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Most people want to leave a lasting impression on others or even the world around them. They want their accomplishments to be remembered long after they’re gone, whether that memory lasts a year or a lifetime. Greg Harkins seeks to make his legacy last for generations through his craft: wooden chairs. Harkins made chairs for …

My parents recently started passing on family heirlooms. A few years ago, my dad refurbished a dozen old woodworking tools as a Christmas present. Dad, along with my maternal grandfather and a great-grandfather, used these tools throughout the 20th century. I keep them neatly installed in my home office as a reminder that my ancestors …

Many of those weapons were taken by members of new volunteer defense groups that had sprung up in local communities. Under a new law passed in January, these groups are now legal nationwide, and their leaders loosely report to Ukrainian army commanders. What about weapons? Their members bring whatever they can. “It’s BYOG,” said Daniel …

Amagansett A man sitting in an unregistered car on Oak Lane around dinnertime on February 14 phoned police to come and investigate. They found Daniel Miller, 32, in his black Honda, who told them he had stopped on his way to the nearby Gulf station to take a phone call. He had trouble getting the …

It is with immeasurable sadness that we announce the passing of WB (“Will”) van der Heyden, who passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, February 7, 2022. The article below from February 19, 2017, and reprinted with permission of The Daily Courier, summarizes the wonderful man he was and his many accomplishments and achievements. …

Happy Thursday, Huntington Beach residents, and happy National Carrot Cake Day! Let everyone who is caught to start today with a smart note. Ang PD arrested four people suspected catalytic converter thieves. Also, wdo you want a bridge to the Urban Forest? Finally, the return-to-class date of Feb. 14 for Orange Coast College students stands. …

Fairfax County personnel fought a large fire on the campus of WT Woodson High School for several hours early Sunday morning before extinguishing most of the fires around 8 a.m. (Video courtesy Joanne Richcreek) The freezing conditions added to Fairfax County personnel’s challenges to contain a large fire in the building on the WT Woodson …

Ene. 19, 2022Updated: Jan. 19, 2022 12:24 pm gan chaonan / Getty Images Going out to eat during a public health crisis is difficult. Eating at a restaurant found making their tacos with their hands, storing their meat on the floor or having rat droppings on plates makes it worse. The Metropolitan Health District conducted …

In her 34 years, Maegen Wells has-twice-been inlove at first sight. When he was 7 years old, he picked up a nylon-string acoustic guitar for the first time and accompanied the soundtrack of “Grease.” She is in love. And in high school, the first time he moved a chisel to a piece of wood, he …

November 7, 2021, Earl Desmond Dahlen passed away peacefully in his sleep after watching his beloved Chargers beat the Eagles 27-24. He was 77 years old. Earl was born in Hartford, Connecticut on October 16, 1944, before moving west and growing up in El Monte, Phoenix and California. It was during his high school studies …

If you’ve ever wondered what 27 high school girls can do with access to power tools, the answer is something bigger than a birdhouse. The teenagers, all the students in an Engineering for Social Good class at Concord’s Carondelet High School learned to build houses-and then they made one themselves. Not just a house. A …

Fritz Turner, 23, returned to his hometown of Newport, Washington, to find the town’s Christmas tree “embarrassing.” The bit of trim included a series of vertical light strings that hung from the top of the tree to the sides, The News Tribune reported. “It’s not going to do,” he said. So he set up a …

One community hit by the storm is helping another. Four months ago, the remnants of Hurricane Ida swept through the region with powerful force, producing historic flood levels and an EF-2 tornado. Montgomery County suffered extensive damage and many were displaced. The recovery process continued. Earlier this month, tornadoes swept through parts of the Midwest …

Taught in a traditional way, geometry can be an abstract science that can have trouble understanding a student. In Glenbrook South High School’s Construction Geometry class, it provides solid, real-world results of its proper application. Taught together by math teachers Brian Schmalzer and Dan Leipert from career and technical education, Geometry in Construction is a …

On Thursday, December 9, Dean Ellis Kaump met his Heavenly Father and was reunited with his dead wife, Phyllis Jeanette Essmann. Dean was 84. Born June 21, 1937 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, to Ronald Albert Kaump and Gladys Evangeline Ellis, Dean lived in a handful of towns in Minnesota and Wisconsin before finally landing in …

“When I was little, I loved dinosaurs like all other little ones,” said Owens, 21, a fish and wildlife biology student at the University of North Dakota in Hillsboro. “Then my dad is a biology teacher, so he finally told me that birds evolved from dinosaurs. And I think that’s when I was like, “Well, …

March 20, 1922 – Dec. 2 2021 (99 years) CHINO VALLEY, Arizona – Donald Warren Martin, 99, a longtime former Mount Jackson resident, died on December 2 at his daughter’s home. Mr. Martin was born March 20, 1922 in Hillsville, son of George W. and Jean (Dickson) Martin. A graduate of Mt. Jackson High School …

Family ties and community support are the reasons Van’s Cabinets & Doors in Sonora is celebrating 50 years in business, resisting the 2008 economic downturn and the COVID-19 pandemic in recent years. “We treat everyone like family,” said David Guzman. Guzman, of Tuolumne, is the sole owner and president of Van’s Cabinets & Doors and …

CHAMPAIGN-For two years, the Housing Authority of Champaign County’s YouthBuild program has helped youth finish their high school diplomas, while renovating public housing properties. Program managers also see the training program as an initiative to prevent youth violence. “It’s a safe place where they can come in and talk, and we provide supports and services …

As heavy rain and flooding that engulfed British Columbia subsided on Tuesday, authorities said a woman’s body had been recovered from the mudslide and it would take several weeks before the province could recover from a storm that caused hundreds of people stranded on the highways. . The woman’s body was recovered late Monday from …

For the average East Carolina football fan, it’s sometimes difficult to know who’s on the pitch for an East Carolina defense that regularly spins players at almost every position on the pitch. But die-hard fans who follow recruiting and pay close attention to the roster have likely noticed a new player on Blake Harrell’s defense …

Belfast is home to the fastest possible shipwreck ever. In 1856, the 1,100-ton Haulco was built and launched. Four hours after leaving its homeport, after lowering its pilot and proceeding under its own sail, Haulco destroyed at Saddleback Ledge in Penobscot Bay. This is a total loss. But what about the other shipwrecks associated with …

Scott A. Shuttleworth, of Quincy, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. He was 61 years old. Born in Albany, New York on December 21, 1959, he was the son of the late John Austin and Mary Ann (Duggan) Shuttleworth. Scott grew up in Meriden, Connecticut and graduated from Francis T. …

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) – Jared Goff came under immediate pressure from Aaron Donald when he fell back late in a one-goal game. He threw into the end zone while being dumped, and Jalen Ramsey chose him. Goff didn’t need a comeback to remind him that it’s much easier to win when the stars of the …

Joseph Allan Klodzinski from Piperton, TN, began her new journey on Monday, October 18, 2021, at the age of 74. Allan was born April 20, 1947 to Joseph H. and Glenys J. Klodzinski in Little Rock, AR. He graduated from White Station High School in 1965, then attended Christian Brothers University and graduated in Electrical …

Phil Volker, an islander who embarked on a devotional journey that has become an inspiration to thousands of people, died on Sunday October 10 at the age of 73. The subject of two award-winning films, “Phil’s Camino” (2016) and “Phil’s Camino: So Far, So Good” (2018), Volker was known around the world for his remarkable …

Garrett Carpenter, a construction management student at Northern Michigan University, teaches Hailey Greenleaf, a student at Iron Mountain High School, how to put a frame together. The activity was part of Women’s Friday on Construction Day at the Jacobetti Complex, where female high schoolers from across the High Peninsula learned about a variety of goods. …

November 19, 1961 – October 5, 2021 Nancy Ellen Barss Morrill, 59, passed peacefully to the Other Side of the Veil on October 5, 2021, after battling cancer. She was at The Beehive Home in St. George, Utah, surrounded by her husband and a few close friends. She was born on November 19, 1961 in …

Gerald “Jerry” David Weiss June 29, 1939 – September 29, 2021 Jerry Weiss, 82, after living a rich and full life, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, following a long illness. Born in Detroit to parents Betty Sylvia Weiss and Joseph Weiss, his family moved to Southern California where he spent his youth. …

October 7 – In November 2019, Diego Ramirez is in his second year, and the lot on Fulton Avenue in Walkersville is empty. Today, Ramirez is a senior, preparing to graduate from Tuscarora High School and take a construction management class at Frederick Community College. And on this empty lot, there is already a 1,800-square-foot …

Raymond Carl Miller, 88, died of natural causes on September 20, 2021 in St. George, Utah. Ray was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 4, 1932, to John T. and Norma L. Miller. Ray graduated from Hazel Park High School in January 1951 and married Joan L. Staley on July 12, 1952 in Highland Park, …

It was Thanksgiving, 1958, the year Wayne married Pat, and they decided to dine at the Officers Club while on duty during their first posting to Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls, Montana. After dinner Wayne told Pat that from that day on they would still eat Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners at home with the family. The …

A rainy day with the Fillmore billiard room in the background in 1926. World Series scorecard at the pool hall in 1944. Centro de Salud around 1983 in the old billiard hall building. Chili Franklins billiard room circa 1910. First photo of a pool hall in Fillmore. One of three one-story buildings in the center. …

Ti Gong Foreign students attend a conference on protection against fraud in telecommunications and the Internet, given by prosecutors from the Jing’an District People’s Procuratorate. Foreign students recently attended a special lecture given by prosecutors from the Jing’an District People’s Procuratorate, where they learned how to guard against telecommunications and internet fraud, prosecutors revealed on …

Wayne frazier December 8, 1934 – September 15, 2021 Merced, Calif .– It was Thanksgiving, 1958, the year that Wayne married Pat, and they decided to dine at the Officer’s Club while on duty during their first posting to Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls, Montana. After dinner, Wayne told Pat that from that day forward, they …

Craig davis By Craig Davis (This is the third in a series about an incident at Kurtz in the northwestern part of Jackson County) The Kurtz Saloon Deadly Brawl of 1892 spilled out from Pete Wheeler’s Saloon on Cleveland Street, just between Wheeler’s Saloon to the west and Callahan’s Saloon to the east. Tom Callahan, …

Woman Made by architect Jane Hall celebrates the work of over 200 creative women from the last century. The author chooses 10 articles designed by lesser-known women from the book. Illustrated with images of objects made by female designers including Zaha Hadid and Ray Eames, Hall’s book traces 100 years of work using a simple …

September 20, 2021 12:41 PM Posted: September 20, 2021 12:41 PM MADISON – Michael A. Toner, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 26, 2021, with his family by his side. He was born April 2, 1942 to Judge John and Lily (Bender) Toner in Cleveland, Ohio. Mike is survived by his wife, Janet; children, …

Instructor Edgar Rojo (left) and students in his woodland / construction class erect a Sept. 7 insulated panel structure in the cottage they are building.Scott Condon / The Aspen Times BHS senior Rachel Johnson was working on framing the cottage on Sept. 7th.Scott Condon / The Aspen Times Show CaptionsHide Captions When Edgar Rojo returned …

Morley Victor Spencer PEMorley Victor Spencer PE, 73, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday evening September 4, 2021 surrounded by his wife, children and dear friends. Morley was born in Bristol, England, where he spent his adulthood chasing women and honing his pub crawl skills along a two mile stretch of road in …

Columnist Brian McDaid thought about the new starts September often brings… and it brings him back to the days of new jobs. The toolbox was made using old technology from 9 x 1 1/4 inch marine plywood, in free classes. Dovetail and door seals cut and fitted with a piano hinge. It was September and …

REGISTRATION HISTORY The boarding school opened in 1893 with four buildings, twelve staff and a total of ninety-eight students. After that, the campus grew rapidly. By 1939, it expanded to encompass several buildings, some fifty teachers as well as other supervisory and maintenance employees, and a peak enrollment of 563 students with a housing capacity …

URBANA – Lloyd E. Davis, 92, from Urbana died on Saturday September 4 at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Son of Roger Q. Davis, MD, and Myrtle Burke Davis, Lloyd was born August 23, 1929 in Akron, Ohio. He grew up in the Akron region. It was a medical family: besides his father, a …

NEWINGTON – The Thunderclap over the New Hampshire Air Show drew thousands of people to Pease Air National Guard base starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, hours before the flight began. It was the first of two days of the long-awaited airshow, the first at Pease since 2010, featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds. It was …

St. Mary Gaels Coach: Rob Gentile (second year) Last year: 0-4 SI starting classification 2021: 39.49 Division: North Jersey Interschool Conference – Patriot Division Division opponents: Butler, Park Ridge, Wallington, Wood-Ridge Key players: Damir Stone, QB / FS, Jr .; Anthony Schementi, RB, Sr .; Kazir White, FB, Fr .; Jabari Andrade, OL / LB, …

Passionate about carpentry, Bill Birckelbaw has inspired projects that have helped us all. David proeber BLOOMINGTON – This one was for Bill. The members of the Central Illinois Woodworkers were no strangers to the project they were about to embark on, but this time there was a personal element. Longtime member Bill Birckelbaw was receiving …

Elijah Wood is passionate about storytelling. His latest film is No man of god, which tells the true and intensely intimate story of serial killer Ted Bundy (Luke Kirby) ‘s final days in prison and the unlikely friendship that formed between him and young FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier (Wood). The release premiered at the Tribeca …

As 160 LP Houlton employees continue to be busy this summer turning hundreds of thousands of tons of Northern Maine trees into millions of square feet of engineered-wood products, work is underway to expand the mill as in response to increased demand for its flagship, an outer side and trim called SmartSide. “LP has seen …

BENSON – Dr. Larry Albert Williams, DDS, at the age of 79, passed away on Wednesday August 18, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his beloved wife. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday August 22 at the Benson Baptist Church. Dr Lawrence Powers and Dr Charles Royal will officiate. Private interment will …

HAMPTON – Like so many college students, Hampton’s Marquel Ocasio was first introduced to the wonders of ramen noodles in college, but it wasn’t the 50-cent (or less) packaged variety that serves as a salvation from perfect end to the evening for so many students. “There was a restaurant called Gaku Ramen on Prince Street …

Wood toys in all phases of completion lined a bench in Edwin Toren’s workshop in Columbia Falls final week as he continues in direction of his purpose of constructing 1,500 toys. Toren spends six days every week working arduous in his one-man toy manufacturing unit, utilizing instruments that cling from nearly any floor and different …