Month: February

Preceptor Delta Psi Hosts Valentine Party

CAPTION: Guest Jeanie Schmitter, hostess Lori Wallace, guests Judy Schmitter and Carol Starbuck, and hostess Stacey Kramer are ready for the Valentine party and plenty of fun, visiting with friends. The Preceptor Delta Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held their Valentine party at the home of Lori Wallace with Stacey Kramer, as her co-hostess on

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Commissioners

February 5, 2018 The Schuyler County Commission convened with the following officers and members present: Rodney Cooper, Presiding Commissioner, Jim Werner, Associate Commissioner, Jeff Lindquist, Associate Commissioner, Bree Shaw, County Clerk, and Phil Beeler, Emergency Management. The following business was had to wit: Checks for bills were reviewed, signed, and distributed. David Riddle, Plant Superintendent

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Julia Boggs Dent Grant

Her Life Prior to First Lady Julia Boggs Dent was the fifth of seven children born to “Colonel” Frederick and Ellen Wrenshall Dent. Raised on the White Haven plantation approximately 12 miles from St. Louis, Missouri, she enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing and riding horses. The future first lady was well educated, attending the

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New York State Prisoners Will Receive Free Tablets

The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) is partnering with JPay, a company that specializes in inmate and corrections-related services. JPay is providing approximately 50,000 tablets at no cost to the state or inmates, and DOCCS is not taking commissions for the tablets. The tablets will be preloaded with educational content, and DOCCS plans

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Monopoly’s Newest: The Cheaters Edition

A new edition of the classic family board game Monopoly will satisfy those underhanded relatives, who bend or break the rules to win. “Monopoly: The Cheaters Edition” will ask players to cheat through a new feature called cheat cards. The cards will give players a series of tasks throughout the game – such as skipping

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April 7 Is D-Day for the Old Jeep Wrangler

But, the Trade Off Is a New Jeep Truck If you’re shopping for a new Jeep Wrangler right now, things might be a little confusing. That’s because there are two completely different 2018 models on sale. As it ramps up production of the recently-introduced next-generation Wrangler on a new production line, Jeep is still building

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How Come Big Pharma Keeps Jacking-Up Prices?

“The simple answer is – because there’s nothing stopping them,” says Leigh Purvis, director of health services research for the AARP Public Policy Institute. Other countries drive a much harder bargain with drug companies. In contrast, the U.S. allows drug companies to pretty much set their own prices. And as we all know, when demand

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Commissioners

February 5, 2018 The Schuyler County Commission convened with the following officers and members present: Rodney Cooper, Presiding Commissioner, Jim Werner, Associate Commissioner, Jeff Lindquist, Associate Commissioner, Bree Shaw, County Clerk, and Phil Beeler, Emergency Management. The following business was had to wit: Checks for bills were reviewed, signed, and distributed. David Riddle, Plant Superintendent

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