Month: June 2017

The 52-week photography project: geometric shapes

The theme for week 23 of the 52-week photography project is geometric shapes. Triangles, circles, squares, and rectangles are strong compositional elements in an image. When I draw a picture, I start by drawing a shape. If I’m drawing a flower, I might draw a circle for the flower and a long, narrow cylinder for …

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Creative Kids: Grand Island’s KidBiz!!!

On Saturday, June 24th, the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce presented its 21st annual KidBiz. This event offered kids from second through eighth grade the opportunity to create their own businesses and to sell their products at tables in Town Commons. There was as big a variety of products as there were kids. The products …

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Relay for Life and the unbelievably amazing Matthew

At Roswell Park Cancer Institute, a bell is rung when someone is in remission or is cancer free. Matthew Eggers &Mark Gorton, thedynamic duo One of Relay for Life’s two honorary survivors, Matthew Eggers, will most likely hear that bell when he goes for his eighteen-month checkup next week. That is how long that the seven-year-old …

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Relay for Life survivor story I: My voice is my identity

Mark Gorton (age 43) and Matthew Eggers (age 7) are the two honorary survivors for this year’s Grand Island Relay for Life, which will be held from 4 p.m. until midnight on June 9th at Veterans Park on Bedell Road. They are known as the “dynamic duo.” Mark Gorton works for the Grand Island school …

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