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Honoring Tompkins County's rural heritage

As a city grows into a bustling micro-metropolis by the day, it's sometimes easy to forget about the land around the city of Ithaca, its people, and the origins of this city rooted in the currency of the land beneath it. At one point in Tompkins County in the years after the white man came, the City

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-22 14:40:00

Hudson Street fire displaces seven

Ithaca Fire Department issued a press release this morning detailing an overnight fire at 120 Hudson Street that enveloped a three-story duplex in the South Hill neighborhood. IFD responded to the fire around 1:20 a.m. last night, and it took around two hours to get under control. Three people esca

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-22 15:39:00

Election 2018: Takeaways From Last Week's Congressional Forum

Last Thursday, the six democratic candidates vying for congressional office in New York's 23rd district testified on topics surrounding national politics and weighed in on their bids to try and vacate Republican incumbent, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed. The Tompkins County League of Women Voters hosted and mod

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-22 14:48:00

New York asks residents to carry naloxone to reverse drug overdoses

Subscribed, but don't have a login? ALBANY - How bad has the drug crisis gotten in New York? The state is now encouraging its residents to carry naloxone, the medication that reverses opioid overdoses, in a new public-awareness campaign. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration launched the campaign Tuesd

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 17:41:13

K-House: Fusion with attitude

It took a few moments to find K-HOUSE Karaoke Lounge & Suites. But there it is, its deceptively small windowed visage fronting a cavernous 5000-square-foot maze of Karaoke-screen-outfitted party rooms. K-House's frontage peers up at the Triphammer McDonalds, and is squeezed between a vacant storefro

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

Concert at The Haunt to benefit the free clinic

Lawyers, adjunct professors and graduate students, construction workers, retail and food service workers, the homeless, immigrants and refugees, musicians and artists: these are some of the patients that can be found in the waiting room of the Ithaca Free Health Clinic. "Most people don't go to the

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

How local restaurateurs will celebrate Thanksgiving this year

For those in the restaurant business, a holiday centered on food might seem like just another day of work. But Sandy Layman, who owns the Cellar Restaurant in Owego along with her husband, Bob, still thinks of Thanksgiving as down time. "We love to entertain, that's why we're in the business," Sandy

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 15:57:16

You can have Happy Hour, I'll take the four seasons

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Portions of this column appeared in a column published in the early 1980s, and included in Rick Marsi's first book of collected columns, "Wheel of Seasons." As far as cultural curiosities are concerned, the American Happy Hour has pretty much passed me by. It's no

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 14:34:41

THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Nov. 23: WWII food rationing ends in 1945

Today is Thursday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2017. There are 38 days left in the year. This is Thanksgiving Day. On Nov. 23, 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure establishing the U.S. Women's Coast Guard Reserve, or SPARS (an abbreviation of the U.S. Coast Guar

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-11-23 07:01:00

Havelock's Boys & Girls Club getting holiday makeover

HAVELOCK, Craven County - Thanks to Lowe's, the Havelock Boys & Girls Club will have a drastically improved look in time for the holidays. Crews from Lowe's Home Improvement in Morehead City and New Bern are working to beat the clock on an extreme makeover project for the organization. The project b

WCTI12.COM - 2017-11-22 22:42:24

Havelock to move forward with Lewis Farm Road park

Havelock plans to move forward with the Lewis Farm Road park project after a Board of Commissioners meeting earlier this week. Mayor Will Lewis said most of the commissioners on the current board were not seated when the project was first proposed about five years ago, and that the meeting provided

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-11-22 20:52:58

Opinion: Belief in everything on social media part of problem

Though we all have a right to express our opinions, we don't have a right to our own facts. Politicians have been blasting websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google for not doing more to prevent Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. You may have noticed that the "traditional" media -

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-11-22 20:55:51

Light up Season, charity biker ride among offerings

Light Up Season has entertainment Friday's annual kickoff to Beary Merry Christmas begins with Light Up the Season, centered on Middle Street. The entertainment lineup will include five performances on the main event stage. DJ Randy with CK Entertainment is on tap at 3 p.m. A Christmas Carol cast wi

SUN JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 19:31:00

Salvation Army aims to help thousands during holidays

There is an old saying - "charity begins at home" - which has origins linked to the Bible and various writers dating to the 1300s. For the Salvation Army, home encompasses a two-county community, and that is where the 152-year-old ministry spreads its charity throughout the year, with special emphas

SUN JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 16:39:38

Martha's Mission distributes food for Thanksgiving

MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WITN) A non-profit in Carteret County was busy Wednesday making sure people in need have a Thanksgiving meal Thursday. Martha's Mission Cupboard in Morehead City has actually been holding its holiday meal distribution all month long. Wednesday was especially busy though as people

WITN - 2017-11-23 04:16:00

Shoppers to go on the hunt for best Black Friday deals

MOREHEAD CITY - Barely after they've had the chance to digest the Thanksgiving turkey, shoppers will officially kick off the holiday shopping season this week as they head out in search of the best Black Friday deals. Terri Fowler, owner of Teacher's Pet on Arendell Street in Morehead City, is one l

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:45:00

Fontana man convicted of pimping San Bernardino County teen in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA - A 21-year-old Fontana man was convicted Tuesday of human trafficking and pimping and pandering a 17-year-old girl in Santa Ana. Armani Montrale Green, who is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 15, faces five to 13 years in prison, said Deputy District Attorney Bryan Clavecilla. Jurors began

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2017-11-22 03:32:12

Hundreds of residents express thanks for meals at Seville Park in Fontana

Hundreds of people enjoyed free Thanksgiving meals during a huge event at Seville Park in Fontana on Nov. 22. Local non-profit Project Boon joined with more than 25 other local businesses, non-profits and government organizations to host the 6th Annual Eat and Be Well celebration for four hours at t

FONTANA HERALD NEWS - 2017-11-23 00:37:00

Man accused of attacking estranged wife, friend in Fontana, and then trying to set fires to homes charged

The San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office filed charges against a 37-year-old man who police say attacked his estranged wife and her male friend then tried to set several homes on fire. Matthew Rice, of Santa Barbara, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday morning in West Valley Superior Co

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2017-11-21 17:28:56

Fontana Adult School offers many valuable programs and classes

Fontana resident Carlos Ocampo Jr., fed up with struggling along as a warehouse worker, was nervous when he enrolled at Fontana Adult School last year to obtain his GED. He grew comfortable after learning how the 60-year-old institution had helped so many others like him improve their lives. "It's t