SaddleBrooke Dog Park Elects New Board

New board members front (left to right): Treasurer Al Goldberg; President Susan Williams; Secretary Leslie Hawkins; PR Director Diane Aaron. Back row: Vice President Nadine McAfee; C. Wentzel; Safety Director…

Flying High at 90!

Janet Schmidt, ready for take-off! Dorothy Wood As a young girl growing up in Brooklyn and Rochester, NY, Janet Schmidt dreamed of being a pilot. She recalls that her options…

Art and Wine Party

Karen Brungardt The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild hosted its first Art and Wine party on Feb. 22, 2020. Thirty-four aspiring artists attended the evening’s event and all had a good time!…

Don’t Leave Your Pets in the Backyard

Stuart Watkins Monday morning about 1:30 a.m., hearing a ruckus in our backyard area, I slipped on my shoes, grabbed a flashlight, and took out my pistol. Thinking this might have been coyotes attacking my neighbor’s dog, I wanted to find out what was going on. Lighting up my neighbor’s backyard with my flashlight and seeing…

Exercise with Latin Dancing

Wally Mara, President The Latin Rhythm Dance Club is in its 15th year of providing professional level instruction in authentic Latin dance styles for SaddleBrooke residents. About Dancing Taking a dance class – with its defined steps and different tempos – provides deeper cognitive and balance challenges than repetitive movement fitness training, like walking or cycling. Dancing improves…

The Preserve – Where Everything Old is New Again

New acquaintances at the Barazani’s pad – their new old home away from home.

Ann Lange February 16 was a perfect morning for some mixing and mingling over mimosas as the new transplants were initiated into the Fifty-Five or Way, Way Older Club. Our neighborhood is becoming slightly older and newer at the same time; the new homes have expanded the old Preserve perimeter to now encompass units 42-45. Our traditional Newbie…

Curious About Common Sayings

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg The official start of the 2020 MLB season will be on March 29. In the midwest, the opening day of the baseball season was a sure sign that spring would be on its way; however, the weather never fully met up with opening season expectations. Indeed, very often, baseball diamonds at the…