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Some spectators and participants at the 257th St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City cite family histories as evidence of Ireland's deep American roots. ... Manhattan's Fifth Avenue will thunder with the sounds of more than 100 marching bands in the 257th New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade.
For Ms. Nasrallah and the other Decentrists, Beirut during the civil war became a metaphor for the villages they had abandoned. "Nasrallah redefined Lebanon, the sick child, as a village," Professor Cooke wrote in "war's Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War" (1987). "Hence, those who ...

renewed the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce tourism services agreement, which uses the city transient room tax money to fund tourism promotion for the chamber, and for the operation of the visitors center. Other than minor changes, the agreement is now set to renew automatically each year, with a ...
Last week, the Lebanon City Council voted to approve the annexation of 266 acres. A final reading is on Tuesday, and most neighbors are against it. Signs reading, 'no annexation' dot several yards. Among neighbors' worries is blasting around historic buildings and a cemetery where Revolutionary War ...
The fate of a proposed new park on Lebanon's west side appeared grim Tuesday evening following a work session of the Lebanon City Council. In an e-mail to councilors and ... "Your work on this task force and the comments I have received when we are around town are proof of that. I am still committed to ...
She may be Lebanon's first openly gay councilmember, and likely the first gay elected official in Warren County history, but she doesn't want that to define her. ... My questions take her back to a time before the November election, when she was one of six candidates running for Lebanon City Council.

Even though there is a lot of growth, Lebanon is still considered a small town. Corder said, "What we're seeing is a lot of people really do like to live in small towns and if you can get into Nashville where you got, you have the big city amenities that's really convenient but having a small town where you can ...
Pickett's death came at the end of an already trying week for the Boone County community. Western Boone Junior-Senior High School senior Sydney Foster was killed in a car accident early Thursday morning. Hours later, Lebanon City Councilman Jeremy Lamar was found dead of an apparent suicide.
Lebanon City Councilman Jeremy Lamar was found dead Thursday morning. The death was being investigated as a ... "I was shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Councilman Jeremy Lamar," Lebanon Mayor Matt Gentry said in a written statement. "I extend my deepest sympathies, ...
Lebanon -- Voters on Tuesday rejected a $29 million plan to modernize Lebanon's school buildings, with a proposed performing arts center at the high school proving to be the flashpoint for many residents concerned about the cost. Residents also elected the owner of a local craft store to the City Council ...
The Wilson County Joint Economic and Community Development Board leadership met with the Lebanon City Council on Thursday to discuss how the group ... Joint Economic and Community Development Board to gauge the effectiveness and desired future focus of the group from Wilson County cities.
"students need to realize that there is no such thing anymore as an empty threat; no jokes, no kidding around, no 'I didn't mean it,'" Lebanon City schools superintendent Todd Yohey said in a news release. "The people who view your posts or overhear you make threats are going to report you." The first ...
Lebanon -- The South Santiam Enterprise Zone, an economic development agreement that includes Linn County and the cities of Lebanon, Albany and ... Lebanon City manager Gary Marks and Community Development Director Walt Wendolowski led a discussion at Wednesday's meeting of the ...
Lebanon has introduced a mobile app that allows users to pay for parking at meters with smart phones. "Parkmobile has arrived in Lebanon," a news release issued by Mayor Sherry Capello's office states. "This smartphone app will allow you to pay for your parking meter with your phone for a small fee.".
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Ghassan Baytieh has staked out his turf in the city of Tripoli. One of about 10 large-scale private generator operators in the northern Lebanese city who can help provide electricity to homes and businesses when the government electricity is cut, Baytieh truly symbolizes power.
Lying on a foam mattress in a bare room on the third floor of an unfinished building in north Lebanon, the 43-year-old from a town near Syria's eastern border with Iraq is ... A total of 16 people lost their lives attempting the crossing that January 18 night, according to the Lebanese Civil Defense directorate.
Lebanon -- conservation officials are mulling a change in tactics to protect some the city's most sensitive wildlife habitats. Instead of purchasing city properties outright, the Lebanon Conservation Commission is proposing a new program that would allow landowners to obtain conservation easements using ...

Johnny Rodriguez-Cartagena is accused of striking a 29-year-old victim on the face and head, causing minor injuries, according to Lebanon City police. Rodriguez-Cartagena appeared intoxicated when officers took him into custody, police said. He was transported to Lebanon County Central Booking and ...
The monthly Town News event features city and county leaders who update citizens on recent and future developments in their realms of the community. Friday's event featured Lebanon City Councilor Chris Crowell, Lebanon police Sgt. P.J. Hardy and Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, who each talked about ...
Several Lebanese and Syrian citizens were injured Thursday in a brawl in the Koura District town of Batroumine, the National news agency said. "Clashes and fistfights erupted between them in the same building following acts of provocation," NNA said. It added that an unknown individual had fired ...
Mt. Juliet leaders said the city has experienced tremendous growth since the 2015 census, and the next federal census is not scheduled until 2020. Leaders said additional income from the special census could help the city improve roads, parks, greenways, sidewalks, public safety, public works and recruit ...
The Lebanese army has received a new shipment of ammunition and grenade launchers as well as eight additional Bradley armored vehicles worth more than $11.7 million, all within the framework of the U.S. military aid program to the country. Lebanon is also expected to receive a second batch of A-29B ...
Lebanon City manager Shaun Mulholland, left, talks with Peter Marsh, of West Lebanon, N.H. during a gathering to meet the new manger in Lebanon, N.H., on Jan. ... in particular boosting the amount of information citizens can access online and establishing a public Wi-Fi connection in the town offices.
With several new hotels, restaurants and homes being built, it is no secret that Lebanon is growing. Sarah Haston, the city's economic development director since 2016, spoke with The Wilson Post recently about upcoming projects and how city officials are working to ensure growth happens in a strategic ...
Lebanon city league results. Staff Reports • Feb 7, 2018 at 9:32 PM. Results from the Lebanon Junior/Senior Pro basketball League games played at the Harold Dean Greer Recreation Center: TUESDAY. 8-9 COED. Black 13, Purple 7. Braydon Hayes had four points for the Black while Ty Duckwiler and Damian Nieves ...
As a college dropout in the early 1980s, the Kentucky-born Osborne continued, she was singing at New York City clubs "in the same neighborhood where Dylan was playing the coffeehouses. His ghost was in the streets. Any night of the week, you could catch a blues band playing blues versions of his ...
Beirut, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Lebanese Public Works and Transport Minister Youssef Fenianos announced Thursday a project to establish an international port in south Lebanon's Naqoura to "revive the villages bordering the south." It was a "resistance project to face Israeli ambitions," Fenianos said at a ...
Braydon Hayes had four points for the Black while Ty Duckwiler and Damian Nieves each threw in three, Hunter Grissim two and Marshall Hall a free throw. Barrett Rozell scored all seven Purple points. Blue 17, Burnt Orange 8. Xavier Neuble knocked down nine points for the Blue while Eli Moore finished ...
Near the end, the tour stopped in Martyrs' Square, the traffic-clogged center of the city. There, Mr. Chatah told his tour group, the Ottomans once hanged people and the Lebanese protested against French rule and, much later, both for and against the presence of the Syrian Army in Lebanon. The latter side ...
Mt. Juliet was voted the 10th best city to live in Tennessee in a poll by, a website dedicated to gathering information on local cultures across the ... Places with between 1,000 and 5,100 residents were classified as towns and below 1,000 were small towns. ... Lebanon ranked 41st in the poll.
asked Mohamed Kabbani, one half of the Lebanese artistic duo Ashekman, following the completion of their mile-long project, Operation Salam, in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. The work spells "salam" (peace) over 82 rooftops in neon-green Kufic calligraphy. Kufic calligraphy, which originated in ...
During the war in Lebanon, which lasted from 1975 to 1990, Beirut was divided by the "Green Line", a clear demarcation dividing the east of the city from the ... For Syrians separated in different countries, with families and beloved still in Syria, Beirut and other Lebanese cities have become one of the main ...
A $10 million shoe factory redevelopment project in Lebanon is just one of the ambitious business ventures of a local family of "serial entrepreneurs". The Alexander family already owns a handful of retail businesses, a recruiting company and more than 50 commercial or residential properties throughout ...
A North Lebanon Township man is accused of pointing a firearm at a victim after trying to get the victim in a fight. Brandon Soboleski, 24, is charged with simple assault for an incident at Lebanon Village Apartments on Jan. 9. Lebanon City police say Soboleski is accused of wanting to fight the 30-year-old ...
Lebanon -- Parents, school staff and fixed-income taxpayers weighed in on, but did not amend, a warrant article that proposes a $28.9 million bond to ... Former mayor Georgia Tuttle, also a former Lebanon City Council member, wondered whether the renovations were the best way to spend tax dollars, ...
The feedback was great, and the ornaments were amazing. It speaks to the talent that we have in Lebanon. Also, the support that we received from City Council, and Mayor Amy Brewer has been fantastic, and she inspires us to do more for the community. The fact that we can promote the artists of Lebanon, ...
Lebanon City police charged Victor Colon-Negron with simple assault (domestic-violence related), after the incident on the 200 block of Steitz Street at 3:36 p.m. Jan. 30. The victim was not injured during the incident. Colon was apprehended and transported to Lebanon County Central Booking and ...
Lebanon City manager Shaun Mulholland speaks with former Lebanon mayor Georgia Tuttle, left, and Fran Hanchett, president of the Lebanon Historical Society on Jan. ... Mulholland, 49, was known in his previous position -- as the town administrator in Allenstown, N.H. -- for promoting transparency.
Municipalities involved in the case include North Lebanon, Bethel, North Cornwall, North Londonderry, South Londonderry, Annville and South Annville townships, Palmyra Borough and the city of Lebanon. A North Lebanon police officer discovered a vehicle in the parking lot of Walmart, 1355 E. Lehman ...
Lebanon planning director Paul Corder said, because of city codes, the road would have to end at the edge of the property. Lebanon Councilor Tick Bryan made a motion to approve the request, and it passed by a vote of 6-2. Commission members Chuck Daley and Chad Williams voted against the request ...
While The Insult an inherently Lebanese picture--the country's first to be nominated for a Best Foreign Language Oscar--it's not hard to imagine something similar taking place in our own backyards. Mechanic Tony Hanna (Adel Karam) is a staunch supporter of Lebanon's Christian Party, and a soon-to-be ...
Now for four hours every other Sunday, people follow Chatah as he explains some of the most complicated aspects of Lebanon's capital. He explains ... For him, the building - with its grey exterior, huge gaping holes and revolving balcony - is the best reflection of how the Lebanese have yet to make peace.
Completion of Lebanon City Hall delayed. -A A +A ... The newly constructed Lebanon City Hall building was expected to be complete by Feb. ... If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Lebanon Enterprise, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.
'The Shoe' is the working name of the proposed redevelopment of the one-time factory building at 120 E. South St., just southeast of the center of downtown Lebanon. It's within walking distance of the local tourist train, city hall, the Golden Lamb Inn and proposed Mulberry Street Entertainment District.
A fire that blazed through a row home apartment building on North Sixth Street in Lebanon that displaced 6 people early Tuesday morning was ignited intentionally, according to the city fire commissioner. Emergency crews were dispatched to 432 N. Sixth St. at 3:14 a.m. to combat the flames. "It's your ...
Lebanon, Ohio -- Showcases of student artwork are as ubiquitous as schools themselves, but teachers rarely get a chance to have their extracurricular talents recognized. Lebanon City Schools hopes to change that -- and help show families an unseen side of their children's teachers -- with a new, ...
Kuwait CITY - Lebanese President Michel Aoun led a delegation to Kuwait Tuesday, his government's first visit to the gulf since the shock resignation and return of the prime minister late last year. The "positive" visit, with talks on bilateral issues, was "an achievement in itself", said Lebanon's Minister of ...
The city council did hold a public hearing before making their decision, but Peter St. Pierre, club manager at the American Legion, said that's not enough. "All we want to see is a fair vote," he said, adding that some of the local club members have been heading to other cities, like Manchester and Claremont, ...
Ahmed Betiah was handed over to the Lebanese Internal Security Forces at Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon's National News ... On January 14, Hamas official Mohammed Hamdan was wounded when a bomb exploded in his car next to his home in the Lebanese port city of Sidon.
Few issues have driven a wedge between the Lebanese and their leaders like garbage -- the most conspicuous of the government's many failings to ... Tires piled up on the beach of the coastal town of Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut, as garbage and waste cover the area after having washed and piled, ...


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