Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Irvington Black Hat Society Conjures Up Fun

You may remember seeing a gaggle of “witches” busting moves at the 2016 Irvington Halloween Festival parade — stopping traffic a couple of times with a slightly spooky song and dance, shaking their brooms, and cackling maniacally — much to the delight of the huge crowd. Irvington Black Hat Society … Read More

Junot Díaz to Present 2017 McFadden Memorial Lecture

INDIANAPOLIS — The entire community is invited as award-winning author Junot Díaz presents The Indianapolis Public Library’s 2017 McFadden Memorial Lecture on Thurs., March 2 at 7 p.m. at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair St. Diaz will discuss his career as a writer and social activist during this presentation … Read More

IPL Warns About Billing Scams

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), has received numerous reports about payment scams targeting customers. Reports show they’ve been contacted by someone claiming to represent IPL and indicating that their electric service would be disconnected if they did not immediately provide payment. IPL does not require nor recommend … Read More

East Washington Library: Creating a 21st Century Space in a Century-Old Building

by Doriene Smither, East Washington Branch Manger This past year has been an exciting and eventful one for the East Washington Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, located at 2822 E. Washington Street, which had been closed for remodeling. The entire staff is now excited to be back into the … Read More