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Thursday, July 29, 2021

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Americans finding renewed interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Congressman Daniel Webster says Americans are finding renewed interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Just call me Cinderella

Columnist Lisa DeMarco has been called plenty of nicknames during her waitressing career, including “Cinderella.”

Embrace an anti-inflammatory lifestyle to treat arthritis

Dr. Gabe Mirkin encourages readers to embrace an anti-inflammatory lifestyle to treat arthritis. He's got some advice.

President Biden exceeded authority with mask mandate

A man who has been battling the Federal Transportation Mask Mandate, claims President Joe Biden overstepped his authority.

It’s time for residents to answer the call for The Villages Public Safety Department

It’s time for residents to answer the call for The Villages Public Safety Department.

Protect yourself and your pets from algae and cyanobacteria

Harmful algae and cyanobacteria (sometimes called blue-green algae) can produce toxins (poisons) that can make people and animals sick and affect the environment. Do all you can to protect yourself and your pets.

An important moment for Cuban people

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio writes that it is critical that the United States stand with the Cuban people in their struggle for freedom and liberty.

Inflation keeps rising under President Biden

Congressman Daniel Webster writes that each month that President Biden has been in office, inflation has increased.

A funny thing happened when we went to the beach

Columnist Lisa DeMarco tells a heart-warming story about a trip to the beach.

It wasn’t the ham sandwich that killed Mama Cass

Dr. Gabe Mirkin reveals that it wasn’t a ham sandwich that killed legendary singer Mama Cass.

Signs of our time

Columnist Hugo Buchanan reflects on the signs of our time.

Vaccinations brought happier days back to The Villages

The benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine are abundantly evident here in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown. We got our lives back. But what's next?

Elmo Tanner wound up in the Whistler’s Hall of Fame

Columnist Barry Evans remembers Elmo Tanner who wound up in the Whistler’s Hall of Fame.

Nearly all U.S. COVID-19 deaths are now unvaccinated people

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that nearly all U.S. COVID-19 deaths are now among unvaccinated people.

Keep Olympic games neutral

Congressman Daniel Webster makes a case for keeping the Olympic games "neutral."

Trading in my apron for a bathing suit

Columnist Lisa DeMarco has some exciting news. She is trading in her apron for a bathing suit.

Bravo for Community Watch’s statewide accreditation

Major kudos are in order for Community Watch which recently earned statewide accreditation recognition.

Healthy snacking can lead to longer healthier living

The most healthful snacks are whole fruits, vegetables, nuts, and snacks made from whole grains. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has some healthy recommendations.

Good news in the fight against cancer

Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in men and women for all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.

Boyhood memories of bicycling

Columnist Barry Evans looks back on some boyhood memories of bicycling.

Older athletes can continue to compete into their later years 

Older athletes can continue to compete into their later years, but they need to remember that preventing heart problems involves more than just exercising. Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers some advice.

Defending our Second Amendment rights

Congressman Daniel Webster provides an update on his fight to defend the Second Amendment.

It isn’t easy when you’re the ‘new girl’ at the restaurant

Columnist Lisa DeMarco remembers that it isn’t easy when you’re the "new girl" at the restaurant.

Steep decline in breast cancer screenings cause for concern

A steep decline in in the number of breast cancer screenings in the United States is cause for concern.