second ex

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-22 23:50:53

Ruth V. Beattie, Whitewater, WI

February 26, 1920 - November 21, 2017 Ruth V. Beattie, Age 97, formerly of Whitewater, WI passed away on November 21, 2017. She was born February 26, 1920 ,in New York, NY the daughter of Rev. K.O. and Agnes (nee Gilbertson) Brudevold. She was a graduate of Two Harbors, MN High School and Twin Citie

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Battery with threatened weapon reported at UW-Whitewater

The suspect was described as a black male with a thin build, approximately 6 feet tall. He was wearing black jeans and black coat, possibly a red winter stocking cap, and carrying a black backpack and two duffel bags. The suspect, who reportedly is known to police, last was seen leaving the area sou

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-11-22 18:50:00

Wilford "Dean" Case, Whitewater, WI

September 21, 1953 - November 20, 2017 Wilford "Dean" Case, age 64, of Whitewater, died at home on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. He was born in Illinois on Sept. 21, 1953, the son of Wilford and Lola (Nixon) Case. He married Yvonne "Bonnie" Root in Janesville on Nov. 10, 1979. He had been employed by Sieg

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Lineup for Saturday's Parade of Lights is announced

The lineup for the annual Christmas Parade of Lights has been announced. It will begin Saturday at 5:30 p.m. from the intersection of Main and Water streets and will proceed east through downtown Watertown. The parade, organized by the Watertown Parade Committee, will feature a variety of new and ex

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 17:59:00

Jefferson council talks return of Potter festival

JEFFERSON -- The city of Jefferson Common Council on Tuesday evening approved the budget and tax levy for the city for 2018, discussed the Harry Potter Festival and moved all of its aldermanic positions to being "at-large" in nature. Jefferson Mayor Dale Oppermann said the city will be pursuing agai

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 17:58:00

Charles W. Lemke, Fort Atkinson, WI

Charles W. Lemke age 94 of Fort Atkinson passed away suddenly on Nov. 17, 2017. He was born on July 22, 1923, in Fort Atkinson, WI to Hubert E. and Alma (Peters) Lemke. Charles graduated from Fort Atkinson HS in 1941, and served in the Army Air Force during World War II. He attended Milton College f

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Dane County supervisors pass $28 wheel tax

MADISON, Wis. - One night after loud protests over jail funding in the county budget made debating a separate measure to introduce a $28 vehicle registration fee impossible, the Dane County Board of Supervisors decided, by a wide margin, to approve the measure. The fee, colloquially known as a wheel

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-11-22 04:17:51

Clown accused of groping woman at haunted house

A Janesville man, known as Shakes the Clown, is accused of groping women at a haunted house last month. Prosecutors charged Brandon Goral, 43, with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. The Janesville Gazette reports Goral worked as a clown named Shakes at the Milton KOA Campground when he ap

WISN - 2017-11-21 22:06:00

11-year-old girl hides in closet during Ypsilanti Township home invasion

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. - An 11-year-old girl said she scared off a man who broke into her family's home in Ypsilanti Township to steal guns and jewelry in the middle of the afternoon. The damage to the front door is still evident, and the fear is very apparent on the face of the girl, who said s

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-11-23 04:15:15

University of Michigan begins process of allowing white supremacist to speak

The University of Michigan will begin talks to allow a white supremacist speak on campus. Tuesday night, the Board of Regents and President Mark Schlissel held a meeting to discuss their decision to begin the process to allow Richard Spencer to speak on campus. The University of Michigan Board of Re

WXYZ - 2017-11-22 04:14:49

Man who abducted Hines Park jogger, tried to rape her, faces 16-35 years in prison

Floyd Galloway's name has also been connected to Danielle Stislicki's disappearance, though he has not been criminally charged in that case. A man accused of abducting a jogger and attempting to rape her in Hines Park last summer reversed course Tuesday, opting to take a plea deal he previously reje

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-21 21:05:27

Washtenaw County Churches Serving Meals For Thanksgiving

Vineyard Church of Ann Arbor. Jorge Avellan / WEMU As part of the Thanksgiving celebration, churches in Washtenaw County are opening their doors to help feed the public. With this story, we continue with our series on how different people celebrate the holiday in our county. Today at noon, the Brown

WEMU.ORG - 2017-11-23 11:46:01