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By Keith Davis

In 1981, nine years after Bruce Salinger ’72 earned his business degree from IC, Suburbia Today ran a feature on the Putnam County, New York, orchard, then owned by Bruce’s father. “Since World War II,” said the article,“high taxes and land values have...

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By Keith Davis

One day when Lev Saltonstall ’10 was eight, his father and mother, co-owners of King Ferry Winery, were busy with an event the winery was sponsoring and a group of about 20 people showed up wanting a tour.

“I volunteered to show them around, and Dad said, ‘Okay,’” Saltonstall said. “A few minutes later he came around the corner...

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By Keith Davis

On the way to graduating magna cum laude in English education, Pete Messmer 10 had plenty of chances to tell his suburban-bred classmates about baling hay, milking goats, and helping make goat cheese on his parents’ farm near Interlaken, New York.

“Most people who’d grown up in suburbia were interested in all that,” Messmer...

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Two IC Grads fill a Hole in the Doughnut Market

By Robin Roger

Dun-Well Doughnuts makes the best doughnuts in New York City.

According to the New York Daily News, that is. But the newspaper almost didn’t consider the doughnuts, made by Dan Dunbar ’06 and Chris...

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By Keith Davis

It’s a right guaranteed to us by the founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence. But is happiness a choice? Can we choose to be happy any more than we can choose to be rich, healthy, or born in a certain country?

We consulted with a number of experts, both faculty and alumni, and the answers were...

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