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Holiday fun abounds in Gettysburg

BY MARY GRACE KELLER Times Staff Writer Downtown Gettysburg will be a flurry of activity this holiday season with events running from now until the end of December. Local nonprofits have more than a dozen Christmas-theme events planned from Nov. 24 to Dec. 28, according to Main Street Gettysburg CEO

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:03:02

CTHS gives presentation on Gettysburg National Tower

Do you remember the Ottenstein Tower, also known as the Gettysburg National Tower? Were you for it or against it, or did your opinion change over time? Cumberland Township Historical Society's Speros Marinos will give a presentation on this one-time landmark, based on his own experiences of its 26-y

GETTYSBURG TIMES

Pa. Supreme Court: Police illegally seized truck in hit-and-run case

FILE PHOTO: People walk by the Pennsylvania Judicial Center at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (Harrisburg) -- The state Supreme Court has ruled that authorities did not have the right to seize a vehicle from the driveway of a hit-and-run suspect without a warrant in Luzerne

WITF.ORG - 2017-11-24 10:12:00

Game leads to guilty plea

BY VANESSA PELLECHIO Times Staff Writer Playing a slapping game called "Your Turn" with a child resulted in a Gettysburg man pleading guilty Monday in Adams County Court to simple assault of a victim under 12 years old and endangering the welfare of a child. Kyle Nett, 30, pleaded guilty to the char

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:02:53

Christmas Cactus - getting them to rebloom

My fondness for Christmas Cactus plants comes from the numerous beautiful blooms that magically appear from green tips just as color has pretty much disappeared from my outdoor gardens. These eye candy blooms start as early as November and can continue well into the New Year, often blooming again in

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:03:01

LASD students kick soccer idea to board

BY MARY GRACE KELLER Times Staff Writer Littlestown students took it upon themselves to show the school board why Maple Avenue Middle School should have a soccer team. Student Council President Nick Lovell came to Monday's board meeting to present the results of a Nov. 9 survey that asked students w

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:02:57

Thanksgiving and the Big Christmas Bird Count

If it is Thanksgiving, it is time to toast an old chestnut. Did Benjamin Franklin prefer the Wild Turkey on the nation's official emblem? Founding fathers Franklin, Adams, and Jefferson never came up with an acceptable design. In 1782, Congress chose a design with the eagle. Apparently, this turkey

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:03:00

Owner catches man punching van mirror in East Hanover Township

The owner of a Ford Econoline E350 caught Nathan Staley, 36, of Duncannon, punching the vehicle's side mirror with his fist, State Police at Lickdale said. Police were dispatched at 8:23 p.m. Wednesday to the 10500 block of Allentown Boulevard in East Hanover Township, Lebanon County, after Staley p

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:37:48

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host public meetings this month along the Lake Michigan coast to hear from the public on two issues that will affect the lake: a draft management plan and future stocking activities. More... Photo The CCSS Preschoolers took a field trip to the Newbe

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3 years for Williston man accused in shooting cover-up

A man who Williston authorities say knew about a fatal shooting over the summer but did not report it was ordered to serve three years in prison on Friday. Damian Carrillo pleaded guilty to hindering law enforcement, a class C felony, before Northwest District Judge Benjamen Johnson sentenced him to

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD

Williston Lions wreath pre-orders end today

Today is the last day to pre-order wreaths from the Williston Lions Club. The group uses the money from the sale to support its activities in Williston and beyond. The fresh wreaths, which are decorated with a red bow, are delivered just after Thanksgiving weekend. To order, call 701-774-3959 or ema

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Williston

Lamppost by lamppost, decorations will light up Main Street on every block. "Outside was cold and dreary," Louise Skaare, the executive director of the Downtowners Association, said. "We just wanted to pull the connection from the warm cozy shops with the rest of downtown." City workers were putting

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD

Special deals abound for Small Business Saturday

There's a mood that comes with the holiday season, and it often spurs a shopping spree. People want to thank the ones who have helped make their lives great throughout the year. Most probably don't think too hard about where they go to do that, but this Saturday local business owners and the Willist

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Home-cooked from the hotel: Ramada offers up Thanksgiving dinner

In Williston, though, where there is still a sizeable population of transient workers, some are in a hotel because that is their temporary home. They can't go home for the day - if they even have the day off. The Ramada Williston came up with a solution: make a turkey dinner with all the fixings and

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Trenton business damaged by fire

A Trenton sanitation business was heavily damaged by a fire that broke out early Tuesday morning. Officials described the building housing Arrow Sanitation as a "total loss" after firefighters spent hours extinguishing flames. Volunteer firefighters in Trenton were called out around 5:40 a.m., and s

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD

'It takes a village': Shore raises money for Princess Anne boy's service dog

Raheem Redding likes to greet people with a big smile, a wave and a fist bump. When he's not playing with his electronic tablet, the 9-year-old usually has a toy truck in hand, trying to peer through the windows to see if he can find his "Pop-Pop" sitting inside. In the living room of his grandparen

DELMARVA NOW

Salisbury girl rebounds from rare disease that may have started with strep throat

While there were many serious events in 2017 to consider, not all news on Delmarva was bad. The Daily Times caught up with some of the people who have either had something positive come their way this year, such as a former Salisbury resident who won a national collegiate title, or were able to over

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Salisbury woman rebounds from homelessness

While there were many serious events in 2017 to consider, not all news on Delmarva was bad. The Daily Times caught up with some of the people who have either had something positive come their way this year, such as a former Salisbury resident who won a national collegiate title, or were able to over

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Local sharpshooter remains dominant following national title

While there were many serious events in 2017 to consider, not all news on Delmarva was bad. The Daily Times caught up with some of the people who have either had something positive come their way this year, such as a former Salisbury resident who won a national collegiate title, or were able to over

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Black Friday: For TV deals, locals say 'it's worth getting out of bed'

Black Friday has arrived, officially kicking off the Christmas shopping season. More and more retail outlets are opting to open their doors on Thanksgiving evening, meaning the crowds on Black Friday are dwindling. Research shows shoppers are spreading out their Christmas shopping over the entire Ch

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 14:35:00