Monthly Archives: December 2021

RRSpin – Margaret Meadows Vaughan

Margaret Meadows Vaughan, 69, of Roanoke Rapids died at Vidant North Medical Center on December 30, 2021. Her parents and a sister, Cindy Barrett, preceded her in death. Margaret was born on June 2, 1952 in Halifax County, NC, to Claude Eston Meadows and Frances Walker Meadows. She loved looking …

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New Year’s Eve celebrations in the region

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – The New Years Eve celebrations are held in Burlington. The Highlight Burlington Festival went online last year to help Vermonters celebrate virtually during the pandemic, and it’s back. This year it’s a mix of virtual and personal events. There are all kinds of activities including music, …

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From Red Raiders to Masked Mandates, Center County’s year of change was 2021 | News, sports, jobs

TIM WEIGHT / FOR THE EXPRESS November 11th, Veterans went into effect when Center County held Veterans Day at the Center County Courthouse. What a year it was. Center County’s 2021 was similar to 2020 in many ways. As COVID-19 cases rose over the year, Center County did its best …

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Long-time Kent newspaper editor, veteran journalist Jack Mayne, has died

By Scott Schaefer & Sue Favor It is with a very heavy heart, and with tears in our eyes, that we report that South King Media’s longtime senior writer / co-publisher and veteran journalist Jack Mayne has passed away. Mayne died peacefully at home, just days before his 85th birthday. …

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Elton John’s Your Song was originally scheduled for Diana’s funeral | Diana, Princess of Wales

Westminster Abbey originally expected Elton John to sing Your Song at the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, rather than Goodbye England’s Rose, his rework of Candle in the Wind, which features newly released records. An early draft commission included the lyrics of Your Song, although it was incorrectly called …

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Premarket stocks: IPOs were hot. Now investors are dropping them

But after that the shine often went off. Of the U.S. IPOs that raised more than $ 1 billion in 2021, 20 are trading below their IPO price while only 16 are above, according to data from Dealogic made available to Before the Bell this week. “After that jump on …

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Glen Cutlip Obituary (1934-2021) – Millersburg, Ohio

Glen C. Cutlip, 86 years old, of Killbuck, Ohio, left his earthly body on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, completely surrounded and embraced by the love of God.A celebration of his life will take place with family and friends at a later date. Those who want to share a reminder or …

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Rita C. Ketchum-Chubbuck | Wiscasset Newspaper

Rita C. Ketchum-Chubbuck, 92, of Montsweag Valley Road, Wiscasset, died at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta on December 26, 2021. She was born on January 21, 1929 in Bath to Lorenzo and Dora L. (Ouellette) Collins. She graduated from Morse High School in the 1946 class and later received an …

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James Misner Obituary (2021) – Crown Point, IN

James Allen “Corky” Misner 02/27/1946 – 12/25/2021 MERRILLVILLE, IN – James Allen “Corky” Misner of Merrillville, IN, died early Christmas morning 2021 with his wife Sophie by his side. He was 75 years old. Jim leaves behind his wife, Sophie Misner; Sister Janet Misner; Daughter Alexis (Terry) Coady; his daughter-in-law …

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These lines were common all over New Jersey

We have a tradition of going to one of the few restaurants in the area that are open every Christmas morning. They are usually run by people who don’t celebrate Christmas and don’t bother with additional business. So I found one that was pretty close and said they were open …

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Richard Streng | Obituaries | iwantthenews.com

Richard Adam Streng, 79, from Antigo died on Monday, December 20, 2021 in Aspirus Langlade Hospital with his family. Dick was born on April 14, 1942 in Wauwatosa as the son of the late Adam and Johanna (Bortz) Streng. He was married to Sharon Holtz in August 1964. The couple …

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Gerald Tuttle Obituary (1936-2021) – Williamsburg, VA

Gerald Lee Tuttle (Gerry) of Williamsburg, Virginia, died peacefully with his family on December 19, 2021. Gerry was born on September 6, 1936 in Acton, Massachusetts and spent the last 21 years in Williamsburg, Virginia, a place where he and his wife Mary Jo Tuttle (previously deceased) fell in love …

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RRSpin – Addie Wynn Massey

Ms. Addie Wynn Massey, 60, of Roanoke Rapids, died at Vidant North Hospital on December 23, 2021. Addie was born in Halifax County on December 2, 1961, to Elton Martin Wynn Sr. and Mary Johnston Wynn. Her father preceded her in death; and also from a daughter, Belinda Massey. Addie …

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New Jersey hospitals begin banning most visitors as COVID cases rise

One of the largest hospital groups in the country is again severely restricting the number of visitors as the number of COVID cases continues to rise dramatically. RWJBarnabas Health announced Thursday that starting Sunday, the day after Christmas, almost all visitors with limited exceptions would be banned from its dozen …

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It’s hard to find a home COVID test in Beaufort County. Why?

Rapid coronavirus test kits for the home have been touted as crucial weapons against the super-contagious variant of Omicron that is sweeping the southeast in the days leading up to Christmas. But good luck finding one in Beaufort County. A reporter from Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette visited 14 pharmacies …

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Keith Haught, Jr. | obituary

Keith Carson Haught Jr. June 10, 1939 – December 21, 2021 Keith Carson Haught, Jr., 82, of Fairmont, died Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown, WV. He was born on June 10, 1939 in Fairmont, WV, to the late Keith Carson and Mary C. Cunningham …

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Benjamin Henault Obituary (2021) – New Ipswich, Nh, NH

New Ipswich, NH Benjamin J. Henault, 97, of New Ipswich, died at Concord Hospital in Laconia, NH on Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was born on January 17, 1924 in Fitchburg, MA, to Ephraim and Diana (Berette) Henault. He married Mildred E. Somero in October 1950. Mildred died in January …

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No Omicron – Post Register yet

From personnel reports For national media companies, concerns about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 dominate the headlines in connection with the pandemic as Christmas Day looms on the horizon.Caldwell County’s top officials said the variant of COVID-19, which reportedly accounts for the largest percentage of new cases, has yet to …

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Population of New Jersey in 2021

TRENTON – New Jersey’s population is shrinking, according to new estimates by the Census Bureau released Tuesday, partly due to declining immigration and more deaths, partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state continues to experience population losses in residents moving from state to state, although that net loss has …

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Jean M. Reinhart, 89 | Obituaries

Jean M. Reinhart, 89 years old, from Laceyville, PA (formerly Wyalusing) died on Saturday evening, December 18, 2021, with her family. She was born on November 11, 1932 in Drifton, PA to the late Charles E. and Mildred Electra Sipler O’Donnell. Jean married the late Lewis H. Reinhart, Jr. on …

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Suzann Bonzo Obituary (1952-2021) – Sciotoville, OH

SCIOTOVILLE-Dr. Suzann M. Bonzo, 69, from Sciotoville, went home to be with her master on December 18, 2021. She was born in Scioto County on November 2, 1952, and was the youngest daughter of the late Gilbert and Agnes Sergent Bonzo. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, …

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Parkway Drive, Lose Knocked + More to Play 2022 So what ?! Fixed

Parkway Drive, Knocked Loose, and I Prevail are among the artists featured in So What ?! Will play in 2022. Festival in Arlington, Texas. The three-day festival takes place on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, at Choctaw Stadium in Arlington. This will be a triumphant return for the event, which …

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Update from the Sunflower County Library System

Join us for Virtual Story Time with I’m Not Santa by Jonathan Allen and Little Blue Trucks Christmas Alice Shertle on the Sunflower County Library YouTube channel, Thursday, December 16, 2021. Here’s your chance to do something with this Christmas sweater stowed in the closet. Participate in an Ugly Christmas …

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Benjamin Hamaker | Obituary | Terre Haute Tribune Star

Benjamin Michael Hamaker 1993 – 2021 GREENWOOD – Benjamin Micheal Hamaker, 28, of Chesterfield, died December 16, 2021. Born March 5, 1993 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He attended Emma Donnan Middle School and graduated from Manual High School in 2011. He loved IU sports, Pacers and the Colts. In his …

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Neely Miller Obituary (1933-2021) – Lorain, OH

Neely N. “Neal” Miller, 88 years old, of Sheffield Village, died on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Cleveland University Hospital after a sudden illness. Neal was an organ donor. Born December 11, 1933 in Widen, West Virginia, he lived in Strongsville, then Columbia Station, before serving in the US Army …

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The artist Virgil Ortiz uses traditional pottery methods and combines them with science fiction, fashion and history

Cochiti Pueblo potter Virgil Ortiz. (Courtesy Virgil Ortiz) The sound called Virgil Ortiz when he was 15 years old. The Cochiti Pueblo artist’s world opened up when he saw the ancestors of today’s storytellers in an art dealer’s gallery in Albuquerque. He had already formed similar characters himself. Robert Gallegos …

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James Ella’s Obituary (1936-2021) – Greensboro, NC

Ellas, James F. “Fred” December 5, 1936 – December 14, 2021 James F. (Fred) Ellas died on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Fred was born on December 5, 1936 in Newark, Ohio, the only child of the late Edward B. and Hazel M. Ellas. A memorial service will be held at …

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Rose Grayson Obituary (1953-2021) – Lexington, SC

Rose Marie Grayson February 15, 1953 – December 14, 2021 Lexington, South Carolina – Rose Marie Grayson, 68, of Lexington, SC, died on December 14, 2021. She was born on February 15, 1953 in Henderson, KY, to Burt and Lucille Williams. From KY, the family moved to Moncks Corner, SC, …

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Amid holiday scam warnings, a vacation scammer contacts me

The FBI and the Better Business Bureau have each in the past few days warned consumers to watch out for Christmas scams. The warnings happened accidentally while exchanging emails with a vacation cheater. The first message I got supposedly was from Brian Borsook, a real doctor in Torrance. “Hello,” said …

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Donald Hudler Obituary (1934-2021) – Charlotte, NC

Donald Wiley Hudler July 20, 1934 – December 9, 2021 Charlotte, North Carolina – Don Hudler spent his life helping people realize the American Dream, which included a great American automobile. As a child of Detroit, he rose to the ranks of General Motors when GM was king. At the …

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My Vaccine Pass rollout in public institutions confirmed

The requirements for my vaccination record for the Ashburton Public Library, Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum and Mt Hutt Memorial Hall are effective as of Monday, December 20th, confirmed Hamish Riach, Chief Executive of Ashburton District Council. The council decided this week that My Vaccine Pass will also be rolled …

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Cummings Funeral Home buys McDonald funeral home | Messages

KANE – Sam Cummings Jr. and Ronald McDonald announced that they have entered into a purchase agreement. Cummings Funeral Home Inc. will buy and consolidate the businesses. Ron McDonald, or “Mac” as his friends call him, will retire from the funeral business. Under the terms of the agreement, Cummings Funeral …

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New Pottstown regulation restricts fireworks

POTTSTOWN – People who like to set off fireworks at night in the district will soon have to pay a high price for them. With a unanimous vote on Monday, the local council set strict limits as to when “backyard fireworks” may be ignited after 9 p.m. within the municipality’s …

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CT officials vow to fight the rise in organized retail crime

As some of the largest retailers push Congress for a law to stop online sales of stolen goods, the Connecticut Attorney General is promising to revive the state’s efforts to work with other government agencies and the private sector to thwart organized retail criminal circles . Last week, the CEOs …

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Obituary: Ernald “Ernie” Francis Mullen Jr.

Ernald “Ernie” Francis Mullen Jr. GRANTHAM, NH –Ernald “Ernie” Francis Mullen Jr. died on Monday, December 6th, 2021 at his home. Ernie was born in Skowhegan to Ernald “Pat” Francis Sr. and Birdena Mullen. He attended Skowhegan High School, where he played soccer, was the ski team captain, competed in …

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King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory Obituary – Martha “Louise” Davis, 93, Denmark> PenCityCurrent.com

DAVIS Martha “Louise” Davis, 93, from Denmark, IA, died on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 2:06 p.m. at the Klein Center in West Burlington, IA. She was born on May 23, 1928 in Burlington, IA to Edward & Carmen Rice. She married Wayne Eugene Davis on October 20, 1956 in …

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Obituary: Gilbert Eugene Taylor – CentralMaine.com

Gilbert Eugene Taylor NORRIDGEWOCK – It was in deep sadness that the family members of Gilbert Eugene Taylor, 90, from Norridgewock said goodbye to their beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who passed away peacefully on December 3, 2021. Gilbert, known as “Gil”, “Sonny” and “Pa” was born on September …

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$ 100,000 lottery winner in North Dakota in Williston

Another Powerball winning ticket was recently sold in North Dakota. There was just another big lottery winner in North Dakota. Bismarck grandstand reports that the Powerball lottery drawing in Williston on Saturday night produced a $ 100,000 winner. Isn’t it crazy that North Dakota has had so many lottery winners …

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Underwater Memorial honors victims of the Florida condominium collapse

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. – At a memorial service off the coast of South Florida, the victim of the Surfside condo collapse was remembered with a plaque on an underwater memorial. Relatives and friends of the victims attended the ceremony at the Neptune Memorial Reed outside Key Biscayne on Sunday, news …

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Samuel E. Gill | News, sports, jobs

Samuel E. “Sonny” Gill, 73, Hollidaysburg, died on Saturday morning at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg after a brief illness. He was born in Altoona to the late Samuel E. and Ruth A. (Hite) Gill. On May 25, 1968, he married Gail Frye, who survived, in the Hollidaysburg Church of …

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The Latchis is a landmark theater, hotel and pub. That can be a problem in a pandemic.

The marquee of the Latchis Theater in Brattleboro offers words of comfort at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020. Photo by Kevin O’Connor / VTDigger When the Greek immigrant family Latchis announced the opening of their theater and hotel of the same name in Brattleboro in autumn …

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Elisabeth Isbill Obituary (1940-2021) – Salinas, CA

Elisabeth IsbillMarch 25, 1940 – November 20, 2021SalinasElisabeth Isbill died quietly in the early morning hours of November 20th with her two sons Tom and Steve and daughter Ute at her side. Liz was born on March 25, 1940 in Bayreuth. She met her 53-year-old future husband Tom in Landshut. …

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Burial list published December 11, 2021

Jacqueline Bomstad, 60, from Atwater, died on November 22nd. Service at 2 p.m. on December 11th at Atwater United Methodist Church. Peterson Brothers Atwater Funeral Home. Carter Bremseth, 16, from Olivia, died December 5. Service at 11am on December 11th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bird Island. Dirks-Blem memorial service, …

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Kenneth Dootson Obituary (2021) – Glastonbury, CT

On Tuesday, December 7th, Kenneth (Ken) Dootson of Marlborough died peacefully after an uphill battle. Born in Fall River MA on December 21, 1945, Ken was the son of the late Clarence (Duke) and Muriel Dootson. Ken leaves behind his 30-year-old loving wife, Karen (Lawson) Dootson, and his two children, …

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Mickey M. Gibbs | News, sports, jobs

WELLSVILLE – Mickey M. Gibbs of Wellsville, Ohio died on Thursday November 18, 2021 in her home in the arms of her loving husband and son. Mildred (Mickey) M. Pletcher was born on October 26, 1935 in Roseville, Ohio, to Clarence FW Pletcher and Irene Riley Pletcher. Mickey grew up …

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Homemade veterans memorial honors their victims

The six branches of service of the US military are presented with hand-made signs. Matthew Sasser | daily newspaper ROCKINGHAM – For the past two years Terry Jordan has been working on a memorial garden for veterans in his garden at his Rockingham home. What started with a small silhouette …

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss: Honoring a Lost Baby

No matter when or how you lose a baby, grief can be great and long-lasting. Instead of having memories of your time together, you are left with dreams about what the future should have brought. Honoring a lost baby is one thing that can help you manage your grief. Here …

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Jonathan Parsons Obituary (2021) – Lower Paxton Twp., PA

Jonathan E. Parsons 40 of Harrisburg died on Sunday December 5, 2021 at the UPMC Community Osteopathic Hospital. Jonathan was born in Allentown and was the son of Mary Lou Parsons and the late Edward W. Parsons. He was a hard worker, very family oriented, loved the time he spent …

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Kenneth Benfield Obituary (1937-2021) – Taylorsville, NC

Kenneth Lee Benfield July 7, 1937 – December 5, 2021 Kenneth Lee Benfield, 84, died in Alexander County on December 5, 2021. He was born on July 7, 1937 to the late Vance Paul Benfield and Kathryne Teague Benfield. He was the owner of the Deerhunter Tree Stand Company, where …

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Commemoration for Lucille Nichols

BY JOHN LEE The Willard F. Bond Home will celebrate the life of the late Lucille Nichols, who influenced the community beyond five decades as steward of Willard F. Bond Home / The Home Place. The memorial begins December 14 at 10 a.m. in the Bond Home’s main dining room …

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The Bay Village Foundation bronze plaque makes a great Christmas present – Westlake

Christmas time is a great time to retreat from our busy lives and review the past year. It is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends and celebrate old traditions as well as introduce new ones. The Bay Village Foundation’s bronze plaque program is one such tradition that …

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Ellen Spencer Obituary (2021) – New Buffalo, MI

Ellen M. Spencer, 79, of New Buffalo died at Northwest Health-LaPorte on Friday, December 3, 2021. A funeral service will be held at Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeside on Friday, December 10th at 11:00 AM. Commemorative donations can be made to the Faith City Assembly of God, 1314 S. Woodland Ave., Michigan …

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GOP legislators want to create incentives for small school associations

We have seen it over the years, but mostly because of the student population. But now a GOP legislature says it should be encouraged to help smaller schools save money. GOP LEGISLATIVE SAYS SMALLER SERVICES SHOULD CONSOLIDATE AND DISTRIBUTE COSTS GOP Representative Brad Hawkins (East Wenatchee) plans to propose a …

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John Petronka Obituary (1933-2021) – Washington, PA

John S. Petronka, 88, of Washington, died peacefully on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. He was born on October 11, 1933 in Washington to the late Stephan and Mary Kopcha Petronka. Mr. Petronka graduated from Washington High School in 1951, where he …

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Winner of the special award of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 2021

More than 65 drivers won the green flag in at least one race on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in 2021. In the end, Justin Bonsignore won his third series championship, making it only the fourth rider in Tour history to accomplish this feat. Bonsignore also won three other special …

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Substitute teachers in high demand and scarce | Local news

Sheila Opsal only took a few months to retire from the St. Clair School District. The former economics and technology teacher comes back to school one or two days a week when she is not traveling or looking after the grandchildren. Being a substitute teacher offers the rewards of teaching …

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Obituaries for December 5th – Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Serene Kaleoaloha Chiquita Akina, 47, of Waimea died on November 1st in Los Angeles. Born in Hilo and raised in Mountain View, she was a member services representative for the HFS Federal Credit Union Waimea branch. The celebration of life begins on Saturday, December 18 at 9:00 am at Cherry …

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Constance C (Trudeau) Sylvestre dies at the age of 95

Saturday, December 4th 2021 Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home View larger + Constance C. Sylvestre, 95, of Second Ave., died on December 2, 2021 at home with her family. She was the wife of the late Roger J. Sylvestre Sr., born in Blackstone; she was a daughter of the late …

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Stay up to date on channel expansion work | News, sports, jobs

If you exit the main drag (Route 394) as you head north and west from BOCES School in Ashville and head towards the lake, you will see construction equipment installing the service lines for the new extension to the West Lake Sewer System. You will also see lots of small, …

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Ronda Jean-Ellen Shruck | Obituaries

Ronda Jean-Ellen Shruck, 53 years old from Fairwater, died on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh. Ronda Jean-Ellen Shruck Ronda was born on July 4th, 1968 in Ripon to Roger and Rose (Beletske) Daniels. She was married to Gary L. Shruck on August 24, 1991 at …

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Gateway Technical College extends deadline for Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award | Local news

The bustling capital of Georgia is King’s birthplace and final resting place. As such, it probably has the greatest claim to its heritage and MLK-related websites. Many of them are located in the MLK Jr. National Historical Park in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood of downtown Atlanta. Indoor tours of buildings …

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Burial list published December 3, 2021

Richard Borgen, 74, from Spicer, died November 25th. Church service 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on December 4th at VFW Post 1639, Willmar. West Central Cremation Services, Willmar. Douglas Bosch, 82, of Grace Township, died November 28. Service at 11 am on December 3rd at the United Methodist Church, Montevideo. …

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Memorial to Kansas City Growing, Kansas girl shot dead

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Stuffed animals, flowers and candles line the front stairs of an apartment building where a 7-year-old girl and a man died in a series of shootings on Wednesday morning. According to the investigators, the mother of the child and the three-year-old sibling are in hospital with …

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Get ready for midnight cheer in downtown Concord on Friday

CONCORD, NH – Midnight Merriment, one of the most famous holiday events, returns to Downtown Concord on Friday. For the 28th time the event will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Intown Concord event includes Christmas music, strolling Christmas carols, s’mores and cocoa stations, and more. A …

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Ward Bednar Obituary (2021) – Kenosha, WI

Station K. Bednar 1936-2021 KENOSHA – Ward K. Bednar, 85, of Kenosha died on November 25, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Ward was a lifelong resident of Kenosha, born July 10, 1936 to the late William and Irene (Fauska) Bednar. On January 21, 1956, Ward married …

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Helen Comer documents memorial service for fallen officer

The police chief of La Vergne Burrel “Chip” Davis presents Anna Stolinsky, 4 of the daughter of the fallen police detective from La Vergne, Lt. Kevin Stolinsky, during the memorial service for Stolinsky on Wednesday November 17, 2021 at LifePoint Church in Smyrna, raised a flag as Stolinsky’s wife and …

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