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No lab test needed to tell columnist risk for heart disease

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on May 11, 2014, at 1:09 p.m.
Last week, I wrote about the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool that the National Cancer Institute has placed online at cancer.gov/bcrisktool. As it happens, I was able to give Dr. Kimberly Lieber a copy of that Family Ties column since we had a date for surgery that day. I was …
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No lab test needed to tell columnist risk for heart disease

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on May 09, 2014, at 9:04 a.m.
Last week, I wrote about the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool that the National Cancer Institute has placed online at www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool/. As it happens, I was able to give Dr. Kimberly Lieber a copy of that Family Ties since we had a date for surgery that day. I was glad …
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Risk test for breast cancer asks about ‘first-degree relatives’

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on May 04, 2014, at 11:43 a.m.
What’s a first-degree relative, anyway? A woman doesn’t have to commit the answer to memory in order to use the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool that the National Cancer Institute has placed online at cancer.gov/bcrisktool. For purposes of the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool, first-degree relatives include your mother, your …
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Car and motorcycle show Saturday

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on May 02, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
BANGOR — Fans of classic cars and all eras of motorcycles will swell the parking lot at Cole Land Transportation Museum on Saturday at 405 Perry Road on Saturday for the first Hot Rods and Heros show, with proceeds to benefit two local VFW posts. Admission will be just $5 …
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Grandma’s stories — turning gossip into genealogical fact

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 27, 2014, at 6:55 a.m.
Joe Anderson has chosen a wonderful topic for his keynote speech to the Southern Maine Genealogy Conference on Saturday, May 31, at Keeley’s Banquet Center, 178 Warren Ave. in Portland. The title is “Documenting Grandma’s Stories: Turning Gossip into Genealogical Fact.” Anderson, who is editor of the Maine Genealogist, the …
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Grandma’s stories – turning gossip into genealogical fact

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 25, 2014, at 3:47 a.m.
Joe Anderson has chosen a wonderful topic for his keynote speech to the Southern Maine Genealogy Conference on Saturday, May 31, at Keeley’s Banquet Center, 178 Warren Ave., Portland. The title is “Documenting Grandma’s Stories: Turning Gossip into Genealogical Fact.” Anderson, who is editor of the Maine Genealogist, the journal …
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Don’t let your ‘cloud’ take the place of real pictures

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 20, 2014, at 5:42 a.m.
Since my children are in their 30s, it’s been awhile since I had in my possession those packets of school portraits that allow parents to divvy up the 5-by-7s and wallet photos to send to family and friends. So I was quite excited to receive in the mail a manila …
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Don’t let your ‘cloud’ take the place of real pictures

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 17, 2014, at 9:56 a.m.
Since my children are in their 30s, it’s been awhile since I had in my possession those packets of school portraits that allow parents to divvy up the 5-by-7s and wallet photos to send to family and friends. So I was quite excited to receive in the mail a manila …
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Cemetery group offers summer meetings, gravestone workshop

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 13, 2014, at 9:08 a.m.
It only takes a bit of sunshine and a warm breeze to lure us to head out to cemeteries, hoping to find an informative gravestone or grouping of markers that will allow us to make sense of the names and dates we’ve been busily compiling over the winter. Whenever you …
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Cemetery group offers summer meetings, gravestone workshop

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 11, 2014, at 12:30 p.m.
It only takes a bit of sunshine and a warm breeze to lure us to head out to cemeteries, hoping to find an informative gravestone or grouping of markers that will allow us to make sense of the names and dates we’ve been compiling busily over the winter. Whenever you …
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Car show at Cole Museum to benefit local VFWs

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 11, 2014, at 9:58 a.m.
No pedigree is required for those wishing to enter their classic car or one-of-a-kind motorcycle in the Hot Rods N Heroes Car Show on Saturday, May 3, at Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor. “If you have a car or motorcycle you’re proud of, we’ll welcome it,” said Terry Bean, …
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Marriage intentions for Gouldsboro woman misleading

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on April 03, 2014, at 3:05 p.m.
We know that marriage intentions of years gone by are not proof that a couple were married, and yet, too often we don’t follow through with plans to actually dig up that proof. Glenn D. Nasman, a mechanical engineer who has written several articles for The Maine Genealogist, the quarterly …
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Sauciers to hold reunion on Aug. 10 in Wallagrass

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 30, 2014, at 1:39 p.m.
The Saucier Family was not Acadian, in that immigrant ancestor Louis Saucier settled in Quebec about 1666 rather than taking up residence with the Acadians in what is now Nova Scotia. Louis was born in 1625 or so, it seems, in St. Eustache, Paris, France, to Charles Saucier and Charlotte …
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Sauciers to hold reunion on Aug. 10 in Wallagrass

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 27, 2014, at 10:37 a.m.
Family Ties March 31, 2014 The Saucier Family was not Acadian, in that immigrant ancestor Louis Saucier settled in Quebec about 1666, rather than take up residence with the Acadians in what is now Nova Scotia. Louis was born in 1625 or so, it seems, in St. Eustache, Paris, France, …
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Military history, past and present, shows it’s a small world

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 23, 2014, at 11:43 a.m.
Injured by rifle grenade in Belgium on Feb. 13, 1916, Maj. Warren Herbert Belyea, second in command of the 26th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, returned to battle on March 9, 1916. Eleven days later, he was “mortally wounded by a high-explosive shell at Watsonville” in the Battle of Kimmel Hill …
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Bud and Jean Lyford will celebrate their 70th anniversary on March 18, 2014.

Bud and Jean Lyford — A love that survived more than 70 years

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 16, 2014, at 9:10 a.m.
In high school, Bud Lyford was considered something of a catch, his wife, Jean Lyford, will have you know. “All the girls were after him,” she recalled recently at their Brewer home. The fullback was the first football player from Brewer High School to be chosen for the All-State team, …
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Bud and Jean Lyford — a love that survived

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 14, 2014, at 12:26 p.m.
cutline Bud and Jean Lyford will be married 70 years on Tuesday, March 18. In high school, Bud Lyford was considered something of a catch, wife Jean Lyford will have you know. “All the girls were after him,” she recalled recently at their Brewer home. The fullback was the first …
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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip are 3rd cousins through Victoria

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 09, 2014, at 12:01 p.m.
Reading through the approved “souvenir programme” of The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from June 2, 1953, with its “Genealogical Table Showing the Descent of the Crown,” reminded me that both the Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, are descended from Queen Victoria. In fact, the couple are …
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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip are 3rd cousins through Victoria

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 07, 2014, at 11:31 a.m.
Reading through the approved “souvenir programme” of The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from June 2, 1953, with its “Genealogical Table Showing the Descent of the Crown,” reminded me that both the Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, are descended from Queen Victoria. In fact, the couple are …
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World Acadian Congress talk set for Bangor library

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 02, 2014, at 10:40 a.m.
Penobscot County Genealogical Society will host Dona Saucier presenting “Congres Mondial Acadien 2014 — World Acadian Congress 2014” at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Lecture Hall at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. Seventeen days featuring more than 120 family reunions, 200 community events and numerous heritage projects …
 
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