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Fumbles, penalties doom Red Hawks’ upset bid

SMYRNA — Stewarts Creek fell short in its upset bid against top-ranked Independence Friday night.

With the brilliant play of Adam Swayze and numerous mistakes by the Red Hawks, the Eagles rolled to a 27-0 victory. 295 more words


Office Speak

Having spent over thirty years in the world of big business, I experienced the fullest and ugliest extent of office speak. I came from an academic background solidly based on the study of literature and the need to write accurately and effectively (which is not to say that academia doesn’t have its own version of office speak). 798 more words


Consultation needed over leisure centre name

Sometimes a news item arises that I know we need to comment on, even though it’s delicate and might upset people.

As a local paper, we have a voice in the local community, and sometimes that means raising sensitive issues. 857 more words

The Lunatic Fringe | La minorité dérangée

This short and graphic video explores in rhymes and pictures who the lunatic fringe really is… Thoughtful humor.

Published on YouTube March 27, 2015.

Original Poem by DC Dave (Dave Martin). 382 more words

Other Food For Thought

Family of missing Harrisburg man remain hopeful

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The family of a missing Harrisburg man, continues to hope that someone will come forth with information on his whereabouts.   David Martin, 41, the father of five children, was last seen at a bar on Herr Street on March 11th. 113 more words


Desert Sand

”There is no wilderness so terrible, so beautiful, so arid and so fruitful as the wilderness of compassion.  It is in the desert of compassion that the thirsty land turns into springs of water, that the poor possess all things.” 245 more words

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