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A big thanks to the community

November 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

By 1 p.m. Thursday about 450 people were served a free Thanksgiving dinner at the Fraternal Order of Eagles banquet hall on South Sunset Avenue. Another 100 meals were delivered, said Johnny Gonzales, co-chairman of the Community Volunteer Program. Gonzales is seated with his wife and family members. Gonzales said this marked the 37th year [&hellip...

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New city manager welcomed

November 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce and Pasta Café recently hosted a welcome reception for Steve Polosak, the new Roswell city manager. The reception was a way to introduce Polosak to the community officials and local business people of Roswell. Flowers were...

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Helping those in need

November 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

Cub Scout Pack 25, sponsored at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Roswell, learned what it means to be good citizens, whether at home, at school, and most importantly, in their community. The boys participated in a canned food drive to benefit...

Columbus man faces child pornography charges

November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Columbus man is facing charges that he exploited three young children to produce pornographic images. Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Samuel Elliott pleaded not guilty Tuesday during his arraignment in court in Albuquerque to...

Indicted developer hired as Albuquerque teacher

November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former real estate developer indicted on charges last year of embezzlement and fraud was able to get a job as an Albuquerque teacher. Albuquerque Public Schools officials told the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/125EUFk) on...

Ferguson decision opens wounds in Albuquerque

November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is reopening old wounds in Albuquerque. That’s because none of the Albuquerque officers in...

Woman accused of defrauding $200K from magazine

November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A bookkeeper is accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from an Albuquerque lifestyle magazine. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1259fUq) that 50-year-old Bonnie Burchell was released on bail Wednesday on a felony...

Woman accused of defrauding $200K from magazine

November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A bookkeeper is accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from an Albuquerque lifestyle magazine. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1259fUq) that 50-year-old Bonnie Burchell was released on bail Wednesday on a felony...

Regulators approve PNM solar plan

November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — PNM’s plan to build four more solar-powered generating stations has been approved by state regulators. The Public Regulation Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the utility’s renewable energy procurement...

Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night

November 27, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting chant slogans at the St. Louis Galleria mall on Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo. They stayed in the mall for about 15 minutes and then left peacefully without...