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'Friday the 13th' returns in Blairstown -- where it all began

Mon Jan 09 04:03:42 EST 2017 |
For some, every Friday the 13th is a day of dread. Or perhaps a romp in hokey superstition. "Friday the 13th" -- the iconic 1980 horror film that introduced the world to masked killer Jason Voorhees -- was famously filmed in and around the northern Warren County town. And once again, the movie will be screened for enthusiastic audiences in the town where it was shot. Roy's Hall, formerly the Blairstown Theatre, on Main Street will hold two screenings on Friday (Jan. 13, of co..


For some, every Friday the 13th is a day of dread. Or perhaps a romp in hokey superstition. "Friday the 13th" -- the iconic 1980 horror film that introduced the world to ..
Cleveland Cinemas' Cedar Lee Theatre is showing the 1964 American musical film "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" as a tribute to Debbie Reynolds who died Dec. 28, a day after her daught..
The happiest place on earth will become the happiest running course on the planet with the 2017 Disney World Marathon set to take place on Sunday.  Fans interested in the cour..
Turkey manhunt: Turkish police are closing in on the gunman who killed 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub, a senior official said Thursday, insisting his possible whereabouts and c..
Sinai attack: The Islamic State’s Egyptian affiliate on Tuesday claimed an attack on a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula the day before that killed at least eight people. ..
Egypt attack: Militants attacked an Egyptian police checkpoint in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Monday using a stolen garbage truck packed with explosives, killing at least eight..
Peace summit: French authorities are expecting 72 countries to attend Sunday’s Middle East peace conference in Paris — but not Israel or the Palestinians. Government spokesman Step..
Gas price protests: The death toll in protests and looting fueled by anger over gasoline price hikes in Mexico rose to six Friday when authorities confirmed that two men died in a ..
The haunting Tim Sutton film Dark Night follows a single day in the lives of six different strangers whose lives tragically collide at a movie theater in an American city. The film..
Here are sandbag locations around the Bay Area to help prepare for big storms. More locations will be added as information comes in. San Mateo County Atherton Public Works Corporat..
Here are sandbag locations around the Bay Area to help prepare for what will be our first storm ever rated a "4" since we created our Storm Impact Scale. More locations will be add..
Re: “Polarizing bishop steps down,” Jan. 5. I am disheartened to hear that Bishop Fred Henry has resigned.  He is one of the few men left in the church who can actually claim ..
Acclaimed first-person horror game Sylvio is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on 13th January. The mysterious title arrived on Steam in June 2015 before receiving a remaster/free upgrade..
When/where: 7:30 p.m., BB&T Center, Sunrise TV: FSF; Radio: 560-AM, 640-AM (Palm Beaches). Scouting report: The Panthers, 1-2-3 in their past six home games, try to get back on..
Lily Janiak’s pick Ofra Daniel was drawn to the Hebrew text “The Song of Songs,” she says in a statement, because it “expresses perhaps the strongest female voice” of any biblical ..
  There are so many beautiful places as the location for music video. The beauty is really no joke and you might want to visit those stunning places. Even without the MV, ther..
Looks like there's some Switchception going on with the Nintendo Switch announcement planned to take place on January 12th. Nintendo has announced that they have a second event pla..
Two sites in Pennsylvania and a Delaware mansion with strong Philadelphia ties have been designated as National Historic Landmarks. The sites were among the 24 new landmarks announ..
Theater The Book of Mormon: Hit Broadway musical by the creators of "South Park." Presented by Broadway at the Hobby Center. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturda..
Theater openings Jan. 6-12
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Saturday "Vanya (Or 'That's Life!')": Chekhov's midlife crisis drama gets an indie-folk update in Rasaka Theatre's adaptation. Through Feb. 3 at the Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway;..
The Bye Bye Man: A horror movie involving three college students, a supernatural being who inhabits people who then become killers, and Faye Dunaway. Also kind of like Macbeth: Don..
Pine cone owls, teddy bear washcloths, and reindeer finger puppets — just some of the holiday crafts created at Winterfest Kids Craft Night Dec. 2, at the Stewartville American Leg..
Area sports schedule for Jan. 5
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THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL •UTSA at Southern Miss, 7 p.m. (Men) •Southern Miss at UTSA, 7 p.m. (Women) •William Carey at Brewton Parker, 7:30 p.m. (Men) •William Carey at Brewton ..
Playing DFS has provided an impressive boon to my redraft rosters, as the nightly nature of this realm forces gamers to recognize rotation shifts and immediate surges that we can m..
As online profiles go, it’s pretty standard — he is creative, considers himself “insightful, passionate and philosophical with a great sense of humor,” and enjoys tennis, ches..
This week ends on what might seem like an unlucky note — with a Friday the 13th. But history suggests setting aside any triskaidekaphobia when it comes to the stock market. On 55.6..
FILE PHOTO - Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks at the Fortune's Most Powerful Women's Summit in Washington, DC, U.S. on October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin..
Award shows may be full of a who’s who in Hollywood, but that doesn’t mean regular people can’t attend the events as well.  With awards season upon us, the latest show coming ..
Joel Jenkins, left, listens to his attorney, Mark Collins, during opening statements during day two of the trial Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Pike County Common Pleas Court.   J..
If you missed George Takei’s Broadway musical, “Allegiance” — or the subsequent one-night-only screening of the live production in movie theaters nationwide — then fear not. &..
On Jan. 6, 1994, American skater Nancy Kerrigan was clubbed on the right knee in an attack that forced her out of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Today is Friday, Jan. 6, th..
• Rain is likely late Friday and we may even get some nasty storms early Saturday as a huge cold front moves through the area. The cold air could drop temperatures to the low 40s b..
Updated 1 hour ago Jacob Floyd of Carnegie will celebrate his ninth birthday Jan. 15 with his mom, sister Morgan and grandparents Betty and Bob Reiss. • Birthday wishes are sent to..
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has told fans Sunday's Premier League match against fierce rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford will "not be a visit to the theatre", and instea..
This week's WWE Smackdown results saw Dean Ambrose headling the show and taking on Intercontinental Champion The Miz with the title on the line. Daniel Bryan also hosted a contract..