One for the birds

One for the birds

Chilly winter weather has finally arrived! My daughter, Julia, has been excitedly waiting and waiting for the first snow. Finally, a week ago, we got ...

January 5th, 2017 |  


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January 5th, 2017 updated: January 6th, 2017. |  


Kids fattening me up

Kids fattening me up

My kids are conspiring against me.You know, ever since they were born, I’ve kind of figured this was the case. I’ve read enough Shakespear...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Proper care prevents oak wilt

Proper care prevents oak wilt

Now is the time to trim oak trees to prevent oak wilt disease.On the heels of the devastation of our beautiful ash trees by the emerald ash borer, eve...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Holiday break has various meaning in my house

Holiday break has various meaning in my house

Christmas vacation takes on a whole new vibe when one has to entertain a 12-year-old boy days away from Christmas Day bliss.It was as if the earth spl...

January 4th, 2017 |  


A New Year’s reflection

A New Year’s reflection

What world legacy was left for the new year that we just entered? “A chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts” was the recent sober...

January 4th, 2017 |  


To our readers

Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

January 4th, 2017 updated: January 5th, 2017. |  


Pop it up

Pop it up

To be totally prepared for guests this holiday season and to endure what sometimes are “stay-home” days during the winter months (plus the...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Local Government 104

Local Government 104

In the last guest editorial we opened the doors to City Hall and explored the many facets of the community services department. In this article, I wou...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


With the New Year, comes an old Doc

With the New Year, comes an old Doc

Doc wasn’t really sure just why he woke up so early this morning and went outside. It was cold, of course, as the first day of any new year is s...

January 3rd, 2017 |