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DBSS Announces Single Tickets On Sale

Special to Seniors Today Single tickets for all six (6) performances in the Daytona Beach Symphony Society’s 70th Season, at Peabody Auditorium (600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach) are on sale! “Our stellar, upcoming 70th season celebration in-cludes orchestras from Jacksonville, Poland, and Russia; two unforgettable operas; and a mesmerizing all female violin en-semble from Siberia,” […]

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Happy, Slowpoke, And Soupy

by Barry KuKes When I was a young boy of around five years of age, my family had a few pets. One was a small turtle named Slowpoke that somehow climbed out of his bowl and crawled under the refrigerator, never to be seen again. The other two pets were birds. Happy was a gray […]

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Where Do We Go From Here?

“The September 11 attacks, often referred to as 9/11, were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Wahhabi Islamist terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.” —Wickipedia I remember the morning so well, watching the news on the television. I didn’t give it much thought […]

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Latest COVID-19 Pandemic Scam

On August 23, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a consumer alert, warning Florida residents of the latest Corona Virus-related scam. I want you to know so you don’t become a crime victim and add to the challenges we all face with this pandemic. Here’s how it works: Criminals are pretending to represent the head […]

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What’s In The Stars

Aries (March 21 to April 19) A troubling situation takes a positive turn and moves toward a resolution that should please you. Meanwhile, make time to deal with new domestic issues. Taurus (April 20 to May 20) It’s a good time to reassess your goals and consider shifting directions. Remember to keep an open mind […]

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Pet Surrenders Are Increasing

by Barry KuKes Bissell Pet Foundation, a partner to many animal shelters nationwide, is hosting an emergency support reduced-fee adoption event for large or senior dogs and adult cats. Due to shelters across the nation experiencing full kennels and staffing shortages, they have responded to the call for help. The emergency adoption event ends August […]

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Don’t Fall For Rental Scams

You may be searching online for the perfect home or apartment to rent. Be warned: Our detectives at the Volusia Sheriff’s Office are investigating a spate of fraudulent rental or real estate schemes by criminals preying on potential renters. Here’s how it works: You find a house or an apartment in Volusia County and you […]

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What Is A Lady Bird Deed?

A lady bird deed (“LBD”) is a type of deed sometimes used to transfer a home to beneficiaries, to be effective upon death of the original owner. It is also called an Enhanced Life Estate Deed because it is a unique type of life estate deed. Life estate deeds have been used for centuries. A […]

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Avoiding The Pitfalls Of Old Age

by George Goldtrap If you are lucky you are going to get old. When you consider the alternative, it’s not a bad deal. With the right attitude, old age can be fun. My friend Art Linkletter says ‘Old age is not for sissies’ and he is 100 percent correct. Old age can be rough for […]

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It Takes Two…

In 1952, songwriters Al Hoffman and Dick Manning wrote It Takes Two To Tango. As we reach our mature years, we learn that it takes two to accomplish most things, the greatest of these—finishing a sentence. Just don’t know what one would do if, in the middle of a statement when the main word goes […]

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