Twice each year Bridgeport Place hosts a Driver Safety Course presented by AARP. Tune up your driving skills and update your knowledge of the rules of the road with defensive driving techniques. The eight-hour course is split over two days’ time with classes held from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 22 […]
Story & Photos by Joseph Boyle During the past several months I have been witness to a significant number of complaints regarding a new and improved traffic light system at Bridgeport Way SW and Gravelly Lake Dr SW. When approaching the intersection moving Southbound on Bridgeport crossing Gravelly Lake Dr SW there are two through […]
By David Anderson “The youth that comes up, and replaces you will either carry the values that you want them to — or they won’t. And they don’t learn them by themselves — they learn them through EXAMPLE and through MENTORS. That’s what this whole program is about.” Tony Robinson, speaking at the Champions for […]
Story and Photo by Joseph Boyle If you take a quick look at my attached photo, I am confident you will agree that water can be very beautiful to behold. Conversely, water can become exceptionally ugly if you or a loved one drowns. Warm weather is just around the corner. Drowning is a leading cause […]
Story by Joseph Boyle | Photos by Joseph Boyle & Pat Graham Do you remember my commenting in a previous story on how you could meet interesting people at the Starbucks Community Art Wall? It’s true. I just met artist, Ms. Pat Graham. Pat’s art will be featured on the Starbucks Community Art Wall located […]
By David Anderson, President, Tillicum Woodbrook Neighborhood Association The people of Tillicum stand to lose a valuable service with the announcement this week that the neighborhood Family Medical Clinic is closing its doors. According to Karen Priest, Executive Director of the Tillicum Community Center where the clinic is located, figures released to the media by […]
By David Anderson The hysteria (“lack of self-control”) surrounding the NCAA basketball championships takes on new meaning this mad month of March with the expected forecast due out of Olympia today, March 17, of a $500 million drop in tax revenue. As scintillating as a back-door lob followed by a windmill-one-arm-throw-down, a slam-dunk proposal sure-to-score […]
Story & Photos by Joseph Boyle 50 cents? That’s right! I bought a John Grisham paperback that retails for $7.99 for 50 cents at the FRIENDS of Lakewood Library Book Sale. Do you love to read? Do you love to save money? Do you love to support your library? If you do, let me tell […]
By Joseph Boyle 50 cents? That’s right! I bought a John Grisham paperback that retails for $7.99 for 50 cents at the FRIENDS of Lakewood Library Book Sale. Do you love to read? Do you love to save money? Do you love to support your library? If you do, let me tell you what is […]
Steilacoom residents, as well as many traveling the Steilacoom- DuPont Highway, will be happy to learn that part of the project to repair and widen East Road at North Fort will include installation of a traffic light at the intersection of East Road and the Steilacoom – DuPont Highway, according to an announcement in the […]
Story and Photo by Joseph Boyle Back in 1925 my wife’s Uncle Melvin was born. He would have been a candidate for his first bicycle in about 1931 when he turned six years old. I met Uncle Melvin in 1962; he died in 1964.
By Jaynie Jones Bridgeport Place treats residents and guests to a special dinner each month. A Greek festival was the March theme complete with decor and authentic Greek cuisine. The menu included Souvlakia, Kalamata and Feta, Moussaka, and Baklava.