Category Archives: Chimney sweeps

Here are the best Oscar-winning Disney songs, ranked

With the 94th Academy Awards in March, it’s a great time to take a look at some past Oscar winners. Disney songs and movies are most often very present at the Oscars. This year Encanto was nominated for Best Original Song with its beautiful piece Dos Oruguitas by Lin-Manuel Miranda. There is great competition in […]

Results of 1st Turkish Climate Council ‘will shape the future’

The decisions that will be taken as a result of Turkey’s first Climate Council will shape the country’s future in the fight against climate change, an official from the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources said. Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA) on Turkey’s policies on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and its goal of net zero […]

What are all the London Theater Week shows?

London Theater Week is back. Book tickets to over 40 shows in London at the best prices during London Theater Week. We have theater tickets for the biggest West End musicals, upcoming London plays and London entertainment from just £15, £25 and £35. London Theater Week does not last all year. London Theater Week 2022 […]

Boris Johnson will achieve his Churchill cosplay act – he won’t wash

There used to be a cozy atmosphere in the House of Commons on occasions like this, but not anymore. Questions of war and peace tend to be met with consummate reverence. All politicians are narcissistic, to varying degrees, and most are desperate to feel the weight of history on them. But whatever the moment these […]

February 18, 1992: Fire destroys Expo ’92 building two months before opening

The fire of February 18, 1992. / ECE what happened today? The newly built Pavilion of Discoveries had been designed as one of the key elements of the Seville exhibition Thirty years ago, the capital of Andalusia had the honor of hosting the Universal Exhibition. However, just two months before the inauguration, on February 18, […]

Michigan fire deaths increased 144% in first month of 2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

A significant increase in fire-related deaths has been recorded in Michigan in the first month of 2022. According to the Bureau of Fire Services, fire-related deaths in Michigan have increased by 144% over the same 34 days in 2021. The Bureau recorded 18 fires resulting in 22 deaths. These fire deaths were all […]

Michigan fire deaths up 144% in January

Michigan recorded an increase in fire-related deaths in January, according to a press release from the Michigan Office of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The statement said that when the Michigan Bureau of Fire Services compared data from January and several days in February for 2021 and 2022, it reported that fire-related deaths in the state […]

‘Arctic dive’ to bring ‘SNOW and hard frost’ THIS week as temperatures drop to -3C amid wintry downpours

How to stay warm in bed in winter With the freezing winter weather, it’s no surprise that many of us are spending more time in bed to avoid the bitter cold. Georgia Metcalfe, UK-based co-founder and creative director of The French Bedroom Company, came to the rescue and provided five tips that will keep you […]

Why Are Woke Universities Putting Trigger Warnings On Oliver Twist?

Never let it be said that academics are not competitive. The race to be “more woker than you” is heating up. Lecturers from the University of Chester have tested the limits of our credulity with an unlikely Harry Potter trigger warning. Only to find they were outmatched by Northampton Uni, where George Orwell’s 1984 was […]

Michigan fire fatalities up 144% over same time last year – Tips for staying safe

DETROIT (FOX 2) – Michigan fire-related deaths increased significantly in January 2022 compared to January 2021, according to the Bureau of Fire Services. In the first 34 days of the year, 18 fires claimed 22 lives. This is a 144% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Related: What to know about carbon monoxide […]

Kremmling’s new business keeps locals warm

Kremmling residents Todd and Beckie Osborn opened Grand Flames after seeing the need for a local business to service, repair and install fireplaces and stoves.Large Flames/Courtesy Photo Generations of Grand County residents have relied on fireplaces and other fire devices to keep them warm during the brutal high country winters. Now residents can rely on […]

144% increase in fire-related deaths in Michigan; Many among other people

A significant increase in fire-related deaths has been recorded in Michigan in the first month of 2022. According to the Bureau of Fire Services, fire-related deaths in Michigan have increased by 144% over the same 34 days in 2021. The Bureau recorded 18 fires resulting in 22 deaths. These fire deaths were all accidental and […]

Poet David Mills explores African Burial Ground, Jupiter Hammon at LI talks

“I’m looking for ways to make history sing,” said poet David Mills. In his latest collection, “Boneyarn,” a volume of courageous and graceful poems about Manhattan’s African Cemetery – America’s oldest and largest known slave cemetery – he raises a moving chorus of voices. “To the 15,000 enslaved ancestors buried in Lower Manhattan, thank you […]

The winter storm of 2021 took Texans by surprise. Here’s how to prepare this year

The 2021 winter storm marked a severe weather event unlike any other Texan had seen in decades, leaving millions of people without power and in freezing conditions. Within days of the onset of the storm and its aftermath, a real water crisis also emerged, along with supply chain shortages and major food disruptions. A recent […]

Councilors on the Isle of Wight celebrate the 200th anniversary of Valentine’s Day with a moving ceremony

Isle of Wight Councilors Julie Jones-Evans and Vix Lowthian laid a wreath to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of 10-year-old chimney sweep Valentine Gray today (Monday). From 2 p.m., a small gathering gathered at the Valentine Gray memorial in Church Litten Park, the former graveyard of St Thomas’s Church. Cllr Jones-Evans spoke about […]

DR MAX PEMBERTON: Trust me, seeing the same doctor saves lives

The doctor-patient relationship is just that: a relationship. And vulnerability and trust are inherent in any relationship. That is why it takes time to develop and grow. It is certainly not formed during a single consultation of ten minutes. Yet over the years we have seen a shift that means we have moved away from […]

The fascinating stories of how Swansea pubs got their name

Pubs have been a cornerstone of British culture for centuries, and quite often they have odd-sounding names. Often the name of a pub will tell the story of a monarchy or a great battle, or of a local artist or inventor who hailed from the area. Whether it’s a common pub name like the Cross […]

The end of the new Fight Club in China raises the question: how far can censorship go? COMMENT | Virginia Blackburn | Columnists | Comment

Brad Pitt in Fight Club (Photo: Reuters) However, in a new cut of the film in China, the Narrator is killed and the explosions are replaced by a black screen and text that reads: “Thanks to the clue Tyler provided, the police quickly figured out the whole plan and arrested everyone. the criminals. , successfully […]

San Antonio’s favorite cafe is getting ready for winter with help from Yelp

As San Antonio sinks into another unpredictable winter, pamphlets flutter on the sometimes chilly breeze, offering advice on how to stay warm and prepare for emergencies. (Cue the demonstrations of terracotta pots placed upside down over decorative candles.) It would be nice to live somewhere with a less frenzied ability to manage your power grid, […]

San Antonio’s favorite cafe is getting ready for winter with help from Yelp

As San Antonio sinks into another unpredictable winter, pamphlets flutter on the sometimes chilly breeze, offering advice on how to stay warm and prepare for emergencies. (Cue the demonstrations of terracotta pots placed upside down over decorative candles.) It would be nice to live somewhere with a less frenzied ability to manage your power grid, […]

Texas A&M Track & Field Sweeps Texas Aggie Invitational – WTAW

(Source: Aiden Shertzer) By: Tyler Pounds, Athletics Communications BRYAN COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M men’s and women’s track teams won the Texas Aggie Invitational Saturday night at Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium. The women’s team won with 178 points, while the men’s team won with 144 points. Texas A&M ended the evening victorious in […]

The Houdini of the Vilna Ghetto

Abraham Sutzkever. From the Vilna ghetto to Nuremberg Ed. and trans. Justin Cammy. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP (475 pages, 45 photos, paperback $37.95/£28.50. The beautiful medieval city of Vilna, known as the “Jerusalem of Lithuania”, was for centuries the heart of Jewish culture in Eastern Europe. Before World War II, there were 80,000 Jews out of […]

Ulster DA, do these 5 things to avoid chimney sweep scams

There are many mysteries that homeowners must solve during their “daily life” around their home. One of the biggest mysteries that can cause serious problems for homeowners is the chimney. Since chimney maintenance and repair can cause so many problems (headaches) and so much stress for homeowners and homeowners, here are a few things the […]

9 Austin Small Businesses Are Preparing For Winter With Help From Yelp

As Austin sinks into another unpredictable winter, pamphlets flutter on the sometimes chilly breeze, providing advice on how to keep warm and prepare for emergencies. (Cue the demonstrations of terracotta pots placed upside down over decorative candles.) It would be nice to live somewhere with a less frenetic ability to run your power grid, but […]

Warning for Warwickshire residents after recent chimney fires – Warwickshire County Council

Chimney safety Warwickshire residents are being warned to check their chimneys as the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service recently witnessed a series of chimney fires across the county. The Fire and Rescue Service have been called to chimney fires in Leamington Spa, Rugby and Northend over the past seven days. Residents are reminded that chimneys […]

Residents of southern Mississippi prepare for the cold

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) – As temperatures drop, coastal residents brace themselves. Stores are stocked and ready and at least one business is doing the rounds to keep customers warm. Gulfport’s Tazz Thigpen has several properties to protect. It’s not something he’s used to doing here. “I was mowing the grass until just a few weeks […]

Chester (Moose) Francis Orsin, III | News, Sports, Jobs

Chester (Moose) Francis Orsin, III Chester (Moose) Orsin, III of Salona, ​​Pennsylvania, died on January 9, 2022 at the age of 73 due to complications from lupus. Moose was born on August 7, 1948 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. He graduated from BEN High School in 1966. He spent two years studying at Penn State University […]

Frosty Flakes: Cats love boxes and satellite dishes and fish can now drive

Last week, I reported a standoff between a couple and their three cats over a VitaMix blender. As soon as the box was delivered and put on the floor, one of the cats sat on the box and they haven’t left it since. The women decided to see how long it would take to survive […]

The source of all young stars nearby

For decades, astronomers have known that the Earth and the Sun are in what is called the local bubble. Today, for the first time, a team of astronomers has been able to trace the history of this star-filled district. Image Credit: Whitehead, N., (2022) Astronomers find origin of stars that surround Earth. [online] Harvard Gazette. […]

Reduce your energy costs this winter by following some home efficiency tips | Item

There are many ways to easily and safely save on home energy costs in the winter, including lowering the temperature of the water heater. (Photo Credit: (Photo Illustration by Brian Hill, Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office)) SEE THE ORIGINAL FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Keeping a cozy and warm home in the winter here […]

Freeze-thaw temperatures can create ice dams for homeowners

With the shift from freezing to warmer temperatures recently, SGI advises residents that the freeze-thaw cycle creates ideal conditions for condensation and the formation of ice dams. Media Relations Manager for SGI, Tyler McMurchy provides some details on the Ice Dam process. “Ice dams are caused by intermittent periods of melting and freezing. So the […]

Associated Designs – Contemporary Floor Plan Wrapped In Old World Victorian Charm

Soaring roofs, double chimney, and gingerbread detailing blend together to give the Gibson its distinct Victorian style. While the Victorian style is an architectural style that many find to belong to the old, it is making a strong comeback with its unique and bold exteriors. Soaring roofs, double chimney, and gingerbread detailing blend together to […]

VIDEO: Flue Dunnit: Thief trapped in chimney during botched heist

Maryland firefighters took down a chimney after a burglar tried to take down the chimney and got stuck. The attempted robbery took place at a home in Silver Springs, Md., Around 5:30 a.m. on January 8. At first, a resident called the authorities to say that noises had been heard outside at 3:30 a.m. Police […]

Chimney Safety Critical As People Start Chimney Fires | Local news

As the days get colder during the winter months, people can turn to their fireplace or fireplace to keep their homes warm. While nothing beats snuggling up next to a crackling fire, taking care of fireplaces and chimneys is essential to avoid potential fires. The City and County of Santa Barbara Fire Departments have responded […]

Texas winter weather 2022: how to prepare for a snowstorm

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with Texas’ most essential news. The winter storm of last February marked a severe weather event unlike any Texans had seen in decades, leaving millions of people without power and in freezing conditions. Within days of the storm and its aftermath, […]

Baylor Men’s Basketball Wins Top 12 Weekly Awards | KWKT

Baylor University Press Release IRVING, Texas – Adam Flagler and James Akinjo led Baylor to a pair of wins last week and swept the Big 12 Conference weekly awards in the process, the league office announced Monday. Flagler was named Big 12 Player of the Week while Akinjo was named Big 12 Newcomer of the […]

Death notice of Alan Bohannon (2022) – Athens, Tennessee

Alan Barry Bohannon, 66, of Athens died on Friday January 7, 2022 in Athens Square in Athens. He was a longtime resident of McMinn County and a son of the late Arnold and Lucille Ovaline Watson Bohannon. He was a former employee of AMR and Valley Co-op at Decatur, was previously a nurse at Athens […]

The Marshall fire, the disaster that United Boulder County

Shortly after Christmas, word spread across the country of the devastating impact of the Marshall Fire in Boulder County. There were a few hours or days of national mourning, a flood of numbers / statistics and a presidential visit – but then silence. Concerned people across the country wondered what could have caused the blaze. […]

Plane passenger sees text from neighbor saying he had Covid

Content of the article A passenger on a flight who viewed another passenger’s text on their phone read the message about COVID-19 Content of the article “We have Covid… shhh. That’s why we’re coming home a day early. On the plane, ”a gray-haired elderly woman sent to a friend, the Indy100 newsletter reporter. The passenger […]

COLUMN: columns which were not retained in 21 | Opinion

As we start over in 2022, I have to clear the folder titled “column ideas” from last year. These are random, unrelated thoughts that have piled up on my desk, but for some reason they never developed into full columns. Here are a few, in no particular order: It’s curious that patriots who cared enough […]

Here’s where the jobs landed last month – in one graph

The leisure and hospitality sector dominated hiring in December, as restaurant and bar managers added waiters, cooks and bartenders to their payrolls before the holidays. This sector saw net employment growth of 53,000 workers, with restaurants accounting for 42,600 of this gain and hotels, motels and other accommodation businesses adding 10,000. Amusement parks, casinos and […]

London’s must-see sites (according to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend)

W Usually, ”Chrissy Teigen wrote earlier this week,“ stay between us on vacation. ” This is not the case this year. The model ended a decidedly eventful year with a family trip to London; she, her husband John Legend and their two children saw New Years Eve here in the capital. It was, according to […]

Chimney Town Doll – Movie Review

Have you ever referred to someone as a trash human? In a beautiful and tender steampunk action anime Chimney Town Doll, that’s actually a really big compliment. Adapted from Akihiro Nishino’s 2016 children’s picture book (which he also directs as a musical and Noh theater production), it’s a remarkable directorial debut for the artist and […]

What’s next for Humason? “I have never been out of work”

WESTFIELD – For former Mayor Donald Humason Jr., this new year marks the first time he has no job in sight since he started working for Westfield District Court the day after obtaining his university degree. “I’ve never been out of work,” he said during the final week of his two-year term as mayor of […]

Real Home: This tired Victorian living room is now a nature-inspired haven

Giving a modern flair to a Victorian property is never an easy task, and when Veronica and Darren purchased their terraced house, it clearly required a complete update. “It needed a complete repaint, but the upstairs bedrooms were in dire need of renovation,” says Veronica. “Six months later, after renovating three bedrooms and a bathroom, […]

Real Home: This tired Victorian living room is now a nature-inspired haven

Giving a modern flair to a Victorian property is never an easy task, and when Veronica and Darren purchased their terraced house, it clearly needed a complete update. “It needed a complete repaint, but the upstairs bedrooms were in dire need of renovation,” says Veronica. “Six months later, after renovating three bedrooms and a bathroom, […]

In the footsteps of the Jukaces, the magical New Year’s marauders of Poland – the Calvert Journal

Mateusz Supłat has been racing with Jukace for 12 years. “The first time I [ran] I was 13, “he said.” I still remember the feeling after 14 hours of racing; I could barely get home, but I was really happy. Gody Żywieckie is celebrated in the cities of the Beskids for centuries, honoring the region’s […]

Fossil fuels matter as much as renewables

It is the “transition” within the “energy transition” that really characterizes our most read articles this fall. As 2021 draws to a close and Energy monitor is just months away from its first birthday, we’ve compiled a list of our ten most-read articles since September 1, 2021. If you’ve read them all, great; if not, […]

DVIDS – News – The virtual magazine: Thrifty, safe, warm at home

The weather app tells me we’re going to have some time for the next few days. I still have this little sense of panic. I have no shortage of bread and milk, but I take a little mental note to check certain things around the house. I’ve searched online for some sort of winter safe […]

Oceanside, Belfast, Medomak Valley, Searsport, Islesboro are playing ball – Knox County VillageSoup

Before and after the brief Christmas hiatus, a bunch of Midcoast high school basketball teams looked for early season wins crammed into their socks. Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Belfast were on the hunt for wins ahead of the break, as the Mariners and Panthers daughters claimed wins on Thursday, December 23. The Mariner boys beat […]

The best post-Christmas sales to shop online

Now that the gifts for your family and friends have been distributed, it’s time to treat yourself. The post-Christmas online sales are ripe for a well-deserved and shameless shopping spree. Now’s the time for you to grab, say, that pair of Tory Burch boots you covet or that structured By Far handbag that’s long been […]

Three lessons in vegetarian recipes from 2021

I have some culinary traditions at the end of the year: I sharpen my favorite knives. I clean and organize the kitchen, and try to catalog the tiny lessons I’ve learned. Here are three that immediately spring to mind: Algae goes with everything! Eric Kim’s asparagus pasta cleverly draws umami from dried kelp, which flavors […]

Property: What Homeowners Need to Know About Fireplace Safety

Posted: 12:30 p.m. 23 December 2021 Each year, as Christmas approaches, those whose house includes a real fire and a fireplace start to be more and more delighted: their house has a traditional access point for Santa on Christmas Eve, and their downstairs will fill with gifts in the morning. Of course, letting a bearded […]

The Real Christmas Carol (2021)

Most people have seen one or more versions of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol. By far, this is one of my favorite Christmas tales: the story of Ebenezer Scrooge having his consciousness awakened by the appearance of his former partner, Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmases past, present and future. I like the characters. […]

The pioneering humanist by Michel Cresp

For 12 years, from 1850 to 1861, Charles Negro lived at 21 quai Bourbon in Paris. At the time, Île Saint-Louis was not today’s upscale neighborhood. The 17th century mansions are certainly present there, but also craftsmen, artists’ studios – Honoré Daumier is next to 9 quai d’Anjou – and even factories, a laundromat … […]

Some of the highlights of the Ulverston Dickensian Festival in 2006

The great-great-grandson of famous Victorian author Charles Dickens gave his stamp of approval to the Dickensian Christmas festival in Ulverston in 2006. Gerald Dickens was the VIP guest at the Evening Mail sponsored festival this weekend. Mr. Dickens has given readings in downtown pubs, cafes and bookstores. He also gave his solo presentation of A […]

New Zealand border backflip prompts Kiwis in Australia to fund court challenge over hotel quarantine requirement

Anger at the New Zealand border backflip is boiling, with expatriate Kiwis funding a lawsuit against Jacinda Ardern’s government. Authorities had planned to allow fully vaccinated Australia-based Kiwis to bypass quarantine from Jan. 17, but on Tuesday they put that plan into action. New Zealand will instead continue to require all citizens to complete the […]

It’s time to win the war on Christmas

My great-great-great-uncle, my namesake, was a costly victim of this terrible conflict. He was a hard-working businessman who sought nothing more than to provide a good job for his employees, for which he was unfairly disrespectful. Is it wrong for an employer to expect a hard day’s work for fair pay? You may have heard […]

Triad boy shares his hope for the holidays through toy drive

GREENSBORO, NC — A Triad boy is changing lives with his vacation project to help other children. What do you want to know Garrett Stolze, 10, organizes an annual toy drive to help other children Rice Center staff said last year’s campaign helped about 90 children and their families celebrate the holiday A GoFundMe for […]

Surrey chimney sweeps in court accused of planting dead birds in houses to defraud customers

Two chimney sweeps who allegedly planted dead birds in the chimneys to instruct the owners to remove them appeared in court. Martin Price, 59, and Luke Price, 33, are both accused of conspiring to defraud clients who booked chimney sweeping services between July 2017 and April 2019 by charging them for removing dead birds and […]

Drug addict to deputy: “I’ll put your shoes on.” | News

MADISON – A Norfolk man was escorted out of the courtroom Thursday morning after displaying heinous behavior and testing positive for an assortment of drugs. Ronald Zephier, 18, was due on Thursday for a conviction for possession of methamphetamine. But Zephier, who passed a drug test before his hearing, entered the courtroom in a mad […]

Man Sentenced to Prison for Strangulation and Drug Charges | News

MADISON – A Norfolk man who was convicted of five felonies and one misdemeanor earlier this year will spend at least 3 years in jail. Devin Delgado, 26, was sentenced Thursday to 6 years in prison by Judge James Kube following convictions resulting from what a prosecutor has called a “spree of crime” over the […]

A Complete Guide to All of the Best Festive Offers at Resorts World Sentosa

We won’t be having a White Christmas here anytime soon, but Resorts World Sentosa wants to bring the same out of the ordinary enchantment to your holiday season this year. This Christmas, the upscale vacation resort has curated a whole list of attractive offers and pampering stays so that guests can enjoy a well-deserved vacation […]

Letter to Santa Claus written 60 years ago found hidden in a fireplace – CVBJ

A letter written to Santa Claus ask for gifts for a child It was discovered after being stuck in a chimney for 60 years. The handwritten and signed Christmas message was found by a chimney sweep company in Worksop, a town in the north of England, about 150 miles from London. The company posted the […]

New state-of-the-art eye clinic opens to provide better patient experience | News

Residents of northeastern Nebraska won’t have to look far to find the new location of the Feidler Eye Clinic. On November 15, the provider of quality eye care and eyewear in Norfolk began operating at its new facility located at 2900 W. Norfolk Ave., about a block from the building the clinic had occupied since […]

Cold but happy experience with grandchildren at Christmas parade | To select

I’m not sure my husband forgave me for this one. Over Thanksgiving weekend, I convinced him we should go to a Christmas parade. The grandchildren would love that – all the lights and joy of Christmas and Santa Claus – how could we not? His hesitation was due to the fact that said Christmas parade […]

BBQ Dragon announces free grill kit contest

DENVER, December 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BBQ Dragon has another great giveaway. For this Christmas season, they’re giving away their famous Dragon BBQ Fan, Madness Fireplace, and a bristle-free grilling brush, worth $ 135. The Dragon BBQ Fan used with the Madness Fireplace starts the charcoal in just three minutes. The Patented BBQ […]

Knights take their first win of the season | To select

Women’s basketball teams Norfolk Catholic and Hartington Cedar Catholic met on Monday night with the two young teams chasing their first win of the season. After trailing late in the first quarter and then leading by a single point at halftime, Norfolk Catholic opened the third period with an 8-0 streak that led to a […]

🌱 Port Jefferson Daily: Woman crashes into police car

Hello, residents of Port Jefferson! Debora Whitehead here with your brand new edition of the Port Jefferson Daily. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Partly sunny. High: 50, low: 39. Here are the 5 best stories in Port Jefferson today: Long Island restaurants looked a little different on Monday when Governor Kathy […]

Crews use the chimney fire to instill the importance of proper cleaning and maintenance before lighting your fireplace

President Biden delivers the first State of the Union… 37 minutes ago Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson set to retire 47 minutes ago Interview with Dr. Karen Hult of Virginia Tech about… 59 minutes ago Boys’ High School Basketball – Auburn vs. Fort Chiswell 9 hours ago High School Women’s Basketball – Auburn vs. Parry […]

Barley helps clean the chimney

Editor’s note: The Barley MacTavish Fund welcomes letters from Midland County residents about themselves or others, explaining why they need help and what they have tried to do to solve their problems. Write Barley, c/o Midland Area Community Foundation, 76 Ashman Circle, Midland, MI 48640 or call (989) 839-9661. Be sure to include a daytime […]

the mystery of Downing Street parties

If we end up being locked up again on Christmas, we better hope there is something good to watch on TV. I happened to flip through the holiday hours. And it looks like there’s a real treat in store on ITV. Poirot by Agatha Christie, 9:00 p.m. New episode. Belgian detective (David Suchet) tackles his […]

Edinburgh family reunited with lost war medals in desperate search for thrift store

An Edinburgh thrift store managed to track down the descendants of a World War I soldier, after uncovering memorabilia they believed belonged to the family. This week, the Birthlink Thrift Shop successfully found the recipient’s little niece, and the store owner believes the medal collection is back in its place. The medals were presented to […]

These holiday announcements will give you all the sensations

It’s that time of year again. Big brands around the world are launching their heart-wrenching holiday ads in a bid to loosen the strings on your purse during this gifting season. Here are the top nine successful promotional videos of this year that will definitely give you all the thrills: WestJet: Even a pandemic couldn’t […]

Yelp Donates $ 100,000 for Austin’s Winter Business Preparations

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Yelp, the website based on consumer reviews, is launching a Holiday Winterizing Fund to help small businesses in the area cover the costs of preparing for the winter season. Yelp users can nominate their favorite local businesses to receive money for extreme weather preparations. “We have set up a wintering fund. It […]

New exhibitions, workshops this holiday season | To select

This holiday season, the Norfolk Arts Center is bringing new holiday-themed exhibits and workshops to the community. Thursday, December 9, is the opening reception for the new exhibitions in the gallery and atrium. Everyone in the community is welcome to view the works and enjoy the conversations about the pieces. Regional artists Anastacia Drake and […]

Brookings register | The series offers an interesting glimpse into 19th century Europe

I fought the pull of CS Harris’ Sebastian St. Cyr novels for a long time before I succumbed. I advise you not to wait. If you’re interested in Regency England and can handle gruesome murders with a political and madness side, this is the 16-book series (so far) for you. “What Angels Fear” (2005) features […]

Why Small Businesses Matter in Westport: PREOH

Why small businesses matter Buy small, do big things for your community Why Small Businesses Matter shines the spotlight on local merchants who donate their time, talent, goods and services for the betterment of our community. The local store movement is going viral as local businesses that are “tagged” get a chance to share their […]