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Nov 17, 2017

All across America, people celebrate the first Tuesday evening in August as National Night Out Against  Crime.  The National Association of Town Watch invites communities to join forces to promote police-community partnerships, crime/drug/violence prevention, safety, and neighborhood unity. Over 37 million people in...


May 11, 2017

Pop Up Podcast is back!

While Pop Up Podcast started out as a free after-school activity for teens. In our second season, we welcome participants of all ages.

Pop Up Podcast is an opportunity to tell your story, to engage with audio recording technology and to explore your own self-expression. Much like Season 1 of Pop...



Sep 19, 2012

Eighteen year old Watson landed with the first wave of the U.S. forces to hit Omaha Beach in Normandy, France at 7:27 am on June 6, 1944. He survived being blown up and wounded when his landing craft was destroyed by a mine that killed 50 of the 75 men on board. In spite of his wounds, he served for 28 days as a...


May 10, 2012

Laura Johnston Kohl joined the Peoples Temple in 1970 and was an active and enthusiastic member until the day it ended. On November 18, 1978, 914 members of Peoples Temple died in Jonestown, Guyana. Laura was one of 87 survivors. This is her story of survival.

Laura is an author as well as a public speaker about...