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Association email@example.com January 22,
Coastal Storm approaches;
Savings on Homeowners' Insurance; Karen Mitchell appointed to Zoning Board and
Tom Leonard returns to
reminded to move cars to higher ground. High tides @4:30 am and 5
pm Monday. A high wind warning has been issued.
storm will bring high winds and heavy rain, fortunately we're a week away from
the new moon. There may still be some flooding-please don't drive through
Check National Weather Service or Dan Skeldon for storm
From Dan Skeldon, Atlantic City Press: "Winds
may end up being the most notable part of this storm. As usual, the shore will
bear the brunt of the strongest winds, with
gusts from 50-60mph possible. The strongest winds are expected to develop late Sunday night
and linger through early Monday afternoon." And the rain..."There is the chance for some 2-3"
amounts where locally heavier rain can persist, most likely across portions of
New Fire Rating May Equal Savings for
Homeowners Thanks to the SVFC and the Strathmere Fire Commission, our
ISO/PPC (Public Protection Classification) has been changed from a 6 to a 4.
Only 25% of fire companies achieve this fire suppression rating. As of April
1, you may be eligible for reduced insurance
Mitchell Joins UT Zoning Board
Karen Mitchell was recently sworn in as an UT Zoning
Board member. Karen is a licensed tax assessor, having worked with several
municipalities, and brings her background in real
estate sales and appraisal to the Committee. Congratulations, Karen, and thanks
for your service to our village.
Look Who's Back in Town!
Leonard's on the Mend. Tom Leonard is back on his feet after
knee replacement surgery and rehab -nearly 60 days off the island. Tom was
overwhelmed by the cards, visits and well wishes and wants to thank folks for
reaching out. He said everyone thought he was a movie star because he received
Strathmere Improvement Association PO Box 57 Strathmere New
Melissa has recently created a new page for the library on Facebook. It’s full of photos of library activities and events. I’m sure that you will enjoy browsing through it. So, look us up: www.facebook.com/schiavolibrary and don’t forget to LIKE US.
National Hot Tea Month
January is the perfect choice for National Hot Tea Month. So, we’re celebrating with a little contest: Coffee versus Tea. What’s your preference? Come in and tell us what you like and you’ll have a chance to win a prize.
Food Collection Box
We are still collecting food for the local food banks. Please take a moment to go through your pantry and see what you can contribute. Thanks!
January 19th – Popcorn Day
Another fun fact: January 19th is Popcorn Day. We’ll be popping up some fresh popcorn that day – stop in and warm up.
Like board games or card games? Let us know and we will set up a day of the week for games in the library. You don’t want to play alone – so, talk your friends into participating, too. Bring along a favorite game – Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Rummy, Poker, etc. We’ll provide a cozy and warm place this winter.