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Friday, September 20, 2002


Carlisle Boy Scout Troop 135 headed out west on a trip to Philmont, New Mexico from August 10 - 21. Philmont is a ranch owned by the Boy Scouts of America since 1923. The ranch is 137,493 acres (215 square miles). Scouts on the trek included crew leader Bryan Lieb, Joe Carpenito, Brendon Smith, Austin Reed, Tim Galligan and Wade Chuang along with parents Scout Master Marty Galligan, Bill Reed, Dennis Lieb and James Chuang. ...more

This is the conclusion of Ellen Miller's Oral History Project — "Town Boards, Then and Now." Miller met with representatives of various town boards on June 12, 2002, for a discussion of town boards and how they have changed over the last 20 or 30 years. Participants were Vivian Chaput, Midge Eliassen, Beth Hambleton and Terry Herndon. ...more

The first stop on our way home from a trip to Pittsburgh was at the Flight 93 crash site. It was not part of our original plan, but I had noticed on my son's academic calendar that school would be closed on September 11 and recalled that one of the planes had crashed in Pennsylvania. An Internet search found the location and a map of the area, which turned out to be a short distance off our route. ...more

Sometimes life gives us gentle little warning signs, that while life goes on, our bodies and our outlook on life start to change a little. While no one wants to admit that he or she is getting older, little clues start to creep in and are often quickly and completely denied. Of course I speak from a woman's point of view, but I am sure that men have many similar signals. ...more

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