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  • Morton restaurant family restore mansion to former glory

     Morton restaurant family restore mansion to former glory
    An 1890s Tudor mansion with an interior decorator for an owner isn't the first place you'd picture a Ms. Pac-Man arcade game blinking in the living room and kids whizzing through the oak-paneled foyer on skateboards. "We have a very casual lifestyle,...
  • Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline

    Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline
    With a Thursday deadline looming for submitting their official proposals, two Chicago universities hoping to host the Obama presidential library are lining up support from across the city, seeking to build coalitions that would strengthen their bids....
  • Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History

    Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History
    AVON — During November and this month the Avon Free Public Library has hosted exhibits, films and other events on the Civil Rights Movement along with the role of African-Americans in culture and sports. "Changing America: The Emancipation...
  • Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13

    Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13
    The Friends of the Newport News Library will host a sale of gently used books Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Virgil I. Grissom Library. Categories include military interest, general history, children’s books, cookbooks, crafts, and...
  • Ferguson library donations top $350,000

    Ferguson library donations top $350,000
    During the protests and destruction that raged after the death of Michael Brown, even when schools were closed, the Ferguson Municipal Public Library stayed open. And now it's being rewarded. A grand jury last month declined to indict Darren Wilson, the...
  • No property tax increase in Woodridge despite expected budget deficit

    No property tax increase in Woodridge despite expected budget deficit
    Woodridge residents' property tax bill to the village will not increase despite a budget deficit expected to top $2 million next year. Trustees last week approved the 2014 tax levy ordinance at $3.18 million, which is the same amount residents paid in...
  • John Green's 'The Fault in Our Stars' is un-banned in Riverside

    John Green's popular young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars" will return to middle-school library shelves in Riverside, more than two months after a school district committee voted to remove the book and reject any donated copies the schools might...
  • Kentucky couple shares passion for Abraham Lincoln with audiences

    SORRENTO — Bringing history to life is a passion for Larry and Mary Elliott of Louisville, Ky. Honestly. For 10 years the Elliotts have been traveling throughout the U.S. sharing their passion with "The Story of Our Lives in Contrast," a...
  • Whitehall Township Public Library to offer professional portraits Dec. 13

    Whitehall Township Public Library to offer professional portraits Dec. 13
    Whitehall area families can have their holiday portraits taken at a special fundraising event for Whitehall Township Public Library. Sessions will be held 11 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, with Steven B Photos, according to the library's...
  • iPad minis available to library card holders

    Beginning this week, Glendale Public Library card holders are able to borrow iPad minis, which can be used as an eReader with the library’s mobile application and can access other library mobile services. Card holders with a photo ID can check...
  • Clermont Historic Village plans holiday lantern tour

    The South Lake County Historical Society will present its third annual "Holidays in the Village," a guided lantern tour of Clermont's Historic Village, 490 West Ave., next to the old railroad depot. The village includes The Townsend House, built in...