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'The Freez' heats up with opening

SCOTLAND NECK - Longtime community favorite restaurant The Freez has reopened under new management after months of being closed. The new owner is Deborah Williams of Hobgood, and she has chosen not to change The Freez's classic menu, which consists of fried chicken, burgers, hot dogs and more. Willi

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-19 11:30:00

"The Long Walk Back" follows pastor's failure, recovery

Edenton pastor Stephen Mizell begins "The Long Walk Back: There is Always a Path to Recover from Failure" with a confession to a congregation he led in Washington County in 2001. Mizell walked to the podium before about 120 people and resigned for what he now openly calls one of his life's biggest f

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Getting help to first-time mothers

Keyma Branch of Pendleton holds her son, Tony. The two have long been with the free-of-charge Nurse-Family Partnership, which assigns a nurse to help a first-time mother through her pregnancy up until the child becomes 2 years old. Nurses provide medical assessments and help with information, such a

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Round 2: High School State Football Playoffs

GREENVILLE, NC -- The following matchups are second round games in the NCHSAA state football playoffs set for November 17. Class 1A (8) Southside @ (1) North Duplin (5) Pamlico County @ (4) Columbia (6) Plymouth @ (3) South Robeson Class 1AA (8) Riverside @ (1) Tarboro (6) Lakewood @ (3) East Carter

WITN - 2017-11-17 23:44:00

Goals strive for student success and completion

Since I began as president I have been working to align the college services and procedures to support and encourage student success. It has become increasingly more important to get all of the employees working toward that goal. In order to accomplish this initiative I have asked all of the employe

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Man shot, crashes van into West Philadelphia salon

Police are investigating a shooting in West Philadelphia Saturday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. at 52nd Street near Girard Avenue. According to police, a man was shot in the chest then crashed his mini-van into a hair salon. The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with life thr

6ABC.COM - 2017-11-18 23:38:20

Boniface Kongin wins men's 2017 Philadelphia Marathon; Sarah Kiptoo claims women's crown

The rain held out and the sun came out to shine on Boniface Kongin, from Albuquerque, N.M., who endured wind gusts of 23 mph to win the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday morning in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 24 seconds. Nelson Oyugi finished in second place at 2:18:08. Last year's winner, Kimutai Cheruiyot,

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 12:15:00

Canes, walkers, clothes: Bountiful donations for Barclay Friends nursing home fire victims

Ted Hartz had not even officially opened the bay doors of Good Will Fire Co. in West Chester early Sunday morning and donations had already started arriving by the trunks full: canes, socks, coats, underwear, adult diapers. To meet the rush, volunteers hurriedly set up cardboard boxes on tables and

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 13:38:44

Philly area students travel to Syria, visit Mars - virtually

The sixth grade English class at the Westtown School in West Chester was buzzing with kids eager to talk about all the things they'd just seen in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp - one of the world's largest, teeming with people fleeing violent conflict in neighboring Somalia. "In the camp, it was so cro

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 11:29:00

'My sons love hunting, I don't.' Trump's soft spot for elephants

Evan Vucci / APPresident Donald Trump has put on hold an administration rule that would have allowed parts of hunted big game to be brought to the United States from Africa. Conservationists who have a visceral emotional reaction to words like "carbon emissions" and "TransCanada" and "Rick Perry" r

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 11:23:16

N.J. radiologist completes 8k despite cancer diagnosis, amputated leg

Evan Freiberg stretches before the Rothman Institute 8k Saturday. The 43-year-old is diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, a form of cancer, and competed after losing the bottom portion of his left leg to the disease. (Brad Larrison for WHYY) Evan Freiberg stretches before the Rothman Institute 8k Saturday

WHYY - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Breaking bread this holiday season

With Thanksgiving a week away, and Christmas not far behind, a few quick breads to serve, to bring to a holiday dinner, or to give as gifts are a good idea. The following recipe is really a quick bread, but you will have to dirty a few bowls. Worth it! SWEET POTATO BREAD Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

NORTHEAST TIMES - 2017-11-19 16:01:00

Sixers: Markelle Fultz's shoulder improving, ready to move toward full basketball activities

Steven M. Falk / Staff PhotographerMarkelle Fultz is still at least two to three weeks from returning to the basketball court for the 76ers. Keith Pompey has been with our sports team since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and foot

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 14:37:00

Wildlife are special addition to hiking

Our regular weekly hikes are sometimes punctuated with unexpected and memorable events. One I vividly recall happened on the Mid State Trail in the Tussey Mountain area. My buddy and I were on a trail following a wild game food corridor. Approaching the top of a gentle rise I looked over his shoulde


Tax cuts hurt in the long run

T he Year of Jubilee is one of the most interesting concepts in Judeo-Christian culture. According to God, or Moses, or whoever wrote what we call the 25th chapter of Leviticus, every 50th year was to be a "year of jubilee," when all slaves were set free and all land that had been sold in the past h


Authority discusses water issues, solutions

Correspondent The Lawrenceville Borough Municipal Authority met Nov. 6 and learned that Lawrenceville has the highest level of manganese in the raw water, according to operator Caleb Geist who cited the Department of Environmental Protection with the information. Geist was asked by resident, Koleen


WENY News - The Salvation Army Starts It's 'Red Kettle Campaign'

ELMIRA, NY -- Across the country, volunteers with The Salvation Army are gearing up for the organizations annual Red Kettle Campaign. It's a community effort to help fund the many programs offered year round. In Chemung County, The Salvation Army starts it's season on Friday evening. Volunteers will


Lycoming County Housing Authority OKs 2018 budget

The $3.85 million plan includes rental income, operating subsidies and other revenues. The vote was 5-0 in favor of the budget. Voting yes were George Girio, Kenneth Young, Holly Baker, Alfreda Baer and Nicoya Catino. In other action, the board hired Mansfield Contracting to do building improvements

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Notre Dame students take part in "Mercy Movement Day"

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Members of the sophomore class at Notre Dame High School left their mark of mercy on the local community Oct. 19 when they took part in the school's Mercy Movement Day. Under the guidance of campus minister Marie McCaig and some faculty and parent volunteers, the

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 20:00:00

Side by side; a 200-year-old Thomas family tradition

TROY -- Snug on the crest of a curve, a comfortable warmth away from the chill of the mid November breeze, fruit resting on a plate on the counter, work gloves never too far away, three generations of men taking a scarce break in chairs around a wooden table; the stuff of novels...except for at the

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2017-11-19 11:00:00