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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Six-figure bids are expected when an auction house sells a rare 148-year-old baseball card that was discovered at a yard sale in rural Maine, the auction house manager said Wednesday. A man found the card by chance in a...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- The St. Joseph County Public Library board of trustees on Monday awarded a contract for demolition of the former Avon Theater and two other nearby buildings. The contract was awarded to Jackson Demolition Services of Rochester. The...
Tags: Human Interest, Arts and Culture
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — An employee at a northwest Indiana library found a gun inside a hollowed-out book donated to the branch. The Times of Munster reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/S1XyDc ) that police in Valparaiso are holding the gun as...
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SOUTH BEND -- Parts of the Avon Theater’s terra cotta fašade would be saved, but the structure itself would be demolished, under a proposal the South Bend Historic Preservation Commission and the St. Joseph County Public Library have agreed to...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- An 8.5-pound chunk of terra cotta brick that recently fell from the Avon Theater's facade has become exhibit A in the discussion about the future of that former downtown movie house. Declaring the building a public safety hazard, the St....
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND — The old Avon Theater and two nearby storefronts are expected to be demolished this summer. With a 5-0 vote, the St. Joseph County Public Library board on Monday approved the demolition drawings and granted permission for the library to...
Tags: Arts and Culture
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- There will be no encore for the Avon Theatre after all. The city's Common Council voted Monday to reject a request from the Historic Preservation Commission of South Bend and St. Joseph County to give landmark status to the old downtown...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- When it opens downtown, Ciao's Italian Restaurant & Bakery will be slightly larger than originally planned. The St. Joseph County Public Library board on Monday approved a revised lease agreement with A-Dwell Inc., parent company of Ciao'...
Tags: Arts and Culture
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- The fate of the former Avon Theater, 307-309 S. Michigan St., is in the hands of the South Bend Common Council. After a lengthy public hearing featuring local residents both in favor and against a proposal to landmark the vacant old movie...
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Michiana is joining the world in paying tribute to the nearly 3,000 men and women who died 11 years ago today, Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists with Al Qaeda led the biggest attack on American soil. Special ceremonies are being held here and all across...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- The St. Joseph County Public Library board is taking a wait-and-see approach to the former Avon Theater. Citing concerns about use of taxpayer dollars, the board delayed action Monday on a proposal to salvage and store decorative terra...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- The St. Joseph County Public Library is considering a plan that would provide free Wi-Fi service downtown to anyone with a county library card. If the plan proceeds, all county library cardholders would be able to access the service when...
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