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Three Generations Along Main For Parade
Makes A Big Splash
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Bradford Journal Photo From the left, Janet Zurat, her granddaughter Kendall Case 5, and Kendall’s mom, Kelly Case sit waiting for the Big 30 parade to begin August 4th. They tell us they’re “Parade Girls” and that they love the parades. And we know they are, they were there forty minutes before the parade began. Kendall says she’s waiting for the “zoom-zoom” cars (Shriners mini-cars) and she’s waiting for the candy. (See photo gallery)
During the Barcroft Swim Team end of the season party held July 30, this young swimmer let’s go and has some fun, flying off the diving board at Barcroft Pool at Bradford’s Callahan Park. The splash was enormous! The team ended the season well with a good showing in the TriCounty Swim and Dive Competition held in Port Allegany. (See photo gallery)
Have An Amazing Evening At Big30 Event
Bradford Journal Photo Left to right on the hillside along Parkway Field, August 4th, are Mariah Fitzgerald 15, Rachel Maines 15, Nick Kipp 14, and Gabe Donato 13, all from Sheffield. They’ve been cheering for the Pennsylvania Big 30 Team all evening. “It’s been an amazing night,” they said. (See photo gallery)
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“Sequestration” -by Bob Perry
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First Wesleyan Church to hold Kids Fun Day 2012 The First Wesleyan Church of Bradford will be holding its annual Kids Fun Day Saturday August 11, 2012 from 12pm to 3pm at the North Kendall Park in Bradford, Pa. This year’s event will include a bounce house plus a variety of games for the kids. There will be a craft table set up and kids will be able to have their faces painted by members of the First Wesleyan Church. Hot dogs, cotton candy, and snow cones will also be available plus kids will also have an opportunity to win special prizes. Last year, the First Wesleyan Church of Bradford worked with
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the North Kendall Park Revitalization Committee to help clean up and restore the park. New playground equipment has been purchased and is currently being set up for the kids. The North Kendall Park Revitalization Committee is still seeking donations and area commitment to help with the cost of new equipment and to keep the park safe and clean for kids. For more information check out the North Kendall Park facebook page or contact the First Wesleyan Church of Bradford at 814-368-7865. This event is free and open to the public.
Sequestration in law refers to seizure of property. Last August Congress kicked the can down the road by not reaching a deficit-reduction agreement but agreed to a sequestration agreement. Congress is faced with automatic spending cuts totaling 1.2 trillion if a spending reduction agreement is not reached by the end of this year. The seizure of property in this case could be our national sovereignty. The spending cuts are to come from defense and non-defense as a 50/50 split. Along with kicking the can down the road, Congress effectively shot itself in the foot resulting in the inability to move. The automatic and indiscriminate spending cuts were designed to be so severely damaging that there would be no choice but to reach a deficit-reduction agreement. Congress must act to avoid the devastating impacts of this! The defense budget is on course to realize a $500,000,000,000.00 (that’s 500 billion with a ?). It has been analyzed and the reduction would result in the Army being reduced to its lowest level since 1940; the Navy would be reduced to its lowest level since 1915; the Air Force would be reduced to its lowest level ever. Just how “dumb” are the collective bodies of Congress? Note that only a few are truly “running” things anyway. Is there the political will to get this done? Certainly the Republicans are not interested in getting anything done with the hopes of getting Governor Romney (Continued on page 5 )
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5 ¢ENTS WORTH
BHS Class of 1937 Holds 75th Year Reunion
by Grant Nichols
Most of the photos in this week’s paper were taken during a couple of last Saturday’s Big 30 events. First we covered the hour-long parade from Davis Street to the High School. We began our coverage in the Best Western parking lot and followed the parade halfway down West Washington Street. Along the way we discovered that the children we talked to were there to see the Shriner’s mini-cars (zoom, zoom cars to them), and collect candy thrown from the floats. Next we stopped during the Big 30 Game following the halftime ceremonies to photograph some of the fans sitting on the grassy hills and around the track at Parkway Field. In all, we took approximately 250 photos that can be found in the photo gallery associated with this issue. Only 13 found their way into the paper. In addition, we attended the 75th year reunion of the Bradford High School class of 1937 where we took the class picture found in this issue. And finally, to round out this week’s photos, we have included a couple from the Barcroft swim team’s end of the year party. Other photos of the event can be found in the photo gallery……..We were first introduced to Hyman Goodman, who passed away last week, when he arrived at my home in the early nineties to investigate me as a candidate for Union Lodge No. 334, Free & Accepted Masons. As I remember, he asked me a few questions, told a story or two, and claimed (casually, tongue in cheek) that his interest in Masonry was, most probably, due to his very distant Scottish background. Over the next 10 years, throughout his eighties we saw him in the Lodge, over dinner, and at his home where I came to know him as a “gentleman and a scholar”. He was always ready and willing to instruct and give guidancehe was a calming spirit, the character in Brother Joseph Forte Newton’s discourse entitled, “When is a Man a Mason?” < http://web.mit.edu/dryfoo/Masonry/Essays/whenis-jfn.html > and we are fortunate to have known him…….. This year’s McKean County Fair will take place from August 11th through 18th. To obtain a schedule for all events go to < www.mckeancountyfair.net > The $8.00 admission includes exhibits, many shows & rides……..With the surplus of #2 corn being made available by the U.S. government subsidies to mega farms, there should be no shortage even though the crop be reduced by 50%. It’s interesting though, that such a shortage is big oil’s excuse for bidding up the price of gasoline across the country.
Bradford Journal Photo Local members of the Bradford High School class of 1937, now in their nineties, met at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Foster Brook on July 31st to celebrate their 75th year reunion. Those in attendance were happy to meet, reminisce, and exchange accounts of their present-day lives over a light lunch and a 75th year cake, especially prepared for the event. At the reunion, (l-r) are Paul Monjar 94, Bill “Vogan” McCloskey 92, Dave Downs 62 next to his dad, Morgan Downs 92, Eva Iverson Rutherford 93, Michael Casolo 89, and his wife Margaret “Peg” Casolo 93. Those from Bradford included Eva, Paul, and Bill. Peg and her husband Mike are from Ridgeway, while Morgan and his son David are from Lime Lake, NY. Grant Nichols, representing the Bradford Journal, was also in attendance. After 75 years, this group, a sampling of the “greatest generation” is remarkable in its tenacity for continuing to celebrate their longtime friendships as few classes do today. (See photo gallery)
Honor Guard For Ken VanGlesen Ceremony
Bradford Journal Photo Honor Guard members from the 128th Brigade Support Battalion National Guard Unit from Kane, PA present themselves for a photo in the formation area just before the Big 30 Parade began, August 4th. From left to right are Staff Sgt. David J. Sayers, Specialist John Brown, Staff Sgt. Jon Tomko, Specialist Nathan Brown (John’s brother), and Staff Sgt. Bob Mika. First it’s the parade, then later in the evening, during halftime, they will be part of the ceremony in honor of war hero Staff Sgt. Ken VanGlesen who played in the 1999 Big 30 as a Kane Wolves representative. (See photo gallery)
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OBITUARIES Joyce White Joyce M. White, 78, of 80 Rodgar Lane, passed away Sunday (July 29, 2012) at her son’s residence. Born July 20, 1934, in Bradford, she was the daughter of the late Cassius and Dorothy J. French McKay. Mrs. White was a 1952 graduate of Bradford High School. She had worked as a secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.
John Randolph John R. “Jack” Randolph, 75, of 94 Gates Hollow, passed away Monday (July 30, 2012) at his residence. Born Aug. 30, 1936, in Bradford, he was a son of the late James H. and Leona K Wilhelm Randolph. On July 4, 1964, in St. Bernard Church, before the Rev. Martin A. Grady, he married Mary A. Good Ran-
dolph, who died June 13, 2011. After the service he worked for Zippo Manufacturing Co. and later went to school for meat cutting. He had been employed as a meat cutter at Loblaw’s Grocery Store, which later became Bell’s Market, until his retirement. Surviving are one daughter, Colleen F. (John) Homon of Frederick, Md.; two sons, John M. (Cheryl) Randolph of Lockport, N.Y., and Mark R. (Janelle) Randolph of Spring Grove; three brothers, James (Virginia) Randolph of Bradford, and Harold Wesmiller and Robert Wesmiller, both of Erie; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Committal services and military honors were in McKean Memorial
Berniece Moser Berniece “Bam” W. Hartburg Moser, 91, of 354 W. Corydon St., passed away Sunday (July 29, 2012) at The Pavilion at BRMC, surrounded by her loving family. Born Jan. 25, 1921, in Bradford, she was the daughter of the late Russell H. and Leona B. Williams. On June 26, 1941, she married LaVern Hartburg, who died Sept. 11, 1974. Then on Nov. 19, 1988, she married Dean Moser, who died Dec. 1, 1996. She had formerly worked at Tool ‘n’ Toy, the Bradford Credit Bureau and retired as a secretary for the American Red Cross after many years. Surviving are three daughters, Darlene Drehmer and Cherri (David) Nichols, both of Bradford, and Kaye (Dennis) Campogi-
ani of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren; a brother, Daryl (Martha) Williams of Bradford; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette.
is survived by three children, Braden Moore and Isabella Moore, both of Bradford, and Desiree Larson of Hershey; one sister, Nicole (Chad) Haviland of Lodi, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Hyman Joe Moore, 41, Goodman
of 356 E. Main St., Bradford, passed away Tuesday (July 31, 2012) from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born Oct. 3, 1970, in Bradford, he was a son of Jessie Richard Skillman of Bradford and Timothy Joyce Moore of Bradford. On Aug. 10, 2002, in Bradford, he married Channin L. Mead Moore, who survives. He had been employed at Control Chief, and as an electrician at Temple Inland for the past eight years. In addition to his parents and wife, he
World War II veteran, dies at 101 years old Burial for Hyman Louis Goodman, a lifelong resident of Bradford, who died peacefully Tuesday (July 31, 2012) at the age of 101 years, 6 months and 7 days, at his daughter’s home in Pittsburgh, was held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 3, at the Beth El Cemetery in Bradford. He was born in Bradford on Jan. 24, 1911. He was the son of Abraham and Minnie Waxman Goodman. On Sept. 5, 1949, in Boston, Mass.,
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he married Hilda Rosenthal Goodman. They were married for 46 years and had three children. He was a 1930 graduate of Bradford High School. After completing high school, he went to work in the family business, Goodman Brothers, in Bradford. Hyman volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army in World War II, enlisting in Fort Niagara, N.Y., at the age of 34. Being recognized for his knowledge and leadership abilities, he was quickly promoted to the rank of sergeant major. He served with the 265th Field Artillery Group, attached to the 3rd Army under the command of Gen. George S. Patton, and participated during numerous battles throughout the European Theater and earned five campaign medals. (Continued on page 5)
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BUSINESS & PERSONAL FINANCES
What Healthcare Reform Means To You
-by Jason Alderman
Much was made of the size and complexity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when President Obama signed it into law in 2010. But now that the Supreme Court has upheld much of the act’s constitutionality, it’s a good time to review key provisions that have already gone live and to plot out what’s expected to happen in the next two years. Changes already in place include: • Children under 19 cannot be denied coverage because of preexisting conditions. • Adult children may remain on parents’ medical plan until they turn 26. • Lifetime insurance maximum payouts were eliminated. In addition, annual coverage limits are being phased out. Effective September 23, 2012, the annual limit increases to $2 million. • All new plans now must provide certain preventive services for free, such as mammograms, immunizations and colonoscopies. • People who’ve been refused insurance because of preexisting conditions may now be eligible for coverage through a “high-risk pool” program. Go to https:// www.pcip.gov/ for information and to apply online. • Medicare Part D participants who reach
It’s A Matter Of Opinion... Guest Columnist “Sequestration” -by Bob Perry (Continued from page 2) elected, while the Democrats still refuse to produce a budget from the Senate to reveal just how bad the crisis is and a proposed direction. Is there any wonder that the opinion of Congress is between 7 and 9 %? Surly they keep exhibiting that they do not know what they are doing - incompetent! The primary responsibility of the Federal Government is to defend this great nation and if sequestration reduces our armed forces to the levels I have mentioned, we most likely be attacked and the parties responsible for putting us in such a position must be charged with treason; posthumously in some cases. Would you want to be a member of Congress at this time?
the infamous doughnut hole now receive a 50 percent discount on brand-name prescription drugs – 14 percent on generics. (These discounts will gradually increase until 2020 when the doughnut hole will disappear.) Many core features of the Affordable Care Act won’t take full effect until 2014 and details are still being finalized, but here are highlights of what’s expected to happen between now and then: • By August 1, 2012, insurance companies that didn’t spend at least 85 percent of 2011 premium dollars for large group plans (over 50 employees) on medical care must refund the difference, through refund checks or discounted future premiums (80 percent for individual or small group plans). • By October 1, 2012, plans must begin adopting rules for the secure electronic exchange of health information – this will reduce paperwork, costs and medical errors. • By January 1, 2013, new federal funding will be in place to state Medicaid programs that choose to cover preventive services to patients at little or no cost. • By October 1, 2013, states will receive two additional years of funding to continue coverage for children not eligible for Medicaid.
Effective January 1, 2014, most key provisions will be in place. For example: • Individuals and those whose employers don’t offer health insurance will be able to buy it directly from state-based Affordable Insurance Exchanges, which will offer a choice of health plans that meet certain benefits and cost standards. • Most who can afford basic health coverage will be required to obtain it or pay a fee to offset the costs of caring for uninsured Americans. • Americans earning less than 133 percent of the poverty level will be eligible to enroll in Medicaid. • Refundable tax credits will be available to those earning between 100 and 400 percent of the poverty level to help pay for affordable insurance. They also may qualify for reduced copayments, coinsurance and deductibles. • Annual coverage dollar amount limits will be prohibited. • Adults will no longer be refused coverage due to preexisting conditions. • Insurance companies will no longer be able to charge higher rates to individuals and small groups due to gender or health status. These are only a few of the many healthcare changes we’ll see as a result of the Affordable Care Act. To learn more, please visit www.HealthCare.gov
OBITUARIES After leaving the Army, he returned to Bradford and continued working with Goodman Brothers. He later owned and operated Smethport Salvage Co., and was in charge of demolishing the Barbour Street bridge in the 1960s. He was a lead demolition blaster during the construction of the Kinzua Dam. After a brief retirement at the age of 65, he returned to the workforce as an independent high velocity explosive engineer for Pennzoil, where he designed and executed explosive charges used to cap oil wells. He retired at age 82-and-a-half.
He also served as a deputy sheriff and a constable in McKean County. He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, target shooting and the outdoors. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 334, the Coudersport Consistory and the Zem Zem Shriners for more than 60 years. Surviving are his three children, Judith Goodman of Washington, D.C, Arthur (Lori) Goodman of Bradford and Betty (Paul) Goodman-Klein of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; and many nieces and nephew. In addition to his
parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Hilda; his four brothers, Robert, Harry, Isadore and Henry Goodman; and two sisters, Betty Goodman Kaufman and Helen Goodman Kaufman. He was an incredible man with strong family values. He was a powerfully strong man with a truly gentle soul. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He lived his life to the fullest and often shared one of his favorite quotations, “Youth is not a time
of life, it is a state of mind. It is not a matter of red cheeks, red lips and supple knees. It is a temper of the will, the quality of the imagination, the vigor of the emotions — It is the freshness of the deep springs of life. Youth means the temperamental predominance of courage over timidity, an appetite of adventure over a life of ease. Nobody ever grew old by living a number of years — people grow old by deserting their ideals.” (Author unknown)
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AREA SOCIAL NEWS Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events:
August 2012 Aug. 9 - 11: Festa Italiana Festival Way, Bradford, PA. An annual event celebrating Italian Heritage. Authentic Italian dishes, music, games! Aug. 10: Y Fit ‘n’ Fun Fest 5-9pm Olean Family YMCA, 1101 Wayne Street, Olean, NY. Free & open to the community. Includes: entertainment, food vendors, inflatables, free kids games, swimming, Zumbathon, Flames Gymnastics demo, martial arts demo, Y Open House in Olean and Bradford, basket raffles, and big ticket raffle. For more information, call the Bradford YMCA at 814-368-6101 or go to: www.bradfordymca.org Aug. 11: Farmer’s Market 8am-12noon Old City Hall Parking Lot, Boylston Street, Bradford, PA. Locally grown produce, preserves, baked goods,
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canned goods, herbs, honey, and more. New vendors welcome! For more information, contact Gerri Shillinger at 814331-0300. Bradford Youth Hockey Club Golf Outing-Team Scramble 9am Pennhills Club, Pennhills Drive, Bradford, PA. $60 per player, $240 per team. Lunch served, course refreshments, team skins, closest to the pin/long drive prizes. 50/50 raffle, raffle prizes including autographed Sabres items and autographed Boston Bruins Marc Savard game jersey. Call Pennhills Pro Shop 814-368-6159 to register. All proceeds benefit the new Bradford Owls Youth Hockey program. Mr. J’s Puppets 10:30-11:30am Bradford Area Public Library, W. Washington Street, Bradford, PA Be prepared to laugh out loud as Mr. J’s Puppets stop by the library to talk to the kids about all of their summer fun. Aug. 11 - 18: McKean County Fair For details, visit: http://www.mckeancountyfair.net/index.html Aug. 12: End of Adult Summer Reading Program Bradford Area Public Library, W. Washington Street, Bradford, PA Church in the Park 6pm Small Pavilion (off Poplin Ave), Callahan Park, Bradford, PA. Rain or shine. Bring a lawn chair and a friend. Speaker: Rev. Alan Trotter. Music: First United Methodist Worship Team. Sponsored by the Aldersgate Association. For more information, contact Linda Woodley at 814558-9120. Aug. 14: Writing Center 3-5pm Bradford Area Public Library, W. Washington Street, Bradford, PA. To assist students and adults who need guidance with homework or work-related writing. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Aug. 15: Adult CPR/AED & First Aid 9am-3pm American Red Cross, 302 Congress Street, Bradford, PA. Health and safety class provided by American Red Cross in McKean-Potter Counties. For information, call 814-368-6197 Gardening 101 2pm Destinations Bradford, 1 Main Street, Bradford, PA. Educational session to help newcomers to gardening learn the basics of composting, planting, maintenance, and harvesting. Gardening can aide with healthy food choices, promote physical and social activity, and help persons and families cut food expenses. Free and open to the public. Reservations required. Contact Destinations Bradford at 814331-4551 to reserve a seat.
Bradford TOPS #16 -article submitted The weekly meeting to Top’s #16 was called to order by Leader Vickie Johnson with the Top’s Pledge on Thursday, August 2nd, at the First Presbyterian Church. “Happy Birthday” was sung to members who had a birthday during the month. There were 28 members weighing in with a loss of 22lbs. Best Loser in Waiting and Officer of the week was Anna Wells. The inspiration was given by Bev Hannon: “The path can be changed, and the future is still in your power”. The fashion tip and helpful hint was given by Silvana Reed “Take the pockets in your slacks and jeans and sew in the pockets for a slimmer look and for skirts use a pin in the hem to prevent static cling” The joke was read by Jeannie Miller.. Monthly awards were given out to Carol Zeigler, Vickie Johnson, Anna Wells, Liz Tanner, Marilyn Gross, Trudy Puller, Maxine Eschrich, Barb Smead, Bev Hannon, Pat Foote, Donna Douhit, Elaine Harris, Silvana Reed, Pat Wester, Jean Salter, and Linda Hedlund. Food tips were given by Dorothy Young on Pork Lions and Prunes. The meeting was adjourned with the friendship circle and the Top’s Prayer..
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Ghosts of Bradford -by Suzey Frontino
“Whisper In The Dark” The following story takes place in a business building in Bradford PA. This is the account of a delivery person from a local restaurant. Her name and the exact location of the event have been changed to provide anonymity. Winter is always a busy time for local restaurants who delivery for lunch. The cold and snow here threatens travelers on a daily basis. Therefore it is not uncommon for people to choose delivery over going out for lunch. On this particular day, the roads were very slick and the wind blew in fluffy snowflakes that resembled large cotton balls. The restaurant where Carrie was working had been overloaded with deliveries since 10:30 am. A big order had come in for one of the nearby office build-
ings so Carrie headed out into the cold. She delivered to this building quite often, but it had always given her this unnatural sense of dread. The elevators were in the oldest part of the building and were the kind that shake and make that haunting moaning sound. Carrie usually took the stairs, but on this day she was in a hurry due to the overly busy lunch hour. Despite the rickety ride to the top, the assent was not all that bad. She quickly delivered the orders and headed back towards the elevators. Halfway down the hall she heard footsteps behind her. Thinking maybe she had forgotten something, she spun around to greet the person, but there was no one there. She instantly became overwhelmed with terror and ran for the elevator doors. In a panic she pounded on the buttons until the doors finally opened. Once inside, she did the same until the doors closed. Her heart was pounding in her chest as she tried to calm herself with deep breaths. Carrie watched intently while the floor indicator wound down, wishing it would move faster. She wanted to get out of this place as quickly as she possibly could. “Floor two, okay I’m almost there,” she said to herself. The elevator slowed to a stop, but the door did not open. She frantically started hitting the button to open the door, but
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Still Time For Their Team To Close The Gap
Arrives A Little Early
Bradford Journal Photo Rooting for the Pennsylvania Big30 team are (l-r) Kali Coast 15, Alley Coast 17, Bob Windsor, and Caliana Windsor 5. They are all from Eldred and were enjoying the third quarter play from their perch at Parkway field, August 4th. There was still plenty of time for Pennsylvania to close the gap. (See photo gallery)
Bradford Journal Photo Chyenne Smith 10 sits alone along Main Street, forty minutes before the Big 30 Parade began, August 4th. She was there, waiting for her friends to arrive and mentioned that the floats and the Shriner MiniCars bring them to the parade. (See photo gallery)
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Great Big 30 Fans Still Optimistic
Joins Barcroft Party
Bradford Journal Photo Sitting on the wall at the end of Parkway Field, August 4th, (l-r) Ashley Mackey, Emily Hardy, Colleen Douglass, and Jordan Taylor, all 18, were still excited about Big 30 play. It was last quarter with the score at 15-25, the Pennsylvania team struggling, when these young hearts were heard to say, “The score is getting closer!” (See photo gallery)
Bradford Journal Photo Mallory Whitlow gets ready to enter the Barcroft Pool during the Barcroft Swim Team’s end of the season party held there, July 30th. The team made a good showing at the Tri-County Swim and Dive Competition held in Port Allegany. (See photo gallery)
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ON THE HEALTHY SIDE AICR HealthTalk Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN
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Q: Since potatoes supply vitamin C and other nutrients, are potato chips really so bad for you? A: It’s true that potatoes and potato chips contain vitamin C, fiber and potassium, but here’s the difference: chips are concentrated sources of calories and sodium. A potato can supply nearly 20 to 50 percent of recommended amounts of potassium (a mineral that seems to counterbalance some of the blood pressure raising effects of sodium), as well as vitamin C and fiber. Potato chips also offer some of these nutritional benefits, but you’d have to eat several hundred more calories worth of chips to get the same levels of nutrients. And chips made from rehydrated potato flakes (chips sold in cans, for example) contain less vitamin C than others. For potatoes and chips, portion and preparation hold the key to smart choices. A one-ounce serving of potato chips – about 15 chips – typically contains a little over 150 calories with one to three grams of saturated fat. (Within the average adult’s recommended daily 15-gram maximum, depending on other food choices.) In comparison, a small baked potato about two inches wide supplies about the same number of calories, but with no saturated fat; and it provide more hunger-satisfying bulk.
Keep in mind though, if topped with a couple pats of butter and some regular sour cream, you’ll make that small baked potato higher in calories and saturated fat than the ounce of potato chips. Potato chips also pose the disadvantage of high sodium content. Bottom line: if you’re craving potato chips, savor a small amount occasionally. Turn to small potatoes with flavorings low in calories and sodium as the savvy way to get their nutritional benefits. Q: If I switch my summertime treat from ice cream to sorbet, will that help with weight control or be more nutritious? A: A half-cup of ice cream, which is the standard serving size listed on labels, usually contains 130 to 200 calories, but richer, high-fat types may contain up to 300 calories. Sorbet is a no-fat, non-dairy frozen dessert made with fruit purée or juice, sugar (or corn syrup or both), flavorings and a bit of pectin or other thickener. Calories are typically 110 to 140 in that half-cup serving. So it’s substantially lower in calories than rich ice cream, but not necessarily a lower-calorie alternative to lighter versions of ice cream. Each halfcup serving contains 5 to 9 teaspoons of sugar, which includes both the natural sugar in fruit and added sugar and high frucNeed Fresh Cage-free Organic Eggs?
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tose corn syrup. Even when it’s made with berries or other fruits high in nutrients like vitamin C, sorbet is not necessarily a good source of those nutrients. Bottom line: The single biggest way to reduce the impact of frozen desserts on your weight is portion control. Sorbet is a refreshing treat, but for nutrition impact, top a small portion of whatever you choose with a half-cup of unsweetened fruit.You can also make a major impact by switching from ice cream as a nightly necessity to a weekly treat.
Friends At Big 30
Bradford Journal Photo Friends Kayla Taylor 16 of Bradford on the left, and Tora Chase 17 of Eldred on the right, look up for a photo at Parkway Field during the last quarter of this year’s Big 30 Football event, August 4th. They tell us this is a perfect night for a great competition. (See photo gallery)
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Rooting From The Hills Of Parkway Field
Make A Night Exciting
Bradford Journal Photo During the third quarter of the Big 30 game, August 4th, with the Pennsylvania team trailing by a good deal, these Pennsylvania fans tell us they wish there was more they could do to help. Left to right are John Golden 18, Marissa Pattison 17 (Miss Bradford), Makayla Anderson 17 (Miss Kane), Mary Rosenswie 17 (Miss Port Allegany), and Noah Jordan 18. (See photo gallery)
Bradford Journal Photo Friends congregated at the Big 30 Event, August 4th, at Parkway Field. Left to right are Sarah Nichols 12, Isis Wilcox 12, Calia Sherk 12, and Paige Hetrick 10. They ran around a little, they visited other friends and relative a little, and sometimes they even watched the game. (See photo gallery)
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CHRONOLOGICAL LISTINGS Engagements, Marriages, Births & Deaths
NORGROVE/ HOFFMAN Colleen and Jean-Mark Carney of Lewis Run and Daniel Norgrove of Bradford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Norgrove of Orchard Park, N.Y., to Kyle Hoffman, also of Orchard Park. He is the son of Kelly and William Bruno of Eldred and Robert and Patricia Hoffman of Olean, N.Y. They plan to be married Aug. 3, 2013. MARRIAGES:
WILLIS/ VANDERMARK Lesley Rachael Willis and David Michael Vandermark were united in marriage in a doublering ceremony July 14 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Smethport. The bride is the daughter of Ron and Joncine Willis of Smethport, and the groom is the son of Don and Lu Vandermark of Smethport.
ford , PA. AUG. 1, 2012: Son, to Joe and Amanda Herne, Olean, NY. Daughter, to Karen Frederick and Andy Crawford, Eldred, PA. AUG. 2, 2012: Son, to Danielle Bennett, Allegany, NY. AUG. 3, 2012: Daughter, to Shelly Washington, Olean, NY.
BIRTHS: JULY 30, 2012: Son, to Angela and Stephen Smith, Port Allegany, PA.
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GALENTINE, Alta A. Haggerty – 90, of Eldred, PA. JULY 29, 2012: WHITE, Joyce M. McKay – 78, of Bradford, PA. MOSER, Berniece W. Hartburg – 91, of Bradford, PA. JULY 30, 2012: RANDOLPH, John R. – 75, of Bradford, PA. YOUNG, Russell M. – 86, of Limestone, NY. JULY 31, 2012: MOORE, Joe – 41, of Bradford, PA. GOODMAN, Hyman L. – 101, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Bradford, PA. AUG. 1, 2012: ANDREWS, Rus-
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4-H Teen Leadership Club News Ten members of the McKean 4-H Teen Leadership Club took Food Safety First training at the McKean County 4-H Center. The course was taught by Ann Dunkerton, 4-H Extension Educator (ServSafe certified). Topics of instruction were the Top Ten Causes of Foodborne Illness, Personal Hygiene, Cleaning and Sanitation, The Dangers of Cross-Contamination, and Avoiding Time-Temperature Abuse. The members receiving certificates of completion for successfully completing the tests of knowledge were: Stephanie McFall, Lindsay Howard, Kira Nolder, Brandon Wright, Caleb Raught, Ashley Wian, Amber Jakubac, Emily Dibble, Caleb Cooper, and Micah Raught. The McKean 4-H Teen Leadership Club will be selling food at the Clover Café in the 4-H Center Monday through Saturday during the McKean County Fair August 12-18. Proceeds from the sales will help support leadership activities at the local level and beyond. The McKean County 4-H program is Penn State Extension’s youth development program and is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. To find out how to get involved with this program, contact the McKean County Extension Office in Smethport or stop by the 4-H Center across from the Grange Building during the McKean County Fair.
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Bradford Journal Photo These young people were sitting in a grassy area along Main Street, during the Big 30 Parade, August 4th. On the left is Kyle Reed 11, and on the right is Auston Begin 13. They tell us they’re there to watch the “zoom, zoom” cars (Shriner’s mini-cars) and for the candy thrown from the floats during the parade. (See photo gallery)
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After Football Parade
Bradford Journal Photo At the conclusion of the Big30 Parade, mid afternoon, August 4th, we photographed these young ladies along Mechanic Street, returning from West Washington Street where they had watched the event. From the left are Danielle Weaver 15, Ali Baney 15, Ellexus Weaver 14, and Hannah Powers 14. They enjoyed the parade and were planning to attend the game, to take place a few hours later at Parkway Field. (See photo gallery)
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Bradford High School Big 30 Contingent
Bradford Journal Photo Members of the Bradford contingent of this year’s Big 30, wait on their float in the formation area for the Parade to begin, August 4th. They include the Players, Cheerleaders and the singer for the National Anthem. In no special order are Dan Rinfrette, Zach Vleminckx, David Rheinhart, Dan Kline, Rachel Dennis, Sierra Whitmore, Jamie Teribery, Brandi Stiable, Jodi Wichensky, Amanda McVay, and Emily Marshall. (See photo gallery)
Photo by Susan Niegowski These young ladies show us how they can still be kids at heart (notice the triple scoopers), working fast to keep their ice cream from melting down their hands. They are enjoying their treats at The Turn & Burn Café located at the Foster Brook intersection. In the back (l-r) are Sarah Niegowski, and Juliah Laemmer. In the front is Kristen Laemmer. (See photo gallery)
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Tips On Making That Back-To-College Move (NAPSI)—As the new academic year approaches, college students everywhere will start preparing for their trip back to school. Whether you’re a freshman making the journey into a dorm for the first time or a graduating senior with an apartment, here are some tips to help ensure a smooth, easy and affordable move from the experts at Penske Truck Rental: • Select the Truck That Fits Your Needs. Most college students choose the 12- or 16-foot truck for moving into a college dorm or efficiency apartment. • Reserve Now. Fall is peak moving time for students and families, so it’s best to reserve early. You should reserve your rental truck and order any moving accessories at least two weeks in advance. At Penske, a reservation guarantees that a truck will be available. • Using Accessories Can Make a Difference. Boxes, packing tape, bubble wrap, moving blankets and hand trucks are essential moving tools. Look to pack electronic items in their original cartons, and reinforce the bottoms of all boxes with extra tape for support. • Pack it Right. Load the heaviest items on the truck first. And to avoid injury, always bend your knees and lift with your legs, never with your back. Better yet, get a friend to help with any heavy lifting. • Driver Safety and Security. To ensure a smooth moving day, pick up your truck a day early and practice driving it. Trucks are taller, wider, heavier and require more stopping distance than cars. When traveling, park in well-lit areas and padlock the
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through various memberships. For example, Penske Truck Rental is the exclusive truck rental partner of AAA and offers AAA members a discount. • Make Sure Things Are in Easy Reach. Finally, before you leave, create a travel bag for moving day to keep important paperwork, credit cards, identification, clothes, drinks and snacks close at hand. For additional moving tips, visit: www.PenskeTruckRental.com
On Track For Success (NAPSI)—If you’re looking for a profession that’s growing in demand, consider professional coaching. There are currently almost 50,000 professional coaches worldwide and—as the demand grows— that number continues to increase. According to a recent ICF Global Coaching Study by the International Coach Federation (ICF), there’s a diverse distribution of coaches across the globe, with areas of rapid expansion and growth potential. The yearlong study, which covered 117 countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, found that the total worldwide revenue generated by coaching nears $2 billion. Why is the need for coaches growing? People always seek ways to maximize their personal and professional potential, but in tough economic times, the need to succeed can be even more acute. “Achieving an unprecedented level of response, this wide-reaching industry study reveals the global scale of the profession of coaching as well as amazing growth in the
number of practicing coaches,” said Janet M. Harvey, a master certified coach and global president of ICF, a leading global organization for coaches. In general, coaches who responded to the study viewed their prospects over the next year in a positive light. Almost six in 10 coaches said they experienced an increase in clients and 55 percent reported an increase in revenues. Earning credentials remains an important step in gaining clients and is reflected in earning potential. On average, credentialed coaches earn 41 percent more per year ($65,318) than do coaches who are not ($46,399). ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. To learn more about the Global Coaching Study, or for more information aboutÊcoaching and credentialing programs, visit: www.coachfederation.org
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This Autumn’s Designer Must-Haves For Less (NAPSI)—When the weather forecast predicts cooler temperatures, the fashion forecast features lots of color in rich hues, bold graphics and textured prints. This season’s selection of on-trend looks incorporates some of the warmest colors including spiced orange, burgundy, red orange and golden yellows in addition to cool shades of teal, jade green, marine and gray. Want to look your best this season in colorful designer pieces for less? Buyers from T.J.Maxx and Marshalls scoured the globe for fashionable items you want now. Here are the top stylish trends that T.J.Maxx and Marshalls have identified this season: Ladylike with an Edge: Look for pieces cut with classic feminine details yet with a modern twist. Try a retro-Hollywood glam look such as a jewel-tone peplum dress from T.J.Maxx paired with color-block platform heels from Marshalls. And indulge in fall’s luxe landscape with rich fabrics and dimensional details. Mix textures—don’t shy away from leather details on pieces like pencil skirts or tailored blazers, layered textiles like lace and studs on this season’s hottest handbags— and work in some fabulous faux fur into your outfit. For an even edgier twist, opt
for metallic brocade-patterned pants with a feminine sheer blouse. Animal Print: Fashion will also take a walk on the wild side this season with bold leopard, zebra and giraffelike prints, some even detailed with leather trim and textured fabric or studs. Take one of this season’s most popular shoes—the smoking shoe—made with black-and-white zebra print as a simple way to elevate any outfit. An animal-print wraparound scarf will not only protect you from the chill, it also pairs well with neutrals for an effortless look. For an evening look, choose a silk jade-green leopard-print top or blueand-black python clutch. Navajo: Strong and graphic prints, inspired by American folk art and the modern-day artisan, are due to make a big impression. Think vintage and free-spirited ethnic prints. Pair autumn warm-tone printed denim from T.J.Maxx and a lightweight top with suede crocheted booties from Marshalls for the ultimate on-trend look. The most stylish way to transition the season is with an Aztec-inspired wool cape. To complete the look, consider jewelry with mixed metals or a two-toned, mer maxi dress into fall with a chunky braided belt. If you want to make your summer out- sweater and boots or wear a blazer over fits last, layering is key. Transition a sum- your favorite floral top with skinny jeans and oxfords.
Great Louisiana Seafood (NAPSI)—Many people are looking for simple, nutritious and easy-to-prepare recipes—and seafood can be a fresh alternative to meat and poultry. Fortunately, preparing a tasty seafood meal is easier than you might imagine—if you have a little inspiration and fresh, premium quality ingredients from the Gulf. Chef Keith Frentz of LOLA Restaurant, winner of the 5th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off and culinary ambassador for the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board (LSPMB), used such ingredients to create his winning dish. “It was important for me to use products from the local farmers market and wild-caught Louisiana catfish because you don’t see them very often on menus,” said Frentz, who was crowned King of Louisiana Seafood. Chef Frentz offers another of his delicious recipes for Blackened Catfish Sandwich which may give you the confidence you need to make seafood a regular part of your home cooking repertoire. Blackened Catfish Sandwich Yield: 4 servings 1 cup paprika 2 Tbsp. black pepper 2 Tbsp. white pepper 3 Tbsp. cayenne pepper 1 tsp. sugar
¼ tsp. kosher salt ½ Tbsp. granulated garlic ½ Tbsp. granulated onion ¼ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup Dijon mustard 8 slices French bread 4 2-oz. pieces wild Louisiana catfish 2 beefsteak tomatoes, sliced 5 oz. spring salad mix Sliced pickles
skillet with olive oil. Preheat over medium-high heat. Generously rub fish pieces with seasoning mix. Place in skillet and cook 3−4 minutes per side until cooked through. Spread bread with mayonnaise mixture. Place fish on half of the bread slices. Top with tomato, salad mix and pickles. Place remaining bread on top of each portion to complete sandwich. Press lightly and serve immediately. Combine spices; set aside. Combine For more information and Louisiana mayonnaise and mustard; set aside. seafood recipes, visit LSPMB’s website at Toast bread until crisp. Coat nonstick louisianaseafood.com
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Schools Are Using Synthetic Turf To Add Value To Sports Facilities (NAPSI)—There can be real benefits to using artificial turf on athletic fields. That’s the word from schools that report they’re trading in their grass fields in favor of longer-lasting, durable synthetic playing surfaces, the same kind of fields used for collegiate, professional and even Olympic competitions. Increased Facility Use While some may consider investing in athletic facilities a luxury, proponents of artificial turf cite far-reaching dividends that go beyond Friday night football games. Most school administrators consider increased facility use as one of their top reasons for switching to artificial turf. Unlike natural grass fields that are highly guarded to ensure they are in good condition for games, artificial turf can withstand 3,000 hours of playing time per year without a “rest” period, according to the Synthetic Turf Council. That’s more than three times that of natural grass. Meeting Multiple Demands As a result, natural fields that were previously used for only one or two sports can meet the intense demands of multiple sports when replaced with a synthetic surface. With football, soccer, lacrosse, rugby and even physical education classes able to use the same field, a significant number of students benefit from these top-notch facilities. In addition, youth athletics and community events can also take advantage of the enhanced spaces. All of these functions lower the cost per use, and in some cases, create an additional revenue stream for districts. Environmental Benefits Artificial turf fields are designed to be more resilient to Mother Nature than their natural counterparts. Since irrigation and drainage systems store rainwater beneath the surface, rainouts and poor field conditions are rarely an issue with artificial turf, even in the wettest cities. On the flipside, schools in areas that experience extreme drought—like much of the southern U.S.—are not left with dry, brittle fields if they switch to artificial turf. Schools in dry climates also eliminate exorbitant costs and excessive water usage involved with natural grass maintenance. In 2010, the water conserved from every synthetic turf field in the U.S. equaled between $6 million and $12 million in savings. The Synthetic Turf Council says one full-size synthetic turf field saves an average of 500,000 to 1 million gallons of water each year, depending on the region. The El Paso Independent School District in Texas expects even bigger savings, though. It estimates a savings of 8 million gallons of water per year on each of the 10 synthetic turf fields recently installed, saving the district 80 million gallons of water
a year in total. Quality Counts The key to realizing these benefits is to ensure artificial turf systems are made with the highest-quality materials. Turf produced using DOWLEX™ Polyethylene (PE) Resins from The Dow Chemical Company, for example, is designed to provide the right combination of softness and resilience to create quality athletic fields for all levels of competitive play. A Worthwhile Investment “Considering all the benefits offered in terms of expanded use, reduced maintenance and positive environmental impact, we believe school districts that invest in artificial turf will be well served over the life of the investment,” said Carlos Ruiz,
a turf specialist from Dow’s Performance Plastics Division. Switching to artificial turf is a big decision, but many agree it is well worth it. Athletic directors, coaches and students will undoubtedly enjoy practicing and competing on high-quality synthetic surfaces that replicate the look and feel of natural grass. School districts will appreciate the return on investment. And communities will take pride in having top-notch facilities available to showcase the talents of local youths. To learn more, visit : www.dow.com/artificialturfsolutions or contact Gina Borgman at : firstname.lastname@example.org
Easy, Everyday Stuffing
(NAPSI)—You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy a great stuffing. Paired with roast chicken and pork chops or stuffed into acorn squash or bell peppers, rice stuffing makes a delicious side dish any day of the year. Start with U.S.-grown and packaged Royal Blend rice in your next stuffing for a nutty flavor and unique aroma. Made with Texmati white, brown, red and wild rice, the colorful blend is easy to prepare, all natural and great tasting. This Southern-inspired Pecan Rice
Stuffing can easily move to the center of the plate with the addition of chopped rotisserie chicken, smoked turkey breast or even fish. Royal Pecan Rice Stuffing ¼ cup butter ¾ cup chopped onions ¾ cup chopped celery 3 cups cooked Royal Blend rice ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted ¼ cup chopped parsley Salt, to taste ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning In large skillet, sauté onion and celery in butter until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients, mixing well. Spoon into casserole, cover tightly and bake at 375° F, 15−20 minutes. Tip: Recipe may be doubled and used to stuff a 10−12-lb. turkey. For more delicious recipes, visit: www.riceselect.com
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When Is LASIK A Smart Investment? (NAPSI)—If you are looking into LASIK eye surgery but have been put off by the high price tag, here are some facts you may want to consider. Although the initial cost of LASIK may be significant, it could actually be a good investment and save you money in the long run once you realize you will be wearing, and paying for, glasses or contacts for the next 20 years or more. It’s a smart idea to do the math and see if the procedure makes sense for you. The American Refractive Surgery Council notes that the investment in LASIK can benefit both your vision and your wallet. Consider these facts: • If you wear contacts for at least $70 a box, a six-month supply would cost $280. • If you pay for vision insurance, it may only cost you $10 a month, but it’s only worth it if you get money back on contacts or glasses. Regular checkups are usually free after LASIK surgery. • If you get a new pair of glasses every year, they could cost you $150 a pair or more. If you need more than one (distance and reading), that could be $300. • Contact lens supplies also add up— over 10 years, the expense of contact lens maintenance can be well over the cost of the LASIK procedure. In addition to learning if the procedure is right for your vision, you can also research ways to pay for the procedure, with options that include financing through a health care financing company, financing through a LASIK surgeon or using a flexible spending account. Some financing plans give you up to five years to pay off the procedure. The IRS considers LASIK to be a taxdeductible medical expense, and while your medical expenditures may have to
exceed a certain percentage of your income, the procedure may help you reach that amount. So don’t let financial considerations keep you from investing in your quality of life. LASIK can deliver great vision, making activities more enjoyable and eliminating the worry and frustration of losing
Big News Of Small Spaces (NAPSI)—Living large in a little home may not only simplify life, minimize costs and reduce environmental impact, it can be easier to achieve than many realize. Following these easy tips can help make rooms feel bigger and brighter. 1. Open floor plans and furniture placement that leaves views open make spaces easy to navigate and the room feel bigger. 2. Lighten up. Light colors on walls and furniture help small spaces feel large. Letting in natural light extends the feel of the room beyond its boundaries. 3. Get double-duty furniture: tables and ottomans with hidden storage space. Clean spaces look bigger, so keep clutter out of sight. 4. Store smart and stay organized. Shelving units maximize wall space for storage; add baskets on the bottom shelves for extra capacity. Fill clear containers
with seasonal clothing and items and slide them under couches and beds. 5. Convert a closet into a home office by adding a desk and shelves. Hang organizers on the back of the door for extra storage. Close the door and the computer and paperwork are out of sight, instantly opening up the room. For more tips on making the most of small spaces, visit the : www.homes.com Idea Gallery
glasses, as well as potential eye irritation and infections related to contact lens use. You can find more information about considering LASIK and download a refractive surgery checklist by visiting the American Refractive Surgery Council at www.americanrefractivesurgerycouncil. org
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Passes Help Visitors Explore War Of 1812 (NAPSI)—As the nation commemorates the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the penning of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” one city will take center stage. That city is Baltimore. During the war, the British launched an all-out bombardment of the city that lasted 24 hours. Only a small, star-shaped fort blocked their advancement but the fort’s soldiers and Baltimore’s citizens stood their ground, defending the fort and turning the battle-hardened British army back. At dawn the next day, surprised to see the flag still flying, Francis Scott Key wrote the poem that would become “The StarSpangled Banner.” Today, visitors to Baltimore can stand on the ramparts at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and gaze out at the waters where Key first saw the nation’s flag during the Battle of Baltimore. Visitors can also see Key’s original manuscript at the Maryland Historical Society and visit the home of Mary Pickersgill, where the 15-star, 15-stripe flag that flew over the fort was sewn. Visiting these sites is easier than ever before thanks to combo tickets that make it less expensive to visit several of the city’s top attractions. These include the Star-Spangled Baltimore Pass and Nation-
al Anthem by Land and Sea tours. The National Anthem by Land tour is a 75-minute narrated trolley tour on a San Francisco−style trolley. The National Anthem by Sea tour includes a 60-minute narrated cruise. The Preservation Society has also added 1812: Schooners and Privateers, a guided 60-minute walking tour focusing on the less-well-known Baltimoreans whose role as shipbuilders, sea captains, carpenters, innkeepers, laborers, seamstresses and
Nostalgic Toys Make A Comeback (NAPSI)—Over the past few years, companies have revisited their roots as a source of inspiration. From the return of classic products with a modern twist to simply bringing back old favorites, toys from the past are making a comeback. This year, generations of Americans will once again hear the familiar sound of plastic on concrete with the reintroduction of The Original Big Wheel. Since its debut in 1969, The Original Big Wheel has earned its iconic toy status, keeping generations of children safe and active, so much so that it was inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame in 2009. With the same key features as the original, kids today will be able to enjoy the same thrilling experience that their parents and grandparents did years ago, and at the same time toy givers can rest assured that they are purchasing the same product they know and love. Classic Design: Known for its iconic, red, blue and yellow color scheme, The Original Big Wheel will feature the same design and colors that generations have come to know and love. Children today can create memories of this beloved toy of their own. Grow With Me: Featuring an adjustable seat, The Origi-
nal Big Wheel grows with a child from approximately ages 3 to 8 years old, making this a value purchase, offering many years of fun on the sidewalk. Safe & Fun Play: Due to its low center of gravity and sturdy design, racing with friends is a safe and fun activity. This year, the whole family can get active together, make memories and relive old traditions with an iconic product that is made in America and is trusted by generations! For more information, visit: www.kidsonlytoys.com
militia companies helped end the “second war of independence” and start anew with a flag and national anthem. The tour visits Fell’s Point, home to more than 70 houses dating from the 1812 period—more than anywhere else in Baltimore. Visitors are invited to discover the importance of the war through special events, exhibitions, living history and more over the next three years. For more information, visit: www.StarSpangledBaltimore.com or call (877) BALTIMORE.
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