Using poetic license, here's the Icon's version of a familiar story
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 23, 2016 - 5:08pm
The Icon offers this Christmas story, repeated from last Christmas.
In the eighth year in the reign of Obama, legislation passed that all U.S. citizens be counted in the county where their ancestors had settled. This unusual census was when Kasich was governor of Ohio and Jordan was fourth district representative.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 19, 2016 - 3:57pm
Christmas in Bluffton means many things.
There's the Ream folk art holiday outdoor display. And, the Gift of Giving light show. There are also countless Main Street shops with attractive holiday window displays and many residential lawn displays.
On the list is also Town and Country Flowers "winter wonderland." It's on the Icon's "must see" Christmas season list.
For a preview watch our brief video of the wonderland by clicking this link:
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 6, 2016 - 9:13am
One of the most attention-grabbing polls on the Icon is the poll from last week (Dec. 1-5).
Our question concerned the village park pond. Sixty-eight viewers responded to the poll with 75 percent indicating an interest in keeping the pond. Fifteen person of those who responded said to fill it in. Two percent had no opinion.
Bluffton council, on recommendation of the village park board voted 5 to 1 on Dec. 5 to fill in the pond. Joe Sehlhorst voted against the measure to fill in the pond.
Sixteen years ago, as the 2000 presidential election recount in Florida transfixed the nation, the newly elected Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke directly to the likelihood that Al Gore would win the popular vote and still lose the election: