South County Senior Summit offers resources, education for older adult…

ALISO VIEJO — Kicking off her presentation with memory recall warm-ups, Judi Bonilla, education director at Brain Fit Now!, asked audience members at the South County Senior Summit to remember a specific date before asking them to repeat back a proverb. “When is the best time to plant a tree?” Bonilla asked the crowd, which hurled best guesses her way. “The answer is 20 years ago.” The next best time? It’s now, she said. “But guess what — you…

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Raiders boys’ tennis advances to section semifinals

The week before, the Raiders won their last three regular season matches. They beat South St. Paul 7-0 on Monday, May 6, then Rosemount 5-2 on Thursday, May 9, where they finished a match that had been interrupted and moved due to rain. On Friday, May 10, they hosted Burnsville at the Roadside courts under the lights and beat the Blaze 4-3 with the win coming down to the last doubles match. Team Sections Against Simley, junior Colby Zak…

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How 2019 PGA Championship winner Brooks Koepka became a world beater

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Every legendary moment began with an origin story and Brooks Koepka’s is a tale of collective connections that have paved a generational path. Growing up in South Florida, young Brooks took to every sport, from golf to roller hockey, but his first love was baseball. His father, Bob, described a second baseman who was turning double plays in tee-ball and regularly competed against older players. Although he’d spend countless hours on the practice putting green at…

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Keep moving

An out-of-shape senior lady tells about her experience when she finally decided to join a fitness class at her local gym. “I bent down, I pulled up, I pushed, I stretched, I twisted in every direction, I curled up, I contorted some more. I was breathless and panting from all the exertion of putting on my exercise leotards, back and waist support, elastic tights, spandex leggings, elbow bands, wristbands and knee guards. When I finally left the locker room…

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Lynn City Councilor opposes Garelick Farms proposal

LYNN — Ward 2 City Councilor Rick Starbard is opposed to a zoning change proposal from a developer seeking to purchase the Garelick Farms site that he says would essentially allow for the waterfront property to be turned into a “junkyard.” A.W. Perry, a Boston real estate firm, has signed a deal to purchase the Garelick Farms plant on the Lynnway, but company representatives have said their decision to close on the property is contingent upon a proposed change…

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Consumer Tips for Fiscal Fitness: Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

Financial fraud continues to be the fastest growing form of elder abuse. As the senior population in this country increases, so do the financial crimes committed against these vulnerable and trusting individuals. Elder abuse is particularly hard to combat because it frequently goes unreported, as do financial scams — making elder financial scams a relatively “low-risk” crime. Elderly victims are often confused, afraid or embarrassed to report crimes against them so the best way to protect your older loved…

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You’re buying into a community, not just a house

Each owners association is governed by documents aptly called governing documents. Image Credit: iStock Buying a home to live in is no doubt one of the biggest investments one makes in a lifetime. When we buy a home on the secondary market, we focus on the obvious features and benefits of the property, which include size, location and price and then the stipulated sales and purchase documents via the Dubai Land Department, NOCs from the developer, the financial documents…

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The Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift Guide

If you know someone graduating this spring, you’ll want to give a gift they’ll love and put to good use. Gift cards are OK, but we’ve rounded up some smart, practical presents that are even better than cash. From dorm room essentials to wearable tech, these are the gifts graduates really want for their exciting next chapter. Happy shopping! Don’t miss out on savings! Subscribe to DealTown and get all the latest deals delivered straight to your inbox. BedShelfie…

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Recognizing young leaders in London | Local News

The county’s up-and-coming leaders between the ages of 18 and 40 were recognized during a special ceremony sponsored by London Downtown and the Sentinel-Echo on Tuesday evening. The annual Living Treasures banquet was held Tuesday evening along with Legacy honors and the Sentinel-Echo sponsored 10 Under 40. The Sentinel-Echo General Manager Mark Walker presented the awards. The ten individuals who have made contributions to their community that were honored this year were: Molly Barnett Being involved in her home…

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Hyundai A-League Team of the Week: Semi Finals

If two stunning Semi Finals are a guide, we’re in for an absolutely unmissable Hyundai A-League 2019 Grand Final. Perth Glory and Sydney FC will square off at Optus Stadium on Sunday, May 19 after qualifying in wildly different circumstances. The Premiers survived the high tension of an extraordinary penalty shootout against a plucky Adelaide United, while the Sky Blues hit Melbourne Victory for six. We’ve picked out the best performers for an incredible couple of matches and ordered…

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