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Staten Island band's new song features President Trump's 'Locker Room Talk'

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- "When you're a star, you can do anything." That is the catchy chorus of the newest track from local music group Dolltits. These lyrics might sound uplifting and inspirational -- but this wasn't the acoustic punk band's intent. The song, dubbed "Locker Room Talk," is a musical c

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 18:36:41

Congestion pricing all about fairness for Staten Islanders (commentary)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The congestion pricing debate is coming again, courtesy of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is looking to generate money needed to fix the subways. For Staten Islanders, the question is the same as it was the last time we confronted the issue a few years ago: How will our borough be held

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 18:25:00

NYPD: 'Card reader' reported at Staten Island ATM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A report of a suspicious item found at a bank's ATM machine on Staten Island has spurred a police investigation and a social media post warning about potential fraud. A 911 caller on Sunday told dispatchers they pulled a "card reader" device off an ATM at Municipal Credit Unio

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:42:23

Staten Island nature: How our urban ecosystem can hurt native species

Cities occupy somewhere around four percent of the Earth's land area. While human development overwhelms these portions of the land, nature often finds a way to coexist to some degree. While the same basic principles that underpin all ecosystems apply to urban ecosystems, there are a number of addi

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 17:51:32

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018: What's open, closed on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here's what's open and closed on Staten Island in observance of the holiday. Staten Island Advance -- Will publish Banks -- Most closed Financial Markets -- Closed Government Offices City-- Closed State-- Closed Federal-- Closed Courts Fed

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 10:00:00

Who will be the new Miss Staten Island? Pageant set for weekend

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It's the start of a new year, and with it comes newaspirations, hopes and dreams -- at least for the young women who are prepping and polishing for the Miss Staten Island Scholarship Pageant this weekend. The 52nd annual pageant is set for Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. in Martling

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 19:38:23

Bosses in blue: A look at Staten Island NYPD commanders over the years

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Staten Island will see a new "top cop" taking over the leadership position at the end of the week, when Assistant Chief Kenneth Corey takes the reins. Corey will make the transfer from his role as commanding officer of the First Deputy Commissioner's Office to take over as NY

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 15:30:12

Check out 2nd-generation law enforcement officer's stunning Staten Island images

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Stephanie Sanchez is a talented photographer -- and second-generation law enforcement officer -- who captures this borough's beauty regularly with her camera. "It's a form of therapy for me, from shooting, editing, and even pairing it to passages or my own words," said Stephan

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 14:19:40

Gainesville marchers commemorate life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Marchers gathered Monday in Gainesville to celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. The march began at the Butler Center on Athens Street and proceeded to the Fair Street School. The focus of this year's event, organized by the Newtown Florist Club, is affordable housing and health car

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-15 21:55:00

Newsmaker in business: Gainesville's Dubnik is chosen to 2018 Leadership Georgia class

Leadership Georgia is a 47-year old organization of emerging and diverse leaders from all walks of life throughout the state. The 5,000-plus alumni include a number of influential state and national leaders. Leadership Georgia is a 47-year old organization of emerging and diverse leaders from all w


Raccoon off Thompson Bridge Road marks Hall's first rabies case of 2018

The first rabies case of the year has been confirmed after in incident off Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. A rabid raccoon had contact with two dogs in the 900 block of Etta Vista Circle, according to a news release from Hall County. The county was informed Jan. 12 that the raccoon tested posi

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-16 19:44:00

Trump's controversial comments split members of his evangelical council

GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- The controversy over President Donald Trump's comments last week about immigration is intensifying. In Gainesville, a prominent conservative leader and a member of the president's own evangelical advisory board, Pastor Jentezen Franklin, is rejecting the president's stance. Presi

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-16 01:30:00

94 homes proposed off Flowery Branch downtown

A Flowery Branch builder/developer is proposing 63 townhomes and 31 single-family homes between East Main Street and Phil Niekro Boulevard near the South Hall city's downtown. Chris Hill is seeking to rezone the 18.4-acre site from highway business to planned unit development to allow the residentia

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-16 05:33:00

Maysville man given 25-year prison sentence in rape case

A Hall County jury found a Maysville man guilty Friday on charges of rape and aggravated child molestation of a girl under the age of 10, according to court documents. Randy Travis Brigham, 27, was convicted on all four counts brought against him. He was given a 25-year prison sentence. Following th

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-16 19:52:00

Light snow could fall in Hall on Tuesday

Snow has moved into the forecast for Tuesday night in Hall County, but if it materializes, National Weather Service forecaster Sid King said not to expect too much. He said Sunday night that a tenth of an inch would likely be the highest amount of slow accumulation in Gainesville. But with temperatu

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-15 04:19:00

Georgia pastor on Trump's religious council disagrees with president

Gainesville megachurch pastor Jentezen Franklin, who is also a member of President Trump's ecumenical council, made a brief statement at the end of Sunday's service disagreeing with the president's statements regarding Haiti, El Salvador and African nations during a White House meeting late last wee

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-15 05:54:00

7 people taken to hospital after Greenville Co. crash

Our crew at the scene is reporting that the crash, which happened around 8:45 p.m., involved two SUVs and a car. The road was reportedly partially blocked. South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Our crew at the scene is reporting that the crash, which happened around 8:45 p.m., in

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-16 02:47:31

Pelzer Town Council to meet Jan. 16

Pelzer Town Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Pelzer Community Building. Agenda items include: Mayor and Council to set calendar for monthly council meetings in 2018; Mayor and Council to elect Mayor Pro Tempore; setting New Office Hours for Town of Pelzer and Holiday Schedule Obse

THEJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 10:20:26

Chase ends in Greenville County when car runs out of gas, troopers say

A brief chase ended in Greenville County Tuesday morning when the suspect's car ran out of gas, according to officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Officials said a trooper tried to pull over a car about 3:15 a.m. on Highway 25 at Highway 123. They said the car did not stop and there was

WYFF4.COM - 2018-01-16 19:30:00

Tri-County Tech dedicates long-awaited Student Success Center

Tri-County Technical College dedicated the first new building on its main campus in 23 years last week, cutting the ribbon on a project that had been in the works since 2004. "It's been a long slog," Tech President Ronnie Booth said. Yeah, it was long, and it was definitely a slog. I'll tell you abo

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-01-16 17:01:43