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'Home' For The Holidays

HARRISONBURG - It is not exactly easy for Magi Linscott to say where she's from originally. Growing up in a military family, "home" is a bit of a transient term. But in Our Community Place, she has found a place for fellowship, a place to belong and be involved in others' lives, a different kind of

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-24 03:07:00

JMU Event To Explore Diversity In Italian Cinema

The hashtag "#OscarsSoWhite" brought attention to Hollywood's lack of diversity, but Italian-Ghanaian director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu wants to show that it's not just a U.S. problem, but a global one. Kuwornu's 2016 documentary, "Blaxploitalian: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema" explores the pre

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Farm at Sunnyside earns conservation honors

The 2017 Rappahannock County Bay-Friendly Farm Award has been presented to The Farm at Sunnyside in Harris Hollow along the banks of the Rush River. The annual Conservation Awards dinner was held in Culpeper and honors residents who have demonstrated leadership in the stewardship of local soil and w

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:28:15

In the face of cancer and a career coming to a close, Louisa football coach Mark Fischer reflects on the lives he's touched

Thank you for reading 10 free articles on Fredericksburg.com. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you are a current 2-day or more subscriber to the Free Lance

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-11-24 02:00:00

Simplicity helps Santa Fund endure

Sometimes simple is better, and that may be why Central Virginia's homegrown Santa Fund has been a success for more than 120 years. Created in 1894 by The Daily Progress' founding publisher James H. Lindsey and now cosponsored by WINA radio, the children's charity begins its annual fund drive today

DAILY PROGRESS

Local chefs share their holiday recipes

The Halloween sugar comas have passed and attention now turns to Thanksgiving, the holiday of home-cooked meals featuring family recipes from generations past. The Chef's Market Bonnie Jones and Phil Anderson opened The Chef's Market to share their love of food with the community. Featuring local ar

NORTHERN VIRGINIA DAILY

Announcements for Nov. 22 through Nov. 28

AARP Tax-Aide seeks volunteers to serve as tax counselors and greeters for low-income and middle-income taxpayers from February through April in the Charlottesville, Fluvanna and Lovingston areas. (434) 244-0451. Albemarle County School Board seeks volunteers through Dec. 1 to serve on the Long-Ra

DAILY PROGRESS

Digital Only All Access Daily Progress

State government offices: Closing at noon on Wednesday, closed Thursday and Friday. Local government offices: Buckingham County, closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Madison, Nelson, Orange, closing at noon Wednesday; Charlottesville, Louisa, closing at 1 p.m. Wednes

DAILY PROGRESS

Shirley mom faces Leandra's Law charge, records show

A Shirley mother who police said crashed her car with her two children inside while she was high on drugs faces a felony Leandra's Law charge. Tara Fontana, 38, was arrested Wednesday after crashing her vehicle into a pole on Middle Island Road in Middle Island, injuring herself and her two childre

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 21:12:00

Shelter was warned about resident accused in attack, ex-employees say

Former manager and a caseworker wrote that they were concerned about veteran's mental health before he allegedly assaulted another resident in Yaphank. Michael Hunter is led out of the Sixth Precinct in Selden for arraignment in July 2017. Photo Credit: James Carbone Administrators of the Suffolk

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 18:36:00

Hamptons and North Fork Kids Events This Weekend: November 25-29

Enrich your kids' lives with these great events in the Hamptons and North Fork this weekend, November 25-27, 2017. Find more events at Events.DansPapers.com. THEATER The Three Little Pigs Build a Better House When: November 25, 11 a.m. Where: Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor What: The th

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Letter: Delaying zoning changes makes sense

To the Editors: Zoning regulations in town would already permit age-restricted housing. For example, any of the cluster housing developments that already exist near Town Center, such as Avalon, Village Walk, Glen River, River Ridge or Wilton Crest, could have been built to serve seniors. Regarding t

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:41

After a lifetime of giving, Long Island woman gets the gift of hearing

Sally Lepis, 102, received new hearing aids for the first time in decades, after her family wanted to honor her for taking care of those in need. Sally Lepis of Selden gets hearing aids from audiologist Paula LaMendola. Photo Credit: Genser Dubow Genser & Cona Sally Lepis, 102, has spent a lifetim

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Shop 'Til You Drop: Digest These Post-Thanskgiving Day Deals

It's difficult to boil down all the post Turkey Day deals for your home and your loved ones to one page, but we tried. In Home, at 132 Main Street in Sag Harbor, is offering 30% off select Queen or King Magniflex mattresses through December 1. inhomesagharbor.com New studies show that having a dog i

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Editorial: After 51 years, still no closure for Louise Pietrewicz's family

On Oct. 26, The Suffolk Times and the Riverhead News-Review published a special section on the story of Louise Pietrewicz, who disappeared Oct. 6, 1966, never to be seen or heard from again. Louise was born in Sagaponack, a farming community on the South Fork, and in 1950 married a Cutchogue farmer

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-24 10:57:33

4 Nabbed In DWI Crackdown: Cops

RIVERHEAD, NY - Four drunk drivers were nabbed as part of a DWI crackdown in Riverhead, police said. According to Riverhead Town Police, the 4 individuals were busted as part of the continuing efforts by the Suffolk County District Attorney's DWI Task Force. Members of the Riverhead Police Departme

PATCH - 2017-11-23 13:12:23

Canandaigua Rotary offering mediator scholarship

Canandaigua Rotary Club is sponsoring a mediator training scholarship for a student in need to help in the peaceful resolution arena. One of Rotary International's missions is peaceful resolution to conflicts. Mediation is a process where a neutral and trained individual works with parties to reach

MPNNOW

Canandaigua to host substance abuse forum

CANANDAIGUA - A police chief, coroner and FLACRA representative will be part of the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Ontario County's next Community Cafe. The session is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Canandaigua Middle School chorus room. The coalition is an initiative of the Partne

FINGER LAKES TIMES

Dugway Road residents seek safety fix

They are calling on the state Department of Transportation for help at what they say is a dangerous intersection. CANANDAIGUA - Motorists don't just drive up to the intersection of Dugway Road and Route 21. There's a process involved. Drivers creep to the intersection slowly, simultaneously watching

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 03:58:35

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

1 A CAMERATA CHRISTMAS: The Finger Lakes Camerata - a 25-member choral group based at Finger Lakes Community College - will give community concerts of holiday carols on Sunday, Nov. 26 in Canandaigua and Sunday, Dec. 2, in Farmington. This Sunday's concert, titled "Go Tell Everyone," is set for 3 p.

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 04:40:48