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  • Book review: ‘The Magic Hour’ by Kristin Hannah

    March 25th, 2020
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    When one of Dr. Julia Cates’ pediatric patients committed a horrific murder, she was sued on the basis that she must have known her patient’s mental state, or if not, she should have.


    Book review: ‘A Place for Us’ by Fartima Farheen Mirza

    March 18th, 2020
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    I found this book somewhat difficult to read, yet completely worth the effort. In order to properly tell the story, it is told from the viewpoint of several of the characters and at various times in their lives, and this is intermingled throughout the novel.


    Book review: ‘The Nickel Boys’ by Colson Whitehead

    March 11th, 2020
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    Elwood Curtis, under the watchful eye of his grandmother, was a good young man, a young man who did what he was supposed to do.


    N-O-W postpones decision on staff cuts

    March 11th, 2020
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    Though it had planned to vote in March on whether to cut three elementary-school teaching positions, the Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton Board of Education has postponed its decision to its April meeting.


    Book review: ‘A Man Lay Dead’ by Ngaio Marsh

    March 4th, 2020
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    The game was named “Murders.” None of the participants knew who was “it.”


  • How does the Monroe County Health Department respond to disease outbreaks?

    March 2nd, 2020
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    With COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreading worldwide, many people are concerned about their health and wellbeing.


    Monroe County weight restrictions start Wednesday

    March 2nd, 2020
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    The Monroe County Highway Department will implement seasonal weight restrictions on all county trunk highways beginning Wednesday, March 4.


    Headricks plead to two counts

    February 26th, 2020
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    Amy and Travis Headrick of Melvina recently pleaded guilty to two counts of neglecting a child and one count of false imprisonment.


    Monroe County WIC to issue benefits

    February 26th, 2020
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    The Monroe County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will issue benefits and offer nutrition education days in March.


    Book review: ‘Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11’ by Mitchell Zuckoff

    February 25th, 2020
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    My husband is a retired firefighter who knew some of the New York City firefighters killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11.


    Vernon County to issue WIC benefits

    February 25th, 2020
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    The Vernon County Health Department will offer Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program benefits at the following locations in March.