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March 20, 2014

GLYNN: Historical Tours set for this spring in state park

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Niagara Gazette — * On a related note, an Ohio State University study found that an apple a day can reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol by as much as 40 percent.

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WALKING DEAD? Headline in a Virginia newspaper: “Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter.” An irate reader called the newspaper to ask if they fired all the proofreaders.

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SIGN OF TIMES: In front of St. John Lutheran Church, Lockport Street in Youngstown: “You Can’t Plow a Field Just By Turning It Over in Your Mind.”

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EASY COME ... : A lottery winner should have a financial adviser. Take, as a classic example, Sharon Tirabassi, 35, a Hamilton, Ont., resident who won $10.5 million in 2005 but never planned for any long-term savings. Today she’s living paycheck to paycheck and riding a bus to her part-time job to support her children and cover the rent. Where did it all go? She ticked off a list: a big house, four fancy cars, designer clothes, loans to friends, and trips to exotic destinations. 

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HELPING HANDS DEPT.: The Veterans of Foreign Wars-Lake Ontario Post 313, Youngstown, has launched a fund drive to support its many community endeavors. In a letter to area businesses and residents, Post Commander Ralph C. Borelli noted the VFW has assisted veterans confined to VA hospitals and donating toys at Christmas for vets unable to buy gifts for their children. 

At present, there are some 19,000 veterans in Niagara County with nearly 2,000 of them disabled or homeless. 

Checks made be mailed to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 313, Att.: John H. MacArthur, quartermaster, 434 Third St. Youngstown, N.Y. 14174.

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TRIVIA QUIZ: (Answer to Sunday question): The Buffalo History Museum (formerly the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society) is the only building left from the Pan-American Exposition held in Buffalo (1901). At the Expo, the building was the New York State Pavilion.

Contact Reporter Don Glynn at 282-2311, ext. 2246.

Contact Reporter Don Glynn at 282-2311, ext. 2246.

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