Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Sometimes getting thanks is better than giving thanks

In true “he’s not heavy, he’s my brother” fashion, Yoshi Okabe hangs out with his “main man, JJ,” during a church mission to Jamaica last year.

  WHS grad spreads peace on earth at ground level By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Yoshi Okabe wasn’t at home with his family in Waterford to celebrate Thanksgiving this week – which has made some orphans in the South American city of Georgetown, Guyana, very thankful. Yoshi, 20, is a […]

 
 

A Volt for the future

Lynch GM Superstore of Burlington offers this demonstrator model of the 2012 Chevy Volt for customers interested in the hybrid electric vehicle. The store has already sold two of the new generation car. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Chevy’s hybrid offers a glimpse at the new age of autos By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief While it only goes about 30 miles on pure electric power, the Chevy Volt has more than enough staying power to transport its drivers far into the future at speeds up to 100 […]

 
 

Love steps in when economy lays off

Barbara Binet (left) accepts a turkey from volunteer Patty McManus at Love Inc. Monday. Binet’s family is among the nearly 700 that are getting their Thanksgiving meal courtesy of the agency this year. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Family among growing number to use local agency By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer For Barbara Benit, this Thanksgiving looked to be an austere holiday. Thanks to Love Inc., Benit and the large family in her home was able to celebrate the holiday with a traditional dinner. “This is, right now, […]

 
 

Radium filter systems are nearly ready

Radium filter systems are nearly ready

Water utility anticipates them up and running next month By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After years of worrying and planning, the City of Burlington’s radium removal facilities are about to be pushed into service. Connie Wilson, director of the City of Burlington Department of Public Works, said after a construction […]

 
 

Town proposes flat tax rate

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer As has been the norm lately for the Town of Burlington, there will be no tax levy increases for the 2012 budget. But how the town got there – and the cuts it had to make this year – is the real story. After a […]

 
 

School Board debates reach of gun ban

District considers banning weapons on all district properties By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It’s not the idea of guns in schools that the Burlington Area School District is wrestling with right now – federal law prohibits that. What BASD is trying to figure out now is whether it will increase […]

 
 

Taking stock, giving thanks

Taking stock, giving thanks

Just in time to help purchase much-needed supplies for the holidays, Arlene Odeja of the Union Grove Area Food Bank (left) is thankful to receive a $2,000 donation from Laurie Ehleiter, president of the Union Grove Kiwanis Club. The Kiwanis Club this year is also donating Christmas gifts for 25 […]

 
 

To repave or replace is the big question

Highways 20/83 design project getting ready to hit the road By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor State transportation officials are asking the Waterford Village Board for input to use as a road map in designing either a repaving or reconstruction of Highway 20/83 through the village. A Design Process […]

 
 

Village offers levy freeze, worker pay-ins, planning

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor  Before any new numbers could be plugged in or moved around in the Village of Waterford 2012 budget process, one old number had to stay the same. “Our Village Board President, Tom Roanhouse, was very adamant that we would not raise our levy,” […]

 
 

Bottom line holds steady in city

Officials anticipate little change in city’s portion of property tax bills By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer As the City of Burlington nears the end of its budget process for 2012, it looks like city taxpayers will avoid a tax increase for next year. That isn’t exactly a surprise, given that […]

 
 
 
 
 

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