On Cape Cod, wary beachgoers learn to swim at their own risk
On a picturesque summer day, the ocean off Long Nook Beach proved too enticing, as dozens of people ventured into the water Thursday, even as several new shark sightings were reported near the scene of the attack.
Floresville man ID'd as murder victim
San Antonio police have identified Daniel Tausch, 62, of Floresville as the victim of a murder, after his body was found July 23 in an abandoned truck on Mauermann Road in San Antonio. He had been shot. An arrest has been made in the case. Look for more on this in a coming issue of the Wilson County News. firstname.lastname@example.org
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…
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...
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'We're just pawns.' FMC employees must wait for pay
While correctional officer Heidi Wiplinger has gone through three government shutdowns in her 12 years at the Federal Medical Center, this one feels different.
Better than CATS playing keyboards
ALL OF US ARE PROBABLY GUILTY, AT ONE time or another, of using the internet as a way to mentally decompress after a stressful day. Some of us rely on it more than others. But as much as I love frisky felines and charismatic canines, there are only so many videos I can watch of cats playing keyboards or French bulldogs riding skateboards, with or without sunglasses. Through luck, chance, serendipity — and some fortunate web surfing— I've found some YouTube video series that are more feast than junk food for the brain and soul. They're enormously entertaining and — dare I say it — also educational at times. Some take you behind the scenes of the Metropolitan Opera or show people practicing for Broadway musicals; others share what music your favorite musicians…
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
Answer Man: Newspaper clippings in the voting booth?
Editor’s note: A reader asks about what’s acceptable in the voting booth. Luckily, the Answer Man fielded this same question in November 2010.
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 ...