Skip to main content

Averill Park women’s basketball digs dee

TROY — Every possession was strained with tension and emotion, both from the players on the court in the Hudson Valley community and from every fan watching the incredible class women’s basketball final A of Saturday between Averill Park and Tappan Zee. The score was tied midway through the fourth quarter and the game was […]

The Earn While You Learn Apprenticeship ...

Amber Guiterrez, Holz Technik Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program Student Apprentice × Amber Guiterrez, Holz Technik Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program Student Apprentice Famous designer Charles Eames said: “Details are not details. They do the design. Unique details such as custom contoured and contoured woodwork and curved surface cabinetry that distinguish the architectural design are highly desirable […]

“A Labor of Love” – ​​Smithfield Times

Self-taught woodworker has a unique home workshop Mitchell Scott never had any formal training in carpentry – not even a shop class in high school. What he knows, he learned by reading, watching TV, and experimenting with tools his wife, Patricia, gave him when the two got married. “I built a few little projects and […]

Sterling Heights teens make a name for t...

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) — Carpentry students at Sterling Heights are earning a reputation for designing custom paddle boards. Some of their celebrity clientele include Sir Richard Branson, Kenny Chesney and Ty Pennington. That’s why Heather, Hannah and Jacob say they had no idea learning could be so fun. “I had friends who took the […]

Arizona veteran receives forgotten lette...

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Sitting around the dining room table at Kingman, 92-year-old Korean War veteran LeRoy Wissinger is surrounded by his children and the forgotten letters he and his family have traded about 70 years ago while in the Navy. Sporting his USS Alstede, AF 48 sweatshirt, Wissinger tells his son, Wayne and daughter, […]

Getting to Know Each Other: A Q&A with H

The Ripon College men’s and women’s track teams celebrate after winning their first-ever Midwest Conference Indoor Championships in late February in Galesburg, Illinois. Ripon recorded 33 all-conference performances during the meet. Just five years after moving into a state-of-the-art facility, Ripon College’s Red Hawk men’s and women’s track and field teams accomplished a feat they […]

– A young artist finds out he worked in

WINTHROP — Lisa Gilman, an art teacher at Winthrop, said she’s seen a lot in 25 years as an educator, but never an artist as gifted as fourth-grader Adrien Polky. And when 10-year-old Polky discovered his great-grandfather’s name engraved on the large desk the boy had been using for two years, Gilman and Polky were […]

How MLB players train at makeshift facil...

MESA, Ariz. — Hundreds of amateur baseball and softball players — pickleball players, too — strolled through the sprawling Bell Bank Park sports complex on Friday, with few noticing a dozen major league players training among them. Cubs infielder Nico Hoerner, who played at Head-Royce High School in Oakland and Stanford, was among the pros […]

Brian Beasley teaches pioneering woodwor...

news, local news, A Junee man takes his passion for pioneering woodworking to bring the past to life during a “living museum” festival of activities from yesteryear this weekend. Junee’s annual “Reconnect” festival began Friday and will continue through Sunday at the city’s Broadway museum. For a gold coin on Saturday, visitors can partake in […]

Making art that lasts: leather scraps ha...

When Alex Hall, the creator behind Thirteen Leather, was in high school, he got his hands on a bundle of leather scraps and created some leather rings. This bundle of leather became Hall’s discovery of his creative outlet. Originally from the Indian Lake area near Lima, Hall attended Bowling Green University to study fine art. […]

In loving memory of Aaron J. Larson: 197...

Aaron J. Larson, of Vancouver, Washington, died suddenly on November 28, 2021 at the age of 47. After a short, fierce battle with pneumonia, he died in hospital with his wife Sarah by his side. Aaron, or “Aarie” for a few special people he cherished, was born March 12, 1974 in Vancouver, Washington to Cliff […]

Be a tourist: events in the city from Fe...

Looking for fun plans this weekend? Look no further than here in Erie. Here is a list of some interesting activities taking place this weekend! Made by the lake Woodworking by regional artists The Erie Museum of Art is proud to present the exhibition Made by the Lake Woodworking by Regional Artists. This exhibit of […]

Edouard Louis Bullock, 73 years old | B...

Edward Louis Bullock, 73, died Friday, February 18, 2022, in Sagle, Idaho. A memorial service for Edward will be held in Tucson, Arizona on March 12, 2022, followed by a local service (Sagle, Idaho) in August 2022. Edward (Ed) was born on December 28, 1948 in Houston, Texas to Bill and Lois Bullock. When he […]

Joseph Anthony Caronia | Obituary

Joseph Anthony Caronia, 76, of Watertown, was reunited with his beloved wife, Ricky, on February 16, 2022. He was surrounded by family and passed away peacefully in his sleep. Joseph was born in New London, Connecticut on April 9, 1945 to Joseph and Olga (Armelin) Caronia. He graduated from New London High School in 1963. […]

Company with about 200 workers seeks to ...

Employees work on the Shop-Vac assembly line in Williamsport on February 16, 2022. The company has reopened under new management and is looking to fill many positions. DAVE KENNEDY/Sun Gazette The sound of machinery inside the Shop-Vac factory at 2323 Reach Road was encouraging. The same goes for the employees who […]

David Edwards | Obituaries | Terre Hau...

David William Edwards, son of the late Howard Edwards and the late Meraleen Edwards, was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 26, 1955. He left this life on February 12, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his brother, Merl Howard Edwards, in 2019, in Hayward, California. He is survived […]

Archdiocese changes mask policy; The fi...

Hello. Here are some of the best stories from the region. WEATHER It’s snowing this morning but it won’t be much Expect the cold to linger as we peaked at around 32 degrees. It gets colder as the day progresses. CLICK HERE to check your local forecast. NEWS Fire station denies accusations of racism Briarcliffe […]

Jack Lindon Obituary (2022) – Atlanta, G

Lindon, Jack Jack Nelson Lindon, 76, was born April 21, 1945 in Attleboro, MA to parents Marjorie Hope (Soule) and Jack Nickles Lindon. He left us on January 18, 2022 after suffering a serious stroke. Jack was a Marine brat. Prior to graduating from Wakefield High School, MA, he had attended 4 other school systems […]

Obituary: Ray Vernon Rickards – CentralM

Ray Vernon Rickard NORTH ANSON – Ray Vernon Rickards, 79, of North Anson passed away peacefully on Friday February 4, 2022. He was born December 17, 1942 in Skowhegan of Vernon and Beryl (Lewis) Rickards. Ray (husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend) grew up in North Anson and attended public schools in the city. After […]

Obituary: Evans, Robert “Randy” R.

ELIZABETH, W.Va. (WTAP) – Robert “Randy” R. Evans of Elizabeth, WV, passed away on February 8, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness. Born February 19, 1957, he was the son of Vera Lorraine Murray Roberts and the late Robert “Bob” Evans. Randy grew up in the countryside where […]

myracinecounty – OSCAR BENAVIDES

Oscar Benavides, 80, of Waterford, died on Wednesday January 19, 2022 at his home with loved ones by his side. Oscar was born on June 8, 1941 to Enrique and Senovia (Ramon) Benavides in Eagle Pass, Texas. The family moved to the Waterford area in 1955, where he met his 60-year-old wife, Donna (Tindall). They […]

Obituaries of Donald Kisor (1947 – 2022)

Donald Richard Kisor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma went to meet his Savior on January 20, 2022, at the age of 74. Donald was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Ethridge Arthur Kisor and Birdie Ellen (Treat) Kisor on December 9, 1947.Don attended Dale High School in Dale, Oklahoma, graduating with the class of 1966. He attended […]

The ASAP Foundation helps women in Burki...

LONG ISLAND, New York — Burkina Faso is a West African country with an annual population growth rate more than double the world average and a life expectancy of about 60 years. More than three quarters of the working population of the country live from agriculture. The villagers grow groundnuts, rice, millet and other subsistence […]

Lewis Clarence (LC) Carlton, Jr. — News

Lewis Clarence (LC) Carlton, Jr. August 16, 1934 – January 20, 2022 Raleigh – LC Carlton, Jr. passed away peacefully to his heavenly home on Thursday, January 20, 2022. LC was born in Lenoir County to the late Lewis Clarence Carlton, Sr. and Aurelia Kornegay Carlton on August 16, 1934. He was raised in Kinston […]

Steven Nienaber Obituary (1940 – 2021 )

Steven Russel Nienaber August 17, 1940 – December 31, 2021 Steven Russell Nienaber passed away quietly at his home in Cloverdale, Calif. on December 31, 2021. His wife of fifty-seven years, Mary, and their beloved dog, Daisy, were with him. Steven was born on August 17, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois to Henry Frank Nienaber and […]

James A. Schuknecht, Gustavus, Ohio Obit...

GUSTAVUS, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – James A. Schuknecht, 58, died Saturday, January 15, 2022. He was born on April 3, 1963 in Warsaw, New York, the son of Gordon K Schuknecht and Elizabeth Irene “Betty” (Bennett) Schuknecht-Gould. James was a 1981 graduate of Blairsville High School in Blairsville, Georgia. He was once from Epworth, Georgia, where […]

Manistee Catholic Central student accept...

“We’ve been pushed around again,” sighed Manistee Boxing Club trainer Richard Guillen this morning after a long drive home from the West Michigan Golden Gloves boxing tournament. Only two of Guillen’s fighters, George “Stone Hands” Stapleton and Randy Hansen, were matched in last night’s bouts for Novice Class fighters and both lost tough decisions. MCC […]

Michael Kickery Obituary (1957 – 2022) –

Lifetime Pittsfield resident Michael Robert Kickery, 64, died at home on Friday, January 14, 2022 surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. Mike was born on February 18, 1957, the son of Kenneth E. Kickery, Sr. and the late Vivian Horton Kickery. He was educated in local schools and attended Taconic High […]

Charles Forrest Obituary (1931 – 2022) –

Charles “Charlie” R. Forrest, 90 1931 – 2022 Lynn – Charles R. Forrest, 90, of Lynn, died peacefully Thursday at the Brudnick Center in Peabody after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Rosaline “Lynne” H. (d’Entremont) Forrest with whom he shared 37 years of marriage and Sheila M. (Wiltshire) Palin Forrest […]

Charles Randall “Randy” Bohanan | Obitu

Hermiston Mortuary Burns Charles Randall “Randy” Bohanan, 71, of Irrigon, Oregon, passed away peacefully at his home on January 4, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. Randy was born on June 18, 1950 in Salinas, California, to Charles and Margrett (Dunson) Bohanan. He grew up in the Central Coast region of California, where he […]

Veteran Kindergarten Teacher: ‘New Zeala

Defying stereotypes, Gareth Wood is one of less than one percent of men working in kindergartens across the country, while his wife works in the male-dominated construction industry. Women make up 97 percent of the teaching staff in all preschool education departments, according to the Department of Education. In Timaru, Wood works at Kowhai Kindergarten […]

Teresa Maddy | Obituaries | The Regist...

Teresa carol maddy March 8, 1974 – December 31, 2021 Teresa Carol Maddy, 47, of Oak Hill, returned home to be with the Lord on December 31, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 8, 1974 in Raleigh, WV, to Clinton and Eleveda Lucas Maddy. Teresa was predeceased by her mother, […]

The arts of the cowboy | TheFencePost.c...

I’m a store rat. Always have been. If I wasn’t working on my cattle or other FFA projects, I was more than likely to be found in our store. I was also a vocational student, which meant that during my last three years in high school, I spent an hour a day in the school […]

Mark Bennett: “A Love Letter” to Terre H

Think of it as a Christmas present for Terre Haute, French Lick and Indiana. Two native Hoosiers make a film about the crafty recruiting by former Indiana State University coach Bill Hodges to the greatest basketball player in school history and one of the best of all time – Larry Bird, of course. (See a […]


Robert “Bob” Frerking passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at his home at the age of 80. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 29, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Concordia, with Pastor Michael Pottschmidt and Pastor Andrew Lehenbauer officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitations will be […]

Wood BOE discusses cosmetology, vaping |...

Christy Bixman, left, is shown wearing her WV School Counselor of the Year certificate with Superintendent Will Hosaflook at Tuesday’s meeting of the Wood County Schools Board of Education. (Photo by Larry Launstein Jr.) PARKERSBURG – Students interested in cosmetology in the Wood County Schools area are about to see their dreams come true. The […]

Shirley Kidd Obituary (1935 – 2021) – Id

Shirley Alice Kidd, 86, of St. George, Utah, died on December 15, 2021 in Yuma, Arizona, where she loved to spend her winters. Shirley was born on May 15, 1935 in De Graff, Ohio, to Clarence Cessna Cummings and Opal Belle Kaylor Cummings. She was the youngest daughter and the eighth of ten children. Her […]

Kenneth Messenger Obituary (2021) – Enfi

Kenneth W. (Reb) Messenger of Enfield, beloved husband of Frances (Cummings) Messenger passed away on Monday December 6, 2021, he was 85 years old. Kenneth was born March 13, 1936 in Weston, WV, to Elmer and Bonnie (Richards) Messenger. He grew up in Jane Lew, WV, attended high school there, and enlisted in the US […]

Bob May obituary – obituaries and servic

Bobby “Bob” Derral May, 89, died on Saturday, December 11, 2021 in Oklahoma City. Son of Lester Raymond and Gladys May, Bob was born on July 23, 1932. He grew up in Oklahoma City, attending Capitol Hill High School. Bob served in the United States Air Force. After leaving the Air Force he enrolled in […]

Exeter NH teacher creates reused wood ar...

Dan Provost’s transformation from English teacher to reclaimed wood artist began after a routine household project. The Kensington native was dismantling old wooden steps from his house in 2015, which he then stacked in piles. “I looked at them and thought they were like these driftwood panels that people paint whales on,” Provost said. His […]

Slices of life: making new projects

I had things so planned. They had been in place for over three decades and my husband and I were finally going to enjoy the things we had worked so hard for. And then he died. Just like that. So here I am. It would be tempting to say how this all sucks, because much […]

Fruitport community schools closed Monda...

FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – Community schools in Fruitport will be closed Monday as authorities continue to investigate a threat of violence against the school last week. “Law enforcement officials are still working to eliminate the threat from last week,” Superintendent Jason Kennedy told News 8 Sunday. “This continues to be an active and ongoing […]

RICHARD BYRAM | Death notice | mycarro...

THOMSON — Richard “Rich” Byram, 64, of Thomson, died on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 30 at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna. The best part of Rich’s life was family and fishing. He […]

Maya Lin’s dismantled ‘ghost forest’ wil

Maya Lin’s acclaimed “Ghost Forest” – her installation in Madison Square Park in New York City – was being cut out and the artist couldn’t have been happier: a group of teenagers had seen the harvest of the lumber on November 19 and was sawn Monday, to make boats they plan to sail next year. […]

Haines to Host Year-Long Storm Commemora...

The event is an opportunity to reflect on Haines’ recovery efforts over the past year (Henry Leasia / KHNS) Next week marks the first anniversary since deadly winter storms in the Lynn Upper Canal killed two people in Haines. There will be a commemoration and dedication gathering on Saturday, December 4 – a memorial service […]

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Vifian | The Gazette

Monday, November 22, 2021 Gerald ‘Jerry’ Vifian GERALD JAMES & Quot; JERRY & Quot; VIFIAN Cedars Rapids Gerald James “Jerry” Vifian, 86, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away surrounded by his children on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the Country House Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids. He was born April 16, 1935 in Delaware County, […]

Obituary of Ronald Dupuis (1939 – 2021)

Ronald dupuis December 29, 1939 – November 2, 2021 Burlington, Washington – I have never met a man who values ​​life more than Ron. Ron, a 31-year-old resident of Bellingham, enjoyed biking, skiing, woodworking and gardening at his South Hill home. In a crowd he could put everyone at ease, and at times he had […]

In loving memory of Danny McCarty: 1956-...

Danny “Deacon Dan” McCarty of Bend, Oregon, after an eight-year battle with bladder cancer, went to Heaven surrounded by his family on October 10, 2021. He was born on August 19, 1956 in Delano, California, to the Reverend John and Alice (Riggins) McCarty. He grew up in California, Oregon and Idaho. Danny proclaimed himself and […]

Residents of St. Regis handcraft wood fu...

A resident of St. Regis, Kim Elledge is sort of a Jill of many jobs. “My dad taught me to be a pretty good handyman or jack of all trades, without a master of course. He taught me a lot about carpentry, and I did some repair work for his termite business. I worked in […]

McKay donates to CAVC scholarships

COLLINSVILLE – Collinsville Schools Area Vocational Center (CVAC) – called a “hidden gem” in the area, recently hosted distinguished guests. The CVAC is a two-year public vocational training center for college students and seniors. Located on the Collinsville High School campus, it spans a lot of real estate, drawing students from East Alton-Wood River High […]

Frank Thaler – Dominion Post

Frank Thaler, 91, of Bruceton Mills, entered eternal rest on Monday, October 25, 2021, surrounded by his family. Son of the late John and Anna Thaler, he was born on November 17, 1929 in Jere. At the age of 22, Frank enlisted in the military and served his country during the Korean War. He was […]

If at first …. Local Scout persists when

Boy Scout Ian Coward is the definitive proof that perseverance pays off and he has the Eagle Scout Project to prove it. This teenager and his family uprooted from California just over a year ago. Ian was already on his way with a project that would earn him the Eagle Award in his hometown of […]

Obituary by Robert Saylor (1934 – 2021)

Robert Leroy Saylor, 87, of Frederick, died on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Frederick Health Hospital. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Dorothy (Martz) Saylor. Born in Woodsboro, MD on October 21, 1934, he was the son of the late Russell and Nellie Saylor. Bob graduated from Walkersville High School and […]

William Bardwell obituary (1939 – 2021)

William Gary Bardwell entered his heavenly home on October 21, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born in Longview, Texas on November 28, 1939 to Bedford and Robbie Bardwell. He grew up in the community of Judson where he attended Judson’s elementary and secondary schools. He then graduated from Longview High School.After graduating, he […]

Garrettsville remains a picturesque exam...

Garrettsville was once a thriving 19th century center with various mills, foundries and factories. In 1899, it was considered the largest maple syrup center in the world. There are still many business and industrial interests in the region, although in 2014 the retail sector was stunned by a fire that burned down a downtown block, […]

Lee Cagey – Dominion Post

Lee Baker Cagey, 85 of Winchester, Virginia, formerly of Fairfax, Virginia, died on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, after a brief illness.Lee was born to Elmer Martin and Olive Ruth Cagey on August 3, 1936 in Morgantown. After graduating from Morgantown High School in 1954 and attending the University of West Virginia, he moved to the […]

Gau, Joseph D. – Waupaca County Post Off

Joseph D. Gau, 68, of Bear Creek, passed away suddenly Thursday afternoon, October 21, 2021 at his home. Joseph Donald Gau was born January 8, 1953 in Fond du Lac, WI, the son of the late Joseph E. and Helen M. (Winter) Gau. He attended LP Goodrich High School in Fond du Lac, where he […]

Philadelphia School District teacher let...

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia School District is investigating after a parent said a teacher let his child make a wooden gun. This store class project now has a teacher in the hot seat and a dad demanding both answers and responsibilities. “He colored it while preparing to put all the shapes in it. All […]

Robert “Bob” Saam | News, Sports, Jobs

Robert “Bob” Saam, 76, died on Monday, October 18, 2021. Born July 8, 1945 in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Truman Saam Sr. and Lorraine (Scheid) Saam. Bob was a Williamsport Area High School graduate in 1964. He was an outstanding wrestler and football player, winning the Ernie Smith Memorial Award in […]

Meet Eamon Lee: 7 Questions To Know Syra...

Eamon Lee Food Services has hired a new executive chef with deep roots in the central New York area. Chef Eamon Lee brings to the University over three decades of experience in the food service industry. In the short term, Eamon will look to create a culinary training program for the food service department. He […]

John Sporar obituary (1936 – 2021) – Hou

John Barlow Sporar1936-2021John Barlow Sporar died on October 10, 2021. He was born in Galveston, Texas on February 8, 1936. His father John Boniface Sporar was a railroad driver. His mother, Kathryn Rosa Barlow Sporar was a schoolteacher.John has always been proud to be “born on the island” and lived a childhood that included sports, […]

FHS innovates in a vocational training c...

Above: The grand opening of the new Fairmont High School professional building took place Monday morning. Left to Right: Jared Herman, Buildings and Grounds Staff, Dan Engeman, Scott Cole and Director Tyler Garrison; school board members Dan Brookens, Mike Edman and Mari Myren; Superintendent Andy Traetow; High school co-principals Chad Brusky and Alex Schmidt. FAIRMONT […]

Bobby Gray Bailey – Davie County Busines

Bobby Gray Bailey, 90, died at his home on October 7, 2021. He was born on November 2, 1930 to Claude Odell “Ned” Bailey and Illa Aaron Bailey in Davie County. He was a graduate of Shady Grove High School. While in fifth grade, he met Maxine, who would eventually become his wife. After their […]

Judith E. Boyle 1943-2021 | News, Sport...

WARREN – Judith Elizabeth Vivoda Boyle, 77, passed away on Sunday October 3, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born December 4, 1943 in Darby, Pennsylvania, to Mary T. Bombeck-Hardman and Robert J. Boyle. She graduated from Warren G. Harding High School and worked as one of the first molders at Packard Electric. […]

Harvey Smith | Aurora News-Subscribe

Harvey H. Smith of Henderson, died on October 2, 2021 at the age of 88 in Henderson. He was born to Henry H. and Margaret (Friesen) Smith on March 20, 1933 on his grandfather Friesen’s farm west of Henderson in Hamilton County.Harvey attended country school in District 11 west of Henderson and District 51 north […]

Gerald Lynn Quinn –

Gerald Lynn Quinn, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Born January 12, 1948 in Chattanooga, son of the late Clarence and Helen Quinn. He was a graduate of East Ridge High School. Mr. Quinn attended East Ridge Christian Church. He was a member of Elks Lodge and was a retired home […]

James Joseph Barbour | zz-dnp

James Joseph Barbour, 82, of Southington, Connecticut, died Wednesday, September 29, in a hospital in Central Connecticut, New Britain, Connecticut. 2, 2011. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Gerald and Margaret O’Donnell Barbour, he was a graduate of St. Rose High School, Carbondale. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard. Prior to […]

Robert Bassett Obituary (2021) – Edgewoo

ROBERT HENRY BASSETT Edgewood Robert Henry Bassett passed away on September 28, 2021 at the Edgewood Nursing Home in Edgewood, Iowa. Iowa Cremation is in charge of the arrangements. Robert (Bob) was born at home on September 21, 1924 to George and Ruth (Burington) Bassett. Throughout his childhood, Bob worked with his father and brother, […]

Marion cannage Peter Borsari repairs old...

MARION – There aren’t many people who can do what Peter Borsari can do on the south coast. You might see Borsari helping Marion’s Harbor Master, a substitute teacher at Wareham High School, or frequenting the Huttleston Market in Fairhaven on Saturdays. But, when he’s not, he’s most likely in his workshop renovating vintage chairs. […]

Supply chain shortages and issues delay ...

The students were away until September 20, as construction crews worked on the first phase of the renovation, which included new classrooms, common areas and a vocational training center. GALESBURG, Illinois – Students at Galesburg High School are finally back in the classroom – and the building – despite continued construction delays caused by the […]

Norman Lans obituary (1937 – 2021) – Lex

Norman Lee Lans, 84, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away peacefully on September 25, 2021 at the Lexington Regional Health Center. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lexington with Reverend Eddie Mariel officiating. A memorial book signing with family receiving friends will take […]

Richard Palatine obituary (2021) – Glast

Richard E. Palatine, beloved husband of Joan (Potter), passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at the Portland Care and Rehab. He was born in Waterbury, CT and graduated from Crosby High School where he was the class musician. He enlisted in the United States Navy on June 23, 1946. He graduated from Virginia […]

Netflix’s “Sex Education” takes the plun

There’s a reason the shows that take place in a high school will likely never go away: They can be about just about anyone. In 2019, before the pandemic, the American high school graduation rate was 88%. Add in the fact that many attend and don’t graduate, and you envision an experience that more than […]

Byron Wood (1948 – 2021) obituary – Bell

Byron Wood February 26, 1948 – September 23, 2021 Bellingham, Washington – “Rainier and good friends are the key to a good life.” Byron J. Wood was born on February 26, 1948 in Sedro Woolley, WA to Raymond and Dagny (Stangeland) Wood. From there his family moved to Whatcom County where he lived the rest […]

Kalani Sa | News, Sports, Jobs

April 19, 1971-Sept. 19, 2021 WOOD LAKE – Visitations to Kalani Sa, 50, of Wood Lake will be on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. A funeral service, open to the public, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Wood Lake Cemetery. Please watch for future announcements for […]

Virgil E. Hammerschmidt | News, Sports,...

NEW ULM – Virgil Edward Hammerschmidt, 84, of New Ulm, died on September 16, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minn. He is survived by his son Mark and his wife Holly Hammerschmidt of Belle Plaine and his grandchildren Britta and Kareen Hammerschmidt; sons Andrew and his partner, Jaimee Reggio of Oak Park, IL and grandchildren Aria and […]

Rocky River Fall Arts Festival looks bac...

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Artists, vendors and visitors were happy that Rocky River Fall Arts Festival was able to return this year to the Old Detroit shopping district in downtown Rocky River. It was the 12th year of the popular event. “People were so happy the show was back that they came early in order […]

Harrison factory plans for lumber framin...

Scribner’s Mill Preservation, Inc. plans to offer a lumber framing workshop September 25-26 at the factory site at 251 Scribners Mills Road in Harrison. Contribution photo Scribner’s Mill Preservation, Inc. plans to offer a weekend woodframe workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 25 and 26 at the mill site at 251 Scribners […]

PETER CIAMPA Obituary (2021) – Lexington

Ciampa, Peter Marine Veteran and Special Educator Peter Vincent Ciampa, of Lexington, September 4, 2021, 58 started each day with enthusiasm, a smile and an enthusiasm for life. Pete was looking forward to enjoying the many activities he was involved in, working life and working around his newly built home in Lexington. He liked to […]

Middletown’s new furniture store combine

September 16 – One recent morning in Middletown, inside a red brick building on the corner of West Main and North Church streets, Justin Riggs sat at a glistening wooden table encrusted with tiny pieces of steel. He brushed the surface with his hand. For some 200 years, the wooden plaque he used to create […]

Carlton Cruise | Death notice | news-g...

MAHOMET – Carlton R. Crosier, 73, of Mahomet died on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at the Carle Foundation hospital in Urbana. Originally from Kentucky, he graduated from Westport High School, attended Eastern Kentucky University, and served his country in the United States Army. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to a career of a lifetime in […]

West MI educators reflect and teach stud...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, a day that changed America forever. In an effort to reflect on the day and never forget, schools in West Michigan are making sure their students know what happened. Many people remember exactly where they were and what they were doing […]

Muskogee’s Okie: Flusche puts his talent

Stephanie Flusche has found a way to turn a flat tire into history, a flea market visit into an adventure, an old door to art. She hasn’t always been so cunning. Flusche said she was more into dancing, cheerleading, and softball while growing up in Casa Grande, Arizona. She played softball for Connors State College […]

Obituary of Robert Lupia (2021) – Kenosh

Robert lupia 1939 – 2021 Robert Lupia, at the age of 82, passed away on Sunday August 22, 2021 at Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie. Born June 3, 1939 in Kenosha, he was the son of John and Marie (Moenssen) Lupia. Robert grew up in local schools and graduated from Bradford High School in 1957. […]

SenERGY: Hey, Over Sixty Artist: Where a...

The art world is a big triangle with artists like Jenny Saville at the top, and aficionados like me who have home studios and occasionally exhibit somewhere down there. Full-time or part-time, it’s worth knowing where you are on the Triangle. Sarah Thornton’s “Seven Days in the Art World” not only examines the highways, Thornton […]

Obituary of Wesley Anderson (1940 – 2021

Wesley Alan Anderson, born on 10/15/40 in Fortuna, California, passed away on 07/23/21. Wes passed away peacefully at home on the ranch he loved dearly. A graduate of Fortuna High School, Wes received a Bachelor of Science in Breeding from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. While at Cal Poly, he met and later married […]

Plowing the land of the Delta

We are on a very rutted dirt road near Rondo in the Arkansas Delta. “I bet you’ve been on all the roads in Arkansas,” the driver told me. “I have to admit, I’ve never been on this one,” I reply. We’re looking for the Williams family farm, and soon Harvey Williams beckons us on a […]

Upper Makefield’s Dwight Ely to lead US

According to Dwight Ely, Upper Makefield “has grown a lot of houses” in recent years. But it still has some of the best farmland in the country. “The area is incredible. Where there are still farms, it is very fertile,” he said. He knows from experience. His family has operated a farm in Bucks County […]

Richard P. Smith, 87, Southborough alumn...

New Bern, North Carolina – Richard Paul Smith, 87, of New Bern, North Carolina, passed away on July 25, 2021. He was the son of Mildred Elsie (Thomas) and James Arthur Smith, he was one of 12 children and the youngest son. Dick is survived by one brother, Alfred E. Smith of Navato, California; one […]

Nicholas Di Mona’s exhibition is on disp

“My grandfather made wine and he got grapes in wooden crates,” artist Nick Di Mona said. “These crates were my practice and my inspiration. I started carving on end pieces when I was 10, and I knew, I just knew I would be a carpenter. At 72, Nick Di Mona has been carving, cutting and […]

Our weekend picks: Brazilian cuisine, ne...

It’s time for Friday 5th! Every Friday, our team will recommend five must-do local activities, from a new beauty treatment, a delicious meal, a kicka $$ workout, and more. Read on for this weekend’s suggestions – all based in the Hoboken and Jersey City area, curated by our team of locals. We have Brazilian food, […]

This Arizona-produced sake will transpor...

Sakurai’s appreciation for nature and the way he goes about making his sake was formed during the 10 years he spent working in the sake industry in Japan, learning the craft in breweries. Across the country. At one of those breweries in the mid-sized town of Akita, he met his wife, Heather, who was on […]

With a new patio, Millbrook’s Pastry Ped

MILLBROOK – With an enduring passion for baking and an unwavering commitment to community cooking, the chef of one of Millbrook’s greatest restaurants mixes new ideas with old ambitions to keep his labor of love on track during the pandemic. Colin Hall, co-owner and executive chef of Pastry Peddler, began offering hot pastries and coffee […]

Wickford Art Festival returns to bring a...

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI – Almost two years after the last festival, the Wickford Art Festival made its much-anticipated return last weekend as thousands descended on Wilson Park, which served as the main venue, and Wickford Village to view and buy works of art in nearly all media by 170 artists from across the region and […]

GRHS student lands 3rd place at National...

GREEN RIVER – Cole Murray, a student at Green River High School, still can’t figure out he’s the third finalist in the National SkillsUSA Cabinetmaking Competition. “It was exciting,” Murray said. “I still don’t think I got the whole ‘national’ part of third place, but seeing my photo appear on the podium was pretty impressive. […]

News of July 7, 1892

IONIA’S DAILY SENTINEL, THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1892 LOCAL LACONIC: A tarantula was found in a bunch of bananas at Aniba’s this morning by Geo. Batson. (Editor’s Note: – The 1891 IONIA CITY DIRECTORY lists Aniba, Arthur, owner of the City Restaurant and Hotel at 334 W. Main, with the same residence.) FOR SALE – BLACK […]

James T. Cavellier father | Obituary

James T. Cavellier Sr., 88 years old from Dexter and formerly from Black River, died on July 9, 2021 at Samaritan Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born March 3, 1933 in Oswego, NY, the son of the late John L. and Della (Plata) Cavellier. He graduated from Oswego High School in 1951 […]

Jimmie Horace “Doc” Horne Sr. inducted i

When Calvin Patterson returned from college in West Palm Beach in the mid-1960s, he went to Gaines Park, where his high school carpentry teacher was teaching tennis and a former classmate from Patterson was helping him. “At first I only saw a few people there,” Patterson recalls. “Then there was more. And then I would […]

Announcements of June 26, 2021

HennikerCommunity concert The DoBros Band will be heading to Henniker’s Angela Robinson Bandstand on June 29 at 6:30 p.m. Composed of the Dobrowski brothers: Luke on banjo / mandolin / drums / vocals, Ben on guitar / resonator guitar / keyboards / vocals as well as Colin Nevins on guitar / vocals and Chris Spann-Weitz […]

The students’ love of music, woodworking

BILLINGS – Inside John Kirk’s home in West End Billings is a large living room, currently stocked with handcrafted cellos worth thousands of dollars. It has been Allie Bullman’s refuge for half of her life. “I’ve been taking classes since I was in 4th grade,” Bullmans said. “I used to come into this room, but […]