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Fall Foliage Festival in Port Jervis

PORT JERVIS - Port Jervis' 25th Annual Fall Foliage Festival drew an estimated 12,000 festivalgoers on Sunday. They shopped for fall-themed gifts and crafts, visited food booths and enjoyed live entertainment. Many downtown stores were also open during the festival. This year's event featured enter

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-25 03:56:27

26-year-old man identified as passenger killed in car crash

BRIDGEWATER -- The passenger who died in a car crash Saturday morning was identified Sunday as a 26-year-old man from New York. The accident that killed Oscar Soza-Hernandez from Far Rockaway, New York, occurred at 9:55 a.m., at mile marker 15.2 on Route 287 northbound. The Nissan struck the center

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 17:13:31

St. Luke's Health Network hosts 'Night of Heroes'

Two patient heroes were honored Sept. 16 at the 13th annual St. Luke's Night of Heroes celebration, along with the more than 100 caregiver heroes who helped make their recoveries possible. Those attending can meet the heroes: EMS providers, fire, police, medical caregivers, as well as the patients.

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-09-24 09:26:32

Black Dirt farmer Minkus knows his onions

NEW HAMPTON - Rick Minkus stood at the edge of field P/2, watching his son at the wheel of the harvester as it moved steadily up and down the rows, filling one truck after the other with 10,000 pounds - give or take - of onions. Taking a deep breath of the onion-infused air that blankets the Black D

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-23 01:52:54

15 things about the lawmaker who posed with the Confederate flag

Most state lawmakers do not draw attention outside their districts, but that is increasingly not the case with N.J. Assemblyman Parker Space, R-24th District. Space recently posted to Facebook a photo of him and his wife posing in front of a Confederate flag, and five days later was recorded calling

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:51

Local apple orchards enjoying bumper crop

As the fall season draws closer, employees at several local apple orchards are thrilled with the abundance of the fruit this year. "There's more apples on the trees than we've ever had before," said Jake Hunt, co-owner of Windy Brow Farms in Newton. Hunt added that due to the large amount of apples

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:01:00

Government jobs can pay well

Middletown's public works commissioner and police chief, two Ulster County staff psychiatrists and Kiryas Joel's village administrator each earned more than $200,000 and were the highest-paid local government employees in the region in the 12-month period that ended March 31. Jacob Tawil, an enginee

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-24 00:15:51

Sussex Borough is asking where students reside

SUSSEX BOROUGH -- The Borough Council wants the state to require regional school districts to disclose student residency information to municipalities so they can verify that the students for whom they are being charged tuition are, in fact, their own. The resolution, which has the support of Mayo

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:01:00

More wit and wisdom from Asm. Parker Space, R-Sussex | Editorial

The sitting president has given the imprimatur of a major political party to misogyny and sexist vulgarity, which is probably the main reason why New Jersey still allows people like Parker Space to park his pants at a desk in the state Assembly. The pride of Sussex County delights in spreading the p

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 22:03:53

Pain of deportation hits Monroe family

MONROE - Monroe resident Patti Sampayo knew the moment at Newark Airport would be hard. Kissing and hugging Chico Sampayo. Watching helplessly as immigration agents handed her husband his passport on Aug. 19, 2010, and made sure he boarded the airplane that would begin his deportation back to Mexico

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-24 23:11:04

A rare, behind-the-scenes look at Coast Guard training in Cape May (VIDEO)

CAPE MAY -- A slender man in a navy blue uniform paces the wide hallway under bright, fluorescent lights. "Scream at the top of your lungs, over and over and over, what you did to bring yourself in this position," he yells into a megaphone as a dozen young men and women rest a thick double rope on t

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 11:31:51

845 Life: Sulekha Zaug keeps seniors active and busy

"Knees up high, crunch your abs... good!" Sulekha Zaug paces along the edge of the pool. "Arms straight ahead, legs straight, let's do the march of the wooden soldiers!" She pantomimes a wooden soldier as she walks along the edge. "Fabulous! Really good!" Zaug is director of recreation at the Glen A

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-24 22:11:19

OPINION: Don't spend rashly on climate-change policies

This is what global warming looks like, opinion pieces quickly declared in both Politico and CNN about devastating Hurricane Harvey. A week later, news media around the globe and politicians were saying the exact same thing about Hurricane Irma. Jumping the gun on linking disasters to climate change

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-24 04:19:55

Parish dedicates steps honoring St. Ed's School

A crowd gathered at the corner of East Webster and North Franklin streets at about noon Sunday to bless a memorial made from the steps to the entrance of the former St. Edward and Queen of Peace schools. The school closed at the conclusion of the 2005-06 school year and the building was demolished i

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Pundit and professor: 'Don't raise expectation bar too high'

"If you want to do it, here's how and there are pros and cons," said Dr. G. Terry Madonna, a pundit for media sources, professor of political science at Franklin and Marshall College Center for Politics and Public Affairs. The city has two referendum questions on the Nov. 7 ballot, along with two se

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Kanoff throws for 3 TDs in Princeton's 38-17 win

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Chad Kanoff threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns and Princeton defeated Lafayette 38-17 on Saturday night. Kanoff was 31-of-41 passing, connecting with 10 receivers, with two interceptions. EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Chad Kanoff threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns and Princeton d

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-24 04:35:00

Liberty Man Assaulted Wife with Kitchen Knife

LIBERTY - The New York State Police arrested a Liberty man following a stabbing investigation. Carlos Torres On Sept. 21, 2017 at 9 a.m., Troopers responded to Catskill Regional Medical Center, in Harris for the report of a stabbing victim. Troopers and BCI Members responded to the Emergency Room an


Tax breaks approved for Legoland owner

The Orange County Industrial Development Agency approved a 20-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement for Legoland parent Merlin Entertainments on Thursday. Under the agreement, Merlin will pay roughly $88 million over 20 years, or approximately $38 million less than if the company received no tax b

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 18:37:44

Hispanic Heritage Parade in Warwick celebrates unity

VILLAGE OF WARWICK - On Sunday evening, chants of "Viva Mexico!" could be heard on Railroad Avenue in the village, led by Arlett Montes, a Mexican diplomat with Consulados sobre Ruedas, the Consulate on Wheels. The American flag on the Railroad Green flew alongside smaller flags from various Hispani

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-25 03:13:21

Officer injured after patrol car hits telephone pole

NEWTON -- A Newton police officer was hospitalized after his patrol car struck a telephone pole on High Street Friday morning, police said. According to Chief Michael Richards, Newton police received a call shortly after 11 a.m. from passersby that a police car had crashed in front of Barn Hill Ca

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-22 20:40:00