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  • Early voting begins Monday for Lake's Aug. 26 primary

    Vote at your own leisure. That's the beauty of early voting, which begins Monday in advance of the Aug. 26 primary. The Lake ballot includes races for School Board, county judge, Clermont City Council and House District 31. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Chamber mixer; Painted chair exhibit

    The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday at Caspian Services, 121 W. Lexington Drive, Glendale. Tickets costs $7 for members and $9 for nonmembers. For more information, call (818) 248-4957 or email...
  • Libraries adjust to new role in the information age

    Libraries adjust to new role in the information age
    As the Winter Park Public Library looks into the possibility of getting a new building to replace the aging one being used now, there’s another crucial message they’re hoping to get out to the public. Namely, it’s that libraries are...
  • Buccaneers needed for upcoming Bash for Books

    Buccaneers needed for upcoming Bash for Books
    The forecast is for a whole host of pirates to land in Winter Park next month, and then all of the scallywags will be heading for one place in particular: the Winter Park Civic Center. Pirates convention? Nope. Instead, the Winter Park Public...
  • Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'

    Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'
    For the nearly 2,200 people shot last year in Chicago, getting to a trauma center within minutes was often their best hope of not becoming one of the city's 415 homicide victims. But how fast they received trauma care depended on where in Chicago they...
  • La Crescenta artist shares her view of human connections

    La Crescenta artist shares her view of human connections
    The art of Srboohie Abajian is returning to Glendale this weekend with 15 new pieces exploring human companionship. The artist, who lives in La Crescenta and creates her work out of her home studio, said she began the series with sketches last year that...
  • Voluntown Library receives $34,278 grant toward expansion

    Voluntown Public Library is one step closer to its hoped-for expansion, thanks to a $34,278 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture announced Aug. 5. The Community Facility Grant from the USDA's Rural Development Fund will help finance a...
  • Map Thief's Misadventures Chronicled In New Book

    In his previous incarnation, before breaking bad, E. Forbes Smiley III was more than a buyer and seller of rare maps. He was a self-taught scholar of cartographers and their masterworks. He can still expound, no doubt, on the historical value of maps, how...
  • Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum

    Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum
    Glendale's unwanted collection of cat books has found a new home — the Feline Historical Museum in Ohio, which features a cat house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a ribbon from an 1896 British cat show and hundreds of cat figurines. Eighty...
  • Friends of Emmaus library offering trip to Downton Abbey exhibit

    The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library is offering a bus trip on Saturday, September 27, to Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, DE, featuring a unique exhibit of the costumes of Downton Abbey. Forty exquisite gowns seen on the hit PBS show are on special...
  • Presidential libraries deal with controversy, one way or the other

     Presidential libraries deal with controversy, one way or the other
    For U.S. presidents, controversy comes with the office. And the controversy doesn't end when they leave office — it can remain red-hot when their libraries try to tackle the difficult issues of their presidencies. Questions about how to assess...