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MLive.com
Pure Barre signs lease for highly visible downtown storefrontNearly four years after moving out of the downtown Ann Arbor market, fitness st
Pure Barre signs lease for highly visible downtown storefront
MLive.com / Posted an hour ago
Nearly four years after moving out of the downtown Ann Arbor market, fitness studio Pure Barre has signed a lease to occupy on East Liberty. Owner Vicky Gordon said she had been looking for space for about a year before landing on the vacancy at 539... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Namedropper, Feb. 10, 2016Christianson now minister emeritus The Rev. Ralph E. Christianson was honored
Namedropper, Feb. 10, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
Christianson now minister emeritus The Rev. Ralph E. Christianson was honored with the status of minister emeritus on his retirement after 32 years at the First Universalist Church of Brooklyn in Susquehanna County. The honor was bestowed during... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsLocal American Chemical Society Meeting: Wednesday, 7 p.m., room 203, Center fo
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
Local American Chemical Society Meeting: Wednesday, 7 p.m., room 203, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, Marywood University. Email grayeski@maryu.marywood.edu. 570-348-6211 ext. 4598. Upcoming Waverly Community House:Lil Spanish Explorers,... Read more
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Artvoice
Cathedrals of Light, Part 1: Colonel Ward Pumping StationMichael L. Horowitz is a New York City photographer with an insatiable curiosit
Cathedrals of Light, Part 1: Colonel Ward Pumping Station
Artvoice / Posted 4 hours ago
Michael L. Horowitz is a New York City photographer with an insatiable curiosity who has fallen in love with the architecture of the Queen City and now considers Buffalo a playground for his work. “Buffalo is a treasure trove of intact buildings,” he... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg"It will be a celebration of Southern heritage and the Confederate flag," Paul
Group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
"It will be a celebration of Southern heritage and the Confederate flag," Paul Williams, commander of the West Virginia Division SCV, said Tuesday in a telephone interview. "We will be celebrating all Confederate flags, including the battle... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Around townThere will be an Italian dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Beverly M
Around town
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 hours ago
There will be an Italian dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Beverly Masonic lodge hosted by the Washington County Interstate Exchange 4-H club. The menu will include lasagna, spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and desserts. All donations are... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Students can apply for two scholarships from Dover Area Historical SocietyThe Dover Area Historical Society is offering two scholarships for Dover High S
Students can apply for two scholarships from Dover Area Historical Society
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 hours ago
The Dover Area Historical Society is offering two scholarships for Dover High School senior students. The George C. Laurie Scholarship and the Dover Area Historical Society Scholarship are available to residents of Dover, Mine Hill or Victory... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Norma HippleyShe was a 1948 graduate of Salem High School and member of the band. She worked
Norma Hippley
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
She was a 1948 graduate of Salem High School and member of the band. She worked in sales for AT&T for 20 years and also did bookkeeping for the family owned company, Hippley Excavating. She retired in 1990. Norma was a member of the Ohio Bell... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Historical Society hosts presentationsESCANABA - The 2016 Delta County Historical Society Winter Outreach Series will
Historical Society hosts presentations
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
ESCANABA - The 2016 Delta County Historical Society Winter Outreach Series will kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 17, when Richard Anzalone presents "Another Wednesday with Bernie." The program features the photographs of Bernie Schultz, who was the Daily... Read more
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WestportNow
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Sherwood Island Nature Center - Friends of Sherwood Isla
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
WestportNow / Posted 7 hours ago
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Sherwood Island Nature Center - Friends of Sherwood Island Park 2nd-Wednesday Nature Walk 8:30 a.m. - Town Hall Room 307/309 - Board of Selectmen (live coverage cable... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKCOLUMBIANA Columbiana High School Class of 1951, breakfast, 9 a.m., Das Dutch
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 7 hours ago
COLUMBIANA Columbiana High School Class of 1951, breakfast, 9 a.m., Das Dutch Haus. South Side Middle School, parent/teacher conferences, 2:50-8:45 p.m.; appointments, call 330-482-5354 between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. EAST PALESTINE East Palestine High... Read more
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Salem News
Norma Jean HippleyShe was born Dec. 13, 1930, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late John W. an
Norma Jean Hippley
Salem News / Posted 7 hours ago
She was born Dec. 13, 1930, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late John W. and Ruth H. (Clark) Hanna. She was a 1948 graduate of Salem High School and member of the band. She worked in sales for AT&T for 20 years and also did bookkeeping for the... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Two Summit County entrepreneurs honored for creativity, leadershipTwo Summit County women will be recognized for their impact on the community th
Two Summit County entrepreneurs honored for creativity, leadership
Summit Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
Two Summit County women will be recognized for their impact on the community through their businesses. Dr. Christine Ebert-Santos and Candy Elkind were selected for the 2015 Mountain Town Business Women’s Awards. The award’s inaugural year brought... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Two 75-foot Torrey pines to be removed despite oppositionOCEAN BEACH, Calif. - Two 75-foot Torrey pine trees in Ocean Beach will be remo
Two 75-foot Torrey pines to be removed despite opposition
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 hours ago
OCEAN BEACH, Calif. - Two 75-foot Torrey pine trees in Ocean Beach will be removed as planned. That’s the word from the city of San Diego after a group of activists questioned its decision Tuesday. A tree crew on its second day of cutting down the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
A Democratic Socialist Just Won The New Hampshire PrimaryJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Sanders beat out former Secretary of State Hillar
A Democratic Socialist Just Won The New Hampshire Primary
The Huffington Post / Posted 11 hours ago
JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Sanders beat out former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, and his wave Jane acknowledge the crowd as he arrives for his caucus night rally in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries | News & Observer February 9, 2016 8:07 PM Republican presidential candida
Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries
The News & Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
| News & Observer February 9, 2016 8:07 PM Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump waves has he arrives for a campaign... Read more
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WestportNow
Comings and Goings: Riverside Barber Closing But MovingSaturday, August 29, 2009 The Riverside Barber Shop in Westport’s Saugatuck
Comings and Goings: Riverside Barber Closing But Moving
WestportNow / Posted 13 hours ago
Saturday, August 29, 2009 The Riverside Barber Shop in Westport’s Saugatuck section closes on Saturday after 82 years in the same location. The late John Santella opened the shop in 1927 and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 hours ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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Style Weekly
Design Calendar: Richmond Events Feature Fashionable Furniture and Neighborhood Photos“The Art of Seating” will prove that a chair isn’t a chair, isn’t a chair. This
Design Calendar: Richmond Events Feature Fashionable Furniture and Neighborhood Photos
Style Weekly / Posted 15 hours ago
“The Art of Seating” will prove that a chair isn’t a chair, isn’t a chair. This eye-popping exhibit at the Virginia Historical Society promises to be a visual thrill ride, proving that furniture, like fashion, is an always-changing barometer of the... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
In Greenport, a historic house built from circus billboardsOne day last September, Walter Foote was working on the second floor of his new
In Greenport, a historic house built from circus billboards
The Suffolk Times / Posted 15 hours ago
One day last September, Walter Foote was working on the second floor of his newly purchased Victorian at the corner of Broad and First streets in Greenport when a contractor renovating the home asked him to come take a look at something. While... Read more
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The Daily Voice - North Salem
North Salem Historical Society Fundraiser Aids Cemetery RestorationNORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The North Salem Historical Society is hosting a winter soc
North Salem Historical Society Fundraiser Aids Cemetery Restoration
The Daily Voice - North Salem / Posted 16 hours ago
NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The North Salem Historical Society is hosting a winter social cocktail party on Friday, March 4, at the White Elephant in North Salem. Proceeds from the event will go to the restoration of North Salem's historical landmark, Cat... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville residents concerned about new water pipe's locationThe Martindale Residents Association has asked Parksville city council to consi
Parksville residents concerned about new water pipe's location
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 18 hours ago
The Martindale Residents Association has asked Parksville city council to consider the potential damage to homes and yards connected to the rail line where the city proposes to run a new water pipe, part of the city's new water system. Association... Read more
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BC Local News
Parksville residents concerned about new water pipe's locationThe Martindale Residents Association has asked Parksville city council to consi
Parksville residents concerned about new water pipe's location
BC Local News / Posted 18 hours ago
The Martindale Residents Association has asked Parksville city council to consider the potential damage to homes and yards connected to the rail line where the city proposes to run a new water pipe, part of the city's new water system. Association... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Former Tonganoxie City Council member receives certificate for municipal coursesBill Peak stays busy these days. The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society s
Former Tonganoxie City Council member receives certificate for municipal courses
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 20 hours ago
Bill Peak stays busy these days. The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society soup and chili feed — one of the organization’s main fundraisers — and Peak is out and about selling $6 advance tickets for the meal ($7 at the door). Peak, the retired... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Rogers Park's first black family changed historyJohn Pollard in his early life. Pollard was one of the first black Union soldie
Rogers Park's first black family changed history
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 22 hours ago
John Pollard in his early life. Pollard was one of the first black Union soldiers during the Civil War. (Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society / via DNAinfo) John Pollard in his early life. Pollard was one of the first black Union soldiers... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Magic, Science, Dinos Among Distractions During February School VacationDinosaurs rule this February vacation. See what else is happening around the st
Magic, Science, Dinos Among Distractions During February School Vacation
Hartford Courant / Posted 23 hours ago
Dinosaurs rule this February vacation. See what else is happening around the state to keep your kids busy on their time off. >> The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven presents Dinosaur Days Saturday to Tuesday, Feb. 13 to 16, from... Read more
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The Advocate
We Could All Use a Refresher on LGBT 101A few days ago, a friend posted a viral YouTube rant called “Show Some F*cking
We Could All Use a Refresher on LGBT 101
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
A few days ago, a friend posted a viral YouTube rant called “Show Some F*cking Respect!” In the video, a young gay activist who calls himself Davey Wavey laments his queer peers’ disrespect and ageism towards their elders, accusing young, entitled... Read more
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MLive.com
Ann Arbor preservationists sound alarm on threat to historic districtsThose designations over the years have protected the integrity and charm of som
Ann Arbor preservationists sound alarm on threat to historic districts
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
Those designations over the years have protected the integrity and charm of some of the city's oldest neighborhoods from the Old West Side to the Old Fourth Ward, where blocks of original homes from the 1800s and early 1900s remain intact. They've... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins | News & Observer February 9, 2016 4:37 AM Republican presidential candida
Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer February 9, 2016 4:37 AM Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump waves has he arrives for a... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Campaign Against Church Demolition ContinuesCommunity members have been rallying for the protection of the Shrine of Christ
Campaign Against Church Demolition Continues
The Chicago Maroon / Posted yesterday
Community members have been rallying for the protection of the Shrine of Christ the King church on 64th Street and Woodlawn since the Archdiocese of Chicago filed for the demolition of 92-year-old building in early January. The Coalition to Save the... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Shrine Receives $450,000 From Anonymous Donors for RepairsNews“Landmarks mean a lot to all of us collectively, as citizens of the city of
Shrine Receives $450,000 From Anonymous Donors for Repairs
The Chicago Maroon / Posted yesterday
News“Landmarks mean a lot to all of us collectively, as citizens of the city of Chicago. When they’re destroyed, it destroys part of our culture and architectural heritage.” Members of the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Remember when?Photo courtesy of Delta County Historical Society Michigan Tech held its Winte
Remember when?
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Photo courtesy of Delta County Historical Society Michigan Tech held its Winter Carnival this past weekend. The students at Tech are well-known for producing extensive scenes created from snow and ice each winter. The annual event has been occurring... Read more
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examiner.com
Sam Houston and Santa Anna in Fort Worth Genealogy CalendarThis is the list of genealogy events in the Fort Worth area for Feb. 8-14. Some
Sam Houston and Santa Anna in Fort Worth Genealogy Calendar
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
This is the list of genealogy events in the Fort Worth area for Feb. 8-14. Some listings include links to the sponsoring organization's website. This listing serves as a guide for events and activities. Always check the websites of genealogy... Read more
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WestportNow
Tuesday, February 9, 2016Tuesday, February 09, 2016 7:30 a.m. - Town Hall Room 201 - Human Services C
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
WestportNow / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 7:30 a.m. - Town Hall Room 201 - Human Services Commission 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Enid Munroe: Artist & Alchemist” 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Window... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKCOLUMBIANA Free blood pressure checks, 10-11:30 a.m., Columbiana Public Librar
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted yesterday
COLUMBIANA Free blood pressure checks, 10-11:30 a.m., Columbiana Public Library. Columbiana Exempted Village Board of Education, regular meeting, 6 p.m., high school media center. DAMASCUS Free community seminar presented by Dr. Dominic Peters,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Buster Douglas’ ring could help young boxersBob Hunter commentary | Bob Hunter Commentary John Johnson was looking for a
Buster Douglas’ ring could help young boxers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Bob Hunter commentary | Bob Hunter Commentary John Johnson was looking for a home for the boxing ring that heavyweight champion Buster Douglas trained in. In the days of eBay, that normally wouldn’t... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for February 2016Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to rais
Volunteer Opportunities for February 2016
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to raise money for our area. "Having Fun, Making a Difference in Our Community." BRAINERD LAKES AREA EARLY CHILDHOOD COALITION—Shannon, 218-251-4234,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Oyler: Speaker recounts Pittsburgh’s rich history in baseballOyler: Speaker recounts Pittsburgh's rich history in baseball | TribLIVE Neigh
Oyler: Speaker recounts Pittsburgh’s rich history in baseball
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Oyler: Speaker recounts Pittsburgh's rich history in baseball | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Oyler: Speaker recounts Pittsburgh's rich history in baseball The first Bridgeville Area Historical Society program meeting of 2016 was held on the last Sunday... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Commissioners place Ravalli Co. Museum mill levy on ballotVoters in the Bitterroot will decide in June whether to support a mill levy for
Commissioners place Ravalli Co. Museum mill levy on ballot
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
Voters in the Bitterroot will decide in June whether to support a mill levy for the Ravalli County Museum. Commissioners approved the Bitterroot Valley Historical Society's request to put a levy of one mill on the ballot. The permanent mill levy... Read more
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Alaska Public
Fox-farming fueled Kasilof economy from 1900s onward The silver black fox was the money crop for Kasilof fox farmers, as black fox
Fox-farming fueled Kasilof economy from 1900s onward
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
The silver black fox was the money crop for Kasilof fox farmers, as black fox fur was all the rage among high society in the early 1900s. (Photo by Merle LaVoy, courtesy of the Kasilof Historical... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Photos sought for display celebrating Nebraska's 150thNebraska's 150th anniversary is just a year away, and a trio of groups is worki
Photos sought for display celebrating Nebraska's 150th
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Nebraska's 150th anniversary is just a year away, and a trio of groups is working to celebrate the hallmark with a display of photographs from throughout the state. "Do you have original photos of well-known historic places or hidden treasures from... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Historical Society holds annual luncheonDick Wild will be the featured speaker at the Humboldt County Historical Societ
Historical Society holds annual luncheon
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted yesterday
Dick Wild will be the featured speaker at the Humboldt County Historical Society’s 56th annual luncheon Feb. 21 at the Ingomar Club, 143 M St. in Eureka. All members of the Humboldt County Historical Society and their guests are invited to attend.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Longtime resident Henry 'Jerry' Clark dies at 78RIDGEWOOD - Henry Gerard "Jerry" Clark, 78, a resident of Ridgewood for 51 year
Longtime resident Henry 'Jerry' Clark dies at 78
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
RIDGEWOOD - Henry Gerard "Jerry" Clark, 78, a resident of Ridgewood for 51 years, died on Feb. 4. He was born and raised in Teaneck and graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1956. He served in the army and was stationed in Germany. Afterward,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Built in 1863, updated in 2015A beautifully preserved 19th century Colonial on Canoe Hill Road in New Canaan
Built in 1863, updated in 2015
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
A beautifully preserved 19th century Colonial on Canoe Hill Road in New Canaan offers nearly 6,000 square feet of old world charm with 2015 updates. The current owners purchased the landmark New Canaan home known as the “Waring Farm,” according to... Read more
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examiner.com
Westlake Historical Society's event offers tea and a visit with a psychicIf you love tea and are curious about your future or contacting loved ones you
Westlake Historical Society's event offers tea and a visit with a psychic
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
If you love tea and are curious about your future or contacting loved ones you have lost, here is a unique Valentine's season event that is sure to intrigue you. The Westlake Historical Society is hosting a "Hearts & Flowers Romantic Predictions Tea"... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Feb. 8 - Feb. 10Metabolism Screening — 7 to 9 a.m., Sterling Regional MedCenter. This 30-minute
Feb. 8 - Feb. 10
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
Metabolism Screening — 7 to 9 a.m., Sterling Regional MedCenter. This 30-minute screening measures your oxygen consumption which will provide the information needed to determine a personalized calorie budget. Call 970-521-3260 for an... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
NJC alumni, contributors honored at awards luncheonNortheastern Junior College deeply values its alumni and contributors, as was s
NJC alumni, contributors honored at awards luncheon
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
Northeastern Junior College deeply values its alumni and contributors, as was seen Saturday at the Alumni Association's Hoops Homecoming Awards Luncheon, at Plainsman Grill. The luncheon started with an update on NJC from President Jay Lee, who... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
New Canaan Historical Society To Host Children's Tea And Craft EventNEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan Historical Society is hosting a "Valentine’
New Canaan Historical Society To Host Children's Tea And Craft Event
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 2 days ago
NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan Historical Society is hosting a "Valentine’s Day Tea and Craft Workshop" for children age 5 to 11 on Friday, Feb. 12, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Participants will get to prepare their own afternoon tea and treats, and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wally Ely: Lehigh Valley shouldn't miss the next trainI'm not much of a commuter from the Lehigh Valley to New York City, but living
Wally Ely: Lehigh Valley shouldn't miss the next train
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
I'm not much of a commuter from the Lehigh Valley to New York City, but living in a railroad family all of my life, I have an interest in the subject of passenger rail service centered on our greater community. It was exciting to read recently about... Read more
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