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There are some events in life that neither the printed word nor the photograph can do justice. "Man vs. Man vs. Food II" was one of those events. Sponsored by 'Wiches, located at 40 N....more >>

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Monday, October 25 - Village Police are investigating a fraud report after an employee of a business on W. Burdick reported someone electronically taking money out of their business accounts....more >>
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Born July 24th
1895: Robert Graves, poet and novelist (Goodbye to All That).
1897: Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer.
1900: Zelda Sayre, writer (Save me the Waltz).
1916: John D. MacDonald, author.
1920: Bella Abzug, the first Jewish woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
July 24th
in history
1704: Admiral George Rooke takes Gibraltar from the Spanish.
1766: At Fort Ontario, Canada, Ottawa chief Pontiac and William Johnson sign a peace agreement.
1791: Robespierre expels all Jacobins opposed to the principles of the French Revolution.
1847: The first members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) arrive in Utah, settling in present-day Salt Lake City.
1862: The eighth president of the United States, Martin Van Buren, dies at the age of 79.