It’s a David vs Goliath story. Each local group (of volunteers!) has to fight a legal battle against a national organization that has spent millions of dollars to force them into either being grange members or turning over their property. And they use some pretty outrageous tactics.
Kiki Cosmo, the owner of Brainwash Thrift, the new store at #40, is organizing a Summer Block Party each Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., with local vendors, performers and special guests.
Late update: In next week’s Bayside Corners column, Hall President Carolyn Jones reports that “The Hall’s attorneys will file a notice of intent to appeal by the June 28 deadline, so that we can continue to gather information from the community and await info about the bond.”
Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union BAYSIDE – Boardmembers at Bayside Community Hall estimate that it will take three generations for the name “Bayside Grange” to fall out of common parlance after being used for 75 years. It was Oct. 8, 1932 that Bayside Grange No. 500 was chartered, but not until December, 1941 that…