As we stood beside the Red Cross disaster van, me barefoot in my pajamas with damaged glasses , singed hair and unsuspected burns, my son in law shirtless in jeans and barefoot, figuring out where we would all sleep that night, get food, clothing. The Red Cross disaster team helped pull it all together then, and the unexpected generosity of friends and neighbors and strangers did the rest. We are all okay now.
But, over the past year, the county has suffered significant economic disappointments, most notably T. Rowe Price’s announcement last spring that it was abandoning its expansion that had been expected to create 1,200 new jobs at a 72 acre campus in central Pasco. Months later, Raymond James Financial Inc.
Thanksgiving opening came as a to interest from customers who prefer to start their shopping early. It also noted that stores would only open families across the country have finished their holiday meals and celebrations. Presumably, those meals and celebrations will have to end earlier this Thanksgiving for anyone wanting to start their shopping when the doors open..
Jack Eisenmann, executive director of the Southington United Way, said that the United Way has been able to award more money than usual this year thanks to strong support. This allowed them to provide grants to a local ride program to help seniors to make medical appointments and visit loved ones. Additionally, they will present checks next Tuesday to Southington Bread for Life and Southington Community Services next Tuesday, both of which provide meals for the needy..
The reality of the matter is that cleaning rugs using mixer brushes can lessen the lifespan of carefully assembled hand made rugs, however this applies for any type of rugs, Persian, modern or handmade or machine made. Any kind of wear or contact for longer time such as pedestrian activities, beating and vacuuming causes the rug material break down, especially wool. Dust and dirt are the most common enemies of hand knotted rugs and floor coverings.
Construction of the GrottoWork on the shrine began in the fall of 1923, beginning with the site’s most spectacular outdoor feature. This is an altar carved into the side of a 110 high rock wall. Stones built outside this cave like setting support twin statues of angels holding torches.
The NorShor started running into hardships in the 1980s, however, with a revolving door of owners and managers. The theater waxed and waned with the strain of upkeep. There wasn’t a long term manager or consistent function for the theater until 2006, when with the support of owner Eric Ringsred, lessee Jim Gradishar turned it into the NorShor Experience, an entertainment center featuring nude dancers..