“The Birth and Death of Stars”

“The Birth and Death of Stars”

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Martz/Kohl Board of Directors Everybody knows that storks bring baby children, but where do baby stars come from? And how about the black holes that glide through the universe devouring them? The public is invited to come to the Martz-Kohl Observatory, 176 Robin Hill Road in Frewsburg on Wednesday evening, May […]

Synthetic vs. Natural Vitamins

Synthetic vs. Natural Vitamins

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom When is a vitamin not a vitamin? Why don’t vitamins work like they used too? How did we get to this strange place? When I was in college, a group of us were talking about our future careers. One person was getting a degree in chemical engineering and he said he […]

Researching With Local Resources

Researching With Local Resources

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg I have written in the past about local resources that are available to all of us to use in our research; however, I think that it is a subject that invites a repeat visit. The first resource that comes to mind is local libraries. Many of them contain local histories that […]

Bundt Pan Chicken

Bundt Pan Chicken

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well dear readers, do I dare say spring has finally sprung? My windows are open and warm fresh air is wafting through the room. I can hear birds chirping and the sun is shining. Can I get an AMEN?! The arrival of spring may have been long overdue this year, but […]

(ONE) Church’s Door

(ONE) Church’s Door

Contributing Writer Pastor Shawn Hannon Hope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY I’ve become increasing certain in recent days that one of the devil’s favorite games to play with the church is to convince us that our similarities are actually differences, or, at the very least, to convince us that our subtle differences are church-dividing. Consider the […]

Finger lickin’

Finger lickin’

OK, I guess you can’t help people handling and squeezing fruit and veggies in the produce aisle. I’ll cook them anyway. But last week I watched a lady touch just about every donut, cruller and fritter in the baked goods cabinet. Then she actually licked her fingers before deciding which to buy. I decided I […]

The Turkey Hunting Paradox

The Turkey Hunting Paradox

Contributing Writer Steve Sorensen Show me a turkey hunter who killed a spring gobbler on his first hunt and never hunted turkeys again, and I’ll show you someone who thinks turkey hunting is easy. Decades of turkey hunting have taught me it ain’t. Forgive me for saying “ain’t,” but poor grammar is mild compared to […]

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