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Large crowd questions details of Skaneateles development plans - LocalSYR.com powered by NewsChannel 9 WSYR Syracuse

A proposal to transform the site of an old trailer park and abandoned gas stations in Skaneateles drew roughly 85 people to a public hearing on Wednesday. 211 more words

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You know, sometimes it does suck living in a small town. Everyone knows your business and they judge you for the most stupid things imaginable. It’s absolutely ridiculous! 91 more words


Signers of Texas Declaration of Independence, 3/1/15 Luncheon

On March 1, 1836, the Alamo had been under siege for a week by Gen. Santa Anna of Mexico and his army.  Due to the urgency of the situation, a committee of five Texas delegates met in Washington, Texas.   1,552 more words


Interactive Map: Traces of WW1 in Koblenz

Work by the students of class 9b at the Eichendorff-Gymnasium Koblenz:

For a list of memorials and street names referring to WW1 please see this document (in German).


Senator Spilka to Kick off Commonwealth Conversations MetroWest Listening Tour

Senators continue statewide Commonwealth Conversations tour to reach out to the people of MetroWest

On Monday, March 2nd, Senator Karen Spilka will continue a statewide tour of Senate districts, visiting businesses, universities and local organizations to listen to the concerns of the residents of MetroWest. 478 more words


The Daily Prompt #7: Local Flavor

From:  The Daily Prompt
The Prompt:   Write a piece about a typically “local” experience from where you come from as though it’s an entry in a travel guide. 373 more words


A King County mine

Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 21, 1890

By Clara Leavitt

We were a party of four—a husband and a brother and sister—who had come from the Atlantic coast to the Sound today with several objects in view. 2,481 more words