Exploring the foundations of a leader

  •  March, 2019
By Tim Lambrinos Back in 1962, one lingering fragment of Richard Storer’s apple orchard, business and farmhouse would finally be bulldozed to make room for new homes. Modern, contemporary-looking single houses were built over the last remaining slice of the Rivalda Farms’ apple orchard. The hou...

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Yesterday and Today: New Trail System

  •  October, 2017
Our new trail system on an age-old floodplain By Tim Lambrinos Around 60 years ago, the property where Daystrom Drive Public School and Lanyard Park stand today was still part of an amply sized farm. During the 1940’s and 1950’s, Richard Storer was the farmer who cultivated its crops, had c...

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Yesterday and Today: 1st Commercial Business

  •  July, 2014
Richard Storer and Emery’s first ever commercial business BY TIM LAMBRINOS PART II Last month’s Yesterday and Today article in the Emery Village Voice presented the story of Richard Storer’s very first modern-day commercial business that was established in Emery Village called Consolidated A...

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Yesterday and Today: Rivalda Farms

  •  May, 2014
Richard Storer & the history of Rivalda Farms BY TIM LAMBRINOS In the 1940’s, Richard Storer and Hilda Christensen purchased the 100 acre apple farm owned by the Orr family in Emery Village. Storer’s purchase included Orr’s original pioneer farmhouse built in 1882. The farmhouse was located ...

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