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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2017-03 (Line of Succession)
SUMMONS: Progressive Ins. v. Ibrahim Eldahdah; Case 17-CV-48
EAGLE STORAGE: 5/5/17 Lien Sale Notice
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Michael S. Roe; Case No. 16-CV-234
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May 8, 2009
Day By Day: Hit me - they're 21
As the deadline for this column quickly approaches I am reminded of one of the few times in my life I did something ahead of a due date - the birth of our children 21 years ago May 5. And as I probably have already said to many of you reading this, it is also one of the last things...
May 8, 2009 - 1:50am
Day By Day: Just remember, art is life
Right when I think there just isn't anything more to say ... well, there is. I recently got back from a wonderful vacation in Naples, Fla.,...
April 8, 2009 - 9:48am
March 6, 2009
Day By Day: In tough times who couldn't use a little help around the house?
With all the news so bad, what is a columnist to do? There are usually two choices - the economy and the husband. With the economic news swirling consistently around the bathroom plumbing, smarter people than me have just about said it all. Of course that won't stop them from continuing...
March 6, 2009 - 1:58am
January 29, 2009
Day By Day: Hudson makes good on the national New Year's resolution
It was kind of fun last week watching the entire nation make a sort of collective New Year's resolution that we can do better. There's not much to argue about when it comes to that. But after attending last week's Chamber of Commerce awards dinner and a committee meeting here and...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Day By Day: The news is not all bad!
It's no news that the news has been mostly bad of late. But I can't remember a time when so much of it impacted me and mine so directly. The unemployment figures released last Friday had me running home at lunch to take all the sharp objects out of the kitchen before Kevin got home....
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Day By Day: What I want to do when I grow up
In deciding what to write about this week, there were the obvious things -- the election, the weather, Kevin's insistence we really haven't lost "real" money, just the stuff on paper. "Isn't all money just paper?" I screech. But I decided on something broader, thanks to a copy of...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Day by Day: Enough already. Are the Olympics over yet?
It probably isn't a shock to anyone who knows us that an entire two weeks of television devoted to one hard body after another isn't the Heatons favorite thing to watch. The truth is we enjoy the Olympics as much as the next guy -- with a few exceptions. We were dazzled right along...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Seasons on St. Croix crosses Second Street to new home
The work was just starting when Seasons on St. Croix closed its doors at 301 Second St. Saturday around 5 p.m. That's when a contingent of more than 50 friends, family, customers and artists got their marching orders to make the move into the gallery's new home at 401 Second St. The...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Day By Day: Confessions of a mother made crazy
Somewhere in Birkmose Park there's an albino squirrel who knows too much. I think some of you may be able to relate. I had a Thursday about a week ago that just went from bad to worse. I was feeling overwrought, underappreciated and generally taken for granted. And it was on all...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Day By Day: Relay walkers are right - It's time to kick cancer to the curb
With all the bad news going around these days like the price of gas and the war and toxic tomatoes, it might seem that cancer is just more of the same. But it really isn't. Just go to this weekend's Relay For Life and you'll know what I mean. Tomorrow night begins the ninth annual...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Day by Day: The stuff of life just keeps on growing
Even as I write this, the empty nest that is our home is being re-feathered. As I look around, that nest analogy is really getting all too real. You know how when you were a kid and you found a nest, how fun it was to see all the bits and pieces the bird used to build it, everything...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Day By Day: Envy - Learning to live with the green-eyed monster
There are plenty of things in my life to feel guilty about -- everything from cutting the hair on my neighbor's brand new hula doll when I was 8 and lying about it, to gas-lighting Kevin last week into thinking he was the one who forgot to close the freezer door. And when I think...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am