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The origins of Sweetest Day (UPDATED)

Sweetest Day originated in October of 1916 as “Candy Day,” a promotion launched by the National Confectioner’s Association. The campaign’s slogan was: “The Sweetest Day in the Year.” Although the holiday was cancelled in 1917 due to a sugar shortage related to World War I, it was reborn as “Sweetest Day” in 1921 in Cleveland,...

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The Valor gutter guard from The Gutter Boys features a raised S-curve micro-mesh which allows the wind to flow under debris and blow it away

As beautiful as the colorful fall leaves are, they’re also a nuisance, collecting in your gutters and clogging them, causing dangerous overflows that can damage your home’s foundation and allow water into your basement. Keeping your gutters clean is an absolute necessity, but it doesn’t have to require regularly scaling a ladder and...

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A Final Thought: Where are the science celebrities?

In the first two decades of the 20th century, America’s list of top celebrities included many inventors, explorers, scientists and adventurers. But by the time we got to the second half of the century, our celebrities had become almost exclusively entertainers—actors, singers, and professional athletes. Our interest in the Nobel Prize...

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Is your roof ready for winter?

There are several signs that you may need a new roof, including damaged shingles, missing shingles and evidence of water leaking into your home. If you see these indications, don’t wait too long because the ice storms are coming. “If a roof is damaged, a strong summer thunderstorm may be all you need to finally see a leak,” says...

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Mustard Seed Market & Café’s new Friends of the Seed loyalty program introduces new products to shoppers and helps them save money

Most shoppers in our area are aware of Mustard Seed Market & Café’s commitment to healthy eating, but you may not be aware of their new loyalty program launched last month. It’s called “Friends of the Seed,” and there are good reasons to sign up now. I did, and it took less than a minute. How It WorksUnlike loyalty programs at...

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