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January 15, 2014

ROOT: To quote The Griffin ...

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — The best thing about the recent ice storm, as far as I can tell, is that now everyone in the country knows what it feels like to live in Western New York. The cold gripped parts of the country that haven’t seen an icicle since Abe Lincoln was president. We stopped being the butt of weather jokes for a week and we had people asking us how to survive these kinds of storms.

And what’s our best advice to the ret of the country?

Grab a six-pack and turn on the game. It is going to be a long winter.

George N. Root III is a Lockport resident who has a fireplace. His column is published every Wednesday and he writes it on his shovel with coal by candlelight. He can be reached at georgeroot@verizon.net.

George N. Root III is a Lockport resident who has a fireplace. His column is published every Wednesday and he writes it on his shovel with coal by candlelight. He can be reached at georgeroot@verizon.net.

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