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As we begin the New Year I thought it would be a good time to provide an overview of 2016 and an update on initiatives being undertaken in 2017. We accomplished a number of significant projects in 2016 as well as had the City’s first administration change in 40 years with the inauguration of Mayor...
If you’re in the habit of making New Year’s resolutions, but struggle to make it past February 1, here’s an assortment of tips that may (just may) help you make ’em stick. 1. CREATE A STORY When you decide to pass up that luscious dessert after dinner, or find yourself heading to the frig after...
One day several years ago, when our family was going through an uncomfortable period of separation and divorce and when my three kids were in middle and high school, I wrote these words in pink and green magic marker on the back of a sheet of paper and put it on the refrigerator: “We have the...
Moods, thoughts and fortune cookies “Moods are sneaky and deceptive, and can’t be trusted,” explains clinical counselor George Bielay. “They can trick you into thinking, feeling and behaving like your life is worse than it actually is in reality.” When we’re in a bad mood, says Bielay, “we can...
With apologies to Gospel writers St. Matthew and St. Luke, here is the Christmas story told, in 2016 Anno Domini style, on Twitter in 140 or fewer characters. @CaesarAugustus Whole Roman world go asap to own town to be enrolled. #CensusDecree @Joseph Going up from Nazareth to Judea to...
TEN YEAR AGO In the December 7, 2006 edition of the paper the top news story was the holding of the first “drawing” for the Parkside Condominium project, an affordable housing initiative on Blakeway Street. A total of 17 units were spoken for after the drawing, which allowed qualified applicants...
It’s not easy to open a discussion about teens and addiction. Yet it’s a discussion that needs to happen - and it did at a Teens and Substance Abuse Forum at Bishop England High School on Tuesday evening, November 29. The panelists for the program, which was sponsored by The Daniel Island News,...
Yikes! Just when my emotional equilibrium was flummoxed by the Angie and Brad breakup, some fancy-pants astronomers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have introduced a new zodiac chart. The new zodiac adds a 13th sign called Ophiuchus (as if anyone can spell or pronounce...
One common misconception when it comes to East Cooper Meals on Wheels is that our program is based on age and income. It’s actually the exact opposite. If someone is homebound and they are unable to prepare their own meals, that’s where we come in. Our service assists many of our young and middle-...
First, thank you for the opportunity to serve. Second, thank you to The Daniel Island News for asking me to provide the first quarterly update from County Council. There is great confusion on what the city does (police, fire, trash pick-up, parks, etc.) versus what the county does. For Daniel...

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