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  • An airline charged her $36,000 to rush to her son’s side after Parkland. 74 days later, they made it right

    When Linda Beigel Schulman heard that a geography teacher was among the victims of the Parkland shooting, she knew it was her son. And she knew she had to be with him. Schulman, her husband and her brother rushed to look for flights out of the New York area. They couldn’t find an open seat with a commercial airline, so they called Talon Air, a charter jet company, to fly to Scott’s side. The company’s clients include Martha Stewart and […]

  • These $168 jeans won’t cover your legs – but they do have pockets

    LOS ANGELES – It’s common for some jeans to come pre-distressed – made to look like they are your favorite pair and you’ve owned them for years. This week, Los Angeles-based denim company Carmar took that look to a whole new level and introduced “Extreme Cut Out” jeans. They feature huge cutouts on the front and back, with strips of fabric over the knees and a zip fly on the front. The jeans cost $168, and the Carmar website is […]

  • Video shows good Samaritan trip armed suspect fleeing Ohio police

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Police are thanking a good Samaritan who put himself at risk to help stop an armed suspect fleeing officers in Columbus, Ohio last month. On Thursday, the Columbus Division of Police posted video on YouTube of the April 3 incident. The brave bystander, a man identified only as “Bill,” had gone to the library with his granddaughter and was waiting to leave when he heard police sirens, according to the video’s description. “I figured OK, this is […]

  • Auschwitz letter thought to be only one of its kind

    That Vilma Grunwald’s letter even exists is extraordinary. She penned it in the minutes before she was gassed at Auschwitz, addressed it to her husband, and handed it to a Nazi guard who did the improbable—delivered it to the man, who was also imprisoned at the camp. The Washington Post reports she accompanied her eldest child, a 16-year-old named John who limped, to the gas chambers. The Indianapolis Star has the story of the July 11, 1944, letter, which has […]

  • Boy Scouts plan name change as thousands of girls join

    Goodbye “Boy Scouts.” Hello “Scouts BSA.” Less than a year after the Boy Scouts of America decided to invite girls to join, the organization announced that it will refer to its older youth program as “Scouts BSA” starting in February 2019. The name change comes amid a new campaign slogan, “Scout Me In,” that was made to emphasize the group’s expansion from just boys to boys and girls. “Cub Scouts is a lot of fun, and now it’s available to all kids,” […]

  • Veterinarian accused of smuggling heroin in puppies’ bellies makes first court appearance

    NEW YORK — A veterinarian accused of implanting packets of liquid heroin into the abdomens of puppies in order to illegally transport the drugs into the United States has finally been brought to the U.S. after fighting extradition. The scheme was disrupted back in 2005 by U.S. and Colombian drug agents, according to WPIX. While a variety of other people involved in the operation were arrested and convicted,  Andres Lopez Elorez, 38, fled his native Colombia. He was arrested in late 2015 in […]

  • Video shows teen surprise prom date after not being able to walk for 10 months

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A Texas teen who says she hadn’t been able to walk for the past 10 months stunned her prom date when he opened the door to see her standing in front of him. The inspiring moment was captured on video, which has since gone viral on Twitter. The video starts with 18-year-old Morgan Coultress waiting for her date, Tarik Garcia, to arrive. Garcia opens the door to see Coultress taking a few steps in his direction. “At […]

  • Williamstown Food Truck Festival on Weekend Philler

      Twice a year our good friends at Innovative Catering host a Food Truck Festival in Wiliamstown, NJ that is chock full of award winning vendors and some of the top trucks in the industry.  

  • How to get free McDonald’s fries on Fridays in April

    Friday will be a fry-yay for french fry fans. McDonald’s fries will be free on Friday April 20 and again on April 27, according to the company’s website. Customers can walk into McDonald’s locations and, by using the McDonald’s iOS app and Apple Pay, get a free order of medium french fries at check out. Are you lovin’ it? A minimum purchase of $1 is required to get the free french fry deal at McDonald’s. Customers can only redeem the french fry […]

  • It’s time you learned how 4/20 became ‘Weed Day’

    There is something in the air today. Maybe you’ve noticed. April 20, or 4/20, is known as “Weed Day” in some circles because the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana. Yes, it seems arbitrary. So how did the number 420 come to represent smoking pot? First, let’s get the myths and rumors out of the way: The legend of the California penal code Some claim the number is drawn from the California criminal codes used to punish the use or distribution […]