A Sweet Switch-A-Roo

Store bought maple syrup may not be real

JACKSONTOWN – Dawes Arboretum botanist David Brandenburg said that bottle of pancake syrup bought at the grocery store may contain no maple syrup at all. In fact, it may be sweetened with a product commonly found in Indian and Near Eastern cuisine, he said, as he poured another bucket of sap into Dawes’ sugar shack boiler. Tuesday morning was Brandenburg’s […]

Letters to the Editor



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Thanks to all Auxiliary members



Editor: This is an open letter to the members of the Buckeye Lake Ladies Auxiliary FOE #2801 in response to questions concerning a Letter to the Editor in he Feb. 20 issue of The Beacon in which one of our members was thanked for her volunteer activities. This was not something that the president or the secretary decided to do. […]

2010-02-27 E-Edition


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