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Business Profile: Dr. Douglas Farrago

Issue: February 2015 by .

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When it comes to treating patients, Dr. Douglas Farrago has gone old school. This past October, the 49-year-old family medicine physician opened Forest Direct Primary Care, the first clinic of its kind in the area. Farrago (pronounced “fah-ray-go”) doesn’t accept insurance, has a small caseload and even makes house calls. Sometimes called “concierge medicine” or […]

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Goodwill Industries® of the Valleys: Helping People in the Community Get Back to Work

Issue: February 2015 by .

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By James Ebrahim The old adage “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” holds true in Goodwill stores across the country in more ways than one. Clothes, books and furniture are interspersed with odds and ends that could prove to be potential gold mines for savvy and frugally-minded shoppers. But Goodwill stores not only provide […]

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Duchess Bakery To Go: A Bedford Icon Reinvented By Morgan McCarty

Issue: February 2015 by .

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Owning a bakery or café can be a demanding lifestyle. From building maintenance to dish washing, it takes a great deal of time and money to provide an experience that keeps customers coming back. Many entrepreneurs in the food industry have decided to simplify, moving from brick and mortar standalone buildings to food trucks, carts […]

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Liberty University Adds largest telescope in the Region By Melissa Skinner

Issue: February 2015 by .

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Students at Liberty University now have the opportunity see the universe like never before through a recently added 24-inch pier-mounted telescope, located in the newly opened observatory. Dr. Scott Long, professor of Mathematics at Liberty University, said the observatory’s main facilities were completed in summer 2013, and they included a 20-seat classroom and an enclosure […]

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RELAY FOODS: Bringing Local Grocery Products to You

Issue: February 2015 by .

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PHOTOS BY JOHN ROBINSON Although the preference for eating local has gained significant momentum in recent years, there is a roadblock that deters some consumers: the inconvenience—and accompanying costs—of traveling from place to place to find everything on their grocery lists. Relay Foods emerged from one man’s frustration with this obstacle. According to Relay Foods […]

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