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  • 1918 Spanish Flu and its impact on Morgantown

    The Dominion Post

    ...siege. And what happened then, Eichlin said, is rhyming a lot with what's happening now. Getting it in writing Eichlin, the reference supervisor at the West Virginia and Regional History Center at WVU, didn't know she was tapping into what would be a clinical coincidence last spring. It came with, "In the Throes of a Virulent Epicdemic: The 1918 Spanish Influenza in Morgantown." That was the title of the scholarly paper she submitted for a class on local history in...

  • Nursing home's coronavirus victim dedicated himself to students, community

    San Francisco Chronicle

    The death was sudden, his wife, Felicidad "Felie" Ulep-Mitzman, said, with few of the usual symptoms. No words, no nothing." Mitzman was born on May 23, 1946, in Michigan to Moe Mitzman, a chemical engineer, and Nellie Mitzman-Schartz. He called her his "queen," she said. Many knew Mitzman for his deep love of Disney, especially of Mickey Mouse.

  • Lynn Mendibur, retired clerk of York County-Poquoson Circuit Court, dies at 59

    The Virginia Gazette

    Brown said Mendibur was amazing at her job. "She took everything very conscientiously. She attended Seaford Elementary School and York High School. She then graduated from Randolph-Macon Women's College in 1983. Along with her professional duties, Mendibur was a loving mother to David Jr., Laura, August and Katelyn.

  • Local Arts Roundup: What's happening online

    The Free Lance-Star

    April 26: Paul Reisler with Shahin Shahida, Lorraine Duisit, Evan Espinola, and Forrest and Jonathan Marquisee. Sign up at KidPanAlley.org/hconcert (spaces are limited) or watch live on Facebook and YouTube. Digital resources also include virtual tours, upcoming webinars, and activities and resources for students.

  • 'He gave and gave and never stopped': Hayward nursing home victim dedicated himself to students, community

    San Francisco Chronicle

    The death was sudden, his wife Felicidad "Felie" Ulep-Mitzman said, with few of the usual symptoms. No words, no nothing." Mitzman was born on May 23, 1946, in Michigan to Moe Mitzman, a chemical engineer, and Nellie Mitzman-Schartz. He called her his "queen," she said. Many knew Mitzman for his long-term and deep love of Disney, especially of Mickey Mouse.

  • These schools did away with seclusion and restraint. They say Illinois can too.

    Chicago Tribune

    Of the 300 or so workers at Grafton’s facilities in Winchester, about six employees quit outright, Sanders said. The last doors came off Grafton’s seclusion rooms in 2008. Staff members focused on their efforts to phase out restraint, and the Winchester facilities, including the school, eliminated physical restraint by 2015.

  • Baby-Sitters Club author, Martin, cancels WV Book Festival appearance

    Coal Valley News (Madison, W.Va.)

    The book festival is scheduled for Oct. 3 and 4 at the Charleston Coliseum Convention Center. "While we are disappointed that Ann.

  • Coronavirus Florida: County cases rise to 1,388 as officials weigh mask orders

    The Palm Beach Post

    Please support local journalism by subscribing to The Palm Beach Post. Roughly a third of those tested -- 54,738 people -- are in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Not for West Palm couple on infected ship >>I resisted masks.

  • Northam recommends wearing masks to help prevent coronavirus spread in public

    The Virginian-Pilot

    April 06--Following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control, Gov.

  • Updated event cancellations in the Yakima Valley as of April 6

    Yakima Herald-Republic

    The Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center is closed. All city of Yakima board, commission and committee meetings are canceled until further notice. All playground equipment at city parks in Yakima is closed.

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