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Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. The work of veteran newsman Francis Pharcellus Church has since become history’s most reprinted newspaper editorial, appearing in part …

With Christmas around the corner and Veterans Day and Thanksgiving behind us, we are ready to get a new year started.

With the holidays just around the corner, many of us are gearing up for Black Friday sales, thumbing through seasonal catalogs, window shopping downtown, perusing the web, and scouring our many fabulous local businesses to make sure we get just the right gift for everyone on our list.