Nov 12

Ami McKay’s The Virgin Cure Ami McKay’s debut novel The Birth House was inspired by the former midwife’s home she and her husband bought in Nova ‘Scotia near the Bay of Fundy. Her 2011 novel The Virgin Cure also has a real-life inspiration — McKay’s great-great grandmother was a woman doctor who ministered to the […]

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Jan 25

Faith & Finance: A Boom in Religious Funds SmartMoney Magazine by Daren Fonda, Published December 22, 2009 What if Jesus were a stock picker? It’s a question more investors seem to be asking these days. At a time when investors’ confidence in the markets has been shaken—even after the big rally of 2009—experts say a […]

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Nov 04

Freeport Says “No” to City Manager Referendum – November 4, 2008 FREEPORT, IL – Freeport voters weighed in Tuesday on the city manager referendum and the numbers from Stephenson County show the measure failed. A look at the numbers show 6,063 said no and 3,278 said yes to this ballot question. Supporters wanted someone […]

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Jan 01

This is a duplicate of the listing on the website. Abraham Osterhout Fonda; Teacher of Mathematics at Washington Seminary in Claverack (later Hudson River Institute) where he instructed Martin Van Buren, General Van Ness and Robert Morris; Revolutionary War Officer (Captain); born 18-Jan-1744, died 1834 at 90 years of age; b. Claverack, Columbia, New […]

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