Book tells tale of 1920s reporters who warned the world of the war that was coming | Arts & Entertainment

Book tells tale of 1920s reporters who warned the world of the war that was coming |  Arts & Entertainment

There is no immortality for newspaper reporters. One of them, Ben Hecht, addressed this matter in a short poem written long ago: “We know each other’s daydreams / And the hopes that come to grief / For we write each other’s obits / And they’re Godalmighty brief.” There is no immortality for newspaper reporters, but … Read more

New Chapter Book Highlights Stories of Cape Cod’s Ghosts | Arts & Entertainment

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Roanoke County School Board passes more restrictive library book policy | education

The Roanoke County School Board that policy lastly passed a new library’s more restrictive adding new books at its meeting night. The matter comes after a book, “When Aidan Became a Brother,” was removed from Herman L. Horn Elementary last year, amid debate. That book is about a transgender boy wanting to be a good … Read more

Two directors quit Iowa town’s library after complaints about hiring, LGBTQ and Biden books | State and Regional News

Gage Miskimen, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids The Vinton Public Library has lost two directors in two years as city residents have complained about the library’s display of LGBTQ books and books about President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Most recently departing the library was Renee Greenlee, its director for six months. Her experience … Read more

Two directors quit Iowa town’s library after complaints about hiring, LGBTQ and Biden books | State and regional news

Gage Miskimen, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids The Vinton Public Library has lost two directors in two years as city residents have complained about the library’s display of LGBTQ books and books about President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Most recently departing the library was Renee Greenlee, its director for six months. Her experience … Read more

Editorial: In the Roanoke Valley, dodging discussions by making books disappear | Editorial

We have in our possession an item so potent that at least one Roanoke Valley school system has taken great pains to make sure no grade school student can idly get their hands on it and put themselves in danger. We’re referring, naturally, to the Stonewall Book Award winning children’s picture book “When Aidan Became … Read more

In new book, Linden explores life, loss and the potential of change | books

At a time in history when many people wobble back and forth between fearing change and growing weary or resentful of it, a local author offers a third response: Leading change and being part of the solution. Russell M. Linden has been inspired and comforted in tough times by stories from the Torah of how … Read more