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CMU Women Travel to Western Michigan on Saturday

CENTRAL MICHIGANat WESTERN MICHIGAN 22-4, 14-1 MAC 14-13, 7-8 MAC GAME PREVIEW- Central Michigan (22-4, 14-1 MAC) will travel to Kalamazoo, Mich. to take on in-state rival Western Michigan (14-13, 7-8) on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m.- Central Michigan posted a 91-77 victory over NIU on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Senior Tinara Moore scored a career-high […]

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54 Plymouth North DECA students advance to state competition with top finishes in district competition

Plymouth North High School’s DECA organization recently sent 111 students to the annual district competition in Quincy. Rich Harbert rharbert@wickedlocal.com @richharbertOCM PLYMOUTH – Plymouth North High School’s DECA organization recently sent 111 students to the annual district competition in Quincy. The students competed in a variety of role play events on topics ranging from buying […]

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Golf Programs Host 2018 Senior Dinner

NEW YORK—The Columbia men’s and women’s golf programs held their fifth annual Senior Awards Dinner Thursday evening at the New York Athletic Club. Columbia Director of Golf Rich Mueller and Head Women’s Coach Amy Weeks each presented awards to their three senior class members: Curtis Chan, Joshua Suh and Nancy Xu. The threesome will play […]

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New California Everyday Discounts Program Offers Savings on …

ORANGE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® recently launched the California Everyday Discounts program, offering year-round savings on train travel for seniors, students, and passengers with disabilities. The Pacific Surfliner route serves San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo, connecting nearly 3 million passengers a year […]

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Four-hour bus ride to get to work? Modesto route changes strand seniors, disabled

A change in bus service is bound to create a hardship for some riders. Modesto’s decision, effective Feb. 1, to stop express bus service to Empire has stranded the elderly and adults with disabilities, according to people who work with those residents. “We have no transportation,” said Empire resident Brandon Day, 26, who needs public […]

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Free all-day travel: SA Best pitches to seniors

News Nick Xenophon’s SA Best wants to offer free public transport all day to people over the age of 60, as part of its seniors policy announced today. Friday February 23, 2018 SA Best wants free travel on public transport for people aged over 60. Photo: Tony Lewis/InDaily 4 Comments Print article Campaign Diary: Facebook […]

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Goshen travel advisory lifted; state of emergency remains

GOSHEN — As the flood waters continued to recede Thursday afternoon, Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman announced drivers could return to the roads — with caution. By late afternoon Thursday, main thoroughfares including Plymouth Avenue, Pike Street and Lincoln Avenue had reopened. Drivers are still encouraged by city officials to avoid areas with high water. As of Thursday […]

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Free all-day travel: SA Best pitches to seniors

News Nick Xenophon’s SA Best wants to offer free public transport all day to people over the age of 60, as part of its seniors policy announced today. Friday February 23, 2018 SA Best wants free travel on public transport for people aged over 60. Photo: Tony Lewis/InDaily 4 Comments Print article Campaign Diary: Facebook […]

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New California Everyday Discounts Program Offers Savings on Train Travel

ORANGE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® recently launched the California Everyday Discounts program, offering year-round savings on train travel for seniors, students, and passengers with disabilities. The Pacific Surfliner route serves San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo, connecting nearly 3 million passengers a year […]

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New California Everyday Discounts Program Offers Savings on Train Travel

ORANGE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® recently launched the California Everyday Discounts program, offering year-round savings on train travel for seniors, students, and passengers with disabilities. The Pacific Surfliner route serves San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo, connecting nearly 3 million passengers a year […]

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Dairy Cow Evaluation team brings school first state title, national convention bound – WJHG

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – One high school team is milking its success for all it’s worth by punching its ticket to a national convention. Deane Bozeman School’s Dairy Cow Evaluation team, as part of the Future Farmers of America program, came in first at the state competition in Tampa. Now, they are national convention […]

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Two Separate Organizations Helping Area Seniors

Directors of both Marion County Senior Nutrition and the Knoxville Senior Center want to inform the public about the differences between the two agencies to reduce confusion among citizens who benefit from from both services. Shelly Braley, director of the Knoxville Senior Center, tells KNIA/KRLS News how the senior center can help with common, everyday […]

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Women’s Basketball

Orangeburg, N.Y. (2/21/18) The Dominican College women’s basketball team defeated the visiting Clippers of Concordia College, 81-64, this evening in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) North Division contest played on Coach Baxter Court in the Hennessy Center. Tonight was also Senior Night for the Lady Chargers as they honored two very special members of […]

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Transportation For Aging Residents Can Be Difficult

Getting older can offer a variety of issues for seniors, but one they face regularly is transportation. When seniors can no longer drive, getting from place to place can be more difficult, according to local officials who work with seniors on a regular basis. Being a rural community doesn’t help the issue, either. Janell Sluga, […]

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Road to redemption

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BC Budget’s Top 10 promises the North Coast will care about

The NDP government just released Budget 2018, but how will it affect residents on the North Coast? Here’s a Top 10 list of what aspects of the budget may affect Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii and other rural community members in northwestern B.C. “This balanced budget puts the people of British Columbia at its focus. We’re […]

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Interested seniors encouraged… Area outings, summer trip planned for YES group

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BC BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries

One of the promises made by the NDP during last spring’s provincial election was putting a cap on BC Ferries’ rates that affect tens of thousands of people living on Vancouver Island and the many smaller islands alongside B.C.’s western coastline. The province committed to those actions Tuesday in their 2018 budget announcement by referring […]

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Senior citizens embrace social media

Smartphones, tablets and social media are commonplace in schools, the business community and our living rooms. The world has embraced technology and it continues to be a pervasive force within society. While it’s not surprising to see millennials and Gen-Xers fixated on a computer screen, statistics of seniors 65 and older adopting the digital age […]

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B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries …

One of the promises made by the NDP during last spring’s provincial election was putting a cap on BC Ferries’ rates that affect tens of thousands of people living on Vancouver Island and the many smaller islands alongside B.C.’s western coastline. The province committed to those actions Tuesday in their 2018 budget announcement by referring […]

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Elders’ escape: Seniors travel the world in new virtual-reality class

Share on TwitterTweet Share on Facebook Enlarge this image Permalink Email to a friend Call it a new kind of reality check. Bay Ridge oldsters can now see the world without leaving Southern Brooklyn thanks to a new weekly virtual-reality class that debuted at a neighborhood senior center last month. Elders previously intimidated by technology […]

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Calipari Gets Ready To Travel To Arkansas

On this week’s matchups … “(They’re) both really hard games. Arkansas is playing as well as they’ve played all year. (They’ve) only lost one home game. Missouri already beat us. My team is getting better and that’s all I can ask. We’re trying to, you know, just get in a rhythm of how we’re going […]

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Volunteers aim to keep seniors sharp with virtual reality – News8000.com

Volunteers aim to keep seniors sharp… LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – An area effort is exploring the potential benefits of virtual reality for seniors. Virtual reality is being used for more than just gaming. The technology is finding its place in areas including health care, military exercises and education. Volunteers from La Crosse’s Pump House Regional […]

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CONNsumer: Freebies and Discounts Abound for Seniors, Students and Library Devotees

Of course you’re sick of people talking about making deals. Let’s not make a deal today. Let’s get a deal. They’re out there, in all their magnificence, for people young (students), old (seniors) and throwback studious (library card holders). Start your spring with these bargains: The Library Where can you find free passes to Long […]

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Ridge seniors travel the world in new virtual reality class

Share on TwitterTweet Share on Facebook Enlarge this image Permalink Email to a friend Call it a new kind of reality check. The seniors of the Bay Ridge Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Fourth and Ovington avenues can now take mid-morning trips around the world once a week thanks to a new virtual reality […]

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Alma College Varsity Club Coaches Luncheon set for Thursday, free and open to public

The spring sports Varsity Club Coaches Luncheon will take place at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Carra Jones Smith Lobby of the Hogan Center on the campus of Alma College. Head coaches of the Scots’ spring teams – Matt Chovanec (track field), Michelle Sabourin (cheer STUNT), Jake Sabol (baseball), Denny Griffin (softball), […]

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Utes turn it on in 2nd half, defeat Washington 81-46 on Senior Night

SALT LAKE CITY — It was a tale of two halves for the University of Utah women’s basketball team (17-10, 8-8) in its 81-46 victory over the Washington Huskies (7-20, 1-15) Sunday afternoon at the Huntsman Center. The first half was littered with Utah turnovers, allowing the last-place Huskies to keep it close. The second […]

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Owners solicit bids for now-shuttered Chinatown hospital site; one group proposes an urgent care center

The physicians group, Allied Pacific, proposes a 24-hour urgent care facility that will also include specialty clinics for cardiology, ophthalmology, diabetes, high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, as well as a health center for seniors. Allied Pacific is partnering on the bid with AHMC Healthcare, which operates five hospitals in the San Gabriel Valley […]

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2/17 RECAP: Gopher Senior Day Ends in Tied Goaltender Duel

Neither goalie would budge, even when the game was officially over. Minnesota goaltender Mat Robson and Ohio State goaltender Sean Romeo matched one another for 65 minutes. Each allowed one goal as the two top-10 teams finished Saturday afternoon tied 1-1. OSU (19-8-5, 12-8-2-1 Big Ten) earned an extra point in the Big Ten standings […]

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Seniors Turned Nomads Is Next American Culture Topics Group Discussion

This month’s American Culture Topics book discussion at Neighborhood Reads bookstore will be on the book “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century,” by Jessica Bruder. The discussion, led by Bill Schwab, a book reviewer for The Missourian’s MO Books Blog, will be Thursday, Feb. 22, from 3 to 4 p.m. Schwab calls the book […]

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WV Travel Team: Spirit of Fat Tuesday lives all year at Mardi Gras World – Charleston Gazette

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans’ annual reason to party — Mardi Gras — came early this year. The parades, marching bands and street revelry may be over. But if you’re visiting the Crescent City during its 300th anniversary in 2018, you can still get a feel for the excitement stoked by the lavishly decorated floats, […]

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Women’s basketball: Wayne State buzzer beater sends Winona State to Minot

Kayla Schaefer (25) of WSU reaches to complete a two point shot during Saturday night’s game in Winona against Wayne State. Article source: http://www.winonadailynews.com/sports/college/wsu/women-s-basketball-wayne-state-buzzer-beater-sends-winona-state/article_49f96dbb-7e02-5425-b149-867232b4cc78.html

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Mount Vernon too much for #RV Foresters on senior day

HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The #RV HU women’s basketball team wrapped up its regular season in disappointing fashion Saturday afternoon by suffering a 73-67 loss to Mount Vernon Nazarene University on a day that was dedicated to honoring seniors Hailey Krewald and Brooke Yoder. Seven turnovers in the first seven minutes proved disastrous for the Foresters […]

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With Damon Bailey across the way, Romeo Langford scores 25, gets …

CLOSE Langford had 25 points and East scored 30 points as the Bulldogs routed Bedford North Lawrence with Damon Bailey watching from the sidelines. Matt Stone, Courier Journal New Albany’s Romeo Langford (1) hits a jumper with Bedford North Lawrence’s Gaven Moore (14) putting a hand in his face during their game at New Albany […]

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Senior Day for Golden Bear men, women – Beckley Register

Today will be a special day for the WVU Tech women’s and men’s basketball teams. Along with hosting Point Park in their final regular season games, the Golden Bears will also honor their seniors on Senior Day.  Zjhane West, Melissa Bakowski and Brett Justice will be honored prior to the women’s game, while Michael Scott will […]

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Area bowling (Feb. 17)

area bowling ABBOTT: Thurs. Seniors — Dave Lucas 666. Skip Wood Memorial — Jim Murphy 258-746, Nick Bauer 254-726, Jay Chwirut 300-716, Randy Blenski 250-692. AIRPORT: Cheektowaga Firemen — Roger Schmitt 257–715, Derrick Greene 253–705, Andy Rogacki 255–697, Keith Bartella 691, Darrell Brocato 690, Guy Lichtenberger 681. CAL/BCG — Colby Adamczak 258, Tom Bartkowski 258, […]

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Bulldogs win on Senior Night

The Dixon Bulldogs hosted the Laquey Hornets on their senior night. The DIxon Bulldogs improved their season record to 10-14 on the season. The Laquey Hornets fell to 6-16 after the game. Allen HilliardSpecial to Daily Guide The Varsity game began with the seniors being honored for their years of basketball service along with the […]

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Seniors step up for MHHS

Buy Photo Mountain Home’s Garrett Dietsche lofts a shot over a Searcy defender on Thursday night at The Hangar.(Photo: Neal Denton/The Baxter Bulletin)Buy Photo Three Mountain Home seniors played some of their best basketball of the season, fittingly, on Senior Night in 6A/5A-2 blended conference action against Searcy on Thursday. The Bombers’ only two seniors, […]

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Seniors prep for final Rec Hall dual

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – As the Nittany Lions prepare to host Buffalo Sunday, the seniors are also ready for their final dual meet in a Penn State singlet at Rec Hall. Ahead of a special ceremony planned to honor the eight Nittany Lion wrestlers set to depart the program, Penn State head coach Cael Sanderson […]

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Hillsboro’s Lady Indians travel to Adena to take on Washington, lose 69-31

Two Frontier Athletic Conference rivals met in the first round of the Division II Sectional tournament at Adena High School Thursday when the Lady Lions of Washington High School faced the Lady Indians of Hillsboro. The Lady Lions made a sweep of the season series with a 69-31 victory. The win gives Washington 20 wins […]

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Israeli Seniors Get $5M Housing Subsidy From Wilf – The Forward

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Sooners Travel to Lehigh For Season Finale

NotesWatch: WatchStadium – Twitter NORMAN —Oklahoma wrestling heads northeast to face No. 9 Lehigh (10-3, 7-1 EIAC) on Friday night at 6 p.m. CT. at the Leeman-Turner Arena in Bethlehem, Pa., for its final dual of the season. SEASON IN REVIEW Oklahoma travels to Pennsylvania with an 8-10 mark on the season. The Sooners went 1-1 […]

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Mount Vernon girls’ basketball seniors formed special bond

<!–Total Para: 1 Long Para:0 Long Pra Total: 11 Total Para Total: 15–> <!–Total Para: 2 Long Para:1 Long Pra Total: 11 Total Para Total: 15–> MOUNT VERNON — For most teams moving toward the end of a sports season, seniors reminisce about the last four years playing with their fellow classmates. <!–Total Para: 3 […]

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BYU Men’s Volleyball: No. 7 Cougars travel to MPSF newcomers

It will be a weekend of firsts for the BYU men’s volleyball team. The seventh-ranked Cougars (1-0 MPSF, 8-4 overall) opened league play last Saturday with a 3-1 win at USC. This week, BYU plays at No. 10 Grand Canyon on Thursday – the first meeting ever between the Cougars and Antelopes – and on […]

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Play! Senior athletes race time in Gulf Coast Games for Life – Sarasota Herald

Events continue through Saturday in Sarasota-Bradenton Thomas Becnel Staff Writer @thomasbecnel With arms pumping, muscles rippling and spikes flashing, Amy Haddad powered though the 100-meter dash in 13.04 seconds. Great time. Good race. Then a mild surprise. Haddad wouldn’t give me her age. “Ohhh,” she groaned. “Seriously, I can’t even say it.” At the Gulf […]

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Comets bid farewell to senior wrestlers at Onsted

Matthew Lounsberry mlounsberry@hillsdale.net mlounsberryHDN ONSTED — Facing the No. 1-ranked wrestling team in Class B, Jonesville’s team season came to an end on Wednesday night with an 81-0 defeat at the hands of mighty Dundee. It was a bitter end to what has been a solid season for the Comets, who finished third in the […]

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Mattapoisett town officials agree to focus on senior population

Mattapoisett — The senior population in Mattapoisett is growing—and growing alongside it are that populations’ need. Housing and transportation are the two biggest concerns among seniors, according to Mattapoisett Council on Aging Chair Rachel McGourthy. She said that the COA recently sent out a survey in which nearly 10 percent of residents aged 60 and […]

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Council on Aging facing drop in bus ridership

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Hoping to help alleviate the Clay County Council on Aging’s loss of tens of thousands of dollars stemming from its transportation system, county commissioners are offering some “manpower” from the county’s ranks. At its Feb. 13 meeting, commissioners offered the help of the county auditor, Mike Price, to go over the […]

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Local seniors competing for state Distinguished Young Woman title

GOSHEN — Two local high school seniors will be competing with 21 other young women from across the state, for more than $23,000 in cash scholarships at the Distinguished Young Woman of Indiana competition. Elise Boessler, the Distinguished Young Woman of Elkhart and Distinguished Young Woman of Middlebury Anna Staltari, are the local competitors. Boessler […]

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Town officials agree to focus on senior population

Mattapoisett — The senior population in Mattapoisett is growing—and growing alongside it are that populations’ need. Housing and transportation are the two biggest concerns among seniors, according to Mattapoisett Council on Aging Chair Rachel McGourthy. She said that the COA recently sent out a survey in which nearly 10 percent of residents aged 60 and […]

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Senior sweethearts: Love is in the air at 50 North

Sue Iliff and Gary Royer met at 50 North last summer and will marry in June. They both attended Findlay High School in the 1950s and Sue admits she remembers Gary being cute back in the day. To her delight, he was still cute when he showed up at her door for their first date […]

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Wildcats Honor Seniors Tonight

The Salem Wildcats return to action tonight as they honor their seniors when Olney comes to B.E. Gum. Salem is coming in having won 9 out of their last 10 games and this will be the final game to improve on their 15-8 record before seeds are released later this week for the post season. […]

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Seniors finish top-3 in Birmingham – Denison University Big Red

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Seniors Arlesha Cospy and Hannah Hall represented Denison women’s track and field on Monday afternoon at the 2018 ‘Southern Indoor Classic hosted by Birmingham-Southern College. Cospy led the pair with two second-place finishes in the weight throw and shot put events. In the weight throw, Cospy connected on a distance of 49’6.25″ […]

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Bitten by travel bug, senior citizens break stereotypes

BENGALURU: At 64 years, Lakshmi Venkatachalam has earned a cool new tag. The retired IAS officer is now a travel junkie. In the past three years, she has vacationed with her friends and covered five destinations including Myanmar, Japan and Gujarat. “My full-time job never allowed me travel. Now I have the luxury of time […]

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Enterprise’s Fill Your Tank Program Reaches $20 Million in Donations

WHY IT RATES: For travel agents booking trips for clients who want to support businesses who believe in philanthropy, Enterprise is the perfect rental car company.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer. RELATED OFFERS You can exceed client expectations with …Enterprise … You’ll Enjoy Cash Rewards with …Enterprise … All Travel Offers The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation […]

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Buchholz senior to compete in national science contest

By Renee Castro Correspondent Her love for physics helped her win $25,000. She has the possibility of winning more. Sidhika Balachandar, a student at Buchholz High School, was recently selected as one of the top 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly known as the Intel Science Talent Search), a prestigious science and […]

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Seniors finish top-3 in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Seniors Arlesha Cospy and Hannah Hall represented Denison women’s track and field on Monday afternoon at the 2018 ‘Southern Indoor Classic hosted by Birmingham-Southern College. Cospy led the pair with two second-place finishes in the weight throw and shot put events. In the weight throw, Cospy connected on a distance of 49’6.25″ […]

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Warren boys roll on ‘Senior Night’

MIKE MORRISON The Marietta Times Warren’s Josh Huffman (15) guards Waterford’s Austin Pyatt during a high school boys basketball game Saturday in Vincent. <!– SHOW ARTICLE –> VINCENT — Make no mistake about it, the Warren Warriors know how to share the basketball. Nine different Warrior players had at least one assist in the first […]

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Experts Analyzed 292 Retirement Strategies. This One Is the Best

Madison, WI (53711) Today Partly to mostly cloudy. High 16F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.. Tonight Partly cloudy early followed by cloudy skies overnight. Low 3F. Winds light and variable. Updated: February 12, 2018 @ 11:53 am Article source: http://host.madison.com/business/investment/markets-and-stocks/experts-analyzed-retirement-strategies-this-one-is-the-best/article_111b2512-f095-5b80-8445-e7167637eb27.html

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Uber Offers Lower Prices For Senior Gainesville Residents

Uber trips at a lower price are once again available for senior residents of Gainesville. With a co-pay from as little as $0 to as high as $5, seniors who are over the age of 60 can participate in the Freedom in Motion program. They will have to schedule a meeting with ElderCare of Alachua County […]

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Oahe Lady Caps win on Senior Day

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Buffs mount early comeback, defeat Wall on Senior Night

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Heritage museum uses technology, seniors to preserve the past

Making the attraction more kid- and family-friendly Singapore’s Chinatown Heritage Centre (CHC), located within three restored shophouses on Pagoda Street, has undergone a makeover that features unique elements both new and old. These include new multimedia guides with audiovisual commentaries in various languages in all galleries, augmented reality scenes that feature realistic and interactive photography […]

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Senior-laden Tigers hope for return to postseason

  The high school baseball season got off to a late start with the first week of tryouts and practice being snowed out, but things are about to heat up. Adairsville begins the season Monday, hosting Model, in what the Tigers hope will be a bounce-back year after missing the playoffs in 2017. “After making […]

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On her bucket list: Ms. Senior USA – The Register

Having a bucket list full of new, adventurous experiences led a Eugene woman to become Ms. Senior Eugene, representing all of Lane County, in the 2018-2019 Ms. Senior USA competition. Debbie Aharoni, 65, said that seniors can’t always afford to travel the world — a common bucket list goal — but trying new things can […]

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Big Red blows by Gators on Senior Day

GRANVILLE, Ohio–  It was a day for celebration as Denison men’s basketball cruised to a 90-59 victory over Allegheny on Senior and Alumni Day from Livingston Gymnasium. With over 60 alumni in attendance including the 1968 Ohio Athletic Conference Championship squad, the Big Red put on a show in front of the home crowd.  Senior […]

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Sooners Ride Seniors to Victory

NORMAN – In a back and forth dual, Oklahoma wrestling used a flawless performance from its veterans to take down Edinboro, 19-16, on Saturday at Lloyd Noble Center. OU’s senior quartet of Dawaylon Barnes, Andrew Dixon, Mike Longo and Yoanse Mejias all won their respective matches against the Fighting Scots. Longo got things going for […]

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New travel experiences for the heart and soul

The famous Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” The same could be said of traveling for fun: People of any age enjoy stepping out of their usual environments to find relaxation and excitement, taking cruises to see other parts of the world. This is […]

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Girls basketball: Granara leads Saugus over Swampscott

Behind a career-night from Molly Granara, the Saugus girls basketball team inched one step closer to a state tournament berth with a 48-46 win over Swampscott on Friday night. The win puts Saugus at 9-7, one win away from clinching a spot in states. Granara scored a career-high 16 points. “I thought Molly was terrific […]

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Moshannon Valley topples Curwensville on Senior Night

Whenever jyingling posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://www.theprogressnews.com/sports/moshannon-valley-topples-curwensville-on-senior-night/article_41740acc-22d0-593b-aa62-cf594b59c572.html

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Improving North County: Improving life for our seniors | Columnists …

Hugh Rafferty is chairman of the Committee to Improve North County, and member of the board of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. Article source: http://lompocrecord.com/opinion/columnists/improving-north-county-improving-life-for-our-seniors/article_77e02d59-baeb-509b-bca8-cb61e717085c.html

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Rose Baker Senior Center announces February events

The Rose Baker Senior Center is located at 6 Manuel F. Lewis St., Gloucester. For information: 978-281-9765. Veteran’s Housing Services at Senior Center Feb. 15 At-risk and homeless veterans in the Cape Ann area are invited to attend an outreach program to help eligible veterans find housing. Join us on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 10 […]

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Improving North County: Improving life for our seniors

Hugh Rafferty is chairman of the Committee to Improve North County, and member of the board of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. Article source: http://lompocrecord.com/opinion/columnists/improving-north-county-improving-life-for-our-seniors/article_77e02d59-baeb-509b-bca8-cb61e717085c.html

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Down to Business: Love of travel, attention to details key to successful tour biz

Business: Pathway Tours Address: 1750 W. Ogden Ave., Naperville Phone/website: 630-577-7594, pathwaytoursillinois.com Owner: Deb Knutsen Opened: August 2017 What does this business do? “I’m a group tour operator. We take groups on tours, day tours, they can be over night tours,” Deb Knutsen said. “With Pathway Tours, basically what I wanted to convey (with our […]

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SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: Veteran Lady Cats ready to pounce in 2018

Photo by Laura Fezie EHS Softball The 2018 Lady Cats softball team pictured are, top row from left, Danielle Holley, Mariah Farris, Riley McCollough, Kelsey Thomas, Haley Brown and Hope Mynard. Bottom row, from left, are Hannah Mynard, Katie Dennis, Emily Holland and Hailey Wyatt. Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 9:59 am | Updated: 10:03 […]

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“ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union seniors and caregivers can visit the Union Public Library to use ASK, the Aging Services Kiosk. ASK enables seniors and caregivers to meet with expert staff from the county’s Department of Human Services Division on Aging, and connect with helpful resources and programs. “The ASK programs brings experts from our central office […]

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SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: Young Wildcats look to return to soccer Final Four

EHS Boys Soccer The EHS boys soccer team pictured, left row, from bottom, is Kelan LeBlanc, Hunter Perry, Jonathan Denham, Tyler Howard, Anthony Venezia, and Logan Smith. Middle row, from bottom is Jalen Alvarado, Sam Mazariegos, Clayton Jenison, Uriel Gomez, Andre Mazariegos, Steven Barkley and Matthew Sheahan. Right row, from bottom is Julian Stuart, Jeremiah […]

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Maplewood Senior Living

Virtual reality for seniors: at Maplewood Senior Living, technology allows residents to “travel” to faraway places or go back to the homes where they grew up as children – all without leaving the community. In addition, it helps promote socialization, elicit emotions and recall memories. The virtual reality program is a great tool for residents […]

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Okaw Valley seniors help give Lady Timberwolves regional title – Journal Gazette and Times

Okaw Valley girls’ basketball Central AM;4;15; 8;11–38 Okaw Valley; 12;13;10;17–52 CENTRAL AM: Collings 0-0-0, Verdin 2-0-4, T. Sams 7-2-18, Reed 1-4-6, Duribin 1-2-4, Mc. Denton 0-0-0, Mi. Denton 0-0-0, Dunn 0-0-0, Schinzler 2-2-6, L. Sams 0-0-0, Totals 13-10-38 OKAW VALLEY: Robinson 8-10-26, Vogel 1-0-2, N. Jeffers 4-3-11, Ruppert 1-2-4, Benning 2-0-6, K. Jeffers 1-1-3, Totals […]

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Tigers beat Camdenton on Senior Night

The Waynesville Tigers honored their seniors on Wednesday night. The Tigers came away with another win defeating a conference and district opponent. Allen HilliardSpecial to Daily Guide The game was supposed to be played on Tuesday, but nature had her own plans. The makeup date on Wednesday only allowed for the Varsity Tigers to play. […]

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County Football Insider: Napa High players travel to Hawaii with NorCal team

Napa High School players, from left, Cameron Ross (45), Ethan Harrison (56) and Dawson Trent (11), who were selected by JPS California to play for a Northern California team at the Paradise Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii last month. Article source: http://napavalleyregister.com/sports/high-school/county-football-insider-napa-high-players-travel-to-hawaii-with/article_c64269ff-aa72-5ed4-bcbb-ed527bd39fc9.html

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Feb 10 Travel to Berkeley Heights to Enjoy the Chinese New Year

TAPintoTravels – In collaboration with the Berkeley Heights Diversity Council, the Summit Area YMCA is happy to host the Lunar New Year Festival at one of its branches, the Berkeley Heights YMCA, on February 10, 2018.  The Lunar New Year, also popularly known as the Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, is also a holiday celebrated […]

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The WHO Sounds the Senior Flu Alarm in Europe — Precision …

Fewer than 33 percent of seniors in the EU have been vaccinated for seasonal influenza over the last seven years. This low vaccination uptake in Europe jeopardizes the capacity to protect people during annual epidemics and the next pandemic said the World Health Organization (WHO). Additionally, as the 2017/18 influenza season peaks in western Europe, […]

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Join Sheboygan’s Senior Activity Center on a trip to Cuba | Wendy Schmitz

Wendy Schmitz(Photo: Submitted) “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is,” wrote Ernest Hemingway, whose home for a time was in the small town of San Francisco de Paula, Cuba. Hard to believe that it has been five years since the Senior Activity […]

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Sport listings for the Feb. 9 edition

If you would like to your event announced in The Observer, please e-mail information to jgoralski@southingtonobserver.com. The Observer reserves the right to edit for content and space. FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High […]

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Take the kids to … the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

This rediscovered garden wonderland has woodland trails, fun sculptures and an adventure playground to explore this half-term Kari Herbert Wed 7 Feb 2018 06.37 EST Last modified on Wed 7 Feb 2018 06.39 EST Lost in the woods … rope bridge at the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall. Photograph: Marek Kocura/EyeEm/Getty Images In a nutshell A genuine […]

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Social interaction improves dementia care – study | World First Travel …

07 February 2018 09:22 Social interaction improves quality of life for dementia sufferers. A large-scale trial has found that increasing the amount of social interaction improves quality of life for older people when combined with personalised care. Previous research has found that in many care homes, residents have as little as two minutes of social […]

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Seniors prepare for Game day

On Feb. 2, members of the 127 South Senior Center met for their Friday get-together, those who braved the weather anyway. Games were played, along with lots of conversation. Arlene Simmons and Helen Lord called the bingo numbers and Eye Centers of Tennessee furnished the prizes. Jan Neitzke, president, opened the meeting with Jean Wettlaufer […]

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Two Red Devils traveling to state wrestling tournament – jacksonprogress

Garrett Christian, left, placed fifth in the sectionals tournament and will be an alternate at this weekend’s state championship wrestling tournament. Austin Ray placed third at sectionals, earning the right to compete for a state medal. (Special Photo) Article source: http://www.jacksonprogress-argus.com/sports/two-red-devils-traveling-to-state-wrestling-tournament/article_8f407dbb-9651-552f-824c-989f3d8f35b3.html

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Full SEPTA Plans For Eagles’ Super Bowl Parade

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA is gearing up for the biggest celebration in Philadelphia history as millions are expected to pack the city for the Eagles’ Super Bowl parade on Thursday. Full Information On Eagles’ Super Bowl Parade See below for full SEPTA plans for the parade. Free Rides on Market-Frankford Broad Street Lines The Market-Frankford and […]

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Bradford swimming splits with Brookville on Senior Night

The Bradford swim team earned a split against Brookville on Monday, with the Lady Owls earning a 113-54 win while the Bradford boys fell 89-64. The Owls honored seniors Ryan Whittemore, Aedin Vetere, Lauryn Kahle, and Jasmine Rettger prior to the meet. Bradford’s girls cruised to victory thanks to 10 different swimmers earning firsts. The […]

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Sovereign Education Media Launches New Book On Safe Senior Travel

Travelers with disabilities cannot afford to be carefree as their able-bodied friends when making travel arrangements. Chicago, IL publisher Sovereign Education Media is therefore proud to announce the launch of their latest book, “Accessibility – Disabled World Travels: Safe Senior Travel Made Easier”. The book was written by Tracey Ingram and is currently available at […]

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NHS students travel to Costa Rica this spring

NEWBURYPORT — Several Newburyport High School students will spend their April vacation in Costa Rica, learning firsthand about sustainability and biodiversity. Erin Hobbs, a biology teacher at the school, planned a 10-day educational trip with five other science teachers for 43 sophomores, juniors and seniors. The group will travel with Education First tours, a company the school has used for previous school […]

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2018 Florida State Fair guide: Tips, top entertainment and crazy food on a stick

The deep fryers are heating up, the baby chicks are ready to cuddle and the Ferris wheel is poised for spins as the Florida State Fair opens Thursday for a 12-day run. It’s the first state fair of the year in the nation, thanks to Florida’s balmy weather. Thursday is opening day, which means the […]

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MPs ‘chip in’ when senior citizens cannot afford public transport fares

SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament (MP) can offer financial assistance to senior citizens who face difficulties paying for public transport, after the off-peak pass for elderly commuters was scrapped, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament on Monday (Feb 5). Mr Khaw was responding to a question by MP for Nee Soon GRC Lee Bee […]

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How the $100K 3-on-3 tourney for college seniors held at the Final Four will work

This March, for the first time ever, college players will publicly and officially be paid to play basketball. Back in August, news came down about an enterprising, long-overdue idea that would bring more attention and fanfare to the Final Four: a 3-on-3 tournament featuring college basketball seniors who would be playing for a sizable money […]

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Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and up can visit the “ASK” Aging Services Kiosk program at eight convenient locations in February to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services Division on Aging. ASK will be available at public libraries or municipal buildings in Clark, Winfield, Fanwood, […]

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MPs ‘chip in’ when senior citizens cannot afford public transport fares: Khaw Boon Wan

SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament (MP) can offer financial assistance to senior citizens who face difficulties paying for public transport, after the off-peak pass for elderly commuters was scrapped, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament on Monday (Feb 5). Mr Khaw was responding to a question by MP for Nee Soon GRC Lee Bee […]

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How to budget for travel in retirement

When we think of retirement, we often imagine ourselves exploring the globe and taking advantage of the seemingly limitless amount of free time we suddenly have on our hands. In some regards, retirement is the ideal period of life for travel, since work-related constraints go out the window. On the other hand, because most seniors […]

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Younger Workers Are Relying Less on Social Security — and Other Generations Need to Follow Suit

Social Security serves as a critical source of income for millions of retired seniors. But today’s older workers may be relying too heavily on those future benefits. According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Gen Xers today think that 45% of their retirement income will stem from Social Security, while baby boomers expect those payments […]

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