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  • U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630

    Thu, 3:17pm

    A UNICEF worker shares information on Ebola and best practices to help prevent its spread with residents of the Matam neighborhood of ConakryBy Elizabeth Pineau and Saliou Samb PARIS/CONAKRY (Reuters) - The United Nations unveiled plans on Thursday for a special mission to combat the worst Ebola epidemic on record in West Africa, as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support. French President Francois Hollande announced the deployment of a military hospital to remote Forest Region of southeastern Guinea, where the outbreak was first detected in March. ...

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  • Arrests in Chile bomb attack focus on anarchists

    Thu, 3:16pm

    FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2014 file photo, a police forensic expert arrives to the blast site at a subway station in Santiago, Chile. Interior and Security Minister Rodrigo Penailillo confirmed the arrests of two men and a women Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in connection with the Sept. 8 bomb attack that injured 14 people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo, File)SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean officials said Thursday they have arrested three members of an anarchist cell suspected in the country's worst bomb attack in more than two decades, focusing new attention on a loose-knit movement that has attracted thousands while alarming authorities.

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  • Yemen clashes kill nearly 40 as UN envoy presses rebel talks

    Thu, 3:14pm

    An Armed Yemeni Shiite Huthi rebel sits on a vehicle as part of a UN convoy in Saada on September 17, 2014Sanaa (AFP) - Fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni Islamists backed by troops killed nearly 40 people outside Sanaa Thursday, as the UN envoy huddled in the rebel stronghold to try to end Yemen's political crisis.

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  • Scots decide future amid excitement, apprehension

    Thu, 3:11pm

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to dissolve a union with England that brought great prosperity but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as more
  • JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at California airport, four hurt

    Thu, 3:06pm

    By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - At least four people were injured on Thursday when a JetBlue plane made an emergency landing at the airport in Long Beach, California, on Thursday and passengers evacuated by slides, an airport spokeswoman said. JetBlue Flight 1416, which had just departed for Austin, Texas, with 142 passengers and five crew members, returned to Long Beach after pilots got an overheating warning for one of the engines, Long Beach Airport spokeswoman Stephanie Montuya-Morisky said. She said all passengers were evacuated from the plane by slides after it landed at 9:30 more
  • The U.K.'s other 'yes' vote—at Royal and Ancient golf club

    Thu, 3:05pm

    A St. Andrews souvenir golf ball is seen on a golf course in LondonBy Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - After 260 years of exclusion, women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient golf club after an overwhelming members' vote on Thursday opened the doors to the famous St Andrews clubhouse and a role in the governance of the game. More than 75 percent of the club's 2,400 worldwide members, voting in person and via proxy and postal votes after being encouraged by chief executive Peter Dawson and the club's committees, took part and 85 percent were in favour of the change. ...

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Community Calendar

  • ANCA's Annual Meeting


    Celebrate the ways ANCA has helped grow the local economy this past year and give your feedback on what's planned as we enter our 60th year. Collaborate in a discussion on ways to build a more resilient regional food economy. Meeting is at The TAUNY Center from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. At 5:30 there will be a reception with local food and beverages. Members $25, Non-Members $35. Please RSVP at 518-891-6200, visit 

  • Airing of the Quilts


    Travel to Rensselaer Falls for the Airing of the Quilts from 10 am to 3pm. We will be hanging quilts between Chapin's Market and the park to Susan's Stitches. If you would like to have a quilt displayed please bring it to the store( Susan's Stiches) by Friday, Sept. 5th. Come and vote for your favorite quilt. Chapin's Market will have hotdogs, hamburgers and soda. They are also hosting face painting for the children. There will be live music at both Chapin's and Susan's Stitches. For more information call 315-344-5043.

  • CHMC Craft Sale


    The CHMC Crafters will hold a Craft Sale on Thursday, September 18 and Friday, September 19 from 9am to 3pm in the hospital lobby(Claxton Hepburn). The craft sale will feature items for Fall and Halloween. There will be many one of a kind hats, mittens, scarfs, baby blankets as well as many other hand made  crafts. It will be a great chance to buy gifts for people on your Christmas list. It is also the final time tickets will be available for their quilt raffle. All proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.

  • Canton Free Library


    At the Canton Free Library, programming for children ages 18 months-12 years will resume in September. The first four-week session of Toddler Storytime for 18-35 month olds will start on the 15th, and children must be pre-registered for this program, for which there is one spot still open. Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5, with no registration needed, begins at 10:30 on Wednesday the 17th. "Books and Beyond" for Kindergarten through 2nd grade will meet at 3:00pm on the 16th., with registration necessary by the 15th and the first fall event for grades 3-6 is "Tween Time" and will be on Sept. 23rd at 3:00pm, with registration necessary by the 22nd.

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