Published on Thursday, October 06 2011 01:00
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
It’s October, and that means budget time. The Board of Trustees (BOT) have been meeting (prior to their regularly scheduled meetings) in workshops with Department
Published on Thursday, September 29 2011 01:00
Have you ever met a small boy while hiking on a trail who handed you his pet monkey, who then wrapped its arms about you and nestled sweetly into your chest? Have you sat under a sunlitwaterfall for hours letting all your stress wash away? One of Linette DeSano’s clients experienced these things during one hike while on a tour to Thailand. DeSano, long-time owner of Experience, Inc., a clothing and jewelry shop on Main Street, also runs Experience Adventure Tours. Since 2006, she has immersed small groups of women in Thai culture.
Published on Wednesday, September 14 2011 14:36
By Steve Wratten
I am writing to respond to several topics in the article by Kayann Short (Lyons Recorder, Sept. 1) about her concerns over genetically-modified (GM) crops. To avoid misunderstanding, GM crops have had a gene inserted into their chromosomes to confer a new desirable trait. Ms. Short’s article consisted mainly of her opinions, which frankly do not agree with those of U.S. Federal regulatory agencies (EPA, USDA, FDA), nor those of states and many foreign
Published on Sunday, September 25 2011 01:00
Published on Wednesday, September 14 2011 13:56
“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this - you haven’t.” ~Thomas A. Edison
I recently received a phone call from a client who noticed a small puddle of water under her water heater. She was understandably concerned since this was only a three-year old water heater. Generally with water heaters this can either be a bad sign, or a relatively simple to remedy repair. When I got to the job, sure enough, there was a puddle of water about the size of a dinner plate
Published on Thursday, September 22 2011 01:00
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.Talk about your boring meetings. The Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting on Monday night had absolutely no pizzazz. It was like watching paint dry. Trustee Kathy Carroll was absent, and Mayor Pro-Tem Kirk Udovich arrived late. Other
Published on Thursday, September 08 2011 01:00
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.Perhaps it was the crisp fall-like weather, or maybe it was the added day of rest, but Tuesday night’s (Monday was Labor Day) Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting was fast paced. The presentations were concise and the discussions were to the point. As is said in a good Sherlock Holmes story, “everything moved along apace.”