We have entered a new year, and the lake is not frozen yet. More importantly, there’s a robust economy, which, by all indications (think stock market), will continue. I’ll know more in coming weeks as I facilitate a meeting of high technology automation distributors, which I wrote about last January. Their financial reports will be interesting as they represent every region in the United States and Canada.

If you are having any kind of get together for New Year’s Eve this year, your focus is going to primarily be on what food to serve. But if you’d like to have a fun, festive and easy-to-manage gathering, consider a menu of simple pre-made finger foods that will allow you to be able to focus on the drinks you’ll be serving instead. Not only will a varied and colorful drinks menu please a large crowd with different tastes, but it will add substantially to the celebratory atmosphere. And if you’ve managed to make it to the end of this year relatively unscathed, you should absolutely celebrate that.

As students at The University of Massachusetts in the early 1940s, they were inseparable. Unlike many of their classmates who were focused on football and frat parties, the Howard brothers and…

Bad news and good news today about the wall that was built long ago across the road from Harris City.

Because of the infrequency in time and location of total solar eclipses, scientists historically have had difficulty studying broad, controlled data collections on eclipse-related animal behavior. But with the advent of smartphone technology, researchers are looping in citizen scientists to help record the effects of solar eclipses. 

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