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Senior Choices

Senior Choices

Senior Choices is a quarterly supplement in The Villager. The special section focuses on those ages 55 or better.

Fleurish – Global Down Syndrome Be Beautiful, Be Yourself a mega-hit

Fleurish – Global Down Syndrome Be Beautiful, Be Yourself a mega-hit

By Glory Weisberg Research into Down syndrome is the least federal government-funded genetic condition. But thanks to the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, that gap is poised to shrink and at the foundation’s Be Beautiful, Be Yourself Fashion Show, Foundation Founder Michelle Sie Whitten announced that the National Institutes of Health is now giving $5 million […]

From Arapahoe County to Frankfurt

From Arapahoe County to Frankfurt

Local mayors, state representative help find girls in Germany By Jan Wondra It is most every parent’s nightmare come true that happened right here in Colorado; three, under-age Arapahoe County girls set out to join terrorist activity in Syria, disappearing from their homes, flying from Denver to Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany with tickets on to […]

Centennial’s Project C.U.R.E. assists in Ebola aide

Centennial’s Project C.U.R.E. assists in Ebola aide

Organization ships supplies to West Africa By Tom Barry Last weekend, the World Health Organization announced that the Ebola epidemic had infected more than 10,000 people in West Africa. Around 5,000 have died from the outbreak, with no signs of slowing in the near future. Enter Project C.U.R.E. The Centennial-based organization is making an impact […]

Things to do in Littleton when you’re dead

Things to do in Littleton when you’re dead

Zombies crawl Main Street in annual ritual The lively Historic Downtown Littleton area is seldom dead anymore – except one afternoon a year when the living departed make a pilgrimage for the annual Zombie Crawl and Pig Roast. True to its name, about 600 brain-oozing corpses ambled down Main Street for an hour on Oct. […]

Centennial Airport faces the future: Putting the lid on airport noise

Centennial Airport faces the future: Putting the lid on airport noise

Part I of III By Jan Wondra The crux of the challenge confronting Centennial Airport may just be the interplay of these three questions: what are the parameters of its role in fueling Denver south’s economic progress, what is the acceptable price of that progress and who should pay it? For the neighbors of Centennial […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Mendelsberg shares her ‘omitted’ background from ‘Village Crier’ My name is Maria Mendelsberg and I am running for Cherry Hills Village City Council District 2. When I received my copy of the Cherry Hills Village Crier on Oct. 11, I noticed the Crier omitted some critical information about my background, notably my education and qualifications.  I have two degrees […]

Girls & Guys Night Out funding Girls Inc. college scholarships

Girls & Guys Night Out funding Girls Inc. college scholarships

By Glory Weisberg Bright shiny white beads were selling at a fast clip at the Girls Inc. Girls & Guys Night Out party, with not only girls, i.e., women, buying them, but their guys getting them on as well. And it was for a good cause: helping inner city schoolgirls become strong, smart and bold, […]

Denver Water opens the gates for High Line Canal

Denver Water opens the gates for High Line Canal

After 3-year drought canal has water By Tom Barry Recently, a crew from Denver Water spent the good part of a week clearing the High Line Canal in Littleton near County Line Road. The 66-mile canal spans several cities and counties. The High Line was built in 1883 and originates from the Strontia Springs Dam, […]

Littleton’s patch o’ pumpkins

Littleton’s patch o’ pumpkins

If it’s October, it must be pumpkin season in Historic Downtown Littleton. Four blocks of artistically rendered pumpkins are on display along Main Street through Halloween – or until they rot, whichever comes first. It is all about the city’s annual Pumpkin Poles, for which teams of downtown merchants have used the cultivar of the […]

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