Friday, April 27, 2012
The city of Roswell offers tips on how to coexist and prevent attacks by coyotes.
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Friday, April 27, 2012
In light of a recent attack on a local dog by a coyote, residents are looking for ways to prevent similar occurances. Here are some proactive tips from the city of Roswell on avoiding aggressive behavior by coyotes:
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Joe Duffy remembers the profound silence following the attacks and seeing life differently.
EDITOR'S NOTE: As part of Patch's coverage and commemoration, we are putting together images and human interest stories about how that tragic date has affected us all. What follows are the thoughts and memories of Joe Duffy, who is a Roswell resident. Looking back to the days following the attack and the silence which seemed to fill them, despite living with an infant. "At the time, I had just one child, who was one year and nine months old. We would often play on the front lawn. As I’m sure is the case with many kids his age, he was always fascinated by airplanes flying overhead. Because my job was affected, I got an unwelcome week off. I spent every waking hour glued to the televisions. And because I had a multiple television set-up for …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Less than a year after the attacks Virginia Farley lost her job in the travel industry, but now finds strength and purpose in a new career.
EDITOR'S NOTE: As part of Patch's coverage and commemoration, we are putting together images and human interest stories about how that tragic date has affected us all. What follows are the thoughts and memories of Virginia Farley, who is now a Roswell resident. She looks back 10 years to the loss of a career and the hope found in moving forward, in spite of the attacks. "A native New Yorker from Long Island, I have dozens of friends and family members who lost people in the attacks. Some of my friends and cousins were first responders; thankfully they survived. I so wanted to go and help, as many of my fellow New Yorkers were able to, but I was in Atlanta without the means to do anything It was a very somber and frustrating time for me. My…
Monday, July 25, 2011
Steel from WTC will stop briefly in Roswell this afternoon before heading to Marietta for a fundraiser tonight.
An unscheduled detour will bring a piece of the World Trade Center steel to Roswell for a brief visit this afternoon. The steel is currently part of a cross-country tour on its way to permanent placement at the San Diego Fire Museum as a tribute display donated by the Terry Farrell Firefighters fund, named for a New York firefighter who died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. "The stop will be brief and I am sorry to let you know of this at the last minute, but we had to work out some logistical deals before it could happen," Roswell Fire Chief Ricky Spencer said in an e-mail. The "fire apparatus" piece will be at Roswell Fire Station 1 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. It is then scheduled to travel to Cobb County for a fundraiser event at Wild …