MAYOR’S COLUMN – JULY 16TH, 2014

“Oh Michael”……..was an expression I have heard from my Mom many times in my lifetime and will never hear again. Her given name was Mary but everyone knew her as May. I knew her as Mom. She left this world early on the morning of Wednesday June 25th, as the sun came up and the […]

MAYOR’S COLUMN – JUNE 22, 2017

He marched to his own drummer all his life. If you wanted to follow him fine, if not, get out of the way. He claimed he wanted to be a psychotic drifter till being informed there were no vacancies. He was my cynical friend, who wishes to remain anonymous (Bob), who passed away on June […]

MAYOR’S COLUMN – APRIL 18TH, 2013

He was like a smiling spider. Once he got you trapped in his friendship web there was no escape, not that anyone ever wanted too. His name was Lawrence Bennewies, better known to everyone who knew him as Benny. Benny passed away on March 19th, just a few months short of his 102nd birthday on […]