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Corsets and Used Pianos: Athens County holiday ads through the ages

Lest you think the modern holiday season is all about mindless consumerism, I present to you this Nelsonville advertisement from 1922: "All of next week we will emphasize a sale of corsets," the Nelsonville Dry Goods Company proudly announced. "Keep your figure young - because nature has bestowed up

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Hepatitis A On the Rise In Ky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky health officials say they are seeing a dramatic rise in hepatitis A cases compared to recent years. The Kentucky Department for Public Health has identified hepatitis A with cases in multiple counties in Kentucky. The office says 31 cases of acute hepatitis A have been


Local business owners prepare for Small Business Saturday

As shoppers take advantage of the annual big deals and consumer craziness that Black Friday has traditionally brought, a newer initiative is pre-occupying small business owners: Small Business Saturday. The initiative turns seven this year, and was originally started by American Express. However, it

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Food pantries call for donations during the holiday season and year-round

Giving back: it's an idea synonymous with the holiday season, and for many, that means giving to food pantries and similar organizations that help the local community. For food pantries, it's a balancing act, built on saving and planning. "We're a constant presence, not just when people are thinking

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

An act of honesty: Local server returns lost $1,100 to customer

When the world is seemingly so dreary at times, it's the acts of kindness shining through the gloom that can make the world feel a little brighter. The afternoon of Nov. 16 was unlike any other day at work for Shanda Bolin, a hostess at the Shade on State restaurant in Athens. After the lunch rush w

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Pass the oysters: Thanksgiving traditions you've never heard of or didn't know you practiced

Holidays like Thanksgiving are chock-full of various traditions practiced by families. Many of those traditions are nearly universal, while others are more unique and followed according to local culture. Some traditions are so ingrained into families that they may not realize they have traditions. O

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-23 10:00:00

PHOTOS: Gloria Steinem at Ohio University

Gloria Steinem's lecture at Ohio University on November 21, 2017. Posted on: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Gloria Steinem is one of the most important minds of our time: a feminist, a writer, political activist, and lecturer. On the evening of Tuesday, November 21, Steinem stopped by Ohio Universit


Rekindled fire destroys wrestling building

The rekindle of the fire at the Eastern wrestling building caused extensive damage to the structure. Brian Conde courtesy photo Multiple fire departments and Meigs EMS were on the scene of the fire at the Eastern wrestling building on Wednesday morning. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel Firefighters can b


Woman Shot and Killed in Front of Nephew in NJ Carjacking: Sources

46 Submit a Complaint A Newark woman was shot and killed in front of her nephew during a carjacking in the city, law enforcement sources say. Shuri Henry, 40, was shot in the chest shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday on South 20th Street, according to Essex County prosecutors. Henry was returning from

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-24 15:22:23

Fire Officials Believe Accident Led to Deadly Explosions, Fire at NY Cosmetics Plant

Authorities announced Monday night that the body of a male employee had been found inside the factory Fire officials say they believe an accident caused the explosions at an Upstate cosmetics factory that killed one man and injured more than 125 people Monday morning. The Vails Gate Fire Department

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-24 17:37:33

Two men arrested in stolen car involved in fatal Thanksgiving carjacking

Two men who were driving in the car stolen from a woman killed during a fatal carjacking on Thanksgiving Day in Newark have been arrested, authorities said Friday. According to Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose, the men were arrested Friday morning amidst an active investigation into the

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 17:32:16

Man killed, 2nd injured in Thanksgiving day shooting in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. - A man was killed and a second injured in a shooting on Thanksgiving in Newark, officials said Friday. South Orange Avenue, near Seton Drive, in Newark is pictured. (Google Maps) Officers responded to reports of shots fired on South Orange Avenue, near Seton Drive, just after 8 p.m. Th

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 14:56:50

Woman fatally shot during carjacking in Newark on Thanksgiving, officials say

NEWARK, N.J. - A woman was fatally shot during a carjacking in Newark Thanksgiving night, Essex County Prosecutor's Office officials said Friday. Police responded to reports of shots fired on South 20th Street, near 12th Avenue, just before 11 p.m. Thursday, officials said. A woman was found shot an

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 14:24:44

Man shot in chest on MLK Drive in Jersey City: police

A Jersey City man was shot in the chest on Martin Luther King Drive Wednesday night, but he is expected to survive, police said. The shooting occurred just before 6:30 p.m. on MLK Drive near Grant Avenue, Jersey City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said. The 21-year-old Virginia Avenue man, who author

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 16:25:19

New Jersey Devils vs. Vancouver Canucks: LIVE score updates and chat (11/24/17)

Taylor Hall, Brian Boyle, Cory Schneider and the New Jersey Devils will take on Vancouver Canucks at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Prudential Center in Newark. The Devils honored Boyle and others as a part of Hockey Fights Cancer night at The Rock, and they will look to sweep their season series against t

NJ.COM - 2017-11-25 00:50:42

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Police investigate a carjacking in Newark (RLS Metro Breaking News) NEWARK - Two Thanksgiving night homicides are under investigation including one involving a car jacking. Sharie Henry, 40, of Newark, was killed when she was carjacked on the 300 block of South 20th Street around 11 p.m., according

NJ1015.COM - 2017-11-24 14:06:03

Woman Kidnapped In Stockton Found Safe, Suspect Search Continues

STOCKTON (CBS13) - A woman who was reportedly kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend has been located and is safe, say police. On Wednesday evening, 33-year-old Eddie Gutierrez was seen forcing his ex-girlfriend, 27-year-old Adriana Carrillo, into a car in the Pacific Avenue Chuck E Cheese parking lot, say S

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 12:32:29

Family Looking for Answers After Veteran Who Was Riding His Bike Killed in Stockton Hit-and-Run Crash

STOCKTON - A family is looking for answers after a veteran who was riding his bicycle was killed in a hit-and-run crash near Hammer Lane and Lan Ark Drive on Tuesday night. David "Casper" Wright, 58, was killed while riding his bike when he was hit by a driver in a black SUV about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

FOX40 - 2017-11-23 21:42:41

Stockton Police Looking for Domestic Violence Kidnapping Suspect, Victim

Eddie Gutierrez is accused of kidnapping Adriana Carrillo. (Stockton Police) STOCKTON - Stockton police are looking for a domestic violence kidnapping suspect and victim. Wednesday, the suspect, Eddie Gutierrez, was seen forcing the victim, his ex-girlfriend Adriana Carrillo, into a late '90s Ford s

FOX40 - 2017-11-23 21:11:58

PD: Stockton man wanted in ex-girlfriend's kidnapping

Updated: 2:26 PM PST Nov 23, 2017 Stockton police are asking for help finding a man who kidnapped his ex-girlfriend after an earlier domestic violence incident, officers said Thursday. The suspect, identified as Eddie Gutierrez, 33, was seen about 5 p.m. Wednesday forcing his ex-girlfriend, Adrian

KCRA.COM - 2017-11-23 22:26:00