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It's the Courage to Continue that Counts

Kate Konopka by

When my son Zach submitted his scholarship essay to the Greene County Historical Society on the History of Reds this past December we had no idea that the more specific theme of his essay would carry such an eerie ring to it just a few short months later. He begins the essay with this quote:  "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.ยจ (Winston Churchill). He credits the "couragous entreprenuerial spirit that embodied each of the four eras of ownership" for giving Reds the esteemed title of the oldest  independently owned and…
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Prepared to Welcome You

Kate Konopka by

Over the last 75+ years Reds has withstood the test of time, even when faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges. The current social state, as a result of the recent pandemic, has certainly caused many in the restaurant and hospitality industries to consider what it will mean for our customers, those employed by us, and the vitality of our businesses in the long and short term. Having been in continuous operation longer than any other restaurant in Greene County, we at Reds have had to manage the ebbs and flows of that long history and will continue to do that now.…
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It's the Little Things

Kate Konopka by

Ever feel like you want to make a difference in the world but life seems to get in the way? I think we can all relate to having great intentions and aspirations not only for our days, but also our lives. For some it is a New Year's resolution to lose a few of those extra pounds, or to be more patient. Or maybe it is the promises we make to finally get together with friends that never seem to evolve; or the idea that we will become more involved in our community whether through volunteerism or activism. Or maybe…
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More Cookies Please!

Joe Konopka by

The Christmas holiday, besides being a time for giving, is inevitably a time for eating. I would dare say more good food is consumed in December than any other time of year without exception. We all have a favorite food that sparks a wonderful memory or screams "now this is Christmas!" Mine is most definitely COOKIES.   I think it all started with my Mom who would fill our freezer in the weeks leading up to Christmas with holiday inspired butter cookies. I remember that by the time Christmas Eve rolled around there were never many left for Santa, which…
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