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  • Check It Out: Want to know your Newport? Visit the library

    The Newport Beach Public Library is home to many resources about the city, from books in our local-history collection to access to local high school yearbooks and local directories, genealogical information from subscription databases, microfilm dating to...
  • 2014 in review: Downers Grove

    2014 in review: Downers Grove
    With an ongoing debate about flooding, a community fight to save a 19th-century home, a drunk driving investigation, and yes—chickens—Downers Grove was ripe with controversial, provocative and intriguing news in 2014. Here's are some of the...
  • 2014 in review: Tri-Cities

    2014 in review: Tri-Cities
    Downtown bar rules, the location of a library, taxes and energy prices were among the many issues in the news in the Tri-Cities in 2014. Here's a look at some of the biggest news in Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia this year. Leaders prepare for...
  • Holiday closings

    Boca Raton: City Hall will be closed Thursday; the city and Spanish River libraries will close at noon Wednesday and will reopen at 9 a.m. Friday; city garbage pickup for Wednesday remains on schedule; Thursday pickup will be made Friday. Boynton Beach:...
  • Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain

    Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain
    In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...
  • Crowded race for library board that lets patrons surf for porn

    Crowded race for library board that lets patrons surf for porn
    A year after controversy over its Internet policy put the Orland Park Public Library in the spotlight, at least five residents of the village are running for two seats on the library board. By Wednesday afternoon, five newcomers had submitted nominating...
  • 91-year-old Fruitland Park artist captures history in pen-and-ink

    FRUITLAND PARK — Virgil Bell rolled up his sleeves and brought out his pen and ink to create artwork of historic buildings in the community known as "The Friendly City." The 28 drawings are featured in his book "The Pen and Ink History of Fruitland...
  • Ohio detectives hope new DNA tests will determine who killed girl in 1962

    Who killed Marion Brubaker? For five decades, it's been an elusive mystery. Marion was a studious 12-year-old, a preacher's daughter, riding her bike home in at the end of summer in 1962 when she was violently attacked in a patch of woods in Coventry...
  • Take in classic tunes for charity

    The Elvis Presley Continentals Fan Club will present "Remember Then Legends Show" featuring classic tunes from the golden age of rock 'n' roll made famous by legends such as Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Ricky Nelson, Neil Diamond, the Everly Brothers,...
  • Show off creative side in bookmark-design contest

    Show off creative side in bookmark-design contest
    The Lake County library system will present its 16th annual Bookmark Design Contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade and adults, who reside in Lake County. The theme is "Dreams and Nightmares," where imaginary worlds and magical creatures...
  • Three-Film Shakespeare Series At New Haven Library

    Three-Film Shakespeare Series At New Haven Library
    New Haven Free Public Library is celebrating the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare (he was born April 26, 1564) with a three-film series of Shakespeare adaptations. "Othello," the 1995 version starring Laurence Fishburne as Othello...