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Two Thumbs Up for DI Trick or Treaters This year’s version of Halloween on Daniel Island was particularly noteworthy from our front porch. We saw many colorful costumes from both kids and their parents. We also saw families pulling wagons or driving decked-out golf cars. There were many princesses...
As we approach Veterans Day, I would like to share two very important numbers with you: 58,276 and 405. As of Memorial Day 2019, there are 58,276 names on the national Vietnam Veteran’s memorial, the Wall of Faces, honoring service members of the U.S. Armed Forces who fought in Vietnam, those who...
I’ve never understood daylight saving time. Oh, I know what happens with the hour change in time. I just don’t understand why? I read somewhere that the idea was proposed by Ben Franklin to save candles in winter and by some Englishman who wanted to play golf longer in summer. I also seem to recall...
Fall back! Spring forward! Why is this still a thing? There is a national movement called #locktheclock. Currently 40 states are debating the time change issue. It’s about a 50/50 split among the states favoring full-time daylight saving time or full-time standard time. I have been working on this...
Emory Edward “Ed” Cooper, 76, of Daniel Island, SC, husband of Sara Richards Cooper, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Thursday, October 17, 2019. His Celebration of Life was held Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in the Summerall Chapel, The Citadel. Inurnment will be at The...
Marie Delcioppo has strong people skills The billionaire auto industrialist, Henry Ford, once stated, “The ability I will pay the most for is the ability to deal with people.” As president of the Daniel Island Neighborhood Association, Marie Delcioppo has competently and successfully worked with...
Dear Editor: Every first and third Friday of the month, at noon, a group of Toastmasters heads over to Summit Place Assisted Living to continue their personal journey toward improving their communication and leadership skills. Summit Place staff and residents have welcomed Toastmasters since 2005...
This week The Daniel Island News debuts three new columns: Meet the Merchant, Focus on Food, and Art Around Town. Meet the Merchant focuses on local retailers and is written by regular contributor and island resident Marie Rocha-Tygh. Marie launched her new column with an enlightening feature about...
It is easy in these times of “fake news” and denigration of the media to forget the importance of your local newspaper. It is National Newspaper Week, so take time to consider what value your local newspaper brings to your community and your life. Newspaper staffers work hard to cover what you need...
There is no calculated order to the books I read. I request print and audio books online from the public library and take them in the order they are available. This is my explanation for the hodgepodge this month! Starting with non-fiction, first is a memoir from the former New York Times Food...

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