Vicki’s Award Winning Chili

Vicki’s Award Winning Chili

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Brrrrr…. It has been so cold lately! For the last few weeks we have been in the middle of what many consider to be very “old fashioned” winter weather. The snow totals that have been seen in the region are nothing short of crazy, and the temperatures have been unpleasant for […]

It’s All Around Us

It’s All Around Us

Contributing Writer Pastor Shawn Hannon Hope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY What comes to mind when you hear the word blessing? I ask because I’ve noticed when we say blessing we mean all sorts of different things. For example, if I asked you to count your blessings you might start thinking about the good things in […]

Stage Fright?

Stage Fright?

I have an answering machine. It is for answers. I hate coming home to replay an answer that just says “Click!” Afraid to talk? Then please don’t call, whoever you are, mystery caller. When I ask you to leave me a “detailed message” with information I need, and you just leave, “Call me back,” I […]

2018 – Plenty of Sky Shows Ahead

2018 – Plenty of Sky Shows Ahead

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Martz/Kohl Board of Directors The New Year promises some spectacular heavenly sights for sky-watchers. January kicked off already with a great meteor shower, and it will end with a rare Super Blue Moon Eclipse. Quite a few more special sky events will be coming along later in the year. On […]

Health Predictions for 2018

Health Predictions for 2018

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom Not being one to normally make predictions, I thought this year I would guess what the new hot topics for the next year will be. 1. Type 3 diabetes aka “Brain Diabetes”. If you haven’t heard of this, type 3 diabetes is that our blood sugar affects our memory. In fact, […]

Well Done, My Friend

Well Done, My Friend

Contributing Writer Steve Sorensen Modern media creates many heroes, stars, mentors, and role models. Unless you are a deer hunter you may not have noticed the late Charlie Alsheimer, but for us he was all that, and more. As a young Air Force recruit in Vietnam, Charlie was introduced to photography. When he returned home […]

Family Legends

Family Legends

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg We all have them, Family Legends. The question is how do we incorporate them into our Family History. What’s your story? Great Grandpa rode with Jesse James, Great-great Grandma was a Cherokee Princess, distant cousins served with George Washington in the Revolution, Aunt Jenny survived the Johnstown Flood. These and other […]

Eat

Eat

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church Amherst, NY I forgot to eat yesterday. I had meetings from 7AM through 9PM that night. Around dinner time I caught 45 minutes of free time and meant to grab a bite, but, like I said, I forgot. And so, when I arrived at home at […]

Old problem comes back

Old problem comes back

Your big, red truck does not belong in my trunk. I hope you recognize yourself, but you’re not the only tailgater I’ve seen lately. Bulletin: Big red trucks slip on icy roads. Please rethink your dumb hobby of tailgating. It is dumb on dry, hot summer days and really stupid on icy January days. If […]

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