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February 9, 2019 - 1:46pm
posted by Billie Owens in elba, news, vigil.

Story courtesy of the Orleans Hub:

ELBA – A mother and her son who were killed in a car accident on Feb. 2 in Elba will be remembered with a vigil at the crash site on Sunday (Feb. 10).

The vigil will be at 5 p.m. for Teresa Norton, 53, and her son, Thomas Norton, 22.

Family friend Kamryn Nickel urges family and friends to attend the vigil and light a candle in their memory.

Nickel said she will bring the candles for the vigil.

GoFundMe online fundraiser also has been established to assist the family during this difficult time. Karen Zok sent up the GoFundMe and said Teresa’s husband Roger was in intensive care at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester for several weeks prior to the accident in Elba.

Teresa Norton was driving a 2008 Suzuki northbound with her son at about 1:30 p.m. last Saturday in Elba.

State Police say Norton lost control on the snow-covered roadway and slide sideways into the path of a 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck. The Chevrolet struck the passenger side of the Suzuki.

The Nortons were both declared deceased at the collision scene by Karen Lang, Genesee County coroner.

The accident happened on Route 98 between Edgerton Road and Batavia Elba Townline Road.

September 2, 2009 - 9:38pm
posted by Bea McManis in healthcare, vigil.

Returning to Batavia our thoughts came back to the comments made, this afternoon on this site, about how little support there would be for healthcare reform.

The first surprise was that there was no one there to oppose us.  People walked by and gave us a thumbs up.  Cars passed and horns honked.  Even 18 wheelers gave us an approving toot on their horns.

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A prophetic sign that we learned was true based on the reception we received tonight in Lancaster.

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Beth's ingenius idea of classy candle holders.

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Lorie Longhany stands amid the supporters of healthcare reform in Lancaster.

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Beth, Lorie, and Dan Longhany.

It was peaceful; it was powerful; it was important to us.

September 2, 2009 - 3:55am
posted by Bea McManis in Announcements, Health Care, vigil.

"We can't afford to wait" vigils  are organized nationwide just days before members of Congress return to Washington, to make sure they know that an overwhelming majority of voters are counting on them to act quickly to pass health care reform.

The vigils will put a human face on the urgent need for bold health care reform with a real public health insurance option. We'll deliver an unmistakable message to the media and members of Congress: We can't afford to wait: Public Option NOW!

7:30pm, Wednesday, Sept. 2.

Corner of Central & Walden Av. (Old Valero Station)
Lancaster, NY 14086

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