2018-01-31

Cut expenses without cutting corners on your bathroom remodel



5 experiences to try in Nanjing, China



A great lawn begins with a great engine



(BPT) – As the days grow longer and the snow begins to recede, homeowners will once again venture outdoors to get their yards and lawn into tip-top shape for summer fun. But just like your lawn has been hibernating over the long winter, so too has your lawn mower and other small engines. Even if you properly winterized your mower, […]

Aurora Native Emerson Smith Heads to Olympics



<p dir=”ltr”>Emerson Smith, who spent his first years in West Falls, has been named to the U.S. Olympic Ski Team and will travel to Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month. <p dir=”ltr”>Smith is one of four American skiers who will participate in Men’s Moguls, one of the newer events in the Winter Games. In moguls competitions, skiers descend a 28-degree, 250-meter […]

2018 remodeling trends that boost your home’s value



(BPT) – A strong housing market is giving homeowners the confidence to invest in remodeling. In fact, homeowner spending on improvements and repairs will approach $340 billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from estimated 2017 spending, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Remodeling can add […]

Foundation Seeking Candidates for Wall of Fame, Scholarships



<p dir=”ltr”>The Iroquois Foundation is now accepting nominations for former Iroquois graduates for its distinguished alumni Wall of Fame. It is also seeking applicants of current students for scholarships.</p><p dir=”ltr”><span>Both venues have upcoming deadlines and specific criteria listed below.</span></p><p dir=”ltr”><span>The first of the two deadlines is March 23 for scholarship applicants. The scholarship is for $1,000 and requires an essay […]

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Cross-town Boys Basketball Rivalry Game Goes to the Wire



<p dir=”ltr”>The East Aurora varsity boys basketball team produced one of its more impressive rallies of the season, but in the end fell just short at 64-59 against cross-town rival Iroquois on Jan. 26. <p dir=”ltr”><span>The Blue Devils trailed by as much as 18, but heading into the final minute of play were just two shots away from sending the […]

5 experiences to try in Nanjing, China



(BPT) – In southern China, the ancient capital city of Nanjing beckons travelers to immerse themselves in history and culture. Nanjing served as the capital city of 10 dynasties and regimes over more than 1,800 years and is home to some of China’s most significant historical attractions, including the Xiaoling Tomb of the Ming Dynasty, Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum, the […]

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