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  • The history of Mary’s assumption in to heaven
    The history of Mary’s assumption in to heaven
    A Catholic acquaintance is rather taken with employing one liner catch phrases into his claims about the Catholic church. For example, it is the almost 2,000 year old apostolic church that has always believed the same things.Well, he recently...
  • Almanac
    A tornado, heavy rain and an ice jam
    A tornado, heavy rain and an ice jam top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 30.1922 - 1.76 inches of precipitation fell in Detroit. This...
  • Almanac
    Cold air, heavy snow and flooding
    Cold air, heavy snow and flooding top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 29.1910 - Temperatures peak in the upper 70s to lower 80s...
  • Almanac
    The 1904 flood, record heat, blowing and drifting snow, and a tornado outbreak
    The 1904 flood, record heat, blowing and drifting snow, and a tornado outbreak top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 28.1904 - Heavy...
  • Almanac
    Ping pong ball sized hail, freezing rain and a tornado outbreak
    Ping pong ball sized hail, freezing rain and a tornado outbreak top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on March...
  • Almanac
    A fatal plane crash, an F2 tornado, soaring temperatures and a record snowstorm
    A fatal plane crash, an F2 tornado, soaring temperatures and a record snowstorm top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 26.1934 - A...
  • Almanac
    Whiteout conditions, record rain, and the latest subzero reading
    Whiteout conditions, record rain, and the latest subzero reading top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 25.1945 - Record high...
  • Hellenic pride at New York's Greek Independence Day Parade
    Greek books for Greek Independence Day
    March 25 is Greek Independence Day as well as the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary for Christians worldwide. The New York Greek Independence Day Parade takes place on March 29 this year, so mark your calendars. Here are five Greek books to help...
  • Almanac
    Tornadoes, blizzard conditions and record cold
    Tornadoes, blizzard conditions and record cold top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 24.1901 - A tornado killed one person and injured...
  • Hans Beck (left) was the founder of Playmobil. He was affectionately referred to as "The Father of Playmobil."
    The History of PLAYMOBIL
    PLAYMOBIL is one of the most well-known and highly-regarded names in the toy industry. The PLAYMOBIL brand has been dedicated to producing top-quality playsets for 40 years and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, the 2015 season plans to...
  • Phil Donahue born in Cleveland
    Phil Donahue is a Clevelander
    Phillip John "Phil" Donahue was born in Cleveland December 21, 1935. He was born into a middle-class Irish Catholic family in Cleveland's West Park neighborhood. Donahue's dad Phillip was a furniture sales clerk and his mother...
  • Tough ladies
    Women worked in World War II factories and transformed their lives
    Women’s history month is a time to celebrate the achievements of all women and how they break down the barriers of society. In bygone days, a woman’s role was limited based on the stereotypes of society. The majority of women would...
  • King Richard III, who died in the battle of Bostworth in 1485 is finally receiving a royal burial
    Ceremonies begin honoring King Richard III reburial at Leicester Cathedral
    King Richard III is finally getting the royal burial he deserves, 530 years after his death in the Battle of Bosworth where he laid in a shallow unmarked grave. On Sunday, March 22, 2015 the procession to bring the last of the British Plantagenet...
  • Almanac
    Northern lights, spring heat wave, and storm damage
    Northern lights, spring heat wave, and storm damage top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on March 22.1920 ...
  • Jim and Frank George during an 'Honor Flight' visit
    Art family artifacts
    Save the paintings. An envelope arrived from my Dad today that contains some of his small paintings that he made while cruising in the Caribbean including a stop in Haiti, for instance. Dad has enjoyed the warm climate since his days while serving...