Doesn’t Monkey Around
By Michael S. Goldberger
David Yates, director of several “Harry Potter” films, does a respectable job of both preserving and translating for contemporary tastes “The Legend of Tarzan.” Although a tad methodical, its highminded social conscience, solid acting performances and scintillating integration of special effects make up for its occasionally slow pace. Alexander Skarsgård, handsome, built to rumble and adept at varying grimaces, is a fine King of the Jungle…an extraordinary presence who can illustriously switch from human to ape mode whenever the survival instinct deems necessary.
The Starline Rhythm Boys were rockin’ Maple Tree Place as part of the concert series on June 30.
Billy Bratcher, bass player with the Starline Rhythm Boys who is known for his high-energy playing and flamboyant showmanship, did not disappoint the crowd.
By Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
I plan to apply for my Social Security benefits in September. When can I expect my first check? And, is direct deposit my only option for receiving my monthly payment?
Dear Almost, [Read more…]
By Lucy McCullough
I recall how great it was to have the kids home for the summer. They were always stopping in to see if there was a snack waiting for them and their friends. I discovered how helpful it was to have a roll of the oatmeal refrigerator cookies on hand to bake for them or for them to bake.
This was a recipe from Betty Hart, former Williston librarian and friend of my mother-in-law. [Read more…]
Marion M. Munsell
Marion M. Munsell, 84, of Williston, died peacefully on July 4 at home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Marion was awaiting the day she would be back in Richard’s arms again
She was born in West Pawlet on January 10, 1932 the daughter of Mildred North and Thomas O’Grady. On December 26, 1953, Marion married the love of her life Richard E. Munsell.
Total Sports Squirts
Experience a new sport each day of the program. Participants have the opportunity to try lacrosse, soccer, basketball, t-ball, floor hockey, flag football, parachute games and more in a safe, structured environment. Instructors: U.S. Sports Institute staff. Ages 3-5, Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 5-6 p.m. $100. [Read more…]