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Community love

November 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Community love

Volunteers unload supplies on Wednesday morning in preparation for today’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner, held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles banquet hall, located at 3201 S. Sunset Ave. in Roswell. The free luncheon is open to the public and the organizers expect 800 to 1,000 people to attend, said [&hellip...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 25-26

November 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 25-26

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 25 • At 9:34 a.m., to a medical call on A Street. • At 10:57 a.m., to a power line down in the 1000 block of Rancho Road. • At 11:10 a.m., to a grass fire in the...

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Luncheon for families

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Luncheon for families

The Tobosa Developmental Services employees held their annual luncheon Tuesday at the banquet hall at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. Tobosa program provides an annual luncheon for clients, employees and family members. (Max Scally Photos)...

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Thanksgiving Dinner to be hosted by community

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Thanksgiving Dinner to be hosted by community

This year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, located at 3201 S. Sunset. The annual tradition began setting up today at the Eagles building, and volunteers and donations are still...

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Annual craft show to take place Black Friday, Saturday

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Annual craft show to take place Black Friday, Saturday

Paul and Jane Nevarez, the promoters of the Christmas Fantasy Art Show, make art out of cowboy ropes, metal and used horseshoes. (Submitted Photo)   With the upcoming holiday season, people may be looking for unique gifts for loved ones and the 32nd...

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Boys & Girls Club offers socialization and education

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Boys & Girls Club offers socialization and education

Jaynan McKelvey, unit director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Roswell, spends a typical afternoon surrounded by children. Here, she’s speaking with 9-year-old Abagail Cruz as children play outside the club. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Computer games are...

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Hula-ing your cares away

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Hula-ing your cares away

Sweet Leilanis members Emma Arzola, from left, Marla Higginbotham and Carol Oas perform a hula at the Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday in Roswell. The Sweet Leilanis are preparing for their ninth annual Polynesian evening, which will be held on April 25. The...

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Fire Department Call Log, Nov. 24 – 25

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Fire Department Call Log, Nov. 24 – 25

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 24 • At 7:33 a.m., to a medical call in the 3000 block of Belmont Drive. • At 8:41 a.m., to a medical call in the 3700 block of East Grand Plains Road. • At 9:19...

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Parks committee looks at ‘loos’

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on Parks committee looks at ‘loos’

A Portland Loo is a kiosk restroom, and the Parks and Recreation Commission is looking at feasibility of bringing some of the kiosks to Roswell. (Submitted Photo)   The Parks and Recreation Commissioners discussed a public restroom alternative that is...

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You can pack a lot of love in a shoebox

November 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off on You can pack a lot of love in a shoebox

Grace Community Church in Roswell is once again a collection center for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gifts. Shoeboxes are filled with basic necessities like socks and toothbrushes and then shipped overseas to children facing poverty in war-town countries...