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Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project Laun...

Older historians and genealogists may recall the heroic patience required to conduct newspaper research in the analog age. Before digitization, every search involved hours of page-by-page flipping through back issues or sitting in front of the whistling rolls of a microfilm reader that was always advancing too slowly or too quickly. With the advent of […]

What the newspapers were saying 100 year...

In 1893, Solomon Deyo constructed the brick building at 58 Main Street. After Solomon Deyo’s death in 1904, his son, Philip Deyo, ran the store until January 1921. When Philip sold the building to Harvey Gregory. Mr. Gregory had a pharmacy until 1947. Peter Harp purchased the building and it housed the local Grand Union […]

The Athletic set about destroying the ne...

athleticism did nothing less than replace the sports sections of newspapers. “We will wait for all the local papers and let them bleed continuously until we are the last ones standing,” said founder Alex Mather. The New York Times in 2017. On Thursday the newspaper that printed this boast bought athleticism for $ 550 million, […]

Here’s Why Iowa Capital Dispatch is suin

Iowa Capital Dispatch and our associate editor Clark Kauffman joined other media organizations in a lawsuit filed last week by the Iowa ACLU to enforce the Iowa Open Meetings and Records Act. The lawsuit names Governor Kim Reynolds, his office, staff attorney, and the office’s current and former communications directors as plaintiffs. As the editor […]

Johnson City Press reporter retires afte...

When Larry Andes finds something he enjoys doing, he sticks to it. That’s why Andes spent 39 years as a Johnson City Press newspaper carrier. Andes, who recently retired, started out as a transporter helping his father on a paper route after suffering a neck injury. After recovering, Andes hit the road to give his […]

Bruins prepare to defend their title | ...

After a class AA men’s basketball championship in Nassau during the 2019-20 campaign, Baldwin only played four games last winter after being forced into self-quarantine following an outbreak of Covid in an opposing team he faced. “Last season was a tough sell,” said Bruins head coach Darius Burton. “It wasn’t at all close to the […]

CAN: security fears hang over the Africa...

After overcoming fears of a postponement due to the Covid pandemic, the Africa Cup of Nations now faces its next big worry: security. Host country Cameroon will ceremoniously kick off the month-long tournament on Sunday when they face Burkina Faso. But authorities are grappling with separatist gunmen in the west and jihadist raiders in the […]

Besides the old newspapers, how can I fi...

As the custodian of Singapore’s collective memory, the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) holistically document Singapore’s history and culture. This includes capturing the story beyond words. One way to do this is to conduct oral history interviews. Housed in the Oral History Center of the National Archives of Singapore building, these oral interview recordings reflect […]

Akeredolu overturns PDP for alleged loot...

The government of Ondo state hit back at the People’s Democratic Party over the latter’s allegation of business registration by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The opposition party alleged that Akeredolu registered 13 different companies for his family members through which he allegedly awarded contracts to siphon off state resources. The party also alleged that the government […]

Bremer Co. monitors EMS as ‘essential se

The Bremer County Supervisory Board on Monday unanimously approved a resolution making emergency medical services “an essential service in Bremer County”. The action lays the groundwork for asking voters for additional funding for EMS in an election to be held at a later date, a power that already existed in the Iowa code but was […]