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Rounding and reeling for Reuven, part 2

Rounding and reeling for Reuven, part 2

Second of two parts. Read part 1 here.  In the Jewish tradition we do many extremely time-sensitive practices around death. We do not leave our dead alone from the time of death until the time of burial. We sit shomer. The word shomer means guard. So, we guard the person with our presence. We recite

McKinleyville’s Town Center discussed

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A meeting about the McKinleyville Town Center will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Rd. in McKinleyville. The meeting will provide attendees with an introduction to the idea behind the McKinleyville Town Center. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee is working with

Meet the 2019 Cross Country Champions

Jack West Special to the Union On Thursday, Oct. 17 more than 420 kindergarten to eighth grade girls and boys met at the Arcata Community Center for what may have be the largest cross country event in Humboldt County history.   There were three races. The kindergarten to second grade race began at 4:15 p.m.

Veterans Day 2019 observed in Arcata

Michael H. Pazeian Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – A Veterans Day Flag Ceremony will take place next Monday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. at the Plaza flagpole. To celebrate veterans, this ceremony will be done by vets and for vets. Commander Jeff Sterling and 2nd Commander Hilario Amezola of the American Legion Post 274

PastaLuego says ‘see you later (at the Vets Hall)’

Mad River Union ARCATA – Six years after opening a new era of Italian-influenced deli fare in Jacoby’s Storehouse on the Plaza, Coco Maki’s PastaLuego is saying, “see you later.” In other words, it’s closing. But fear not, artisanal panini fans! The women-run restaurant will essentially re-open in or around January at the Arcata Veterans