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  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Public Librarys Hartford History Center Receives National Leadership Grant

    The Institute for Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) announced that Hartford Public Library (HPL) is the recipient of its National Leadership Grant for Libraries. Selected from over 200 applicants, the HPL is one of only six public libraries across the...
  • Come join us, say advocates for historic preservation

    I was happy to read recently that Orlando's Amtrak station is getting a $2.1 million spruce-up. Over the years, when I've indulged in dark worries about beloved historic sites and which might inspire me to chain myself to a bulldozer if destruction...
  • The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews

    The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews
    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
  • History center: Free admission via Smithsonian offer

    History center: Free admission via Smithsonian offer
    Free admission to the Orange County Regional History Center for Sept. 27 is available for folks who download a voucher provided by Smithsonian Media. The offer is part of a national event called Museum Day Live. Each downloaded ticket grants the...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...
  • Hartford's Bank of America Tower Gets New Life As Apartments

    Hartford's Bank of America Tower Gets New Life As Apartments
    HARTFORD — For more than a decade now, the century-old pedestal clock at Main and Pearl streets downtown has been stuck at a quarter to 12. A broken clock in front of a broken building. The connection has not been lost on Bruce R. Becker, the...
  • Clarence McClain was old school and loyal

     Clarence McClain was old school and loyal
    Some of you may have seen old men wearing hats in funeral homes at wakes, especially the political wakes of old-school Chicago. They wear those battered fedoras or snappy brims that have been pushed down on dry scalps, those old guys sitting in the back...
  • Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1

    Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1
    NEW YORK — Ryan Tucker was a visitor at Yankee Stadium in June. He had just finished a long, arduous round of chemotherapy for treatment of a brain tumor and the prognosis was good as he was made an honorary Yankee during the team's "Hope Week."...
  • Braves fire GM Wren; Gonzalez's fate to be determined

    One day after being eliminated from the National League wild-card race, the free-falling Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, the first time in nearly a quarter of a century that the organization known for its stability fired a GM or...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...
  • Chris Baker made it seem like he was a choir boy on Foles knockdown

    Chris Baker made it seem like he was a choir boy on Foles knockdown
    Interesting day at the Linc. If you love the Eagles, and many of you do, you take the win and the 3-0 record and go on and enjoy your week despite all of the team's obvious warts. If you root for any of the other NFC East teams or you just don't...