Monday, April 23, 2012
Just in time for the summer weather, Starbucks gets new indoor and outdoor furniture and new decor to liven up Sussex's only coffee shop.
Have you been to the Sussex Starbucks lately? In the past week, Sussex's only coffee shop underwent a complete makeover. Everything from the indoor tables and chairs to the outdoor patio set has been replaced with new fixtures. The indoor furniture is made of "recycled urban wood," and the outdoor space now has a couch. Starbucks even got all new sun umbrellas for the patio, a much-needed improvement it was lacking on March's 90 degree days. So swing by and check out the new wall fixtures, display shelves and comfy chairs. Also, be sure to tell us what you think of the new decor in the comments.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Love 'em or hate 'em, Sussex is looking at including three roundabouts as part Main Street reconstruction plans. Before they do anything, though, village officials want to your opinion on the project.
Sussex officials unveiled four concept designs for the reconstruction of Main Street during Spring Fest, and it looks like roundabouts and other features are in the works for construction in 2015. The designs are based on comments given during multiple preliminary meetings, and they include features like three roundabouts down Main Street and brick dividers between lanes. Under the plans, the roundabouts would be located at Main and Maple streets; Main Street and Silver Spring Drive; and in front of the Village Hall. Melissa Weiss, the assistant to the village administrator, said she heard a lot of feedback about the designs and is focused on getting more before presenting anything to the Village Board. "The feedback was relatively mixed…
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Two Hamilton High School students designed the logo for the American Cancer Society’s 2011 Relay for Life.
Know a great kid who made Eagle Scout or did your local soccer team take the championship? They may be our next Patch Whiz Kid honoree. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens, and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid. Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to Editor Mark Maley. Who: Junior Kaleigh Hall and senior Jamie Destashe School: Hamilton High School School Accomplishments: These high school students are the logo design winners for American Cancer Society 2011 Relay for Life. Elements from each of the logos they created were combined to create the final design with the phrase “Kicking the Crab out of Cancer.” Key to Awesomeness: The students in Tom Schlueter’s art classes …