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Resounding recognition: Albany woman nominated for voiceover award

Pretty much everything talks to you these days, from your audiobook to your company phone tree to the voice mail prompt for your password. Someone, somewhere, records all of them. "We're everywhere, we little voiceover people," quipped Matilda Novak of Albany. Novak, daughter of Joseph and Matilda

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-11-24 14:30:00

Downtown Albany, Corvallis to hold Small Business Saturday

Downtown Albany's alternative to Black Friday - Small Business Saturday - is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and includes nearly 20 independent stores and restaurants. Many retailers and eateries will have special sales, and some shops also offer items handcrafted in the Northwest. Restau

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Serving a universal need: Albany 8-year-old reached out to homeless

Eight-year-old Dawson Kenyon's long-term goal is to become an astronaut and be the first person to land on Mars. But for now, the blue-eyed third-grader at Timber Ridge Elementary School in Albany has a more earthbound mission: His Dawson's Universe of Kindness is gathering and distributing food and

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Woman and teen killed in crash south of Corvallis

Woman, teen were killed Wednesday when a Jeep SUV struck this car, a Saturn, on Hwy, 99 south of Corvallis (Photo: Benton County Sheriff's Office) CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a woman from Molalla and a 16-year-old boy have been identified as the people who died in a collision Wednesday a

KTVZ - 2017-11-24 06:17:19

Church, preschool plan joint holiday festival

Christmas shoppers and people with gifts to donate are invited to check out a new event this holiday season at the Presbyterian Child Care Center and Preschool at the United Presbyterian Church of Albany. The two organizations are teaming up to hold an Advent festival and fundraiser, "Joy of Giving,

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-11-24 14:30:00

Thanksgiving Weekend Closures (Nov. 24)

Here is a list of Thanksgiving weekend schedules and closures: Buses: Albany Transit System and Call-a-Ride will not operate today. The Linn-Benton Loop will offer its Saturday route and schedule today. The Linn Shuttle will run today, as will the Sweet Home Shopper's Shuttle. Government: City of C

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Friday weather: Morning fog, then partly sunny skies

Black Friday starts with patchy morning fog; what that clears off, expect partly sunny skies and highs around 54. It'll be mostly cloudy tonight, with lows around 40. Rain is likely on Saturday, with highs around 50. Here are your updated local forecasts: Albany Friday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Ot

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

DH & GT Comm Bulletin 11.24.17

Community There is No Better Gift Than the Gift of Reading Learn how the little one in your life can receive a book a month for free Please visit www.unitedwayoflinncounty.org for more information to sign up or donate to the program Dementia, Challenging Behaviors and the Holidays Presented by Helen

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-11-24 10:06:28

EBC, Cornell University team up to produce harvest ale

Submitted Photos Above, fresh hops destined for an Ellicottville Brewing Company harvest ale get the final sorting by members of EBC, the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program and community volunteers. JAMESTOWN - Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County's Lake Erie Regional Grape Program has anno

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

15 year old wins Cold Turkey Run

Drew Braden, Cattaraugus, took first place in this year's Cold Turkey Run held in Fredonia. The 15-year-old Braden ran the 4.5 mile race at a clip of 6:22 per mile, and finished in the top spot wit a time of 28.41. Following Braden in the top 10 were: Eric Hohenstein (Fredonia, 28:51), Alan Braden

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

On 'Mrs. Maisel,' McDermott and other holiday leftovers

Some leftovers after Thanksgiving: --- I was a little surprised to see an advertisement on ABC and NBC this week for a streaming series, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," that is my favorite new Amazon program. The aptly-titled show from Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of "Gilmore Girls," premieres Wednes

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:27:51

WVDP Volunteers Donate to Local Food Pantries

To spread good will for the upcoming holiday season, employees from the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) and its subcontractors gathered Friday at Sander's Parkview, volunteering their time and energy to once again distribute food to nine local food pantries. According to volunteer coordinat


Slopes at Holiday Valley to open Black Friday

Call it White Friday at Holiday Valley. The Ellicottville ski resort announced Wednesday that it will open slopes for the first time this season at 9 a.m. Friday. Snowmaking operations, and cold weather, worked together to help the resort make snow over 80 acres at the resort over the last two weeks

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 20:55:35

Cattaraugus County lawmakers approve $230.2 million 2018 budget

LITTLE VALLEY - Unanimously and without comment Tuesday, Cattaraugus County lawmakers approved a $230.2 million budget for 2018, up from $228.6 million. The full value tax rate dropped by 20 cents to $12.65 per $1,000, the fourth year in a row the rate has dropped. No one spoke earlier at a public h


State & Union: Tree of Life, Wish Tree efforts benefit good causes

It's the holiday season, and two organizations that serve the community are using Christmas tree promotions to benefit their programs. HomeCare & Hospice offers a personalized ornament as an option for remembering loved ones. This year's ornament can also be engraved with the name of a loved one. Th

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

'Bob McCarthy's' Irish Christmas -2017

"Bob McCarthy's" Irish Christmas, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ellicottville enters its 12th yearatEllicottville Brewing Company (EBC)on Friday December 1st.The Irish Christmas tradition continues in Bob's honor as he touched so many in Ellicottville with his spirit and generosity. Although it ca


Paducah man arrested after police chase through 2 counties

MURRAY, KY - A Paducah man was arrested Thursday after state police say he led troopers on a chase through two counties. A passenger in the car was also arrested. KSP says a trooper clocked Jarru Cavitt of Paducah driving 89 mph in a 55 zone on U.S. 641 in Marshall County on Thanksgiving. When the t

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-11-24 00:15:34

Paducah man arrested after pursuit

Kentucky State Police arrested a Paducah man Thursday after he allegedly led an officer on a pursuit through two counties. Trooper Donald Bowman said he was working in Marshall County when he observed a Chevy Camaro driving 89 mph in a 55 mph zone. Police said the vehicle accelerated south on U.S. 6

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-24 06:01:00

Crash sends driver to hospital in McCracken County

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - A man had to be taken to a local hospital Thursday after a one-car wreck on South Friendship Road. Timothy Hill was driving westbound on South Friendship when his car ran off the left side of the road after leaving a sharp right curve. Deputies say Hill over-corrected, veered

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-11-23 21:54:50

This back road could help you navigate Paducah on Black Friday

PADUCAH, KY - If you are driving through the mall area in Paducah for Black Friday shopping, don't forget about the back way through the Olivet Church Road extension. People usually get off Interstate 24 at Exit 4 to get to the mall and shopping area, but Olivet Church Road can also take you there b

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-11-23 00:22:00