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The New York City Council is considering a measure that would raise the minimum age of legal cigarette purchase to 21. Supporters cite studies finding that most adult smokers began smoking in their teens and when other places have raised the age, the percentage of teen smokers has dropped. Opponents of the measure argue that government has no role worrying about such personal behavior. What say you? It is now 18. Is this something you would like to see the Rochester City Council consider?

  40%
1. Good idea. Smoking is vile and expensive. It costs untold millions in health care costs and generates lots of noxious litter. The city has an obligation to help keep our kids healthy and the air that we breathe clean.

  3%
2. No opinion.

  57%
3. Bad idea. I have the right to smoke. Young people wearing the uniform of this country ought to be able to smoke. The city ought to keep out of personal affairs and what we put in our bodies is definitely personal.

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This Week's Poll
Poll Result

The New York City Council is considering a measure that would raise the minimum age of legal cigarette purchase to 21. Supporters cite studies finding that most adult smokers began smoking in their teens and when other places have raised the age, the percentage of teen smokers has dropped. Opponents of the measure argue that government has no role worrying about such personal behavior. What say you? It is now 18. Is this something you would like to see the Rochester City Council consider?

  40%
1. Good idea. Smoking is vile and expensive. It costs untold millions in health care costs and generates lots of noxious litter. The city has an obligation to help keep our kids healthy and the air that we breathe clean.

  3%
2. No opinion.

  57%
3. Bad idea. I have the right to smoke. Young people wearing the uniform of this country ought to be able to smoke. The city ought to keep out of personal affairs and what we put in our bodies is definitely personal.

Vote
This Week's Poll
Poll Result

The New York City Council is considering a measure that would raise the minimum age of legal cigarette purchase to 21. Supporters cite studies finding that most adult smokers began smoking in their teens and when other places have raised the age, the percentage of teen smokers has dropped. Opponents of the measure argue that government has no role worrying about such personal behavior. What say you? It is now 18. Is this something you would like to see the Rochester City Council consider?

  40%
1. Good idea. Smoking is vile and expensive. It costs untold millions in health care costs and generates lots of noxious litter. The city has an obligation to help keep our kids healthy and the air that we breathe clean.

  3%
2. No opinion.

  57%
3. Bad idea. I have the right to smoke. Young people wearing the uniform of this country ought to be able to smoke. The city ought to keep out of personal affairs and what we put in our bodies is definitely personal.

Vote
This Week's Poll
Poll Result

The New York City Council is considering a measure that would raise the minimum age of legal cigarette purchase to 21. Supporters cite studies finding that most adult smokers began smoking in their teens and when other places have raised the age, the percentage of teen smokers has dropped. Opponents of the measure argue that government has no role worrying about such personal behavior. What say you? It is now 18. Is this something you would like to see the Rochester City Council consider?

  40%
1. Good idea. Smoking is vile and expensive. It costs untold millions in health care costs and generates lots of noxious litter. The city has an obligation to help keep our kids healthy and the air that we breathe clean.

  3%
2. No opinion.

  57%
3. Bad idea. I have the right to smoke. Young people wearing the uniform of this country ought to be able to smoke. The city ought to keep out of personal affairs and what we put in our bodies is definitely personal.

Vote



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2/15/2013 8:00:00 AM
Talk of the Town

Jam session today

The third Friday Jam in Akron is 7 p.m. today at Akron Community Center.

Anyone may bring their acoustic instrument and sit in on the jam session. Snacks to share are welcomed, as are those who want to just listen.

For more information, call Karen at 574-598-2875.

Genealogy lessons

A free genealogy workshop will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at the at the Fulton County Museum.

Caroline Fultz Jones will be the speaker and show her Bailey family scrapbooks.

Interested persons of all ages are welcome. Special help for members of 4-H and scouts will be available.

Correction

The VFW's Sons of the American Legion dinner and Angel Whisper Karaoke are today, not Saturday as stated in an advertisement.

Richland meeting

The Richland Township Association board and officers meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Richland Township Hall at the Fulton County Museum.

Dinner and show

A spaghetti dinner and the Beaver Dam's Got (No) Talent Night, starts at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dinner is served through 6:30 p.m. with the talent show starting at 6:45 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy a family night at the church.

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts set up to sell cookies at local businesses Friday-Sunday. This week, booths are at:

Today - Kroger from 4-8 p.m. and Big R from 5-8 p.m.

Saturday - Goodwill from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Blockbuster from 5-8 p.m. and Kroger from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday - Big R and Kroger from noon-4 p.m.

Akron Fish fry

Akron Lions Club sells fried fish by the pound from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, with a bake sale by the Akron Church of the Brethren.

Turkey shoot

Fulton County Coon Hunters sponsor a turkey shoot at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Coon Hunter's Club, southeast of Leiters Ford.

Holiday closings

The Sentinel business office is closed Monday and there is no newspaper in observance of President's Day.

All city and county offices are closed, as well as the Fulton County Public Library.

Business help

A Small Business Development Center counselor will be in Rochester for free, confidential, one-hour counseling sessions on Wednesday.

Those who own or want to start a small business may make an appointment by calling Fulton Economic Development Corp., 223-3326. The counselor can help with business plans, marketing, arranging financing and growth.





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