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Guest View: The Substitute Doll

December 20th 2015

Guest View: The Substitute Doll (Christine Kole, Dec. 20, 2015) When I was about 5 or 6 years old in the 1950s, television was still fairly new.  There were already all kinds of toy commercials, especially before Christmas.  I would watch “Romper Room” or “The Mickey Mouse Club”, and then spy the newest doll that […]

Fourth Graders’ Charity Makes it Big Time…

February 7th 2011

…The girls were also invited by organizer Dean Bach to set up a table and sell dog toys that they had made to raise money for K9 Club Cares. There were multi-colored chew toys made of fleece, and ceramic dogs tags available. Over 100 items were sold during the four-hour event. They expected sales to be $200, but a generous anonymous donor made their till double by the end of the day…