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Sunday Lifestyles

ROCK STEADY: Scouts tend to garden

Recently, in the second phase of their project, the Wolf den from Westfield Cub Scout Pack 201 did some community service and cleaned up the Community Rock Garden maintained by Rocks Around Westfield #RAW in front of Stoves and Stuff on Union Street in Westfield and placed some painted rocks ...

Addiction not limited to just the user

Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts. In the last article, I spoke of the characteristics that young people between the ages of 12 to 17 exhibit as they cross over into chemical dependency in dealing with alcohol and other drugs. I do not know the percentage of you, out in our ...

Taking note of American robins

Robins aren’t always thought of as a very exciting or interesting bird. They are easy to find and identify, often spending time in backyards scratching at the ground for worms. I have a bit of a soft spot for robins. They are one of the birds I can reliably identify (I’ve never been a ...

Baseball, roast venison a big hit

Can anyone point out me? Imagine, I used to be kinda cute. The years have not been kind. This photo was taken before the weekly baseball game on a late Sunday morning in the summer of 1962. Baseball was the closest thing us Bradigans had to church. My father played first and third base for ...

Foster Grandparent and RSVP volunteers needed

The Lutheran Foster Grandparent Program (FGP), part of AmeriCorps Seniors locally, recently placed volunteers at the Children’s and Community Center located in Northern Chautauqua County. Volunteers at the center work with infants and toddlers to nurture social, physical, cognitive, and ...

Bloom projects begin to sprout

With the arrival of spring and the promise of warmer temperatures on the horizon, we can’t help but think of fresh-cut grass and abundant blooming gardens. In several communities, BLOOM committees are already making plans and recruiting volunteers to roll out the 2022 Bloom Garden ...