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The Senior Nutrition Program, conducted by the Coastal Community Action Program, regularly serves lunches at noon at:

Seizure in classroom prompts lesson on reaction for kids

Dear Abby: Last week, I had a seizure in front of my fourth-grade students. This has never happened to me before, so I had never spoken to my students about such a thing. I want to write them and their families a letter expressing my apologies, thanking them for their kind thoughts and giving basic advice on how to handle a seizure. Is this appropriate? If so, how do I start the letter?

Woman loves boyfriend, not son

Dear Abby: I am in a great relationship with a wonderful man, “Kevin.” He loves me very much and we get along well. I have three kids — two with special needs — and Kevin loves them and treats them like his own. He also has a son, age 6, who has cystic fibrosis.

It’s Hawku week

Get your blue and green on! We all know what week it is - especially if you happen to live in Hawkuiam. You have to appreciate the spirit Jack Durney, mayor of Hoquiam — excuse me, that is, Hawkuiam this week — for his town spirit. In our neck of the wooded Washington state, colors are flying over both harbors and spirits are high. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know well that the home team is once again in the championship.

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Elma Chamber gets “Uncorked” this weekend.

The 8th Annual Winter Wine Festival, “Uncorked” will take place this Saturday at the Grays Harbor Fairgrounds in Elma. The event is for those 21 and over and with the $15 admission, you get a drink ticket, allowing 10 samples and a commemorative wine glass.

Justice in Motion — It’s tax time …

Every January I write a column on taxes. It is remarkable how many folks don’t take advantage of tax credits. In this community we have a lot of low- to moderate-income working families and individuals who qualify for some or all of these credits—many of whom fail to claim these credits. This is the time to mention to family, friends and neighbors they should look into this.