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Meals on Wheels fundraisers all month in Box Elder County

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 10:38am

BRIGHAM CITY -- Part of nationwide events labeled March For Wheels, residents here are in the midst of a month of fund-raising for the local Meals On Wheels program that serves senior citizens.Events will reach a peak with the Spring Variety Spectacular at the Box Elder High School auditorium where nine different performing artists will take the...

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VIDEO: Ogden seniors keep busy with classes, charity at Christmas

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 25 2013 - 7:54am

OGDEN -- Seniors gathered in the festively decorated ballroom at the Golden Hours Senior Center in Ogden recently for a low-cost lunch and some cheerful holiday piano music played by musician Kevin Kula.

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VIDEO: Ogden seniors keep busy with classes, charity at Christmas

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 25 2013 - 7:54am

OGDEN -- Seniors gathered in the festively decorated ballroom at the Golden Hours Senior Center in Ogden recently for a low-cost lunch and some cheerful holiday piano music played by musician Kevin Kula.

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VIDEO: Farr West senior homeowners protest rent increases

Bubba Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 19 2013 - 5:23pm

FARR WEST -- Carrying signs and armed with determination, residents of the Westwood Village active senior home community staged a rally Saturday, protesting rent increases they say threaten their economic security. Richard Robinson, the community's homeowners association chairman, said monthly rent has increased nearly $200 in the last decade...

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Phone scammer calls wrong number in Centerville

Francine Giani talks on speakerphone with a scammer while her father, Sal Giani, 88, listens Tuesday in Centerville. Sal Giani received a call that his grandson was in jail and needed to be bailed out by having money sent to the Dominican Republic. While waiting for the man, who said he’d call back to see if he’d wired the funds, Giani called his daughter, who is the executive director of the Utah Department of Commerce. She says her nephew was actually fine and at work, and warns that the “grandson scam” is making a comeback. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Loretta Park
Apr 10 2013 - 6:48am

CENTERVILLE -- One phone call to his daughter saved Sal Giani from losing $1,800 to a con artist.His daughter, Francine Giani, executive director of the Department of Commerce, was on hand Tuesday to talk to a man claiming to be a bail bondsman for her nephew. "The grandson scam is coming out again, and we want our seniors and their families not...

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Love of pickleball quickly growing in Top of Utah

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Mary Ray, of Layton, lets a ball headed out of bounds go by as she plays the intermediate doubles championship match with her partner, Nadine McKay, during the Ogden Pickleball Association’s summer tournament last weekend at Mount Ogden Park in Ogden.

Stephanie Chambers
Jul 20 2011 - 11:26pm

OGDEN -- Pickleball is becoming a big deal around here, with a growing Ogden Pickleball Association, dedicated courts and the area's first pickleball tournament held last weekend.

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Yodel-yoo-hoo! Area veterans learn the art of yodeling from Stampede, guest

(NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner) (From left) Steve Taylor, Terri Taylor and Tom Hawk teach yodeling to an audience at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden recently.

JaNae Francis
Apr 1 2011 - 10:23pm

OGDEN -- "Yodel-ay-ee, yodel-ay-hee-hoo."Those were some of the sounds coming from residents of the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home as they attended a yodeling lesson provided Tuesday night by the local Western performing duo Stampede and a guest performer.

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VIDEO: Ogden seniors keep busy with classes, charity at Christmas

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 25 2013 - 7:54am

OGDEN -- Seniors gathered in the festively decorated ballroom at the Golden Hours Senior Center in Ogden recently for a low-cost lunch and some cheerful holiday piano music played by musician Kevin Kula.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 25 2013 - 7:54am


VIDEO: Farr West senior homeowners protest rent increases

Bubba Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 19 2013 - 5:23pm

FARR WEST -- Carrying signs and armed with determination, residents of the Westwood Village active senior home community staged a rally Saturday, protesting rent increases they say threaten their economic security. Richard Robinson, the community's homeowners association chairman, said monthly rent has increased nearly $200 in the last decade...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Oct 20 2013 - 8:32am


Phone scammer calls wrong number in Centerville

Francine Giani talks on speakerphone with a scammer while her father, Sal Giani, 88, listens Tuesday in Centerville. Sal Giani received a call that his grandson was in jail and needed to be bailed out by having money sent to the Dominican Republic. While waiting for the man, who said he’d call back to see if he’d wired the funds, Giani called his daughter, who is the executive director of the Utah Department of Commerce. She says her nephew was actually fine and at work, and warns that the “grandson scam” is making a comeback. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Loretta Park
Apr 10 2013 - 6:48am

CENTERVILLE -- One phone call to his daughter saved Sal Giani from losing $1,800 to a con artist.His daughter, Francine Giani, executive director of the Department of Commerce, was on hand Tuesday to talk to a man claiming to be a bail bondsman for her nephew. "The grandson scam is coming out again, and we want our seniors and their families not...

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Love of pickleball quickly growing in Top of Utah

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Mary Ray, of Layton, lets a ball headed out of bounds go by as she plays the intermediate doubles championship match with her partner, Nadine McKay, during the Ogden Pickleball Association’s summer tournament last weekend at Mount Ogden Park in Ogden.

Stephanie Chambers
Jul 20 2011 - 11:26pm

OGDEN -- Pickleball is becoming a big deal around here, with a growing Ogden Pickleball Association, dedicated courts and the area's first pickleball tournament held last weekend.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jul 20 2011 - 11:36pm


Yodel-yoo-hoo! Area veterans learn the art of yodeling from Stampede, guest

(NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner) (From left) Steve Taylor, Terri Taylor and Tom Hawk teach yodeling to an audience at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden recently.

JaNae Francis
Apr 1 2011 - 10:23pm

OGDEN -- "Yodel-ay-ee, yodel-ay-hee-hoo."Those were some of the sounds coming from residents of the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home as they attended a yodeling lesson provided Tuesday night by the local Western performing duo Stampede and a guest performer.

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GALLERY: Grandma can Chun Kuk Do, August 29, 2010

Nicholas Draney, Standard-Examiner staff
Aug 28 2010 - 11:05pm

See images of 72-year-old Carole Taylor practicing Chun Kuk Do

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