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10 facts about Dorothy Fuldheim, the first lady of television news

Carol Starre-Kmiecik visited us to discuss Dorothy Fuldheim, the first lady of television news, while in character as Fuldheim. Here are 10 things we learned from her talk: Fuldheim’s family was so poor that when her brother died of strep throat, … Continue reading

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What happened when The Beatles came to Cleveland?

The Beatles only performed in Cleveland twice—at Cleveland Public Hall in 1964 and Cleveland Municipal Stadium in 1966—but they were two of the wildest, most out-of-control concerts in the band’s history. Learn what happened at those shows during a free talk at 6:30 … Continue reading

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Alan Dutka introduces you to Cleveland’s Millionaires’ Row

Author Alan Dutka recently gave us a tour of Cleveland’s most famous and glamorous avenue, Millionaires’ Row; but he specifically took us through its unsavory underbelly. Dutka talked about wealthy industrialists, their million-dollar divorces, what they did when the money disappeared, and one … Continue reading

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Cleveland storyteller shares stories about the women of Millionaire’s Row

Cleveland storyteller Dan Ruminski returned to Mentor Library Monday to share stories about the women of Millionaire’s Row—the famous, the infamous and those who were a bit of both. Laura Mae Corrigan was a bit of everything in her time: waitress, society reporter, (if … Continue reading

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