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March 9th

City seeks applicants for the Telecommunication Commission

NORTH LIBERTY— There is currently one opening on the Telecommunications Commission to fill a partial term ending in June 2010. Meetings are typically held on the first Monday of the month. Not only can you have input on the redesign of the City Web site, but you will also promote local cable access and enhance public relations and communication efforts throughout the area.

March 8th

Safe! And not just at home plate

NORTH LIBERTY — The North Liberty Youth Baseball and Softball (NYLBS) league has taken a number of steps in recent years to increase the safety of all who attend the games. This season, the league has a new tool designed to prevent tragedy: a lightning detector designed to warn of an approaching storm.

March 3rd

Republican party spaghetti dinner set for Friday, March 6

IOWA CITY– The Johnson County Republicans are hosting their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Friday, March 6 at Montgomery Hall, Johnson County Fairgrounds. Dinner will be served between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. A program featuring speakers Rep. Jeff Kaufmann and RPI Chair Matt Strawn will begin shortly after. Tickets are available at the door, $10 per person, $25 for a family of four, and college students $8. The event will be catered by Zio Johno's. Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, March 4 by emailing cgrawe@mchsi.com or call: (319) 339-8381.

Optimists hold Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 7

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Optimists will host a Pancake Breakfast Saturday, Mar. 7, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m at the North Liberty Community Center. Tickets are $6, and $2 for children under 10. All proceeds go to the youth of the North Liberty community.

Van Allen PTO announces two events

NORTH LIBERTY– The Van Allen PTO announces the following important dates:
• March 10: PTO Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Daycare will be provided by North Central Jr. High students.
• March 27: Family Fun Fair 6:30-8:30 p.m.

CCA students vs. faculty volleyball match Fri., March 6

TIFFIN─ There will be a volleyball game Friday, March 6 featuring Clear Creek Amana senior students vs. faculty at Clear Creek Amana High School in Tiffin. Preceding the game a spaghetti supper from Zio Johno’s will be served, with meat or non-meat spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink included. The game starts at 7 p.m. with $5 adult and $3 student admission. The spaghetti supper runs from 5-7:30 p.m. and costs $7 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. All proceeds will go to purchase technology equipment for all five Clear Creek Amana schools.

NL Library to host Internet genealogy program Thurs., March 12

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Library and presenter Sarah Uthoff will hold an informative program on Internet genealogy on Thursday, March 12 from 6-8 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring in their own laptops, if possible. Wireless Internet is available. Other participants will share library Internet stations. Advanced sign-up at the circulation desk or by calling 626-5701 is required for this program.

Cake and cookie decorating at the NL Library

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Library will offer a cake and cookie decorating class on March 14, 10:30-Noon, in meeting Room B of the Community Center.
The instructor for this class is Greta Reynolds, owner of Teddy Bear Bakery in Iowa City.
Sign-up is required. There is a $10 fee for this class with payment due at the time of sign-up. Stop by the library for more details and to sign-up. Contact Elaine at 626-5701 with questions.

Shueyville UMC pancake supper scheduled for March 27

SHUEYVILLE– The Shueyville United Methodist Church Men’s Group will host a pancake supper on March 27 from 5-8 p.m. Cost for the all-you-can-eat event is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds will go to the church’s mission organizations. Contact Jim Hynek for more information at 319-857-4249.

Walkin'

The target when firing a tightly rolled newspaper like a torpedo out the window of a car traveling at 30 miles per hour was the middle of the driveway. Lawn on either side allowed for a large margin of error. Not that many sleepy homeowners needed to step off into the grass to get their morning fish wrapper– we were pretty accurate. If a paper strayed off range and under a bush, however, it had to be retrieved– a job that fell to the junior enlisted member of the crew, me.