Holidays

It’s Time For Fireworks – Here Are Some Safety Tips
It's getting close to 4th of July and that means people will be firing off fireworks over the next couple of weeks. First of all, please remember it is illegal to shoot fireworks in the city limits. Second, even if you are out of the city limits, fireworks are dangerous. Here are a few safety t…
Sparks in The Park – Best Photo Contest
Sparks in the Park is coming up Saturday, June 24 at the Four States Fairgrounds and you will not want to miss all the family fun. And bring your camera, because we will once again have a best photo contest.
Peeps No Longer The Most Popular Easter Candy
Oh no. Say it isn't so.
It appears from a survey that those delicious squishy marshmallow Peeps are no longer the number one Easter confection. Yes, many parents across the country are likely secretly rejoicing that maybe this year sugary chicks and rabbits (Peeps were originally chicks) won&apo…
Why Isn’t The Monday After The Big Game a National Holiday?
The big game is coming up February 5 and it still amazes me every year that the following Monday isn't a National Holiday. No, I'm not just looking for a day off...well, okay kind of. Actually, it really does surprise me. Even people that don't watch sports will tune in at least for a…
Who Keeps Their Christmas Tree up the Longest?
I had a friend who used to be so particular about putting her Christmas tree up the day after Thanksgiving and taking it down on New Year’s Day, except one year when she left it up until February. Of course, I can’t say much because I left my un-decorated tree in the …

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