After a lifetime of work, retirees face an entirely new set of challenges. How can they keep healthy, happy and engaged in the so-called “golden” years?
For students who love to solve problems, want to make the world a better place and constantly wonder about how things work, a career in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field can be an attractive option.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: I want to extend my sincere gratitude and thanks to the whole Cazenovia community for their support and trust in me to allow me the privilege to continue as a town councilman.
The holiday season is second only to the blockbuster summer season as box office gold. Some of the hottest movies of the year will make it onto the big screen over the next eight weeks. Here are a few to look forward to:
Come try ‘Not-cho Pizza’ at Uno Pizzeria in Fayetteville through Nov. 8
A few weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to be a “Celebrity Chef” for the first ever Pizza Cook-Off at Uno Pizzeria in Fayetteville, an event sponsored by the Greater Manlius Chamber of Commerce.
Why do we listen to "them?" The "them" in this case being the critics, the people who set themselves up as the filters through which the rest of are supposed to choose what we read, what we watch and to whom we pay attention. It was only due to a friend's insistence that I read Harper Lee's new bestseller, "Go Set a Watchman," which is, in my opinion, a masterpiece.
Adam Jones is predictably arrogant, confident and masterful. And he’s a world-class chef. When the movie “Burnt” opens, though, he’s at the tail end of a self-imposed penance for his own shortcomings while he was studying in France. It was at that time that he made a lot of friends into enemies.
Blunt Belle Column
Bizmark, Oliver, Schatzi, Blue, Walnut, Duncan, Cali, George, Prince, Pita, Lady, Dice, Penny, Indy, Epiphany, Jake, Max, Bruin and Colt are only a few of the names of animals that were rescued by people … and at the same time, rescued those people as well. When we, as humans, need guidance and comfort, it’s often that we find it humbling and embarrassing to talk to others. That is where we find love and restfulness in animals.
This year, we have had two hard frosts here in Manlius before the majority of the leaves have fallen. This has rapidly separated the tender perennials, which are rapidly turning to mush or dried brown sticks, from those who don’t much care about a bit of cold. The grass, however, is still growing fairly vigorously.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: More than 300 intrepid visitors toured Cazenovia’s Evergreen Cemetery for Cazenovia Preservation Foundation’s second annual Walk Among the Spirits. Nine colorful ghosts shared the stories of their lives and how they came to contribute to Cazenovia’s rich history.
For the last two months, we at the Baldwinsville Messenger have been accepting photographs as part of our inaugural Celebrate Fall Photo Contest, held in conjunction with Beaver Lake Nature Center. We’ve received over 100 entries that capture the beauty of Beaver Lake as summer faded into autumn, leaves blazing and geese flying. We’d like to thank the photographers, both amateur and professional, who shared their work with us and wish them luck as we move into the judging phase of our contest.
Trees were not yet ready to leaf out when this photo was taken circa 1905. Bundled up against the early spring chill, the men in the photo were anticipating the new planting season. The area where the soil has been turned over is not very large. Do you recognize the equipment and can you name the crop that will be planted here?
To the editor: I was heartened to see that you placed the article “Word of Life faces threats” on the front page of the Messenger (Oct. 21).
The dark days are here, my friends. Most of us are rolling out of bed before sunrise and returning home in darkness. Like it or not, winter is coming, and not just on HBO. This is all the more reason to stock up at our book sale for those days when the couch and your favorite blanket seem like the only refuge. There will be lots to choose from including lots of 1980s and ‘90s musical favorites to fuel nostalgia or instruct the uninitiated.
For the fourth straight year, at the October session, my colleagues and I approved a fiscally prudent budget featuring reduced county property taxes. Over those same four years, we’ve decreased the property tax levy by $9 million dollars, maintained one of New York’s top bond ratings and have continuously invested in physical and economic infrastructure.
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- Post #2: Lights, Camera, Tonys
- Post #1: Introducing Me
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