Monday, October 28, 2013

Halloween Treats At Town Hall

Ruston's public safety heroes are ready for the visiting ghosts and goblins on Halloween again this year. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treater by Town Hall (5117 N. Winnifred) between 5pm and 7pm. Police and firefighters will have equipment available to explore, id badges can be made (as long as there is no face paint) and lots of candy!

Friday, October 18, 2013

Ladies Workout Express Closing - Everything For Sale

Ladies Workout Express at 4939 North Pearl has closed its doors. Owner Bev Wombacher had hosted neighbors and friends for years, modeling good health and providing a welcoming place to apply those good health lessons. Clientele has dropped recently and the gym has closed.

The first sale to begin the process of clearing out the building happens tomorrow - Saturday, October 19th from 9am to 3pm. $5 bags (whatever you can squeeze in the bag) plus office furniture, exercise equipment, Partylite Candle items and more.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Council Meeting Minutes: July-October, 2013

As time allows, I will post the links to the minutes of the previous council meetings - just in case you want to follow the latest political rumblings. I'll be posting these in reverse chronological order. Happy reading!

Monday, October 14, 2013

Council Meeting Tomorrow

I haven't been attending council meetings for several months, but in case you are interested in the latest, here is what's on the agenda for tomorrow night. You can get more details here...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

First Business At Point Ruston Opens

Point Ruston has announced (here) the first business in their new development has opened its doors to the public. NW Fitness 247 is now open for work-outs, physical therapy and overall health improvement. Head to the Point Ruston blog for more details and a coupon for a 5-day free trial at NW Fitness.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Farewell My Friend

Carol Tritt 1939 - 2013
Farewell, Carol my friend. Even though the last time you visited Ruston very few recognized you, you left your footprint here. You and Gerald took a fledgling fire department and gave it a rock solid foundation that outlives you both. You cared deeply for this town that no longer knows your name. You shed tears of frustration and pain over our future. You shouted with victory when new ground was gained. You grinned with joy at every baby step as we grew stronger despite the naysayers that predicted Ruston's death. You invested blood, sweat and tears into this town and your investment has reaped huge benefits for this community you loved.

Even though your name is no longer heard on our streets, you changed our course and impacted our future in ways these new faces will never know. How like you! To invest so much so quietly - yet make such a difference. You would never want the recognition. Just the knowledge that the town you loved had survived.

You impacted my life too. You taught me about love of community, about giving and caring in the face of dissension and animosity. You taught those same lessons to countless others. You taught your family above all. You loved us all and modeled compassion and friendship like few in my life. Thank you, my friend - for your example, for changing our future and for your love. Rest in peace.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

5 Mile Drive Changes Coming

The News Tribune is reporting (here) that Metro Parks will close 5 Mile Drive to motor vehicles weekday mornings until after 11am. The drive is already closed to cars on weekends until 1pm. The change takes effect when the new interim trail permanently opens thru the Point Ruston site sometime later this month.