You can get a Thanksgiving basket by making a phone call

first_imgHouseholds that order a basket will receive a confirmation number from 211. That number will be needed to pick up the basket. To sign up for a Thanksgiving basket, you will need to call the United Way of Broome County’s 211 phone number sometime between Sept. 8 to Oct. 16 during its business hours between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Families that order a basket will receive a letter detailing the time and date they can pick their food up about one to two weeks before Thanksgiving. Families should expect to pick their basket up between Nov. 20 and 23. VESTAL (WBNG) — Catholic Charities of Broome County will give out free Thanksgiving baskets this year for families in need. There will not be in-person sign-ups due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The baskets will contain food for a family holiday meal. Baskets will be limited to one per household in need, Catholic Charities says. The charity also asks callers to have information on hand for every person in the household before making the call to 211.last_img read more

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Video Manchester United star ends goal drought with brilliant strike!

first_img Javier Hernandez celebrates scoring for Mexico 1 Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez proved he hasn’t quite lost his touch in front of goal as he scored an excellent goal to help Mexico defeat Ecuador 1-0.The 26-year-old, currently out on loan with Real Madrid, where he sits behind the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema, hadn’t scored since October 29, 2014 prior to the clash.But he showed exactly what he’s capable of with a stunning curled shot from the edge of the penalty area.You can see the brilliant goal below…last_img

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88 YEAR OLD PENSIONER LOSES APPEAL AGAINST RAPE CHARGE SENTENCE

first_imgA Donegal pensioner, who used viagra on occasion to rape his five grand-daughters, has failed in an appeal against the severity of his sentence.The man, who is aged 88, cannot be named for legal reasons, was jailed for 15 reasons.He had pleaded guilty to 45 sample counts of rape, indecent assault, sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault at various locations in the community where he lived between July 1993 and September 2009. He was sentenced to 15 years, with three years suspended, last November.The Court of Criminal Appeal heard today heard his lawyers argued that the 15-year sentence was too severe given his age and poor heath.But Ms Justice Fidelma Macken found that the sentence imposed and the suspended element of that sentence was “wholly acceptable” and refused his appeal.Ends88 YEAR OLD PENSIONER LOSES APPEAL AGAINST RAPE CHARGE SENTENCE was last modified: November 7th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:88 YEAR OLDdonegalPENSIONERrapelast_img read more

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