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They Torched My Home, Killed My Family, But I Forgive!

By Carl Stagner

“I really thought there was something wrong with being black.” For two-and-a-half years, she lay confined to a hospital bed, fighting flashbacks of that horrible night when life as she knew it went up in flames. 1,242 more words

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GRANITE, GRAVESTONES AND EXQUISITE MEMORIAL ART

It was 1885 when George B. Milne and two business partners opened a granite manufacturing business in Graniteville, VT. During the following years he joined with other quarry owners to form BM&V. 562 more words

PLACES TO VISIT IN VERMONT

Police seek man who punched store employee, stole 5 bags in Staten Island

GRANITEVILLE (PIX11)– Police are looking for an individual who stole five backpacks and punched a Staten Island store employee on Monday.

Police say the man entered a JC Penney on 140 Marsh Avenue and left the store with five backpacks without paying. 62 more words

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Mayor de Blasio to postpone vacation

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has postponed his Italian vacation, according to the city’s press office.

“The Mayor will postpone the departure for his upcoming family vacation to Saturday, in order to attend to City business,” Press Secretary Phil Walzak wrote in a statement. 95 more words

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Martin Luther King Day, Warrenville Elementary School and 3 black men (no, four)

“You shall be over my house, and all my people shall order themselves as you command.”

(Genesis 41.40, ESV)

Today is a day here in the States to celebrate the life of a man who had a dream — a dream that all people would be treated with dignity and respect and afforded equal opportunities for learning, life and liberty which had largely been restricted to those in the majority. 1,456 more words

Environmentally Friendly Police Precinct Opens On Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – For the first time in more than 50 years, a new police precinct has opened on Staten Island.

As WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 121st Precinct located at 970 Richmond Avenue in the Graniteville section of Staten Island. 332 more words

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core samples of Vermont granite

my grandparents worked at the quarry in Graniteville while raising my mother & her brother. My uncle works there now. Tis home.

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