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Margaret Hollabaugh Visits Piecemakers Quilt Show

on September 23, 2017 - 3:53pm

Friends and family escort longtime Los Alamos resident Margaret Hollabaugh this morning from Sambriello to the Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show at Crossroads Bible Church at 97 East Road. Courtesy photo

Margaret Hollabaugh is surrounded today by her special friends amd family at the Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show at Crossroads Bible Church. Courtesy photo

EAA Young Eagles First Flight Takes Off Oct. 14

on September 23, 2017 - 8:37am
Pilot Roger Smith at last year's event in which local young people, ages 8 to 17 have the chance to take to the skies. This year's event is the morning of Saturday, Oct. 14. Courtesy photo
 
EAA News:
 
Local young people, ages 8 to 17 will have a chance to take to the skies in the morning of Saturday, Oct. 14 as Northern New Mexico, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 691 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at the Los Alamos Airport (KLAM).
 
If the weather doesn’t allow for flying on the planned date, the event will be held the following Saturday, Oct. 21.
 
The rally is

Los Alamos Art Tour Preview: Part Three

on September 23, 2017 - 6:19am
Painting by Tatiana Klimov. Courtesy photo

ART News:

The fourth annual Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15. This free, self-guided tour will take visiters into the studios of nine of Los Alamos and White Rock’s talented artists, in addition to two art classes from UNM-Los Alamos. Each stop offers something new and exciting.

At ProjectY cowork at 150 Central Park Square, guests will see a sample of each artist’s work during the hours of the Tour, or come to the reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct.

Falls Leading Cause Of Death For NM Seniors

on September 23, 2017 - 6:04am

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

maire@ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department recognized National Falls Prevention Day, Sept. 22, by offering suggestions to people over 65 on how to prevent injury or death from falls, according to Donna McHenry of the Emergency Medical Services Division.

McHenry said of all the places where fall-related deaths occurred, the home had the highest rates of occurrence. She suggested that people over 65 assess their homes with the help of a family member or friend if needed and make the usually minor changes needed to reduce their risk of falling.

Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show Continues Today

on September 23, 2017 - 6:00am
One of the many beautiful quilts on display at 'Tomorrow's Heilrlooms, Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild (LAP) bi-annual Quilt Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. The show continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1for children under 12. The Jemez Mountain Bear Paw quilters co-hosting this event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Members of the Los Alamos Piecemakers pose with the donation quilt being raffled during the Quilt Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Vendors are a major part of

Daily Postcard: Main Hill Sunrise

on September 23, 2017 - 5:56am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise viewed Wednesday from the Main Hill Road. Photo by Nathan Burnside

Los Alamos Health Fair 2017 Saturday!

on September 22, 2017 - 2:01pm

Crowd checks out the booths at the 2016 Health Fair. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

HEART COUNCIL News:

The Los Alamos Heart Council 2017 Health Fair is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 23  at the Los Alamos High School Gymnasium.

As in past years, there will be free flu shots available (for those 18 years and older) and discounted blood tests.  Many of the dozens of booths at the Health Fair will have free screenings ranging from blood pressure, blood sugar levels and asthma to glaucoma.

For adults and kids alike, there will be an abundance of information about physician

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