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Cops: Two homeless men caught burglarizing Route 58 gas station

Two homeless men were arrested on felony charges Saturday after they were caught breaking into a gas station on Route 58, according to a Riverhead police press release. Wesley Jones, 59, and Jonathan Vacanti, 25, were found at the Speedway gas station near Tanger Mall Drive shortly after 2 a.m., off

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-19 17:28:18

Riverhead Blotter: Unlicensed driver charged with DWI following crash

An unlicensed driver was arrested on a drunken-driving charge Saturday after he reportedly crashed his vehicle in Riverhead, according to a police report. David Canahui was arrested for DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident, all misdemeanors, a


LIRR adds midday train to Manhattan, more summer service also planned

The Long Island Rail Road has made schedule changes in response to requests from local officials and transportation advocates over the past year. One of those changes, which went into effect Monday, is the addition of a weekday train leaving Greenport at 9:43 a.m. and arriving at Penn Station in Man

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-20 11:00:24

Police: Son arrested in fatal stabbing of mom hospitalized

Christopher Storm Harrison will not be arraigned Sunday in the fatal stabbing of Joyce Skarka at their Center Moriches home on Friday night. Christopher Storm Harrison was arrested in the fatal stabbing of his mother at their Center Moriches home on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Photo Credit: SCPD; String

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 16:36:58

Long Island forecast: Mostly sunny, breezy, highs in mid 40s

Long Islanders will still have to hold onto their hats Monday, as gusty winds are expected to continue, at least through the afternoon, forecasters say. Look for breezy conditions with gusts up to around 30 mph, said Joe Pollina, National Weather Service meteorologist in Upton. That office reported

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 10:57:59

Ambulance HQ may cost more to build, Brookhaven officials say

The cost of a new headquarters for the South Country Ambulance District may go up by as much as 21 percent after construction bids came in higher than expected, Brookhaven Town officials said Thursday. Town Supervisor Edward P. Romaine said bids submitted by contractors interested in building the 26

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 11:00:30

Brookhaven delays razing 'decrepit' Eastport house amid dispute

The owner, a developer, plans to build an office, bank and pharmacy at the location. But civic activists want to move early settler's house and restore it. Brookhaven Town wants to demolish this historic Montauk Highway house in Eastport because it is abandoned and in disrepair. Photo Credit: Jessi

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 11:00:00

Column: A survivor fighting to raise awareness

The diagnosis defied logic. Sure, there had been some chest pain and difficulty breathing. But the dreaded "C" word? Couldn't be. Sarah Christ was only 50 when she went for a routine chest X-ray last year in hopes of getting to the bottom of her health issue. She figured it might be something like w

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-19 11:00:40

In Photos: Asheville's 2017 Holiday Parade

Santa and Mrs. Claus make their annual appearance at Asheville's 71st Holiday Parade Asheville's annual parade took over the streets of downtown on Nov. 18. The sidewalks along the parade route on Biltmore and Patton avenues were swamped with nearly 16,000 onlookers for the city's 71st annual kickof

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Visiting Our Past: Hostility and hospitality in 1850 Asheville

The most sensational stories, pulled from world events, are dominating the news, accompanied by extremist vitriol. That's what someone might have thought in Asheville in 1850. The big story had taken place at Harvard. Its custodian had found, inside a wall, the arm and leg bones of Dr. Parkman, who'

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

Blue Ridge Parkway closed for snow, ice north of Asheville

ASHEVILLE The very northern and southern stretches of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Western North Carolina are closed for snowy and icy road conditions as of Sunday evening. Mount Mitchell State Park, which only has vehicle access from the parkway, is also closed. The Asheville corridor is open. The sec

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-20 03:24:24

Man killed in Asheville collision

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) - The Asheville Police Department reports that one man died after a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning. According to a report by the police department, Jeffery Gene Adams, 49 of Asheville crashed his SUV in the 1600 block of Hendersonville Rd., also known as US 25. Th

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-18 17:23:06

VIDEO: The 2017 Asheville Holiday Parade

Photo: WLOS staff The Asheville Holiday Parade happened Saturday, November 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There were 100 entries in this year's parade, including marching bands and dancers. The theme was "Holiday Magic," and the 2017 Grand Marshal is WWE Hall of Fame inductee Beth Copeland, the athlete


Street closures, bus route changes for Asheville Holiday Parade

The Asheville Holiday Parade is happening Saturday, Nov. 18, and city officials are advising people to plan ahead for street closures and bus route changes. The parade, put on by the Asheville Downtown Association, is scheduled to take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The route runs up Biltmore Avenue t


APD seeks witnesses in fatal South Asheville crash

ASHEVILLE - A man died at the scene after a one-car crash in South Asheville early Saturday morning, according to Asheville Police Department. Jeffrey Gene Adams, 49, of Asheville, was traveling in the northbound lane of Hendersonville Road when it crossed into the southbound lane and came to rest o

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-18 22:13:51

Boyle: Yes, STRs will be the defining issue for Asheville

It's always tempting to say Asheville "is at a crossroads." I've been here 22 years now, and I've heard that expression bandied about over and over again, whether it was referring to the coming of the I-26 Connector (which may or may not get built in my lifetime), the influx of transplants, the dis

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-18 17:34:01

Super season for local apple growers

After 60 years of growing apples, Art Soons thought he had seen it all. Until this year. "I've never seen such a load of fruit," said Soons, 84, co-owner of Soons Orchards in New Hampton. "Last year, Mother Nature gave us a half-crop, and this year she gave us a crop and a half." Steve Clarke at Pro

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-19 23:13:33

New mountain biking trails open in Catskills

WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) - New multi-use trails have been established on state-owned forest land in the Catskills. The trails are being promoted as a mountain biking destination. The trails are in the Elm Ridge Wild Forest in the town of Windham. The five miles of new trails bring the total to 25 miles in

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-19 12:46:16

Coxsackie woman faces drug charges after traffic stop

NEW SCOTLAND -- A Coxsackie woman is charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, following a traffic stop. State Police stopped Ethel M. Bagley on Main Street in Ravena for a traffic stop. Subsequent to the stop, they found numerous methadone hydrochloride 10

WRGB - 2017-11-19 22:20:38

Hudson Confidential: Mount Saint Mary students mentor kids in river project

Students from Mount Saint Mary College and the San Miguel Academy recently teamed up to analyze the health of the Hudson River. Mount students from the college's freshman program First Year Experience served as mentors for San Miguel sixth-graders. They tested pH, turbidity, chlorophyll, dissolved o

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-20 00:58:33