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Weekend Life

  • Race to podium: Philharmonic to welcome back Fox Valley mayors

    BATAVIA – The Fox Valley Academy and Philharmonic will perform its annual “American Pops Summer Symphony” concert at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at the ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Choosing right fertilizer an important step

    The community plot where Mary Ann and I have our vegetable garden at Peck Road and Route 38 in Geneva does not have great soil. It is all clay. I’m co ...
    June 19, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Beginning bin composting

    Instead of paying to have your yard and kitchen waste hauled away, and then paying for them again when you buy compost for your yard, save money by ...
    June 12, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Random hugs for perfect strangers

    I blame Noah. After all, if he’d just returned those blasted, too-large muffin cups to the grocery s ...
    June 12, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Lilacs in bloom one of life’s greatest pleasures

    While sitting in a Berlin café in 1912, the English poet Rupert Brooke was dreaming of home when he wrote  “The Old Vicarage Grantchester”:
    June 5, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Theory: Sorry seems to be the hardest word

    Why is it so hard for some people to say, “I’m sorry”? Only two little words and yet there are those who will draw their last breathe without ever hav ...
    June 5, 2015 - 3:58 pm