Adds Up Smartly
By Michael S. Goldberger
“Why would I want to see Ben Affleck do taxes?”
By Robert Blancato
Special to the Observer
Today, 10,000 Americans turned 65, thus becoming eligible for Medicare. [Read more…]
By Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
How much does an average funeral and body burial cost? I need to make funeral arrangements for my aunt, who’s terminally ill, and would like to have a cost idea going in so I can plan and budget appropriately. [Read more…]
By Ania Robertson
The ordinary potato is too often cut out of the diet because of its reputation as a starchy vegetable. However, this nutrient-dense, low in sodium, and low-in-calories tuber brings valuable benefits to a healthy diet. Potato contains a wide variety of vitamins, such as C and B-6, and minerals such as iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and potassium. [Read more…]
The Williston Soccer Club’s U8 Boys Chelsea team wrapped up the season undefeated, gathering for a photo Sunday after its final game. The team includes (from left) Alex Jovell, Sebastian Fouche, Coach Anthony Fouche, Francois Menard, William Thomas, Max Ludwar and Jacob Lucas.
Observer courtesy photo
The Redhawks boys volleyball team finished the regular season at 10-1 after defeating Essex last Friday, solidifying its first-place position heading into the playoffs. It was the first time Champlain Valley beat Essex in its gym and won both regular season games against them.
Meanwhile girls volleyball players closed out their season Oct. 19, defeating Randolph 3-0, to end it with a 12-1 record. The team was led by a strong service game which included seven service aces, coach Gino Johnson reported.
The girls quarter-finals game takes place Friday, Oct. 28 at 4:30 p.m. at CVU; the boys semi-finals game is Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 4:30 p.m.