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100 years ago: County fair visitors to see unusual plants, new crops, bridge made of seeds

I have the original glass negatives of a dozen photos taken by Charles Manwaring on his fathers' farm in 1905. Two of them are of the greenhouse. They had a beautiful large house and a huge barn with a great stone foundation. I've seen the "Manwaring Barn" referred to on maps but have never located it. The family moved back to Waterloo, NY in 1913. Henry passed away in 1921. Photo plates were discovered tucked away in an old chest full of quilts in an undertakers' attic in Waterloo and sold on eBay. They'd probably had been there for over 90 years.

September 23, 2013 at 12:19 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Little bookstore that could

I make a point of purchasing books there. Not only because it is locally owned and operated, but also for their great selection. I always find books that later become favorites.

September 12, 2013 at 2:43 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What was the highlight of your summer?

I went to Kansas.

September 3, 2013 at 12:59 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Guns in church

I'm curious to learn what variety of firearm Jesus would use?

August 29, 2013 at 2:04 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Colorful creatures adorn Lawrence yards after recent snow storm

Paul Coker, who created the cartoon character "Frosty the Snowman" was born and raised in Lawrence. He is actually a very fine artist.

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February 25, 2013 at 11:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What was your favorite part of the snow day?

Not being there.

February 22, 2013 at 1:05 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Jewish cemetery gets national designation

Good. Thanks are due to whoever made the nomination and saw the process through. Kol ha'kavod!

January 25, 2013 at 3:59 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Do you think we should get rid of the penny?

Stop making cents.

December 21, 2012 at 8:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Are you hoping for a white Christmas?

What's a white christmas?

December 19, 2012 at 9:29 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

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