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November 28, 2013

GLYNN: Shopping can take edge off family tradition

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Niagara Gazette — From the dawn of creation, weather has impacted millions of Americans whenever they travel. In this era, if you’re on the road or in the skies, trying to reach your destination in time can be a constant hassle. 

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BY THE NUMBERS: During New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration there was widespread criticism about police profiling. In a word, race wasn’t to be the sole factor in stopping someone on the street, cops were told. The officers obviously followed that directive: The recorded stops by all officers in the third quarter of 2013 was 21,187 compared with nearly 106,000 in the same quarter of 2012.

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A BRIGHT NOTE: The Youngstown Lions Club will sponsor its Holiday Lighting Contest in the village and Town of Porter Dec. 13.  Club members will judge home decorations from Lower River Road to Porter Center Road, from Lake Road to Porter town line, and throughout the village. Gift prizes are being offered for the top three. Residents with questions should contact Lions Club President Stu Comerford (745-7098).

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A FESTIVE TIME: It’s a big weekend in Ransomville with the  annual Lighting of the Wreaths set Saturday and Sunday at several sites in the community. For more information, e-mail Ransomvillelightingofthe wreaths@gmail.com or call Nancy Barlow (433-0178).

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TRIVIA QUIZ: What U.S. president proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday? (Answer Sunday)

 Enjoy the holiday (if you have it off) and the traditional good times with friends and relatives!

Contact Reporter Don Glynnat 282-2311, ext. 2246.

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

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