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KENMORE POST OFFICE: YESTERDAY AND TODAY

The Post Office is an integral part of America’s history, dating back to July 26, 1775, when the U.S. postal system was established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) as its first postmaster general. Until the end of 1800s, Kenmore area residents picked up their mail from the…
SuzanneG
February 10, 2022
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Fruitcake … A Battlefield Snack

Fruitcake Throughout the Years Fruitcakes became a holiday staple as early as the 1800s; however, modern-day fruitcake doesn't exactly have the best reputation and is very little like anything you might call “cake.” Made with dried fruits and lots of nuts, fruitcake is typically on the more dry side, with…
SuzanneG
November 22, 2021
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National Child Safety and Prevention Month Tips

Smart Tips to Keep Your Family Safe Now is an excellent time to review some smart tips to help make sure your home and your vehicles remain safe places for your loved ones. Keep cleaning materials and medication safely out of range - Accidental poisoning through the ingestion of medicines or…
SuzanneG
October 31, 2021
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Kenmore Veterans Remember

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918 signaled the end of the major hostilities of World War I. It was known as Armistice Day. In 1938, Armistice Day became a national holiday, and in 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower officially changed the name to…
SuzanneG
October 31, 2021
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National Guacamole Day – Sept 16

All you need is a ripe avocado and a pinch of salt! Whether with chips or carrot sticks, on a sandwich or on tacos, this heart-healthy side takes the spotlight every September 16th on National Guacamole Day. To make this tasty green dip, all you really need is a ripe avocado…
SuzanneG
August 28, 2021
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National Teddy Bear Day – September 9th!

One of the Most Iconic Toys! For many, favorite childhood memories would be incomplete if not accompanied by a special stuffed bear. Since its creation, the teddy bear has become one of the most iconic toys for children and a popular collector’s item for adults. To honor this common nursery…
SuzanneG
August 28, 2021
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National S’more Day

Americans Buy 90 Million Pounds of Marshmallows each year! Whether you prefer yours lightly browned or charred to a crisp, chances are you think “marshmallows” when you imagine cooking over a summer campfire. In fact, Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows each year! Add a piece of chocolate and…
SuzanneG
July 30, 2021
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Raising Awareness & Protecting Rights The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9 August each year to raise awareness and to protect the rights of the world's Indigenous populations. This event also acknowledges the achievements and contributions of Indigenous people. This recognition is celebrated around the…
SuzanneG
July 28, 2021