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The History Among Us: Sharing Memories And Cakes With Cecile Daniels Gebo
By Cookie Steponaitis
by Cookie Steponaitis
Cecile Daniels Gebo is not sure if she was cognizant about local history when she was born but it was darned near soon thereafter. Cecile was born on a Tuesday night in her parent’s bed in the family home in Vergennes. Her mother was attended by her father’s niece, Joan Casey who was an Army nurse and sister to Vergennes historian Martin Casey.  Cecile credits her family for her love of history and grew up hearing about and learning local history. “History has been a part of my whole life,” shared Cecile Gebo. “ As I listened to the tales of the Daniels Steamboat line, spent hours reading Smith’s Gazetteer and looking at old pictures of Vergennes ‘ in the day’ I feel I am blessed to be born in a family that treasures history.”  [ more ]

Fiftieth White Cane Safety Awareness Day Celebrates Independence And Raises Awareness
By Cookie Steponaitis
White canes are seen as symbols of independence and strength across the globe for people with partial blindness, visual impairment and total blindness, but they also represent much more. As the result of understanding the history of the white cane, Americans recognize the shift in awareness in American culture, the passage of laws in the fifty states and the responsibilities of motorists and citizens across the nation.  [ more ]

Tigers Cruise To 48-21 Victory Over CVU
By Bill Hinman
Head Coach Jim Provost of the Champlain Valley Red Hawks had one goal in mind in Saturday’s matchup with the Tigers.  Stop Bobby Ritter on the counter play.  The Red Hawks received the ball, and after three unsuccessful attempts, were forced to punt early in the first quarter. After a short kick of just ten yards Middlebury brought in the starting eleven to try and make a three peat of first possession first play touchdown runs with Ritter on the counter off the left side.
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