Archive for January, 2010

Pushing his limits – Post-Star

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Courtesy photo Glens Falls emergency room physician Doug Girling trains in Greenfield for the three-day, 135-mile Arrowhead Winter Ultramarathon, which starts Monday in International Falls, Minn., near the Canadian border. After nearly …


West Paris blaze levels retiree’s wood shop – Sun-Journal

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

WEST PARIS — A noontime fire in West Paris leveled the wood shop of a local retiree, amounting to a loss of about $30,000. Chief Norman St. Pierre of the West Paris Fire Department said that the Sumner Road blaze broke out around 11:57 a.m. Sunday …


Poland fire displaces family of five – Sun-Journal

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

POLAND — A family of five in Poland was assisted by the American Red Cross Sunday after an afternoon blaze leveled the rear portion and garage of their two-story home. Chief Mark Bosse of the Poland Fire Department said that the fire was called in …


Rescuers find missing snowmobilers near Big Lake – KTVZ.com

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

They just got turned around, so they decided to stay in the shelter until morning, when they could see better,” Duncan said, noting that the shelter had a wood stove to keep them warm. But as it turned out, they were brought to the Ray Benson Sno …


Seneca girl talks about her time at a camp in Fair Play – Anderson Independent-Mail

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

To call: For information on enrolling a child in the camp or making a donation of items or money, call (864) 972-0611. Go online: www.wwgirlscamp.org Sarah Pope sits in the outdoor chapel of the Wilderness Way Girls Camp in Fair Play. Pope spent 10 …


Barn blaze kills horses, rabbits – Star-Press

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

The chief identified the owner as Crist Schmidt. Firefighters believe a wood stove in the barn was the source of the blaze. Because of extreme cold weather, water froze in two fire trucks. Firefighters from Delaware, Henry, Randolph and Wayne …


Julian, San Diego County, California: as American as Apple Pie – Examiner

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

“The Julian mines, sixty miles from the bay, accessible by stage, or private conveyance, through a delightfully romantic section of country, were discovered five years ago. Already their yield has proved highly remunerative to their owners, given …


Stove fire prompts evacuation of Auburn apartment building – Tacoma News Tribune

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Two units in the Washington Park Apartment complex located in the 11000 block of Southeast Kent Kangley Road in Kent were damaged following a fire that was reported at 2:40 p.m. Friday afternoon. The fire started in a second floor unit of the two …


WINTHROP Family opens its hearts, home to Haitian orphans – Morning Sentinel

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

WINTHROP — Reginald knelt on one of the three light-colored toddler beds lined up near the foot of his parents’ bed. This one is Richard’s. This one Sasia’s. This one Reggie’s. Though he just turned 3 in December, Reginald clearly relishes his new …


Storm moves out, cold sticks around, roads treacherous – Greenville News

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

A severe winter storm has left the Upstate, leaving behind icy roads and frigid temperatures. More than 10,000 people lost power during the storm and many still don’t have electricity. Duke Energy has reported more than 3,600 customers without power …