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‘Ship Ahoy,’ Curves ahead

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Actually, after opening the door of Curves on Road 26 and almost knocking over my favorite food girl, Yvonne Hamilton, and then being surrounded by lovely ladies, I was somewhat taken aback. Even somewhat shaken. But as James Bond would say, “shaken, but not stirred.” It was all for a great cause.

The clients had donated more than a half-ton of food items to give to Holy Family Table and this hardworking scribe (more like fun loving - ed.) was there to do a story. However, I have to tell you, between Yvonne, Sherryl Sylvester, Kathleen Castillo, Mary Barron, and the other pretty girls, it’s a wonder I escaped.

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More champions. Congrats and good luck to the Madera High robotics team. Members are off to the world championships. Imagine, a Madera team competing for a world championship of any sort? And a big thanks to all the support from the community, including the many service clubs that helped out during last week’s competition right here in our fair city. Great job everyone.

The Titanic’s sinking 100 years ago is being commemorated with a memorial (of course) cruise dubbed “all the splendor without the sinking.” The cruise ship S.S. Balmoral was built by the same company that constructed the unsinkable Titanic. Despite knowing this, there are 1,309 passengers on this year’s vessel, including some descendants of the Titanic’s passengers...


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