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amherst news-times a look ahead senior citizens of (scoa) will meet friday, sept. 4 at noon for catered lunch the eagle's on milan avenue. entertainment be barb sutton, story teller and humorist. contact ruth 988-5287 tickets no later than 1. there kick-off meeting new special olympics program monday, aug. 31 6:30 p.m. harris school. students, parents, families, friends, school staff supporters are invited. any high or junior student interesting in assisting with should attend peer training session 3 1 6 those who support can purchase comet prideamherst wristband $2 available every home football games by contacting suenaso amherstk 2.org. next board has been changed to today, wednesday, 26, marion l. steele media center 4:30 is open public. jennc art gallery sandstone presenting two-day showing works water-color artist timothy o'connor 28 saturday, 29, from 6-9 each day. located village, 767 refreshments served. community chorus host "welcome back" picnic all current members anyone interested singing group 5 lakeview park lorain rotary pavilion 5-9 only requirements love willingness commit rehearsals performances. rehearsal monday evenings 8:30 choir room fall start 14 n o s - $ e 8 : r h j fc ss 8? l sjf do g) friday night bruce steiner, south amherst, found piece abraham lincoln history while shopping jamie's flea market his wife laurie three note, man buys tlea papers; finds john lasko reporter- resident steiner become somewhat celebrity now that he owns an authenticated history. started years ago when decided one rainy day go down road check out different vendors rt. 113. said noticed guy selling kinds knickknacks which piqued curiosity. "i went over had cardboard box full papers i looking through it," said. inside box, several items including book containing memoirs ulysses s. grant, receipt dated back 1863 internal revenue service (irs) gave unknown individual after paid dollar taxes horse carriage, english pound note 1920s postcard f. kennedy former ohio governor michael disalle's autographs 1960. kept digging deeper see what else could find. came across business card size envelope words "let this enter note. april 14, 1865," it was signed "a. lincoln." $20 box. "not thinking real, that's neat price debi jones promoted vice president patient care services chief nursing officer fairview hospital cleveland emh regional medical elyria. (photo lasko) jl -t ! b3 mystery, (photos asking, thought would pick up make conversation fun throwing end table," same assassinated wilkes booth. "that makes valuable," doing research some purchased market, learned book, receipt, autographed possession were real deal. excited state. not help but think tales ago. contains obtained may have stolen someone else's collection. "that's last time i've seen man," "i've asked people maybe once week them if they've ever scene before told me no," said, adding so far contacted him claiming theirs. while, curiosity got better him. magnifying glass examine hand strokes more closely. looked internet compare writing lincoln's actual bitten bug, she her true callim reporter bug did bite jones, hard enough until completed first year roanoke, va. dreams becoming attorney chose nurse made money put herself law "it during my second obstetric point forward realized want do," something about miracle whole process child birth power just struck being able g letter handwriting. boy, heck good forgery this," e-mailed state federal agencies organizations, as well collectors received response, little upset. waiting 'you're nuts' 'sorry, interested,' 'received your e-mail, thanks thanks.' nothing," presidential library museum springfield, 111. "there, god illinois, especially springfield," transferred named lupton, associate director preservation project agreed take steiner's lupton crew traveled east main street stopping oberlin college paper their record yet. "what illinois is, they going country libraries, repositories scanning these archives," "they two sets set legal became working continued page process, sudden, awe everything." momentum path obtain diploma roanoke memorial hospital's professional 1977. 1980, bachelor science degree spending salem, workforce nearly eight educator, nudging employer master's nursing. loved job needed either get 2
|Title||Amherst news-times, 2009-08-26|
|Date of Original||2009-08-26|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, Amherst news-times, 2009-08-26|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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