November 2021

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Events

What’s Happening – November 2021

Honor Veterans This Month, Then Celebrate The Winter Holidays Next, With The Wheat Ridge Historical Society The Wheat Ridge Historical Society’s November Second Saturday Celebration falls on Nov. 13, so join the Wheat Ridge Historical Society in honoring our veterans with a flag ceremony, some live music and good conversation at the Baugh House, West

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Community

The Hub: Providing Food, Clothing And More For School Families

The pandemic has been difficult on everyone. To help provide relief to Wheat Ridge families, the Hub at Stevens is a place where families can receive many of the things they need. Located inside Stevens Elementary, 7101 W 38th Ave., the Hub offers a food pantry, hygiene items and a large clothing boutique, supplied by

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Community

Happy 80th Birthday, Class of ’59 Wheat Ridge High School Grads!

A noteworthy birthday was held this October in Wheat Ridge! It was the 80th birthday party for the very first graduating students of the (then) brand-new Wheat Ridge School on 32nd Avenue in 1959. Through these many years, these classmates have remained in close contact with each other with reunions and other functions, and diligent

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Health

You Are Worthy, Because You Are You

As this column is falling into your hands, the marketing messages have ramped up as to how this is the happiest time of year, reminding us that we should buy this and that. This time of year is so much more complicated. Many of us are triggered by seeing family members we don’t see often,

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Community

What’s (And Who’s) New At WestFax Brewing?

WestFax Brewing Company sits next door to the iconic Casa Bonita restaurant on West Colfax – a boon before the pandemic, when busloads of folks were dropped off at the plaza, according to Jaclyn Martuscello, Sales & Marketing Manager and wife of owner and founder Anthony Martuscello. When the pandemic hit, they were limited to

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Mountain View

Stretch Beyond the Holiday – Practice Gratitude

Whether an individual is in the moment absorbing the awe-inspiring scenic beauty along the coastline of the Adriatic Sea, or learning that an ill family member is comfortably celebrating another birthday or yet, while experiencing the excitement of a youthful grandson’s soccer game, these discernible and common events can easily nourish the engaged individual with

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Health

Preventing Diabetes

For many of us, November represents the Thanksgiving season. A time to gather with family and friends, perhaps watch a game of football and maybe eat a little too much. For the National Institutes of Health (NIH), November is National Diabetes Month. This year, the NIH is focusing on prediabetes and the prevention of diabetes.

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Wheat Ridge

Good Samaritan Chapel

Drive along 38th Avenue past the north border of SCL Lutheran Medical Center campus and you can’t help but notice the lovely Lutheran Chapel. Designed by master architect Frank W. Frewen and now part of the older face of the campus, it juts out past the other buildings, as if to proclaim its importance and

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Opinion

Patience In Short Supply

Editor’s note: A longtime Wheat Ridge resident recently wrote the Neighborhood Gazette about “outrageous crime” in our city, presenting as evidence: her catalytic converter and a neighbor’s laptops (two!) had been stolen from their respective vehicles; homelessness and panhandling continues unabated; and she received two ballots in the mail.   “I would love some answers

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