Squirrels, Bird Feeders & Jobs

June 25, 2008
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Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 12:27:49 -0400 From: Eric F. Shook Subject: Squirrels, Bird Feeders & Jobs I hate to solve a problem too quickly in this forum, because I enjoy watching the process unfold slowly over a few weeks. However I cannot resist it any longer. Are squirrels  a problem with your bird feeder? If so: Add 1tsp of cayenne

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LTT and the Real Estate Industry

June 25, 2008
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Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 14:23:48 -0400 From: Karen Crowell Subject: LTT and the Real Estate Industry “the Land Transfer Tax was not defeated because of money spent by the Real Estate Industry or developers.  It was defeated because NC citizens overwhelmingly voted it down everywhere it was voted on. Why? A.  It was/is a bad idea, and B.

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Candelori “facts”

June 25, 2008
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Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 10:44:01 -0400 From: Mike Fox Subject: Candelori “facts” Usually Steve Candelori’s rants aren’t worth responding to,  in this case he asserted two facts in paragraph that need following up on. He wrote (about the LTT): What bothered me about it was, once voted in, the actual rate could be  raised without going back to

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Living in the real world

June 25, 2008
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Living in the real world

Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 18:58:35 -0700 (PDT) From: Jimmy & Ida Pharr Subject: Living in the real world Night is dark, day is light, Monday comes after Sunday, Bruce Wayne is Batman, and the Land Transfer Tax was not defeated because of money spent by the Real Estate Industry or developers.  It was defeated because NC citizens overwhelmingly

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Land Transfer Tax is a dead issue

June 25, 2008
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Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 15:54:39 -0400 From: Steve Candelori Subject: RE: Jason Strickland Hello Jason, Yes, much was said about the LTT when it was an issue, I’m sorry if you missed most of it. I’m sure an archive search will put you on it, I urge you to check it out. What bothered me about it was, once

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Complaining about taxes?

June 25, 2008
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Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 13:59:49 -0400 From: Karen Crowell Subject: complaining about taxes? “I have owned a house in Chatham County for 25 years and am preparing to sell it. I voted against the LTT because I didn’t want to be gouged by the lefties. I am paying enough in property taxes now.” Well, you’d better hurry

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John Huth, Pioneer in Improving the Lives of Senior Citizens in Nursing Homes, Passes On At Age 86

June 25, 2008
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John Huth, Pioneer in Improving the Lives of Senior Citizens in Nursing Homes, Passes On At Age 86

John Huth in video conference and online chat in 2005. I just learned, through an Internet search of obituaries, that my friend John Harvey Huth passed away on April 26, 2008 in Arlington, VA at the age of 86. John was a true pioneer in using computer technologies to reduce the isolation of senior citizens and to improve their lives in nursing homes. I regret that I never got a chance to tell him what a contribution he made. His blog, which I helped him set up, lives on as a repository of his innovative ideas and as something...

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WRAL Tar Heel Traveler Story

June 25, 2008
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WRAL Tar Heel Traveler Story

Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 13:19:53 +0000 From: Donna Bianco Subject: WRAL Tar Heel Traveler Story Scott Mason from WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler did a story on Our Neighborhood School. I thought he did a great job telling my little story and Efrain looked great too! A big thank you to everyone who has helped our little enterprise over

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Remembering Ikey

June 25, 2008
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Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 13:47:11 -0700 (PDT) From: Wandra Farrell Subject: “Ikey” Hello Chathamites, Just want to say “DITTO” to the lady who wrote about Ikey Straughn, who was the bright light, of the collection site behind Food Lion.  You would never have known what a kind and generous man he was, if you had not taken the

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Stealing animals is not a solution to animal abuse!

June 25, 2008
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Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 12:17:20 -0700 (PDT) From: Kit Donner Subject: Stealing animals is not a solution to animal abuse! I hope others were as outraged as I am about Aurora’s post advocating stealing animals. I hardly know where to start. First of all, animal cruelty investigators and veterinarians are trained to recognize animal abuse. There is a

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Why Are We Feeding Squirrels?

June 25, 2008
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Why Are We Feeding Squirrels?

Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 09:29:33 -0700 (PDT) From: Robert Sprenger Subject: Why Are We Feeding Squirrels….. ….if we aren’t going to eat them? Hi Ahnie Rising…..perhaps you could try mounting a board,etc. above your feeder, large enough so that the squirrels aren’t able to reach the food without stepping on the shutoff? It appears we’re having pretty good

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The Pittsboro Mural Project Dedication Ceremony Planned

June 25, 2008
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The Pittsboro Mural Project Dedication Ceremony Planned

Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 10:50:21 -0400 From: Diane Swan Subject: Mural Dedication Ceremony The Pittsboro Mural Project Dedication Ceremony Planned Mark your calendars.  The Mural Dedication Ceremony is scheduled for Pittsboro’s First Sunday, June 1st, with The Pittsboro Merchants Association.  It will feature Rootzie, from 1pm till 3:30. (www.myspace.com/therootzieband) There will be a break from 2 to 2:30

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