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Dreamers protest at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK - The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade got political Thursday as a group of protesters broke through barriers and sat in the middle of the parade route. The protesters wore shirts in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The "Dreamers," named after the proposed DREAM

WPXI - 2017-11-23 20:50:00

Plan all your holiday events around Centre County with this guide

Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW Crafting clay ornaments, 2-5 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com. Sampling Saturday: Holiday Cheeses & Italian Pizzelles, 2-4 p.m., Tait Farm Foods, 179 Tait Roa

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-24 16:47:00

Report: N. Korea replaces border guards following defection

This combination of images made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations Command shows a North Korean soldier running from a jeep and then shot by North Korean soldiers in Panmunjom, North Korea, before collapsing across the border in South Korea. A North Korean soldier

DERRICK - 2017-11-24 09:13:12

Here's how local communities are gearing up for Small Business Saturday

Black Friday has a stranglehold on holiday shoppers, but its grip has been slightly loosened by Small Business Saturday for several years. American Express, which launched SBS in 2010, estimated that the United States hit a record high of 72 percent of consumers aware of the initiative to shop small

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-24 19:08:00

OPCW chief: 'Unfortunate' that Syria probe's mandate blocked

Updated: Nov 24, 2017 - 7:16 AMTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog says that Russia's veto of United Nations Security Council resolutions to extend the mandate of an investigation team that lays blame for chemical attacks in Syria "creates a gap whi

WPXI - 2017-11-24 12:16:52

Wildlife officers: Mild weather, abundant food boost deer herd

Anecdotal evidence - such as conversations with farmers, recent mild winters and availability of food sources - led at least two local Pennsylvania Game Commission representatives to think there has probably been a slight increase in the regional deer population. "It's just based on observation and

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-11-25 03:36:00

Grindstone McDonald's debuts new look

The McDonald's restaurant at 102 Roberts Road, Grindstone, on Friday debuted a remodeled store featuring multiple service and payment options. The completely renovated restaurant, which has an expanded dining room, now features new digital self-order kiosks; table service; new payment options inclu

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-11-25 07:00:00

Senior Ukraine separatist: Rebel chief has resigned

MINSK, Belarus (AP) - A senior separatist official in eastern Ukraine on Friday announced the resignation of the beleaguered rebel chief in an apparent palace coup, ending a four-day showdown between rivaling factions. Leonid Pasechnik, state security minister of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's

WPXI - 2017-11-24 20:53:46

Bridgewater man named chair of Somerset Health Care Foundation board

Paul D. Hubert of Bridgewater has been named chairman of Somerset Health Care Foundation, which supports Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. He previously held the position of vice chairman. Hubert is Global Market Manager for the Eastern Region of Citi

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 16:19:31

This is N.J.'s deadliest road for pedestrians -- and the people trying to make it safer

A 17-year-old high school student. A 37-year-old man with disabilities. A father of two. A mother of three. All are among two dozen killed while crossing or walking along Route 130 in the past five years. The highway runs from Pennsville Township in Salem County all the way to North Brunswick Townsh

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:48

JCC holds annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs

Some 300 attended the JCC's fourth annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs held Nov. 18 at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC in Bridgewater. The evening included dinner and dancing and was enjoyed by all those who attended. The JCC hosts social activities throughout the year for adults with specia

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 16:14:05

Commuter group denied latest one-seat ride request for Raritan Valley Rail line

Photo by Brian Trusdell MANHATTAN BOUND - An eastbound train on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line pulls into the Garwood train station. Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Chairman Peter Palmer recently said a one-seat ride into Manhattan on the route is unlikely in the near future. UNION COUNTY, NJ - The

UNIONNEWSDAILY.COM - 2017-11-24 17:16:57

3 detectives receive new award from Crime Stoppers of Hunterdon

FLEMINGTON - Three detectives were recipients of a new award from Crime Stoppers of Hunterdon County, presented on Nov. 17 during a fundraiser held at Lone Eagle Brewing. Det. Brandon Griffiths and Det. Raymond Mackiewicz of the Readington Township Police Investigative Bureau and Det. Bruce Sanderso

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 15:45:35

Davis Realtors expands its toy drive to two counties

EAST BRUNSWICK -- Stuart Davis, broker of record, announced that Davis Realtors will be supporting the nearly 40,000 Marines, Marine Corps League members, veteran Marines and volunteers involved in the 2017 Toys for Tots campaign with drop off points in East Brunswick and Ocean Township this year.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-25 05:30:00

Car insurance rates and your credit score | Biz Brain

Q. I was told that your credit score influences your car insurance rate. Is that true? -- Driver A. It is indeed true that your credit score will impact your car insurance rates, but not in the direct way you might imagine. Auto insurers concoct their own scores in an effort to predict both how like

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 13:45:13

Search yields charges for dad of woman in shots-fired case

The father of the woman police were seeking after a shots-fired incident Thursday afternoon in Washington faces drug charges after he gave permission to the Warren County Tactical Response Team to search his home for the 20-year-old and they turned up a marijuana grow operation, authorities say. Ste

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 18:22:13

Scenes from Repton: Tiny railroad town once home to renowned hospital

On a recent road trip, I came across the tiny-but-quaint Repton, a Conecuh County town with a population of 282. The town, incorporated in 1899, was once home to the only hospital between Selma, Ala., and Century, Fla. At its peak, the town had about 422 residents. Despite the fact that much of the


NAACP president focuses on Alabama

The Turkey Day Classic Parade is held in downtown Montgomery, Ala. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 23, 2017. (Mickey Welsh / Montgomery Advertiser) Mickey Welsh / Advertiser EVERGREEN - When the NAACP's new president arrived in Evergreen for a speech recently, he focused on current events as

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-11-24 19:36:48

YLA learns about resumes and interviews

On November 8, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore (YLA) held their second session at United Bank. We met at the bank at 8 a.m. and had a light breakfast before getting down to business. This session was intended to show us how to make resumes appealing and how to represent ourselves well during an interv


GECA to present A Christmas Story

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts next production is bound to get you in the Christmas spirit. Dates for A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd are Thursday through Saturday, November 30, December 1 and 2, 7 p.m.; Sunday, December 3, matinee at 2 p.m. Cast members are Ralph - Phil Johnson Ralp