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4 min ago | Southland Times

Region's heritage has enthusiastic support

TOP MARKS: Social Sciences Fair president Lloyd Esler is impressed with the diorama of the Norwegian whaling base at Stewart Island made by Sophie Connor, year 6, from Halfmoon Bay School, who won the Heritage South section first prize for her effort.


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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

Congr s Mondial Acadien plans move forward

CongrA s Mondial Acadien is an international cultural event that takes place every five years as more than 50,000 Francophones converge from around the world.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Canada

6 hrs ago | Paramatta Sun

Holroyd genealogist unravels family mystery

From her father's war records, Pam Valentine unraveled a family mystery that led her from western Sydney to Westminster.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Using PERSI article index for research in Fort Worth Genealogy July 28 - Aug. 3

July 28: General meeting of the Grapevine Historical Society, 7 p.m., Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, "History of the Grapevine Fire Department" by former Fire Chief Bill Powers and current Fire Chief Steve Bass and his successor Chief Darrell Brown.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Life, Hobbies, Libraries, San Antonio, TX

The Harbor Times Soup

Family History, Genealogy and course

This course, offered at the Palermo Library, will feature handouts and family forms with instructions and a high degree of hands on experience.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Maine, Education Etc.

Silicon Alley Insider

Russia's Smartest People Are Leaving In Droves

Most of Vladimir Paley's clients want him to dig up their family history with one goal in mind: making a case to obtain foreign citizenship and leave Russia.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Vladimir Putin

Magic City Morning Star

Welcome to Magic City's Newest Book Reviewer, Laure McCourt Lopez

Today on behalf of the Magic City Morning Star team I would like to welcome our newest book reviewer, Laure McCourt Lopez.


Related Topix: Christian Music, Morningstar, Life, Hobbies

Tony's Kansas City

The Kansas City Sunday Morning Look

Sunday morning and we're still at it . . . Here are some of the most important Kansas City mainstream media links and facts regarding Kansas City .


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Minot Daily News

Kathleen Pratt

Kathleen was born on November 28, 1930, on the family farm near Blaisdell, the daughter of Louie and Constance Larson.


Related Topix: Minot, ND, Life, Hobbies

Sun Journal

Volunteers come to rescue of historical Pamlico County deed books

Historic Pamlico deed books, dating from the county's inception in 1872 and up to 1970, were endangered from hurricane damage before members of the Pamlico County Friends of the Library and Pamlico County Historical Association stepped up.


Related Topix: Pamlico County, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Life, Hobbies, Grantsboro, NC

The Victoria Advocate

Do you know any of these women?

This photo is from the Alfreda Mueller Huck Collection at the Victoria Regional History Center.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Nordheim, TX

The Lebanon Daily News

Roots and Branches: Another visit to genealogy's epicenter

SALT LAKE CITY I've written many times about "the Big House" in Utah, that genealogy mecca known as the Family History Library.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Life, Hobbies, Salt Lake City, UT, Pop/Rock, Lake, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Using the census in genealogy

A census is defined as "an official count or survey of a population, typically recording various details of individuals."


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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Book Notes

Fort Wayne resident, Karen Morris, writing as Kyra Jacobs, has released her second novel, "Flirting with Fire," a romantic suspense novel set in Fort Wayne, and the second in a multi-book series.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Life, Hobbies, Mark Twain, Vocal, North Webster, IN, Allen County, IN

Business & Heritage Clarksville

"Finding Your Roots" returns to PBS for second season

The acclaimed PBS Series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." returns Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m. CST for its second season.


Related Topix: Harvard University, African-American, Life, Hobbies, Genetics, Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Genealogy quest leads Australian woman to Vallejo

Margery Morrison stands before the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum's replica of the bow of the USS Saginaw, of which her husband's great grand uncle, William Halford, was coxswain.


Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Australia, Oceania, World News, Life, Hobbies, Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, US Navy, US Military

The Otago Daily Times

Ancient passages

From left, Peter and Cleone Blomfield recently travelled to Dublin to donate the 17th-century Worth family Bible to the Edward Worth Library.


Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Hobbies


Lisa Kudrow Previews New Season of 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Lisa Kudrow recently previewed the new season of TLC's celebrity genealogy documentary series Who Do You Think You Are? for TV Guide.


Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Web Therapy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Lisa Kudrow, Hobbies, The Proposal

Kane Co. Chronicle

Kane County Genealogical Society to meet tonight in Geneva

GENEVA – The next meeting of the Kane County Genealogical Society will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the first-floor meeting room of the Geneva History Center, 113 S. Third St., Geneva.


Related Topix: Geneva, IL, Kane County, IL, Life, Hobbies

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Staten Island Jewish organizations show support for Israeli soldiers

The following is a roundup of Jewish events taking place on Staten Island. For more information on upcoming Jewish community events, Shabbat services and Torah classes, visit the Council of Jewish Organizations' website at .


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Israel, World News, Middle East, Dining, Life, Hobbies