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Tarrytown YMCA launches 'community needs' survey

Gerry Riera, CEO of the Family YMCA at Tarrytown explains how the YMCA has renovated and repurposed many of their facilities to better serve their members. (Video by Seth Harrison/The Journal News) Family YMCA at Tarrytown wants to hear from you. The Tarrytown chapter of the international communit

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Mary J. Blige nominated for 5 NAACP Image awards

Speaking around the release of new album "Strength of a Woman" Mary J. Blige talks about the healing power of music and why her mom is her biggest inspiration. (June 2) AP Mary J. Blige is nominated for five awards in January's NAACP Image Awards. A Yonkers native, Blige's nominations are for songs

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 18:19:24

STEM educator Digital Arts Experience moves to Scarsdale

Rob Kissner of Digital Arts Experience. Photo by Ryan Deffenbaugh The Digital Arts Experience, a provider of after-school and weekend classes covering science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), has moved its operations from downtown White Plains to Central Park Avenue in Scarsdale. The

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 14:38:22

Marketing agency Hatch 130 looks to grow with Bridgeport

Hatch 130, a marketing and design agency in Bridgeport, has come a long way in its two years of existence - and has its sights set on becoming one of the state's top five agencies by the end of next year. "We've got our flag in the ground," said owner Scott Lilly at the firm's recently opened office

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 14:30:21

New commercial and residential projects touted as reanimating Bridgeport

For Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim, new construction and the renovation of vacant properties will help erase the city's regional reputation of standing out for all the wrong reasons. "The shtick was that if you lived in Fairfield, you knew, in an unflattering way, when you were in Bridgeport because

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 14:01:22

Hungry Hollow Bridge in Chestnut Ridge Reopens

NEW CITY, NY - Rockland County Executive Ed Day is pleased to announce that the Hungry Hollow Bridge overpass in Chestnut Ridge has reopened following repairs. The bridge, which is maintained by the state Department of Transportation, reopened Wednesday to alternating one-way traffic. "We thank the

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-11-25 02:30:18

Power outage makes for dark Black Friday at Shops at Nanuet

NANUET - Black Friday was made a bit blacker when a substation transformer failed Friday morning, sending 2,300 residential and commercial customers - including The Shops at Nanuet - into darkness. Mike Donovan, media relations officer for Orange & Rockland Utilities, said the bank of three transfor

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 15:58:50

With Online Purchases Expected to Dominate, Brick-and-Mortar Stores Try to Woo Holiday Shoppers

Despite predictions that online shopping would surpass sales in stores, there were big crowds at retailers Black Friday morning Shoppers have braved the pre-dawn chill to hit stores across New York for Black Friday deals on holiday purchases. Traffic was backed up and parking lots were full at the T

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-24 13:45:28

Proposed ordinance would require permits for charging electric vehicles at Juneau-owned stations

An electric vehicle charging station at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library. (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO) The Juneau Assembly may soon mandate electric vehicle owners to buy a permit in order to use its electric car charging stations. City-owned chargers in downtown Juneau and Douglas, the valley li

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 21:39:52

Skier dead after avalanche strikes in Hatcher Pass

A skier died in an avalanche Wednesday afternoon in Hatcher Pass, north of Palmer, according to Alaska State Troopers. Troopers identified the skier as Randall Bergt, 60, of Anchorage, the Associated Press reported today. The man's death is the first avalanche fatality in Alaska this winter. Trooper

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 22:45:04

Skagway mayor vetoes Assembly action on White Pass memorandum

A cruise ship moored at Skagway's ore dock. (Photo by Emily Files/KHNS) The Skagway Assembly took a step forward at a meeting Tuesday in waterfront negotiations with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The group unanimously approved a draft memorandum of understanding with the private company. But,

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 22:29:55

Sitka students get 'hands-on' experience with subsistence

A student at Pacific High tries his hand at processing a locally harvested deer. (Photo by KCAW) "Experiential learning" in high school takes on a whole new meaning when the subject is subsistence. At Pacific High School in Sitka the students already understand that they're going to experience a lot

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 21:28:40

Alaska DOC commissioner wants to stop easy access of illegal drugs in prisons

Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams speaks to reporters after Gov. Bill Walker announced his appointment Jan. 28, 2016. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North) It's easy to access illegal drugs in prison in Alaska, Department of Corrections says. Commissioner Dean Williams says his department is trying to

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 20:05:11

Personal rights and stigma: When and where can sex offenders participate in the community?

Homer Council on the Arts will host the Nutcracker Faire at the Homer High School. (Photo by Aaron Bolton/KBBI) Towns across Alaska have to grapple with what to do once a known sex offender returns to the community after serving their punishment. Though there are clear limits in some areas, there ar

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-24 19:25:57

Sitka hikers wrap up epic, six-year Baranof Island trek

A pair of Sitka adventurers has just wrapped up a six-year odyssey in their own backyard. Eric Speck and Dan Evans are likely the first people to walk the length of Baranof Island, north-to-south. They did the trip in segments - hiking a total of 32 days - through some of the most rugged terrain on

KTOO.ORG - 2017-11-23 23:00:34

Juneau Assembly to expand controversial mining panel

The Juneau Assembly's three-member subcommittee tasked with overhauling the city's mining ordinance is adding four new members. At least 10 applicants put their names forward this month for four open seats, two from the city's planning commission and two from the general public. The proposed appoint


October unemployment rate falls slightly in Trinity

Trinity County's unemployment rate in October was 4.7 percent, down 0.1 percent from the revised September rate of 4.8 percent. The year-over-year rate is also down 1.2 percentage points from the October 2016 rate of 5.9 percent, according to data released this past week by the Labor Market Informat


Pacific Logging Congress holds memorial tribute to Larry Holmgren

This year, the late Larry Holmgren would have been the president of the 109th Pacific Logging Congress, an organization that represents timber industry workers and related businesses in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. Holmgren was asked to lead the group in 2013 and the Hydesville reside

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Mountain Magic to kick off holiday season

Weaverville is under the spell of Mountain Magic. At the foot of snow-capped Alps, Weaverville Chamber of Commerce volunteers climbed 10- and 20-foot ladders that straddled bushes and rocked on uneven ground to install ice cycle lights in the Historic District. "It's tricky, reaching these high roo


So. Trinity teacher honored

Talk about someone who makes the most out of so little. Southern Trinity High School volleyball coach Clint Maybee has been awarded the distinguished North Coast Section coach honor award in volleyball. Maybee is the girls volleyball coach at one of the tiniest schools in the North Coast Section. Wi