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IN THE CARPENTER'S WORKSHOP: Money and the church

"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the LORD Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it" ~Malachi 3:10 Every year during the stewa

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

SoBo Farmers Market manager attends conference

Last week, Downtown South Boston Farmers Market Manager Ben Capozzi was in Roanoke for the Virginia Farmers Market Manager Association's annual conference. The event brought together managers from almost every county in the state for two days of presentations covering everything from data collection

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 00:40:00

Council approves Shentel conduit access agreement

Halifax Town Council has approved a conduit access agreement between the town, the county and Shentel extending the current lease through May 31, 2023. Council members unanimously approved at their meeting Tuesday an agreement allowing Shentel's rent to remain at $12,600 through May 31, 2019 followe

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

County schools awarded gold certification

Three school divisions received top awards in the 2017 Virginia School Boards Association's (VSBA) Green Schools Challenge, a friendly competition designed to encourage implementation of specific environmental policies and practical actions that reduce the carbon emissions generated by both the loca

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Despite slight hike, Thanksgiving meal still bargain in Va.

Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for about $5.06 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation. The survey of the price of basic items found on Virginians' Thanksgiving tables places the average cost of

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

VIRGINIA AFIELD: For nocturnal hunting, eyes in the dark

When it comes to predator hunting there's a lot out on the interweb that folks are using all around the country but not so much that applies directly to our region. And make no mistake, our region is full of predators like fox and coyote that need thinning. So when I met Joe Zaffuto at the recent Vi

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

LETTER: Never forget them

With appearance of a new school superintendent, we have an almost complete disappearance of veterans' appreciation celebrations. The singular occasion at the high school to my knowledge was the only program presented. This program was not published or announced in a timely fashion in public media or

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Man pleads no contest to eluding charges

Timothy Thor Austin Jr., a 27-year-old Chatham resident, pleaded no contest last Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a number of charges, including those related to eluding police in April. Austin pleaded no contest to felony charges for eluding police and being a violent felon in possession

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-17 01:46:00

North Wales fee changes up for discussion

NORTH WALES >> Several changes to the borough's fee schedule are up for discussion as North Wales officials finalize their 2018 budget. Borough Manager Christine Hart outlined several changes Tuesday night that she and staff are proposing to better balance the costs of borough staff performing certa


Delays expected on PA Turnpike in Montgomery County on Monday

Expect traffic delays near the Lansdale Interchange on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Monday morning as maintenance work is done on an E-Z Pass entry ramp between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. TOWAMENCIN - Traffic delays on the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeast Extension (I-476) are expected Monday as crews perfor

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-11-18 03:51:03

Street Road tops list of Bucks County's worst roads

Street Road, Lincoln Highway, County Line Road and Easton Road had the most accidents in 2016. Fewer crashes were reported on Interstate I-95. A hundred years ago, the front page of Bristol Daily Courier announced plans for "traffic light poles" on the paved portion of Street Road, which then-police


Lucky Well BBQ pop-up to benefit rail park

Chad Rosenthal will bring a branch of his Ambler barbecue restaurant, The Lucky Well, to the Spring Arts building at 10th and Spring Garden Streets in the middle of 2018. But first, the Next Food Network Star alum will do a pop-up on Sunday, Nov. 19 at the site of the former PHS Pop Up Garden at the

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-17 12:56:37

'FEZtival of Trees & Lights' this weekend for charity

Santa gets some hugs from Lily, 7, Madilyn, 2 and Emillie, 4, the Chandler sisters of Blue Bell, at the Lu Lu Shriners FEZtival of Trees and Lights last weekend. The family-friendly event continues this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Shrine Center, 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting. (Photo by B

CHESTNUT HILL LOCAL - 2017-11-17 11:27:08

Lokoff Early Learning Center Food Drive for Philabundance

At the Lokoff Abramson Early Learning Center in Blue Bell PA, staff believe that you're never too young to learn about giving back to your community. Ariel Drobnes, whose children are enrolled in the Center said "I love the fact that at the Lokoff Abramson Center my child learns that it is important

PATCH - 2017-11-17 19:22:21

Whitpain police request public assistance in identifying burglars

WHITAIN >> Burglars struck the Blue Bell Garden neighborhood early Wednesday, Nov. 15, according to Whitpain police. The neighborhood encompassing Stony Brook Drive, Valley Road, Blue Rock Lane and Sunset Drive was the scene of two residential burglaries, two garage break-ins and four thefts from ve

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Christmas bazaar at Worcester Prep to kick off holiday shopping Dec. 3

Worcester Preparatory School will kick off the holiday season at the 46th Annual Christmas Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public. Held in the WPS Field House, the bazaar is a one-stop shop where attendees can have a photo taken with San

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Machine tool company buys Lockport facility

The owner of the former machining division of Buffalo Forge has acquired a Lockport light industrial manufacturing facility to house its operation. Joseph Silva, owner and CEO of Buffalo Machines Inc., paid $310,000 to acquire the 17,612-square-foot facility at 240 Michigan St. in Lockport. The one-

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-17 11:30:57

Roy Hart poised to end football pact with Barker

MIDDLEPORT - It's the end of an era for some school sports families in the Barker and Royalton Hartland districts. The shared football team agreement between the schools will not be renewed next year, shared Superintdent Roger Klatt announced at the Roy Hart school board meeting Thursday. Klatt said

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-18 03:24:43

Barbara O'Shea co-authors JFK tribute

Barbara O'Shea, former resident of Lockport, recently co-authored a book with William Parks of Hershey, Pa. The paperback, titled "We Remember the Day of President Kennedy's Assassination," was written in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's birth on May 29, 2017. O'Shea, wife

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-17 19:24:58

Friends with rare disease meet for the first time

Lockport, N.Y. (It's safe to say AnWKBW) - It's safe to say Annie Leeds and Kenley Montez have a strong friendship. Most of their time together is spent playing with American Girl Dolls. "It feels like I've known her all my life," said Annie. The two 13 year olds have only known each other for a y

WKBW-TV - 2017-11-17 04:25:06