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  1. Kenneth Borah, 88, WoosterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... Hartman; great-grandchildren, Ray and Joseph Sloan and Jude Hartman; and his siblings, Ruth (Del) Delaney of Mount Vernon, Ill., Joan (Leroy) Venters of Ridgway, Ill., and Richard (Jackie) Borah of Sacramento, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Mildred M. ...

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  2. Mount Vernon Not Sweating Brooklyn Bridge Flag SwapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Despite some New Yorkers fearing a message of terror when a pair of bleached American flags were found flying atop the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, July 22, many in Mount Vernon felt it a sign of expression or art, not a sign from an enemy.

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  3. White Plains-based WCJS Wins Grant For After-School ProgramRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    ... activities and educational support to students in second- through sixth-grade at Hamilton Elementary School in Mount Vernon for more than 15 years. With the grant, the program will be expanded to five days a week and to three hours per day. The ...

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  4. Nominations underway for Tnemec's 2014 Tank of the Year contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | CE News

    Kansas City, Mo. - Entries are now being accepted for Tnemec's 2014 Tank of the Year competition.

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  5. Helene Gaito Lorenzo, 85, Of Mount VernonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Lorenzo was born in Mount Vernon, and was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Gaito.

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  6. 4-H Fair Dog and Cat ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    The Jefferson County 4-H Fair Dog and Cat Shows were held Saturday morning outside the University of Illinois Extension Office in Mt.

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  7. Mt. Vernon residents celebrate healthy livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    MT. VERNON - The Mt. Vernon Healthy Living Festival was held for the first time Friday and organizers hope to make the celebration an annual occurrence.

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  8. Teacher grants announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    MT. VERNON -  More than $15,000 in grant funding has been announced from the Mt. Vernon Township High School Foundation for eight projects.

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  9. Fires Under Investigation in Mt. VernonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | WSIL

    The first happened late Monday night in the 1700 block of South 15th Street. Kevin Sargent, assistant chief of the Mt.

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  10. Woman escapes early Thursday fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Belleville News Democrat

    The lone occupant of a Mount Vernon home was able to escape without injury early Thursday morning as a fire extensively damaged her home.

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  11. Yorktown Welcomes New Coach Downes After Controversial Departure At MahopacRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Bedford Daily Voice

    ... when Mahopac students were involved is a racially charge episode during a Section 1 semifinal loss to Mount Vernon High School in February. Following the loss, social media was filled with racist tweets from Mahopac students and others toward the ...

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  12. Topinka thanks volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka recognized the efforts of two hospital auxiliaries and the local Senior Circle program during a stop in Mt. Vernon on Wednesday.

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  13. DMDC impresses visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    Representatives from several state organizations and economic development consultants visited Mt. Vernon on Wednesday, getting a glimpse of the city's growth in the inner city in recent years.

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  14. Teen Dies While JoggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Jo Marks says 16-year-old Dakota Mitchem had trouble breathing and collapsed when he went out for a jog Wednesday morning in Mt Vernon.

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  15. Topinka thanks volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka recognized the efforts of two hospital auxiliaries and the local Senior Circle program during a stop in Mt. Vernon on Wednesday.

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  16. Mount Vernon Native Named 'Teacher Of The Year'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Eastchester teacher Toni Gamils, who hails from Mount Vernon, was named the "Teacher of the Year" by the New York Elementary Classroom Teachers Association.

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  17. Fires under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    MT. VERNON -  Fires in the city and in the county are under investigation to determine if there is a connection after a fire and vehicle roll over on Friday.

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  18. Drury open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Mt. Vernon Register-News

    MT. VERNON - Following several months of construction, the new Drury Hotel in Mt. Vernon is open for business.

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  19. Hospital mourns passing of CEO Donnie FredericRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Courier

    Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center CEO, Donald J. "Donnie" Frederic, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 4. Frederic was on vacation with his wife, Jeanne, in Canada when he apparently suffered a massive heart attack.

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  20. Members say farewell to 1921 Mount Vernon churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | KFVS12

    ... Jefferson County are saying farewell to the nearly century-old building. St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mount Vernon is scheduled be torn down this week. Maintenance costs on the building were growing and a preservation effort stalled. On Sunday, a ...

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