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Friday, September 24, 2021

Take part in democracy

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Through my last 31-plus years on the planet, I’ve only not voted in one election – the very first one for which I was...

Of rain, frogs, and fine barbecue

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    How great is the new barbecue? I used it every night of the first week I had it, except Sunday when we were at...

Local dancers strut at Dance the World

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With little more than a week to go before a newspaper’s first-ever edition, expect to find editors hard at work, starting early and finishing...

Key to a happy family – adding a hot tub … and more cooking!

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What does every backyard need after adding a new barbecue? A hot tub! At least that’s what my wife and daughter told me. “You got...

Rock ‘n’ roll is a vicious game

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As many readers know, I am a fan of rock ’n’ roll. Not country, hot hip-hop, not pop, but rock. Generally, plug in a guitar...

Flash crowd made us all proud

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You’ve likely heard of flash mobs, but how about a flash crowd? That’s exactly what happened on a crisp evening last week at Fergie Jenkins...

Flash crowd rocks Challenger baseball game

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About 150 people turned up for a flash crowd at the season-ending Challenger baseball game Thursday night at Rotary Park, to the delight of...

It’s hip to be efficient

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So on my recent 50th birthday, and just two days before I was to receive a cortisone shot into my hip joint, a friend...

Give the plow drivers some respect

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How many of you have come up behind a snowplow, cursed the driver for going so slow, and pulled out to pass? I did it....

Pass the Relay baton, please

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When it comes to volunteering in Chatham-Kent, I’ve been admittedly mediocre at best. Well, considering how hands-on most of this community is, maybe I’ve...