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The Perfect Storm

Yes, it was a terrible winter storm here in Fairfield Glade — but for two residents it was sheer bliss By JIM ARBER For The Vista It was a bitter cold night.  Fairfield Glade, Cumberland County and the whole Cumberland Plateau was in the grip of ice, snow, wind, frigid temperatures and grinder pumps that […]

March 26th, 2015 | Continued

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Spring ready to make its splash

Well it is finally here! Spring! Yes, this Friday — March 20 — will be the Spring Equinox …. better known as the first day of Spring! And we thought it might never get here, right? The forecast looks good for the week but, alas, there are never any promises. Remember the first week of […]

March 19th, 2015 | Continued

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Applaud the hard workers who dug us out

If you are sick of winter, raise your snow shovel high and say “Yuck!” Yes, it has been a winter to remember for all the wrong reasons, hasn’t it? Ok, you can put your shovels down now. Fact is, we are under two weeks away from the offical start of Spring and here we are, […]

March 11th, 2015 | Continued

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Glade resident, NBA icon Lloyd dead at age 86

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Earl Lloyd, a well-known and loved resident of Fairfield Glade and the first black professional NBA player, passed away last Thursday at the age of 86. Known as  “the Big Cat,” the 6-foot-5 forward made his league debut in October of 1950, playing for the Washington Capitals. During his legendary […]

March 6th, 2015 | Continued

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Are you ready?

Fight fire with fire: Know what to do before it happens By THOMAS M. COVINO Part I in a Series Special to The Vista There will be a Special Town Hall Meeting of the Neighborhood Watch Coalition entitled  “Preparedness” on Wednesday, March 18. The meeting — which will be held at the Fairfield Glade Conference […]

February 12th, 2015 | Continued

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Why We Live here

This beautiful red fox was spotted recently after a snow storm here in Fairfield Glade, providing a sharp, colorful contrast between its coat and the white terrain.

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Glade Rotarians enjoy meeting at Chestnut Hill

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary held their Tuesday Noon meeting at the Chestnut Hill Winery this week. Chestnut Hill Winery was one of the wonderful vendors at this year’s Rotary Wine On The Plateau (WOTP) event. Their participation brought an awareness to everyone attending that event just how fortunate we are to have […]

Friends of Peavine to participate in Great American Cleanup locally

For The Vista On March 31, the Friends of Peavine will sponsor a litter pickup on Peavine Road.  They are collaborating with Gwin Realty to complete this important project. Volunteers plan to meet at 10 A.M. at the Family Dollar parking lot on Peavine Road where they will review safety information and receive safety vests […]

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Barbershop quartet to lend vocals to RHA show to feature Barbershop quartet

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Wipe away those winter “blahs” and get Spring off to a rousing start by attending the March 23 meeting of the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowners Association at Legends and enjoy an almost lost art of Barbershop  Harmony led by Brian Bacon, director of Music Ministries at Christ Lutheran […]

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Lions Club hosts Travelogue trip to Mexico

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista For the traveler, Mexico has always been a land of adventure, of mystery, of the unexpected. The speaker this evening, Bill Behrenbruch, brings that and more to the screen in his new travel-adventure film, “Mexico: The Bad, The great and the Ugly”. The final Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue […]

When medical issues arise, know what to do

By THOMAS M. COVINO Part III in a Series Special to The Vista The title of this Special Town Hall Meeting is Preparedness which means there are many conditions we want to address.  It will take place on Wednesday March 18th at 9 AM. at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center, 128 Stonehenge Drive. […]

Hiking group announces 2015 schedule

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hiking Group has planned 12 hikes on Fridays starting March 20 until June 5. The week of the hike, there will be a sign up sheet posted on the bulletin board across from the Fairfield Glade post office for people to write their […]

What a Week of Weather!!

Most Fairfield Glade residents are calling it “the worst week of winter I have ever seen around here.” At the time this issue of The Vista went to press, hundreds of homes were still without power and some without water. Yes, ice, snow, wind and sub-zero temperatues — we experienced it all  in the last […]

Vista editor to perform at RHA on Feb. 23 at Druid

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Keith Walther pays tribute to such iconic singers as Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Dean Martin, Elvis, Englebert Humperdinck and others on Feb. 23 at Druid Hills Legends. Walther, a resident of Fairfield Glade for 10 years and a native of Ohio, has appeared in shows at Tthe Palace, […]

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CCHS Lions Leo Club creates first project

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Leo clubs are open to young people with good character who have an interest in serving their community. Leo clubs are divided into two tracks: Alpha and Omega. Alpha clubs are designed for boys and girls between 12-18 years old. Omega clubs are for young adults between 18-30 years […]

Want to know how to junk that junk mail?

By DOROTHY DALE For The Vista Did you get what seemed like hundreds of advertising letters, brochures and catalogs (aka “junk mail”) over the holidays?  I did. My mail box was daily jammed with unwanted mail which quickly overloaded the “circular file”. I finally decided to try to do something about it—and you can, too.  […]

Granddaughter of Glade couple making mark in swimming

Special to The Vista Grandchildren are every grandparents joy — and that is no different for Glade residents B.J. and Marv Mrnka. The couple are very proud of their Grandaughter Emma Cain — and have every right to be. Cain, at only 14 years of age, has developed into a world class swimmer. “Emma was […]

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Why We Live Here

Last week we experienced temperatures in the 50s and many took advantage by taking a walk. Above is one of the views that Glade residents Nona and Jim Jensen enjoyed during their “winter walk.” The photo was taken on the back nine at the Dorchester Golf Course.

How to keep seniors out of hospitals? Some tips

For The Vista Most families would agree that keeping a senior out of the hospital is an important goal. That’s because professionals who work with older adults know that some seniors who are hospitalized don’t always go home the same. Or, they don’t go home at all. And yet, research reveals that many of these […]

Glade author’s book sure to break up your winter blues

For The Vista The winter doldrums have set in, New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside, and everyone’s looking for an easy way to banish stress, feel more energetic, and stay healthy. Numerous studies have shown that the simple act of laughing can achieve all this and more. Now, what if you could reap […]