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Editor’s Notes

Local Rotarians — faced with a massive drop in committed vendors — decided last week to cancel its Fall Festival.

In the past, the annual event in Western Gateway Park featured more than 40 vendors, locals emptying their garages for a Flea Market, a hay bail maze for the kids, and a Scare Crow contest; not to mention food, beverage and entertainment.

Club bosses expressed disappointment in the decision and promised a year-long study and redesign in hopes of bringing the event back next year.



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The Penn Valley Lions Club will, once again, be selling See’s candy in the Holiday parking lot, just below the TWI office. They have done this travesty-to-my-belt-line for many years. I love it! My dentist loves it too. My doctor? Not so much.




My argument is the proceeds help fund a myriad local community projects and is a wonderful idea for last-minute stocking stuffers and such. The dentist agrees, doctor remain doubtful. He’s a Bah Humbug!

The Lions will set up and be open for business December 2; and operating each Wednesday through Saturday until December 19. Hours will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each of those days.

Can’t wait!

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The page one story about the local Girls Scouts and their efforts to help the fire victims — our neighbors to the west and south — was like a drop of sunshine falling from a cloudy sky.

Thank you, Tori and Nicole, for dropping the dime on this incredible young lady, Jayden Yokom, a fourth grader at Pleasant Valley School.

And … THANK YOU, Jayden, for your extraordinary compassion and caring. My faith is the future and its generation, restored!

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Next edition publishes October 9. Deadline for articles and letters, September 30. Two significant issues faces our community right now. Don’t forget to vote.


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