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Patience, people, til the Lord is come Who have seen the purpose of the Lord ‘You know of His compassion and His mercy Patience, people, for the Lord is coming ‘Steady your hearts for the Lord is close at hand ‘And da not grumble one against the other Patience, people, for the Lord is coming from Patience Peayile by ola fey May we have peace in our world and love in our hearts this Christmas, We wish you a blessed holiday season spent with friends. and family, and a peaceful, prosperous and happy New Year! Eloyne E Estee Associates eo Pre & Post Rehabilitation Expert Learn how NOT to be an ENABLER Michael A. Bonventre info@mabassoc.com 607-761-1668 Www. mabassoc.com Niche Drug & Alcohol Testing: DMY, DWI, DUI, Court, SAP, Private & Family Addiction & DNA Pre & Post Rehabilitation Enabler Education Expert: Uncensored (Not Politically Correct) Education Drug Prevention Consultant: New & Struggling Business, Neighbourhood & Community DECEMBER 2018/JANUARY 2019 COVER DESIGN Anather Color Art by Elayne Moonlighter Co-publisher December Dates to Remember 2 Anniversary of the arrival of the 1" Kindertransport (2938) Hanukkah begins at sundown 1" Sunday of Advent National Mutt Day 7 Pearl Harbor Day (1941) 15 Billof Rights Day 16 Gattle of the Bulge (1944) 211" day of winter ims landed (1620) 24 Christmas Eve 25 Christmas Day 26 Kwanzaa begins 28 Endangered Species Act 45th Anniversary 31 New Year's Eve December is National Cat Lover's Month. January Dates to Remember New Year's Day i Albert Schweitzer’s Birthday 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day National Hugging Day ‘Squirrel Appreciation Day ANNOUNCEMENTS. CONGRATULATIONS & HAPPY DECEMBER ANNIVERSARY: ‘Scott Smith & Son, Owego, 5 Weaver Automotive, Owego, NY (16 years Village Wine & Spirits, Newark vases NY wr (14ye0) Las Chicas Taqueria, Owego, NY (8 years} Family Farm, Spencer, NY (8 years) S CONGRATULATIONS & HAPPY JANUARY ANNIVERSARY: Spencer Insurance, Spencer & Candar, NY (108 yeats) Big Foote's Sporting, Waverly, NY (31 years) Getzke's Auto Shop, Newark Valley, NY (17 years) Rossi's Pizza, Owego, NY (11 years) ‘A&S Redemption Cir., Cwego, NY (11 years} BLFit, Newark Valley, NY (3 years} The Tanning Spa. Owego, NY (3 years) THe MoonucHTER. THE MOONLIGHTER PRESS P.O, Box 326 Newark VaLLey. NY 13811 (607) 642-3393 (rHone/FAx) Www MOONLIGHTERPRESS.COM PUBLISHERS — Eileen Morock & ELayne Dupek us: Facebookcony/MoonlighterPress [) Distribution Areas: Newark Valley, Berkshire, Richford, Lisle, Whitney Point, Glen Aubrey, Maine, Owego, Apalachin, Johnson City, Endicott, Vestal, Union Center, Endwell, Binghamton, Nichols, Tioga Center, Bartan, Waverly, Candor, Spencer, Van Etten, Ithaca (NY) & Sayre (PA) FOR INQUIRIES OR TO PLACE AN AD ‘CALL PUBLISHERS © 607-642-3393. Thought for the Month And you will have jay and gladness, and many will rejoice at His birth. ~ Luke 1:14 DECEMBER 2018/JANUARY 2019 CONTENTS December 2018 / Tanuary 2017 VOL. 1B No. 4/5. Fectures ‘ * *4 4 4 ‘Cover Design ... Memories From Studying At the Ames School (Part 4). The Way | See It . Down Waverly Way Annie's Corner Senior Scene ‘Writing From My Rocker ... ‘Our World, Our Home .. Newark Valley Holiday Magic .. Animal Heart Tugs .. Haof, Woof & Whiskers ‘Our Daily Bread Mindclips Health & Fitness Special Christmas Short Story Holiday Wishes From Local Merchants First Nation ......... ud Vote Far Women (Part 16) Nat-So-Gourmet Recipes .. In Excelsis Deo Around Town . Essential Oils - Then and Now (Part 169) ‘Owego Lights On the River Festival . ALaughing Matter Puzzle Fun . ‘What's Happening Poetic License Miseellantous Announcements Home Improvement Dining Guide to Area Restaurants Businesses & Services Directory Copyright® 208 by The Moonlighter Pre. All rights rexerved. ‘The Moonlighter reverves the right to eefuse advertising for any reason, Camera-ready advertising I prefered. We cannot gusrantee avoidance of erron or omissions resulting from non-camera-ready ads. Opinions ‘expresied by contributing witers are not necessarily those of the pubsihens “Tue MOONUGHTER 3