Old News – Mangione

Pardon the bad picture but most pictures from online newspapers are terrible. That is Chuck Mangione on the right who was giving a Christmas concert. From 1968 to 1972 he was director of the Eastman jazz ensemble. He would become nationally famous in 1970 when he released his album “Friends and Love.” That album was …

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Old News – Electrical Fire

Dipping way back 100 years for this article. The reason that this was news was that very few homes would have an electrical iron in 1918. Most women would use an iron that was heated over their wood or coal stove. So this article would serve to remind people that they had to unplug all …

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Old News – Why We Have 911

This article is about calling the police or an ambulance in an emergency. Remember when we had stickers on or near the phone? That’s because the numbers were hard to remember. It is much easier now to just call 911 in an emergency. There was a new problem when cell phones started to take over. …

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