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 ...
The reason why Scottie Pippen is divorcing wife Larsa
NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen surprised pop culture when he raced to the county courthouse to file for divorce from his wife of 19 years, Larsa. But what was not known at the time was the source…
Did he kill her, too? An Alabama-related mystery, Part 4
In 1960, Larry Lord Motherwell was sentenced to prison for killing Pearl Putney During the investigation of Putney’s disappearance, the police tracked Motherwell’s moves, and they discovered he had duped many women and had pulled off lies and cons across the country They also made a gruesome discovery in connection to his daughter, Heather Robin Motherwell, his only child with Sarah McClurkin Motherwell from Wilcox County, Alabama. According to the book “Chronicle of a Crime: The Larry Lord Motherwell Story” by Eleanor Dabrohua, sister-in-law to the slain Pearl Putney, Heather may have been another victim of Motherwell’s. Heather was born on May 16, 1953. After her birth, her parents and doctors realized the child had Down’s…
Why a town in Union County wants to swap land with a church
The Township of Berkeley Heights will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 16 at Governor Livingston High School to discuss options for municipal redevelopment, which include in part, swapping property in a real estate transaction, with Little Flower Church.
How Alabama newspapers covered Donald Trump's victory
Here are the front pages from Alabama newspapers today after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
Tompkins Cortland Community College graduate dies after one-car crash in Dryden
A 26-year-old woman died after a crash that happened on Livermore Road in the early morning on Wednesday.
Man gets 13 years for sex crimes
A man found guilty of sex crimes involving minors earlier this month received a maximum prison sentence Wednesday during a hearing in the Champaign County
Forest landowners invited to learn about the timber tax
There will be a free informational session on timber tax for forest landowners on Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library.
STAR rebates in New York: Why tax assessors are 'vehemently opposed' to new changes
Tax assessors in New York are ripping a law means homeowners earning between $250,000 and $500,000 a year will get a check for STAR rebates.
Gardening: Here are some reasons why Satsumas are such wonderful trees