Looking to kick start your New Year’s resolutions? Join the Standard Municipal Library, your library can help, with books, ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and more! Workout resources, guided meditations, healthy recipes, fitness kits, what are you waiting for! Membership has its privileges, join today!
Did you know…Black eyed peas, ham, and cabbage are considered good luck if you eat them on New Year’s Eve or Day because it is believed they will bring you money. Conversely, lobster and chicken are considered bad luck because lobsters can move backward and chickens can scratch in reverse, so it is thought these foods could bring a reversal of fortune. Speaking of luck, in Italy, people wear red underwear on New Year’s Day to bring good luck all year long.
“And the best game you can name, is the good old hockey game!” – Stompin’ Tom Connors. The Standard Minor Hockey Association is hosting its first ever Novice Tournament on January 12 and 13, with eleven teams attending, and would like to invite all community members to come out and watch some great minor hockey! The two Standard teams start at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Good luck to all players!
A message from the Village of Standard…The following is a priority list for snow removal and clearing; 1. After a snow storm event has ended and when it is safe to proceed, public works will make at the very least a single lane for access and egress on every street within the Village. 2. When made aware, public works will ensure that residents with medical issues will be made a priority to ensure snow is cleared in their driveway and or street so there is ease of access. 3. Firefighters and first responders for the Standard Volunteer Fire Department will be provided ease of access from their homes to the fire hall for emergency preparedness. 4. Large drifts and hardest hit areas of Standard will have snow blown out or removed next. 5. Sidewalks will be blown or swept as time permits with the Broadway and other highly used sidewalks being done first. Sidewalk clearing with the Village tractor is considered a courtesy and residents are responsible for clearing their own sidewalks within 24 hours at the end of a snowfall. 6. When all priorities above have been met, alleyways will then be blown out or cleared as time permits.
Quote of the week…“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – Gail Devers
This is Adreena reporting for the Village of Standard. Deadline for submission is Friday for the following week. Please submit news items to the standard[email protected] com , phone 403-644-3995 or stop in at the library. Have a great week friends!!