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The Post-Journal
Sawin Presented With Dade Anderson/ASPHS Veterans Recognition AwardIn tribute to her sacrifice for her country, this year's recipient is Elizabeth
Sawin Presented With Dade Anderson/ASPHS Veterans Recognition Award
The Post-Journal / Posted 19 minutes ago
In tribute to her sacrifice for her country, this year's recipient is Elizabeth Sawin of the Wheatfield area. She is a veteran of the United States Army and the first woman chosen for the award. A member of the armed forces, regular Army and reserves... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville's maritime museum to close after 28 yearsAfter sailing sometimes rocky seas for 28 years as the home of Jacksonville’s m
Jacksonville's maritime museum to close after 28 years
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 53 minutes ago
After sailing sometimes rocky seas for 28 years as the home of Jacksonville’s maritime history, the Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Society’s Jacksonville Landing museum will permanently close on New Year’s Eve. Even as the society board voted... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Formento: Chamber of Commerce provides many opportunitiesThe chamber has operated in Glen Ellyn for 82 years. Our mission statement is,
Formento: Chamber of Commerce provides many opportunities
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 hours ago
The chamber has operated in Glen Ellyn for 82 years. Our mission statement is, "To foster and promote the business and professional interests of Glen Ellyn and adjoining areas to promote the welfare of the Glen Ellyn community." A nonprofit... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Hudson Confidential: Farm-animal sanctuary moving to High FallsThe Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is relocating.After 10 years in Woodstock, the san
Hudson Confidential: Farm-animal sanctuary moving to High Falls
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 6 hours ago
The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is relocating.After 10 years in Woodstock, the sanctuary - which takes in and works to place farm animals that are victims of cruelty or neglect - is moving to a 150-acre former camp and retreat center in High Falls –... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Voice of Praise Worship Center hosts fun day at the parkUPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County homeUPDATE: Rescue
Voice of Praise Worship Center hosts fun day at the park
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 hours ago
UPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County homeUPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County home MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Receiving a call of many animals living at one location is nothing new for Mercer County... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Several ride in Richlands to raise awareness for colon cancerUPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County homeUPDATE: Rescue
Several ride in Richlands to raise awareness for colon cancer
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 hours ago
UPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County homeUPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County home MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Receiving a call of many animals living at one location is nothing new for Mercer County... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
New Jersey Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend that Atari... Read more
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Daily Herald
Namesake of iconic Mt. Prospect business diesThe namesake of one of Mount Prospect's most iconic businesses has died. Fred
Namesake of iconic Mt. Prospect business dies
Daily Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
The namesake of one of Mount Prospect's most iconic businesses has died. Fred Meeske, a co-owner of Meeske's Market, which had anchored downtown Mount Prospect for 59 years, passed away Wednesday after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was... Read more
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MLive.com
Seul Choix Lighthouse heralded as one of the most complete lights on the Great LakesEditor's note: This article, provided by the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Ass
Seul Choix Lighthouse heralded as one of the most complete lights on the Great Lakes
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Editor's note: This article, provided by the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association, is part of a weekly series on Great Lakes lighthouses. This week the focus is on Seul Choix Point Lighthouse in Gulliver, Michigan. Located midway along the... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
From boll weevils to the green fields of Crowley's RidgeMADELINEDEJOURNETTadvancensc@sbcglobal.net Frances Moore displays her state gen
From boll weevils to the green fields of Crowley's Ridge
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted 13 hours ago
MADELINEDEJOURNETTadvancensc@sbcglobal.net Frances Moore displays her state genealogy award, one of many she has received for her 40 years of historical research. She first began with her own family history, revealing the secret of her Native... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
Volunteers work to save historic county courthouseMADELINEDEJOURNETTadvancensc@sbcglobal.net Members of the Stoddard County Histo
Volunteers work to save historic county courthouse
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted 13 hours ago
MADELINEDEJOURNETTadvancensc@sbcglobal.net Members of the Stoddard County Historic Preservation Committee meet at the Stars & Stripes museum to discuss plans for a stage 5 grant for the courthouse. (L-R) Frances Moore, Kathy Skelton, Jim Mayo, and... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
HELEN M. ANDREWS 1921HELEN M. ANDREWS 1921-2015 Helen M. Andrews, 93, of Cambridge, passed away on
HELEN M. ANDREWS 1921
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 14 hours ago
HELEN M. ANDREWS 1921-2015 Helen M. Andrews, 93, of Cambridge, passed away on Saturday (August 29, 2015) at her home. She was born on Sept. 29, 1921 in Cambridge, a daughter of the late Mike Hanna Andrews and Shafica (Bushala) Andrews. Helen... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Noble County Fair to roll into town MondayCALDWELL -- As summer comes to its final days the residents of Noble County hav
Noble County Fair to roll into town Monday
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 14 hours ago
CALDWELL -- As summer comes to its final days the residents of Noble County have one last seasonal tradition to embrace: the Noble County Fair. With rides, food, livestock and entertainment, the fair is the perfect way to wrap up the end of... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
September events liven up county Nodaway Countians are enjoying activities throughout September. Here are some
September events liven up county
Nodaway News Leader / Posted 14 hours ago
 Nodaway Countians are enjoying activities throughout September. Here are some of the events that are scheduled: • September 1 – School of Health Science and Wellness Grand Opening, Martindale Hall and Gymnasium, Northwest Missouri State... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Do it: Your guide to entertainment and events in Northeast Pa.BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Feathe
Do it: Your guide to entertainment and events in Northeast Pa.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Featherby jazz duo; Wednesdays, Marko Marcinko Jazz Quartet. BLU WASABI, 223 Northern Blvd., South Abington Twp.: Tuesdays, live entertainment. BOTTLENECKS, 3 S. Main St.,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In the news• Michael Dukakis, the one-time Democratic presidential nominee, scoffed at a D
In the news
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
• Michael Dukakis, the one-time Democratic presidential nominee, scoffed at a Draft Dukakis campaign on Twitter to get the former Massachusetts governor into the 2016 race, telling The Boston Globe that he and his wife "are supporting Hillary." •... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Final 2015 UDC grants completedCopyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network,
Final 2015 UDC grants completed
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 17 hours ago
Copyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc. This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent. This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from... Read more
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International Business Times
Eighties Atari console games buried in New Mexico desert sold for $108,000 Hundreds of old Atari games found in a New Mexico landfill have sold for $108,0
Eighties Atari console games buried in New Mexico desert sold for $108,000
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Hundreds of old Atari games found in a New Mexico landfill have sold for $108,000 (£70,000) in sales since they were discovered in April 2014. The collection of 881 Atari game cartridges, which had been buried for more than 30 years near the city of... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Trail blazersAssessing the past and present state of the upper valley’s hiking trails Hikin
Trail blazers
Aspen Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
Assessing the past and present state of the upper valley’s hiking trails Hiking with David Hamilton affords one a different type of view. Along with the scenic vista of Independence Pass, Aspen and Mount Hayden, the executive director of Roaring... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
After 100-plus years of Masses, Immaculate Conception Church named a LandmarkInside a small house at the corner of then-U.S. 50 and Clark Avenue in Jefferso
After 100-plus years of Masses, Immaculate Conception Church named a Landmark
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
Inside a small house at the corner of then-U.S. 50 and Clark Avenue in Jefferson City, a new Catholic parish celebrated its first Mass the last Sunday in July 1913. Poised at the east end of the city with growth on the horizon, Immaculate Conception... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around The TownsBlakely The Lake Ladore amusement park didn’t have a roller coaster or a water
Around The Towns
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
Blakely The Lake Ladore amusement park didn’t have a roller coaster or a water slide, but 115 years ago, a carousel and a place to swim were enough for Northeast Pennsylvania’s coal miners. Waymart Area Historical Society President Jane Varcoe will... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Travel in Jackson CountyI spend a good deal of time reading local history magazines from various Arkans
Travel in Jackson County
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
I spend a good deal of time reading local history magazines from various Arkansas counties, and it can be quite entertaining and rewarding. Recently, while going through old issues of TheStream of History, the journal of the Jackson County Historical... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
School board candidates respond to district concerns at MEA forumA forum sponsored by the Marshalltown Education Association, a local teachers u
School board candidates respond to district concerns at MEA forum
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 21 hours ago
A forum sponsored by the Marshalltown Education Association, a local teachers union, was held at the Marshalltown Public Library. It was one of several opportunities Marshalltown Community School District residents had in recent weeks to meet board... Read more
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Salem News
Columbiana Community Foundation awards grantsThe Columbiana Community Foundation awarded $19,826 in grants to five area non-
Columbiana Community Foundation awards grants
Salem News / Posted 23 hours ago
The Columbiana Community Foundation awarded $19,826 in grants to five area non-profit organizations for upcoming programs. These include a grant to the Crestview Music Boosters to assist in purchasing new choir robes; to ADAPT for its drug awareness... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKEAST LIVERPOOL Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center open 1-5 p.m. David And
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 23 hours ago
EAST LIVERPOOL Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center open 1-5 p.m. David Anderson High School Class of 1963, and any other classes, annual picnic, 2 p.m., The Barn in Salem; bring coverdish; 330-550-3652. Car, truck and motorcycle show, 2-6 p.m.,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Cattaraugus Area Historical Society Holds Annual PicnicItems from firemen's outfits to medals and trophies from past marching units we
Cattaraugus Area Historical Society Holds Annual Picnic
The Post-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
Items from firemen's outfits to medals and trophies from past marching units were also on display during the picnic. The Cattaraugus Area Historical Society is comprised of Laura Land, president; Eileen Weishan, first vice president; Ronald Pfeffer,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Workplace-- Dr. Joel Ferreira, who specializes in treating hand and upper extremity cond
Workplace
Altoona Mirror / Posted 23 hours ago
-- Dr. Joel Ferreira, who specializes in treating hand and upper extremity conditions, is the newest member of UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics. Ferreira recently completed a fellowship - one year of intensive training and experience working with... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Dayton History 10th anniversaryA decade ago, the leaders of three organizations devoted to maintaining and pro
Dayton History 10th anniversary
Dayton Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
A decade ago, the leaders of three organizations devoted to maintaining and promoting the region’s history faced tough questions from their financial donors. The three groups - Carillon Park, the Kettering Moraine Museum, and the Montgomery County... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford community briefsTo submit an item to Community Briefs, email localnews@scni.com with “Community
Stamford community briefs
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
To submit an item to Community Briefs, email localnews@scni.com with “Community Brief” in the subject line, or call (203) 964-2258. All-school musical Auditions for the Stamford All-School Musical production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” will be... Read more
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The Record-Journal
One of Wallingford’s original settlers was accused of cutting off a horse’s ear, other sordid crimesWALLINGFORD — Experts may not be able to determine the exact age of the Sergean
One of Wallingford’s original settlers was accused of cutting off a horse’s ear, other sordid crimes
The Record-Journal / Posted yesterday
WALLINGFORD — Experts may not be able to determine the exact age of the Sergeant Samuel Thorpe house, but there are historical records about the owner and his family. The house at 220 Thorpe Ave. was originally owned by Sergeant Samuel Thorpe, one... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Roof replaced at historic house in MeridenMERIDEN — The city is in the midst of replacing the roof at the historic Andrew
Roof replaced at historic house in Meriden
The Record-Journal / Posted yesterday
MERIDEN — The city is in the midst of replacing the roof at the historic Andrews Homestead. The West Main Street building, listed as one of the oldest houses in the city by the Meriden Historical Society, was built about 1760 by Samuel Andrews... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) � A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) � A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend that Atari... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) � A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) � A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend that Atari... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100 000In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 photo, Joe Lewandowski announces… AP News | 08/
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100 000
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 photo, Joe Lewandowski announces… AP News | 08/29/15 11:20 am ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) -- A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Sales of Unearthed Atari Games Total More Than $100,000A film crew unearths long-lost Atari game “E.T.” in a landfill in New Mexico. (
Sales of Unearthed Atari Games Total More Than $100,000
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
A film crew unearths long-lost Atari game “E.T.” in a landfill in New Mexico. (Courtesy: Xbox) ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales in the last... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Fundraising deadline nears for Frankfort school projectA group of northeast Kansans is making headway in its efforts to save and renov
Fundraising deadline nears for Frankfort school project
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
A group of northeast Kansans is making headway in its efforts to save and renovate a historic elementary school in Frankfort. However, the deadline for an important fundraising campaign is approaching, and they are hoping to raise the more than... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
At 125, Port Orchard's past guides its presentPORT ORCHARD — Look at you go, Port Orchard. It seems like just yesterday they
At 125, Port Orchard's past guides its present
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
PORT ORCHARD — Look at you go, Port Orchard. It seems like just yesterday they were sealing your centennial time capsule, and here you are celebrating 125 years as a city. You may not be as big as Bremerton, quaint as Poulsbo or trendy as... Read more
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FOX News
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000April 26, 2014: In this file photo, film director Zak Penn shows a box of a dec
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
FOX News / Posted yesterday
April 26, 2014: In this file photo, film director Zak Penn shows a box of a decades-old Atari "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" game found in a dumpsite in Alamogordo, N.M. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca) ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – A cache of Atari game cartridges... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend that Atari had discarded hundreds of... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000ALAMOGORDO, NM (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico l
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
ALAMOGORDO, NM (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales in the last several months. Joe Lewandowski, a consultant for the film companies that documented the dig to... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
East Texas Confederate Force holds picnicTYLER (KYTX) - The East Texas Confederate Force held a "Gone With the Wind Picn
East Texas Confederate Force holds picnic
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted yesterday
TYLER (KYTX) - The East Texas Confederate Force held a "Gone With the Wind Picnic" Saturday night. This organization put together a rally in July, as members drove their trucks with the Confederate flag through Tyler. Saturday was the group's third... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bones unearthed during road project may be Spanish flu victimsIt was a morbid discovery along a Schuylkill County highway — a scattering of h
Bones unearthed during road project may be Spanish flu victims
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
It was a morbid discovery along a Schuylkill County highway — a scattering of human bones, including a leg, ribs, skull fragments and a piece of jawbone. The bones had been resting below a grass-covered stretch for a century or so as the country... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Mercer County Deputy teaches women self-defenseUPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County homeUPDATE: Rescue
Mercer County Deputy teaches women self-defense
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County homeUPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County home MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Receiving a call of many animals living at one location is nothing new for Mercer County... Read more
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The Wanderer
Historic Painting Finds Home at Music HallThe Marion Board of Selectmen met for a special meeting on August 21 to sign an
Historic Painting Finds Home at Music Hall
The Wanderer / Posted yesterday
The Marion Board of Selectmen met for a special meeting on August 21 to sign an agreement with the Sippican Historical Society to allow a cherished painting by a well-known Marion artist to indefinitely grace a wall inside the Marion Music Hall. The... Read more
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The Wanderer
From Alaska to the Bayview Hotel Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society and Seth Mendell on Sunday, Septembe
From Alaska to the Bayview Hotel
The Wanderer / Posted yesterday
Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society and Seth Mendell on Sunday, September 6 at 5:30 pm at Shipyard Park as he talks about the life of Whaling Master Charles Bryant, who was instrumental in the purchase of Alaska... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Monument to UFO visit unveiled in SheffieldSHEFFIELD >> First affirmation as a historical event came by an adjacent
Monument to UFO visit unveiled in Sheffield
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
SHEFFIELD >> First affirmation as a historical event came by an adjacent town's historical society in February, and now a 1969 UFO siting in Sheffield is again affirmed with a 5,000-pound granite monument paid for by witnesses. Around 40... Read more
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TribLIVE
Architecture: Pittsburgh history in 10 housesWe can learn a lot about our region's history from studying the houses and, con
Architecture: Pittsburgh history in 10 houses
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
We can learn a lot about our region's history from studying the houses and, conversely, can understand why our houses look the way they do by understanding a little of their histories. Here are 10 houses from the 1770s to the 1970s that help tell the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend that Atari... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich’s 375th anniversary: Greenwich in The Great WarTerror attacks against civilians, chemical weapons, genocide and death on an in
Greenwich’s 375th anniversary: Greenwich in The Great War
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
Terror attacks against civilians, chemical weapons, genocide and death on an industrial scale - it was a conflict like no other before it. The Great War, as it was known at the time, was a man-made cataclysm that leveled cities and cratered landscape... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend that Atari had discarded hundreds of... Read more
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