Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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Pleasant Center’s Pride and Joy - Rocket Park Opens - Go Rockets!

They did it! What started out as merely an idea only a year ago is now a reality. Thanks to the hard work, Pleasant Center Elementary PTA and many volunteers, they now are the proud owners of Phase I of a new playground, Rocket Park. This is the first time in over 25 years that the playground has been updated.

The PTA decided that it would be a good idea to first paint the existing equipment to give it a fresh look. A couple of workdays, and a little elbow grease and a lot of red, white...

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Golden Age Radio

 

The year was 1942 and great shows like Amos and Andy, Goerge Burns and Grace, and Bob Hope was great before his face was even know. And the drama of the shadow, filled the radio's across the USA.

With the old days of Radio Dramas and live radio long gone. A new wave of internet radio stations are popping up on the air, or wire. Some of these stations are found in your internet streaming software that came with your computer.

With this software you can listen to online...

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1st Annual American/Canadian Singles & Team Tournament Playfair Amusements 1st Annual American/Canadian Singles and Team Tournament were held at Mickey and Billy's in Southtown Mall March 22nd - 24th, 2002. I would like to thank Toni Zahm who put this tournament together, the volunteers who helped out and the players who participated in the 1st annual Am/Can Tournament.

 

Starting backwards in the Men's Team Event Congratulations go out to:

4th Place - Mickey & Billy's #13, Dave Vanover...

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Crescent Moon Joins Planets

 

The planets continue waltzing around the springtime sky for the remainder of May. On May 13, the five planets will have minimal separation from one end of the alignment to the other. All five planets fit in a 33-degree span. From the highest to the lowest, the order is Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Mercury.

The young crescent moon joins the planets on May 13. From May 13 until May 16, the tiny waxing moon appears a bit larger and becomes a useful spotter to...

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BOY SCOUT SAUSAGE/EGG CASSEROLE

 

1 lb. bulk sausage

1 cup chopped celery

1 small onion (chopped)

1 small green pepper (chopped)

1 small red pepper (chopped)

8 slices white bread (cubed)

4 eggs (well beaten)

3 cups milk

1 can mushroom soup

3 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Salt & pepper to taste

 

Cook sausage in skillet until browned. Add celery, onion, and peppers. Cook until tender. Drain off grease. Place half of bread cubes in a buttered Dutch oven. Layer with sausage...

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Nostalgia from the 50's

 

Dear Readers,

Did you love the old Burma Shave signs? We used to take a trip twice a year to go to my grandmother's house in Illinois. We were entertained by two things: Playing "white horse", and reading the Burma Shave signs. Remember what color they were? White on red! 1963 was the last year new Burma Shave signs were made. When I found this little nugget of information, I wrote a letter to all my girlfriends by Email to try to remember their favorites. I...

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