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  • 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...
  • Almanac
    Spring feels like summer, an F4 tornado, and a snowy start to spring
    Spring feels like summer, an F4 tornado, and a snowy start to spring 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 21.1913 - Powerful winds...
  • Almanac
    Record heat, a tornado outbreak and snowstorms
    Record heat, a tornado outbreak and snowstorms 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 20.1885 - Low temperatures of -28° were...
  • Glacier Visitor
    Akron Politics and Religion Examiner presents American historical trivia 2
    It's been some time since we stepped back to take a short break from the serious issues that are dealt with in the pages of the Akron Politics and Religion Examiner. If you follow this page very closely you understand that a Christian...
  • Mountain Raven
    Akron Politics and Religion Examiner answers for American historical trivia 2
    From time to time you are encouraged to enjoy a game of trivia in the pages of the Akron Politics and Religion Examiner. If you follow this page very closely you understand that a Christian Worldview requires that every area of life be informed by...
  • Crime Scene Tape
    Historical Boston mass murder: The O'Leary murders
    More than 40 years ago, one of the worst massacres in Boston history took place in a home in Dorchester. Murders like it seem almost commonplace, but the sheer number of people killed in this act of extreme domestic violence is still staggering....