Monthly Archives: August 2016

Cultivating Our Community Spirit

By Eleonore Hebal The phrase “community spirit” is one we may often see and use, but what “IS” it? Why is this concept important and what are the benefits of this so-called “spirit?” Perhaps more important than a definition, how do we nurture this idea of interconnectedness and pass it on to our children and grandchildren? In our modern...
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Falcons Win Gold! Soar to State Title!

By Steve Ellingboe Individual honors are fine, but for members of the 2015 Amherst Falcons football team, this year was all about the gold ball. And by the end of the year, there was no doubt about it, as Amherst claimed the title as the top-ranked high-school football team in the state. The Falcons completed a perfect 14-0 season last...
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Celebrate Amherst Feature

By Nina Cass Amherst Families and Children Celebrate Amherst All area families were invited to attend the Celebrate Amherst River Fest on Saturday, September 12th. The glorious weather brought folks out from far and wide. There was mouth-watering food (bar-b-qued ribs! Yum!) and a street full of cheerful vendors from around the community. Hip Pocket entertained a happy dancin’...
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