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Gingerbread fundraiser to benefit Foodlink

Every decorated gingerbread cookie at Windmill Farm and Craft Market, 3900 state Route 14A, Penn Yan, through Dec 9 will mean brighter holidays for residents who rely on Foodlink to help put meals on the table. "We are beginning a gingerbread cookie decorating event which will run several weeks. Any

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 14:40:52

Sen. Pam Helming announces next mobile office events

State Sen. Pam Helming will hold two mobile office events in December as she wraps up her first year in office. Helming, R-Canandaigua, and her staff will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Webster Town Hall, 1000 Ride Road in Webster, Monroe County. She also has a Seneca County sto

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 15:33:00

Retiring doc looks forward to future

GENEVA - Dr. Nitin Banwar has been an orthopedic surgeon for more than 30 years, but for the past five has concentrated solely on hip and knee replacements at the Joint Center of the Finger Lakes at Geneva General Hospital. His reason is pretty straightforward - and somewhat personal. "I just like t

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-24 21:00:00

What deals did shoppers get this Black Friday and Thanksgiving?

Bright and early Friday morning, Sarah Pullen and her husband David arrived at Eastview Mall. They drove from their home in Geneva to shop the Black Friday deals for their twin daughters Molly and Claire, 14. "It's our time to get presents for them," Pullen said. Black Friday is now a two-day event

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 19:39:48

S&S Auxiliary holding 'Lights May Shine' project

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, is sponsoring its "That Their Lights May Shine" project throughout the holiday season. Individuals can place an ornament on the hospital tree as a gift for family and friends, in honor or memory of someone they admire, in cel


Want a job with the Ben Walsh administration? Here's how you apply

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- If you want to work for Mayor Ben Walsh when he takes office in 2018, now's the time to ask. His website is soliciting job applicants for every department at Syracuse City Hall. The website asks applicants to identify what job they would like to apply for and to send their resume.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-23 23:37:10

Sen. Schumer proposes $40B for universal high speed internet

During the 1930s, an ambitious federal program sought to expand access to reliable and affordable electricity in rural areas. On Wednesday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said we need to do the same thing to help bring reliable internet access to parts of the country that are u

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 22:00:01

Lodi Food Pantry Finds Community Support

Two years ago, community members in the Lodi area started a food pantry to help their friends and neighbors who struggle with food security. This year, those services expanded to include Thanksgiving Day boxes of non-perishable items, plus a plethora of fresh produce donated from local farms, and, o

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-23 11:30:00

Eufaula Area Arts Council hopes to rehabilitate 1938 WPA building

Eufaula Area Arts Council is on a mission to keep a 1938 WPA pool building in Eufaula useful, safe, beautiful and vibrant, according to a media release. Scott Ambler, owner of Ambler Architects, recently arrived at Eufaula City Hall to discuss creating a concept design for the pool building on Nort

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-11-24 23:07:23

Holiday concert features Buddy Holly impersonator on Dec. 2

Legacy On Main Street presents "Deck the Halls with Buddy Holly" dinner and concert at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Legacy On Main Street is an event venue located in historic downtown Eufaula at 224 N. Main Street. Jim Paul Blair will star as Buddy Holly and will be performing Holly's hits and ot


Muskogee County District Court 11.24.17

Marriage licenses Warren Avery Buckhalton Jr., 34, and Kayla Katrell Price, 30, both of Muskogee. Derek Wayne Robinson, 25, and Sierra Rene Hopper, 23, both of Broken Arrow. Luis Felipe Delgadillo Lopez, 25, and Michelle Stacy Llanas, 23, both of Checotah. Civil suits Jared Jack Johnson vs. Hanover


OSBI, McIntosh County Sheriff's Office respond to reports of two bodies found near Henryetta

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents were called to a location near Henryetta on Tuesday after reports that two bodies were found, according to an OSBI spokeswoman. The agency was called by the McIntosh County Sheriff's Office, spokeswoman Jessica Brown said. Support journalism that makes a


Arvest Bank selects two local teachers for awards

Arvest Bank released the names of two of the Oklahoma winners from its We Love OK Teachers campaign. The winners are: Vicki Walker, Fort Gibson Intermediate Elementary; and Rusty Bradley, Muskogee High School. Each winner will receive $500 for supplies to further the education of their students. The

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-11-24 23:15:19

Black Friday not what it used to be

Kitty and Mark Mendoza load up their pickup and empty a shopping cart at Lowe's. The couple is in the process of remodeling a home and said they came to the retailer for grout and a couple of other items for their home makeover. They left with a $29 fire pit, shop vac and a high-tech touchless garba

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-11-24 18:36:35

Whispering Pines residents begin 'Help Us Help Others' campaign

As tough as times may be for many Muskogee area residents there are always ways about anyone can give back, said DeNisa Howe. As resident coordinator at Whispering Pines Apartments, part of the Muskogee Housing Authority, she is finding a basic truth to human nature for many people, regardless of th

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-11-24 18:11:00

EDITORIALLY SPEAKING: Police seek public's help in homicide

It has been nearly two weeks since the fatal shooting of Brett Keith Doty and Muskogee police are seeking the public's help in solving his death. Doty's body was found Nov. 10 inside a black 1993 Chevrolet Tahoe parked in a southwest Muskogee neighborhood. "We're asking for help from anyone who migh

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-11-24 01:00:00

Retailers gear up for Small-Business Saturday

TUPPER LAKE - Ann Hoag of Cabin Fever Floral and Gifts is excited to see campaigns like this weekend's Small-Business Saturday get behind owners like her. American Express and local chambers of commerce sponsor the annual event, which focuses consumer attention on their neighbors and friends who mak

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-23 19:49:18

Local woman dies in Thanksgiving car crash

A fatal car crash snapped a utility pole Thanksgiving afternoon on Franklin County Route 55 between Bloomingdale and Gabriels. (Photo provided - Ryan Murray) While most people were eating their Thanksgiving dinners Thursday afternoon and evening, emergency responders spent hours out at the scene w


'Farm to patient'

Fresh bread is available at the salad bar at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - Carl Bowen is a man with a mission. As director of nutritional services at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, he's determined to give every patient and st


After 50 years, NCCC retains personal touch

NCCC students relax outside in 1974. Things were different 50 years ago when North Country Community College started in Saranac Lake. Its focus was to offer diverse academic programs and to make it accessible and affordable to students from around the region and even afar. The college campus in the