From swindler to squatter? Ex-jeweler Anthony Simpson attracts ire again
As he gets ready to trade freedom for a federal prison cell, former Lake Park jeweler Anthony Simpson just can’t get people to leave him alone.
Parents sue Williamsville schools, accuse teacher of choking 12-year-old
The parents of a former Mill Middle School student say a French teacher choked their daughter during class last year and have sued the Willi
Top 12 amusement parks for the holidays
Nationally acclaimed roller coaster and amusement park expert Pete Trabucco has released his 2012 list of the world's top 12 amuse...
Roscoe mom pleads guilty to having sex with son’s 12-year-old friend
By Jim HagertyReporterROCKFORD - A Roscoe woman, on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy.Gina M. Colwell, 41, pleaded guilty to a single count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, a charge she faced in a four-cou
Lancaster woman found dead in her vehicle from apparent suicide: police
A woman was found dead in her vehicle on Friday night in the parking lot of Giant in West Lampeter Township, according to police.
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Newport Beach Tennis Club draws top players for Oracle Challenger Series
The series was launched last year by billionaire businessman Larry Ellison.
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Sikeston woman charged with arson
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman has been arrested and charged for allegedly setting her own business on fire. Monica Mays, 50, is charged with first degree arson through Scott County Court, according to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Assistant Chief Jim McMillen...
Garvey Races in Full Swing This Summer
By Pat Johnson | Jul 24, 2019 Photo by: Kevin Kearney Garvey races take off at South Green Street in Tuckerton Tuckerton — The Jersey Outlaw Racing Association hosts its third speed garvey race of the season in Tuckerton Cove off Tuckerton’s South Green Street Park on Sunday, July 28. The first and second races were well attended, according to organizer Paul Hulse, with the first race at Tuckerton Beach drawing between 500 and 800 spectators to the free event. The three-quarter of a mile water course takes place between 250 and 500 feet off the beach so everyone gets a good look, he said. Three or four boats race against each other in three-lap races. The first race of the season saw two racers bounced from their boats into the water, but…