They say that 90% of the fish are caught by 10% of the fishermen. No doubt the guy on the right in the accompanying photo fits into that category.
The operative word in this week’s headline is “kind.” To explain it means starting near the end of this story.
John Kenny is 72 years old. For 70 of those years the Waterloo resident has dealt with a mystery of sorts in his life, one that has troubled him constantly.
Put simply, Reylu Gutierrez is on a fast track. To where, you may ask. The highest level of competition in the “Sport of Kings” — thoroughbred racing.
It might be because I am a news junkie and a member of the media that I find myself hyper-aware of my very favorable circumstances. What I mean by that is that sometimes, when I go into a Byrne Dairy store, I’ll take five minutes (way too long) to peruse the candy section, after which I ulti…
New York state has a large population that is growing old. Along with that, the trend has been for people to opt for “aging in place” — in other words, not in a nursing home, but rather in the comfort of their own residence. To do that, however, requires people willing and able to be home he…
A recent Gallup poll showed the decline in Americans’ membership in houses of worship reaching an all-time low since polling on the matter began in 1937. It also marked the first time membership was not the majority, with only about 47% attending regularly.
My first encounter with 75-year-old David Stern of Rose was a couple of years ago. I read he would be at the Lyons Farmers Market doing a public demonstration of braiding garlic stems and their bulbs.
Having grown up and lived my whole life in the Northeast, one would think I would have some fondness for winter weather. Nope. Sure, I have done some ice fishing and learned to ski, and I appreciate the beauty of a fresh snowfall, but, in general, after 65 winters, it was time to escape.
If you read a daily newspaper or catch television headlines and broadcasts regularly, there is, unfortunately, plenty of unsettling news.