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Column: Home health aide recounts trials and triumphs

A typical day might find Peg Lijoi running errands, taking a patient out to dine or cooking a favorite meal, but there’s no such thing as a typical day.

Column: Farrier Ken Boaz’s skill set straddles professions

Horses in the region know they have a friend when Ken Boaz arrives at their stables.

Column: Fishkill Home Depot manager offers a helping hand

A merchandising manager of The Home Depot in Fishkill seeks to make summer holiday festivities special for employees and customers.

Column: Ad manager goes back to school, masters pet grooming

Ownership of The Golden Dog Grooming Salon & Spa in Wappingers Falls is a midlife career for a veteran newspaper advertising manager.

Column: Bridge engineer builds a new life in the U.S.

Ukrainian-born Svetlana McLaughlin builds a career as a bridge engineer in the Hudson Valley.

Column: Middletown chef brings his talents on the road

Steve Schultz is part of a traveling team opening new accounts, mentoring chefs and filling in for absent chefs on behalf of Flik International.

Column: SBDC gives life, or lifeline, to businesses

Arnaldo Sehwerert leads the mid-Hudson office of the Small Business Development Center in its efforts to help people start businesses or expand.

Column: Inspiration wrapped in a bow

The founder of Group M in Nyack sends clients inspirational gifts for the holidays.

Column: Living on the air in Rockland County

Kerry Potter can’t contain her enthusiasm for working with what she terms “a colorful group of co-workers.”

Column: Catering director acts as bride’s best friend

As director of catering for the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, Theresa Brown arranges about 100 events a year.

Column: A hands-on effort to get people back in shape

Challenging Careers: With an aging population, more patients are coming to physical therapist John Astrab.

Column: Farmers, kids reap benefits of Hudson Valley Fresh

Challenging Careers: Sam Simon leads the dairy cooperative, which produces milk that is proving popular among the region's students.

Column: Helping Putnam’s seniors stay happy and healthy

Patricia Sheehy leads a team in addressing the challenge of a rural county having a large population of seniors.

Column: Onion farmer advocates for others in his field

Challenging Careers: Christopher Pawelski of Pawelski Farms in Florida decided to exercise his extraordinary skill in communications on behalf of other farmers.

Column: Blacksmithing lives on with an artist’s touch

Challenging Careers: A couple organizes metalsmiths to handcraft custom architectural and ornamental work that requires artistic and scientific know-how.