To get rid of guns, vote out gun backers

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Everyone is upset by the constant mass shootings going on in this country and the non-action by our Congress to do anything about it. If we keep electing the same people every time, it’s our own fault. When the next election comes, vote to put all new people in office, hopefully not gun proponents.  Don Wagar Clifton Park More from The Daily Gazette:Game 7: Shenendehowa grad and Braves rookie Ian Anderson gets start with World Series spot on the li…EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusControversial solar project goes before Clifton Park Planning BoardHigh-risk COVID exposure reported in Clifton Parklast_img

Chermside West home sells for $691,200 after sellers squeeze in an extra bathroom

first_imgThis home at 11 Viney St, Chermside West, sold for $691,200.This charming Chermside West home has sold for $691,200.The two-level property at 11 Viney St attracted 35 groups through the first open home and three written offers. Inside 11 Viney St, Chermside West.Coronis Stafford sales specialist Lance Russell said it was bought as a first home for a young couple.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019“They really loved the street and the little pocket it was in,” Mr Russell said. “They also loved the home was fully renovated with nothing left to do.”The home was purchased by the sellers in January 2017 for $470,000. Open plan living at 11 Viney St, Chermside West.Mr Russell said he had met the sellers about a year before the home was put on the market, when they had consulted with him on how to best add value to the property.“When I spoke to them about adding value I said if you can change the floorplan and add an extra bedroom or bathroom that would be the best way to go,” he said.“They added an ensuite which, in my opinion, made a massive difference.”Mr Russell said the suburb was previously “untapped” but now people were starting to “clue on”.“There is another home at 35 Chingford St that is a blank canvas, but we’ve already had seven written offers,” he said.last_img read more

Ruby Spencer, 93

first_imgRuby Phyllis (Huttsell) Spencer, 93, of Hicks Ridge passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at her home in Ripley County. She was born near Saluda in Jefferson County on February 22, 1927 the daughter of Bloomfield and Clara Ellen Tafflinger Huttsell. She was married to David Ora Spencer on May 10, 1947 and he preceded her in death on July 5, 2011. Survivors include one son Jerry Spencer of Hicks Ridge; four daughters Karen (Phillip) LeGrand of Mary Esther, Florida, Phyllis Michele Spencer of New York City, Jane (William) Spencer-Pierce of Salem, and Ann Spencer-King of Versailles; 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Walter, Wayne, William, James, and Charles Hutsell, and her sisters Sopha Beck, Bertha Benham, and Hazel Vestal. Ruby was a graduate of Saluda High School. Together, she and David managed their Ripley County farm and Ruby shared his pride in 1966 when he received the Greener Pastures Award through the ASCS. During her child rearing years she served as a 4-H leader with neighbor Audrey Thieman. She spent many summers assisting her children in 4-H projects including forestry, entomology, flowers, food, and clothing. In later years she took special joy in the hummingbirds that returned each year outside her kitchen window. She especially enjoyed quilting and antiques. She was fond of the family’s various pets, and leaves behind her beloved black Labrador Hershey. Ruby was a member of the former Hicks Ridge Baptist Church and attended the Shelby Christian Church. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Benham Bluebells Home Ec club, and the Hicks Ridge Baptist Church Ladies Aide. A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 28th at the Benham Cemetery with Pastor Jeffery Pflug of the Faith Lutheran Church in Madison officiating. Memorials may be given to the Benham Cemetery or the Shelby Christian Church in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. A public Celebration of Life Memorial will be held at a later date. Friends may call the funeral home at 812-689-1171 to have a Hugs from Home card filled out to convey your condolences to the Spencer family.last_img read more