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2014/10/16 11:48
2014/10/16 11:48
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PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Go out on a limb this weekend at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the host of the 2014 Master Challenge Tree Climbing Championship. Expert tree climbers and professional tree surgeons...
2014/10/16 11:48
2014/10/16 11:48
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2014/10/15 16:23
2014/10/15 16:23
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The contents of the Old State House time capsule (Courtesy of The Bostonian Society) BOSTON — We now know exactly what’s been in the golden lion’s head for 113 years. Some backstory: Last week, a...
2014/10/09 16:43
2014/10/09 16:43
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Shannon City 2014 marks the fourth year of the Civil War sesquicentennial. On Saturday afternoon, Sept. 27, a rededication of the Civil War monument in McKinley Park was enacted by the son of Union...
2014/10/09 16:21
2014/10/09 16:21
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... Years Ago Sept. 25, 1912 • The construction of a telephone line, directly between Fort Bragg and Willits, was started Sunday by the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. A survey for the line was...
2014/10/08 12:48
2014/10/08 12:48
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PARK SLOPE — Sales are under way at one of Park Slope's few new residential developments — and families are sure to line up for the apartments. The new development, called Park Union, is a...
2014/10/08 12:48
2014/10/08 12:48
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Park Slope Day Care for Low-Income Children to Be Replaced with CondosView Full Caption PARK SLOPE — A South Slope child care center for low-income children is slated to be torn down and replaced...
2014/10/07 17:17
2014/10/07 17:17
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Two reasons: Scientists have known for many years that coffee stimulates the release of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Dopamine produces the euphoria and pleasant feelings that people often associate...
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2014/10/05 16:22
2014/10/05 16:22
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Monroe News file photo - Custer Statue One of Monroe’s favorite sons is in the spotlight this week: It’s Custer Week. The annual event starts today and runs through Oct. 12 and pays tribute to the...
2014/10/04 23:43
2014/10/04 23:43
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Al Van Spence was the lamplighter of Litchfield. Each dawn and dusk from 1880 to 1904, “the short, portly and proud” man would stop his horse-drawn wagon and position his ladder to clean, fill, ignite...
2014/10/04 20:49
2014/10/04 20:49
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Reporter On Memorial Day of 2013, John and Sandy O’Rorke attended the annual Oregon services at Riverside Cemetery. It was there that they learned about civil war veteran James Butterfield of...
2014/10/03 12:15
2014/10/03 12:15
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The SUVCW is the successor organization of the Grand Army of the Republic and exists to perpetuate the memory of those who saved the Union. It is composed of descendants of Union veterans and those...
2014/10/02 15:51
2014/10/02 15:51
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The longtime photographer came to Manhattan from Tokyo in 1969, moving near the Diamond District. There, she remembers seeing Orthodox Jewish men with “long beards and wearing the black hats.” “I was...
2014/10/01 05:24
2014/10/01 05:24
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The O’Rorkes had a relative, also from Rochelle, who had died when a ship sank during the war. Could it be the same ship, they wondered? After much research and help from local historian Otto Dick,...
2014/09/29 21:15
2014/09/29 21:15
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MONTVILLE, Maine — When Hartley Curtis, 95, is asked his age, he chuckles and points to his T-shirt, which reads, “So far, this is the oldest I’ve ever been.” The old Mainer seemed more spry than his...
2014/09/29 06:07
2014/09/29 06:07
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One of the first settlers in Lyon County was George Washington Whitney, a physician, who in 1870 established the first store in the county in a log building on Section 33 that had been used as a fur...
2014/09/25 05:19
2014/09/25 05:19
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Though many people are quick to refer to Memorial Day as the unofficial beginning of summer, the day is much more than that. Initially known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day to remember those...
2014/09/23 20:29
2014/09/23 20:29
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Historians understand that reading a biography involves analyzing both the text, or what is actually written, as well as the subtext, that body of ideas implied but not stated by the writer. The...
2014/09/22 14:08
2014/09/22 14:08
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WAVERLY, Pa. (AP) - For nine months in 1864 and 1865, the Union Army dug trenches and laid siege to Confederate-held Petersburg, Virginia, where the U.S. Colored Troops 22nd Regiment Infantry faced...
2014/09/18 12:48
2014/09/18 12:48
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A rendering of the proposed BAM South development in Fort Greene, where four new BAM theaters, an archive and studio and office space for 651 ARTS will be built, partially funded by $22 million in...
2014/10/16 11:48
2014/10/16 11:48
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