As the fall rolls on & we approach the holiday season, so does our mindset shift, focusing on the family, friends and other loved ones who have helped us to get through the year. It’s a time of reflection, a hopeful escape from the stresses of one’s career or schooling, a reminder of what truly matters in each of our lives.
As Veterans Day approaches, the collective American zeitgeist shifts its focus to honor its fallen soldiers, commemorate their sacrifices and look to the future improvements of the lives and conditions for veterans, active service members and their families.
Our Reverse Tashlich (waterside clean-up) was a huge success. Forty-four people signed up to come out on October 2, to cleanup trails along the Hockanum.
Cataclysmic events the world over seem to happen with far more regularity than they did when I was younger. Knowing much of this is the result of a 24 hour news cycle, increased access to information and the advent of technologies that force the would be eyewitness to assume the role of journalist, or even the reluctant wartime correspondent.
Supporters of the plan to build a new public library on Main St. will be at the popular Urban Lodge Brewing on Friday, Oct. 21 to talk about the need for and benefits of this proposed project.