Author Archives: bigdave

Benefit For Valerie’s Prayer Angels

Valerie McNamara was a chaperone on a Sept. 29 school field trip when bricks and debris fell off a building on West Pike Street and hit her. Three others were injured, but McNamara the most seriously. Many in the community are rallying to help the McNamara family with medical expenses. The Valerie’s Prayer Angels Fund has been set up to take online donations. ... Read More »

B105 Salute 10/12/16

Today’s Salute to the Troops comes from Mrs. Litzler’s class at Lincoln EL. Every weekday morning at 5:50 and 8:50, a Tri-State class, group or organization will salute our military by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. It’s simple to do, too! Just make a recording on your cell phone of the following… “Hi, this is (your name), and today my (class, ... Read More »

Teacher Squashes Competition With 1,910-Pound Pumpkin

A third-grade teacher from Washington state squashed the competition on Monday with her 1,910-pound pumpkin named “Orange Crush,” becoming the first woman in 19 years to win the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California. Cindy Tobeck, 42, won the top prize of $6 per pound, according to Miramar Events, which hosted the weigh-off — for ... Read More »