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It saddened us to read the recent report from News editor Crystal Nelson that the renovated Alpena County library will not reopen until October. Authorities had hoped to reopen the library in downtown Alpena by Memorial Day, but the discovery of additional asbestos required additional removal work, pushing back the schedule. We are confident that …

Strode was the quintessential ‘last girl’ – a term coined by scholar Carol J Clover in her seminal book on the slasher films Men, Women and Chainsaws, which refers to the last woman standing in a slasher, which is usually a paragon of innocence, sex and drugs, and is coded as somewhat androgynous. She’s never …

Looking to celebrate The 4th of July this coming weekend? Here are the best fireworks and celebrations in Palm Beach County. North Palm Beach County July 4th celebrations in Jupiter Abacoa Amphitheater Enjoy two days of festivities with live music on Saturday and Sunday and fireworks on Sunday evening. Across the Universe, a Beatles tribute …

A first presentation at Aspen Ideas Festival on Monday unveiled the #TurnThePage project, an effort designed to influence positive change in public education this fall. The project is a collaboration between the Walton Family Foundation and COVID collaboration, a group of experts focused on reopening schools and businesses. What is happening: the #Turn the page …

May 9, 1937 – June 18, 2021 Nationally renowned librarian Regina Ursula Minudri passed away June 18 in her Berkeley home. Gina was born on May 9, 1937 in San Francisco to John and Molly Halter Minudri. Gina was an intelligent and precocious child who learned to read before going to school. Her love of …

Whether she covers classics from all-time greats or sings original Brandi Carlile songs, we can’t help but fall in love with her voice. She never fails to move our hearts and give us chills. Born in the small town of Ravensdale, Washington, Brandi Carlile grew up having fun and having fun – this included self-study …

NEW YORK – Leaders of America’s Jewish community gathered in Manhattan on Sunday to thank President Reuven Rivlin for his service on behalf of the State of Israel and global Jewish community in an early farewell ceremony of the president’s last trip to the United States as head of state. Leaders of the Jewish Federations …

The state’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Developing Post-Secondary Education Opportunities to Improve the Workforce held its first meeting on Friday, discussing direction and assigning committee chairs in the process. Formed by an executive order signed by Governor Jim Justice earlier this month, the task force aims to provide increased and improved educational opportunities which, …

For three hours a day, Sub-Inspector Akash Singh (27) teaches mathematics to students in grades IX-X and Indian politics to those who take the exams, in a “community library” located in a restored panchayat in Nala village in Jamtara district. The Nala Library is part of an initiative launched by the district administration on November …

The new Glencoe Farmers Market has been a success, according to Glencoe Village eNews. The weekly market opened on June 10 and will run every Thursday until September 30. It is open from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Wyman Green in downtown Glencoe. According to the Farmer’s Market website, Glencoe’s New Market is one …