Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Hundred Years and Counting

“I’m one-oh-one right now. I’ll be oh-two in January,” John Pierce explained while taking a break volunteering at the Downey Avenue food pantry. At a century, plus one, John devotes an afternoon regularly helping people in the community. He fills bags of food for people, carries canned goods to and … Read More

Greenfield Riley Home’s Open House Sept. 27

GREENFIELD — The James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum will hold an Open House Sept. 27 from 2-4 p.m. to celebrate the start of the Riley Festival, which will be held Oct. 1-4. The open house is a time honored tradition where visitors may go through on a walk … Read More

East Washington Branch Expansion Plans Unveiled

INDIANAPOLIS — A 2,200-square-foot northward expansion, enhanced accessibility and the addition of significant natural lighting are key architectural features announced for the $2.4 million renovation of the East Washington Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, located at 2822 E. Washington Street. Following a series of meetings to receive community input, … Read More

How do you like your coffee?

I like my coffee with milk, no sugar but with the new flavored creamers I prefer Hazelnut (sugar free or fat free) now. Sometimes I grind my own coffee beans – my grinder is a Braun and I’ve had it for 40 years and it still works great. My husband … Read More

Jimmy Olsen is Gone

ack  Larson pasted away last Tuesday at the age of 87. Jack was a playwright and librettist with a longtime reputation in the entertainment industry. So what, you ask? Jack was also an actor and a 1950’s television icon. Jack portrayed the Daily Planet newspaper cub reporter and photographer Jimmy … Read More