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Fernbank’s Goose Bumps exhibit offers scary, family fun
Just in time for the Halloween season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, which started last week and will run until Jan. 4, is designed to provide thrills and chills as well a...
September 30, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Jewish Center hosts annual book festival
While the annual book festival at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta focuses on Jewish authors and literature, its broad line-up of authors and books has something for everyone and year ...
September 30, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Blanca
The pet of the week is a dog who has a sweet personality and is great with other dogs. Meet Blanca, a 4-year-old girl who is solid white, has adorable ears and who wins everyone over with her smile...
September 30, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody Woman’s Club hosts 42nd annual home tour
On Oct. 1, the Dunwoody Woman’s Club will host its 42nd annual home tour, featuring a variety of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs homes with different architectural and design styles. Five homes are feat...
September 23, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Persimmon
The pet of the week is Persimmon, a 2-year-old pointer/terrier mix. She has already won over the hearts of staff. Persimmon’s main goal is to please her human, and since she is so smart, loving and...
September 23, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fernbank Museum hosts annual gala
Fernbank Museum of Natural History will host its annual black-tie fundraising gala, A Timeless Affair 2014 — The Witching Hour Oct. 4 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The evening will honor the dedicated s...
September 23, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LakeFest to include art, music and more
Pine Lake, situated between Decatur and Stone Mountain, will hold its annual arts and music festival LakeFest Oct. 4 and 5. Now in its 14th year, the festival is a celebration of handmade fine arts...
September 16, 2014 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Jeffers
Meet Jeffers, a big, adorable boy who has a big personality to match his size. Jeffers is a good natured, 2-year-old mastiff mix. He has a cute under bite and is a silly, goofy guy who loves to sho...
September 16, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb’s LifeLine Animal Project shares tips for emergency pet safety
September is National Preparedness Month and DeKalb County’s LifeLine Animal Project and DeKalb County Animal Services want residents to know some of the best ways to keep pets safe during an emerg...
September 16, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oglethorpe Museum exhibits ‘Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat’
Oglethorpe Museum of Art’s newest exhibition pairs Cuban-born artists with the political and cultural experiences of baseball. “Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat” merges the cultural phenomenon of basebal...
September 16, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Roman
The pet of the week is an adorable boy who is perfect for anyone looking for love. Meet Roman, a happy, cuddly ball of cuteness who falls in love with everyone he meets. Roman is a 1-year-old colli...
September 02, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Resident earns scholarship through Boys & Girls Club
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.03.14 - 09:55 am
  • Decatur parenting coach appears on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.om
    04.23.14 - 09:59 am
  • ART Station hosts special exhibit, paint day
    Stone Mountain Village’s ART Station, housed in the old trolley station at 5384 Manor Drive, will host two events to celebrate a historic style of painting. Plein air painting is described by co-fo...
    September 02, 2014 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Levi
    Meet Levi, a calm and sweet boy who is 2 years old and loves children. Levi is a handsome boy who has almond-shaped eyes and short brown fur. He is a quiet guy who is shy at first, but warms up qui...
    August 26, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven resident overcomes eating disorder to become personal trainer
    Brookhaven resident Kim Schaper’s journey to becoming a fitness trainer did not take a conventional route. Schaper was highly-involved in sports her entire life, she said, but around age 19, she be...
    August 26, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Sugar
    The pet of the week is Sugar, an 8-month-old girl who is as sweet as her name. Sugar is part comedian — she seems to act goofy on purpose, just to make anyone laugh. She is also very affectionate a...
    August 19, 2014 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bakery sweetens downtown Tucker
    After working in the corporate world for many years, Denise Dayoub finally fed her entrepreneurial spirit and opened Sweet Dee’s Bakeshop a little more than two years ago. The bakery is in the hear...
    August 19, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pets of the Week: Lily & Daisy
    Five years ago, LifeLine Animal Project took in two very special dogs — Lily, a black Belgian shepherd, and Daisy, a chocolate Labrador mix. Their former doggie dad adopted them from a shelter and ...
    August 12, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Wilson
    The pet of the week is Wilson, a happy, intelligent, independent and loving dog. For those looking for a dog who can entertain himself, Wilson is the guy. He is happy on his own, but also loves att...
    August 06, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Priscilla
    Meet Priscilla, pet of the week, who is available now at DeKalb County Animal Services. For those looking for a little ray of sunshine, then Priscilla is the girl. This 3-year-old lab mix is always...
    July 30, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Summer fun still ongoing at Fernbank Museum
    School is almost back in session for students in DeKalb County, but at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta, summer fun will continue for children of all ages. The...
    July 29, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Friends of Chamblee Library to host book sale
    The Friends of Chamblee Library is getting ready for their biggest and most popular book sale of the year Aug. 7 through 9 and Aug. 11. A preview event for members only will run from 1 to 4 p.m. th...
    July 29, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Faya
    LifeLine Animal Project presents Faya, available now at DeKalb County Animal Services. Those looking for a dog who is a special combination of many qualities — beauty, intelligence and love — then ...
    July 24, 2014 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Les Miserables’ comes to the Marcus Jewish Center
    Beginning in August, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta will bring the popular, award-winning musical “Les Misérables” to its stage in Dunwoody. The show will run from Aug. 7 through 17 ...
    July 23, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Holocaust survivor’s story comes to life at Marcus Jewish center
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.14 - 01:17 pm
  • DeKalb resident fosters equality in the workplace
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.14 - 10:58 am
  • DeKalb artists to be featured at annual craft show
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.14 - 02:05 pm