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Whats happening at the library

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  • Apr 12, 2018

Safe disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medicines

Perhaps you’ve been noticing new blue collection bins around. These support the safe disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medicines. Based on some recent Facebook… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

How Kingston and Bond Road got their names

Our club was busy in March as we conducted a very successful food drive on March 24. Thank you to all who contributed to support… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Stuff the Bus, Stamp Out Hunger food drives next month

Food collected benefit the South Kitsap Helpline Food Bank.

COMPASS & CLOCK | Navigating life today to remain independent tomorrow

Orphan: A person without protective affiliation or sponsorship (Dictionary.com) The aging of the Baby Boomer generation has led to a silver tsunami of “elder orphans.”… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2018

BOOK ENDS

Although it’s not unusual for a husband and wife to both be authors, and it isn’t unusual for them to write in different genres, this… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018

Neighbors Helping Neighbors |Celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Month

Gratitude manifests in forms beyond a “thank you” and arises more often than not from our volunteers themselves and the community we serve. Have you… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018
The Chiefs redo the gravesite of Anna Turpin to make a place for John Henry Turpin’s memorial stone.
                                Marion Hersey / Courtesy photo

Navy honor long over due

BREMERTON — Chief Gunner’s Mate John “Dick” Turpin may have died more then 50 years ago, but his memory and sacrifice has not been forgotten.… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018
The Chiefs redo the gravesite of Anna Turpin to make a place for John Henry Turpin’s memorial stone.
                                Marion Hersey / Courtesy photo
<em>Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Wozniak, from Orlando, Florida, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), eats lunch with his wife at a Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation marriage enrichment workshop on March 24.</em>
                                Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Greg Hall / U.S. Navy

Strong marriages improve Nimitz’s mission readiness

BANGOR — “Marriage and family readiness ultimately equates to mission readiness,” said Scott Radetski, Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) subcontractor. “CREDO is about more… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018
<em>Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Wozniak, from Orlando, Florida, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), eats lunch with his wife at a Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation marriage enrichment workshop on March 24.</em>
                                Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Greg Hall / U.S. Navy

Port Orchard’s Community Service Day rescheduled for April 14

Bad weather expected on Saturday, so plans have been delayed.

Three local poets will read at the Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse April 7.

The readings will begin at 7 p.m. and will be followed by an open mic session. All are welcome to come to the mic and… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2018

Spring Daze show April 28-29

The event is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Port Orchard.

City’s Spring Clean Up week coming in May

Curbside pick up during regular garbage route May 21-25 within Port Orchard city limits.

Spring plant, book sale April 28-29

MANCHESTER — The Friends of Manchester Library is sponsoring its annual plant and book sale on Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29. The event will run… Continue reading

Earth Day event in Manchester April 21

The event is sponsored by the Manchester Community Association.

Memories of a Poulsbo volunteer fireman

Editors Note: The following is a personal account of Glenn Haskin’s life, written by Haskin himself before his passing on March 19. In 2014, The… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2018

Josephine’s Mercantile open in downtown Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — Downtown Port Orchard’s Bay Street just got a new spring in its step with the opening of Josephine’s Mercantile at 701 Bay… Continue reading

Bookends

As you may surmise, I get many, many emails from sites that want me to know about their books. One of the sites I really… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Virgil the miniature tugboat is back at Port of Poulsbo

“Virgil is back!” That was the happy exclamation I heard while coming up the ramp from the guest moorage at the Port of Poulsbo. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018