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Helen Hagan grave marker unveiling, Sept. 29th.

Here is the tentative program for the Sept 29th unveiling of the grave marker for Helen Eugenia Hagan, black pianist for the AEF and Yale School of Music’s first black female graduate. 47 more words

Women's History

YMCA Officially Opens in Mifflinburg

MIFFLINBURG — It’s not just a place to break a sweat, as Adrienne Breed’s feet hit a treadmill at the Mifflinburg YMCA she sees it as sanity. 279 more words


The changing of the seasons

I always get nostalgic around fall. If you search my archives, you’ll see many fall related posts. (Only about half of which reference Tolkien and how I wish I’d been born on the 22nd instead of the 23rd. 494 more words


New Jersey Walmart Wants You To Get Exercise By Parking Further Away

We’ve all been there: driving up and down the lanes of the local big box store’s parking lot seeking out the closest spot to the entrance. 193 more words


YMCA 'huts' during the First World War

I recently came across a group of 50 magic lantern slides (in my own collection!) relating to YMCA wartime ‘huts’. This meant nothing to me but the photos were very interesting and, with a little bit of research on the internet, I discovered that during the First World War, the YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) opened hundreds of recreation huts, here and abroad, that were a home-from-home for British and Allied, off-duty soldiers and sailors. 106 more words

Magic Lantern Slides

PBA to fight for higher NYPD wages outside Mayor de Blasio's gym in Park Slope

PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn – Members of the country’s largest police union will stand outside Mayor de Blasio’s favorite gym Monday morning to protest higher wages for the NYPD. 108 more words



Juarez-Lincoln Eagles are soaring to new heights!  We are so proud of our Eagles and are are going to welcome kids and families back to school on… 35 more words