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4 Novels by the editor

Island Nights

Excerpt here.

The Islander

The entire novel:

Prelude-Chapter 4

Chapters 5-13

Chapters 14-21

Chapters 22-29

Chapters 30-36

Chapters 37-44.

Cabins in the Mist

Excerpt here

The Maiden of Mackinac

Excerpts Maiden

and here and here. 

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Public Service Announcements

Food Truck

Mobile Food Truck giving out food to those who need it, 1-2 p.m., every fourth Thursday of the Month in the Schuyler County Human Services Complex parking lot, 323 Owego St., Montour Falls. Clients will be signing up inside the Silver Spoon Cafe rather than outdoors in cold weather. Also, on those days, the truck will be parked closer to the entrance of the cafe and not at the old location. Remember to bring your key tags and your own boxes and bags to carry your food items.

Aerobic swim classes offered

GST BOCES is offering two Aerobic Fun in the Water classes at the Odessa-Montour High School pool on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m.

Both classes offer a way to exercise in water that many of us can no longer do out of the water. There is music that helps to keep you moving. Conversation and a wide range of ages. Classes are open to adults male and female.

To sign up, call BOCES at 607-739-4296 no later than January 24th. Classes begin Jan 30th and Feb 3rd.

Montour Falls Library
406 W. Main St.
Montour Falls

Montour Falls Library
406 W. Main St.
Montour Falls

Montour Falls Library
406 W. Main St.
Montour Falls

Montour Falls Library
406 W. Main St.
Montour Falls

Montour Falls Library
406 W. Main St.
Montour Falls

Montour Falls Library
406 W. Main St.
Montour Falls

Montour Falls Library
406 W. Main St.
Montour Falls

The ad below was submitted by the
Council on Alcohol & Addictions.

The above was provided by a Substance Abuse
Prevention Educator.

Editor's Note

Debbie Stayer Kelly of Burdett -- a lifelong Schuyler resident, a single parent of two sons and a highly praised Cornell employee -- has Stage 4 cancer as well as a rare genetic mutation called Lynch Syndrome. She is facing a large financial burden as her battle continues.

Her Cornell colleagues have created a GoFundMe page for her that you can find right here. An update can be found by clicking on the Updates button on that site. I hope we all can help out.

Click on the ad below to learn more.

For more on the ad above, click here.





Barlow Rhodes at 607-594-2032
from the Odessa American Legion Post 676.



ADOPT!

Kittens! Kittens! Kittens!

Adorable, adoptable kittens. All sizes, shapes and colors!
Spayed/neutered, vaccinated, treated for parasites, tested for FeLV.
Adoption fee: $75
Meet them at The Kitty Kaboose, 124 Marina Dr., Montour Falls,
Mon, Wed, Friday 10a-Noon, Sat. 11-2

The Humane Society of Schuyler County

607-594-2255 or www.schuylerhumane.org




Homeless/Runaway Youth Program
Of Schuyler County

In conjunction with Catholic Charities and the Youth Bureau
Located in the Human Services Building
Free & Confidential

Crisis Intervention
Mediation/Advocacy
Information & Referrals
Interim Family Program
24/7 hotline 607-742-9629

For youth up to age 21 who are at risk of becoming homeless or have run away

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Now Mandatory in All Homes

As of February 22, 2010, all new and existing homes that burn fuel for heat or appliances or that have an attached garage, must have a carbon monoxide alarm. This includes one-family or multi-family dwellings, owned or rented.

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that results when any fuel is burned. Examples of common sources that could produce CO (carbon monoxide) are:

*fuel-fired furnaces (not electric)
*gas water heaters
*fireplaces and wood stoves/coal stoves
*gas stoves
*non-electric space heaters
*gas dryers
*charcoal grills
*lawnmowers, snowblowers
*cars
*gas-powered generators

These alarms may be purchased at Home and Hardware stores. For more information on carbon monoxide and alarms, go to http://www.dos.state.ny.us/fire/COtoolkit.htm or contact Schuyler County Emergency Management at 535-8200.

 

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Dealer/collector looking to buy groups of pre-1970 paper memorabilia: cards, magazines, posters, programs etc. Call Charlie Haeffner at (607) 742-2772.

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The Elizabeth Amisano Ovarian Cancer Education Fund
Live Like Liz, Inc.
P.O. Box 434
Watkins Glen NY 14891
www.LiveLikeLiz.org
LiveLikeLiz@yahoo.com

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An eternal message of lights, hope and faith

The week following Susan Haeffner's passing was fraught with signs -- most of them light-based, and one in the form of a vision. Here the editor relives those days in an effort to pass along a message of hope and faith. Message.

Above: The Aurora Borealis (From the Internet--as seen in Scandinavia)

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The Sound and the Silence: A Memoir

Some things in life can mean a great deal -- can embody hope and dreams ... and memories. The sailboat is one such thing for the author. Silence.

 

 

 

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Charles Haeffner
P.O. Box 365
Odessa, New York 14869

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