Let Those Who Have Ears, Listen

Let Those Who Have Ears, Listen

Contributing Writer Pastor Shawn Hannon Hope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY My daughter, Quinn, recently finished her first year of big kid school. She was a UPK in Fillmore, and she loved every minute of it and did great. But we did receive a note home one day this year that every parent dreads. It started […]

Hot dog!

Hot dog!

I saw a hot dog other day. I was ready to break the car window to rescue the poor thing when the owner showed up. She opened the door and stepped back with the heat that rolled out. What did she think her dog was supposed to do? Even on a 70-degree day the temperature […]

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

This week we are featuring ALL of our dogs, 6 months and older. We have some great ones waiting for their chance for a forever home of their own, so to help them we are waiving all adoptions fees for dogs from 7/24-7/28. No cost adoptions to help you get our new bet friend home!! […]

Fashion Clothes

Fashion Clothes

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist When M. Lorimer Moe claimed that a Swedish immigrant had “long operated one of the last old-style Swedish tailor shops in the city” in his book Saga From The Hills: A History of The Swedes of Jamestown, he was referring to Ernest Lindquist who owned and operated Fashion […]

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Recently I began thinking about Christmas gifts for my children who are adults with families of their own. In addition to being addicted to genealogy, I am a dedicated scrap booker. These are two hobbies, dare I say obsessions that go together very nicely. In both instances, you are looking for […]

Reckless

Reckless

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church Amherst, NY I’m just going to come right out and say it. God is a bad sower. God is a reckless farmer. God is a careless planter. In Sunday’s gospel reading Jesus tells the parable of a sower scattering seed. He says that as the farmer […]

What’s the Answer?

What’s the Answer?

I called a client the other day, and got her voicemail. My client’s voice explained in detail how to wait for the beep, leave my name, phone number, and a brief message. Then a second pre-recorded message explained the same thing, almost verbatim. It was a good minute-and-a-half before I could even leave the message. […]

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