Month: April 2022

News Archive | Leesburg, Virginia

Leesburg, Virginia (April 29, 2022) – This year marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Thomas Balch Library. Named after Leesburg native Thomas Balch, a prominent mid-19th century Philadelphia lawyer, the library building was dedicated in May 1922….

$9 million verdict in trial of Colorado fertility doctor who used his own sperm to impregnate patients

Maia Emmons-Boring couldn’t stop shaking as she awaited the verdict Wednesday night in a Grand Junction courtroom. It had been more than three years since the Texas resident learned through an at-home DNA test that the man she had called…

A volunteer genealogist student helped solve the nearly 60-year-old murder of a young girl

The kidnapping, rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in a small town in Pennsylvania left a community haunted for decades as the cold case went unsolved, without a single arrest having been made. been carried out, for almost sixty…

Aubrey J. Dry Sr. | Obituary

Aubrey J. Dry Sr., of Jasper, Texas went to join his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 24, 2022. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate his life will be held at Shultz Funeral Home in Jasper on…

Calgary police help identify victim of ‘Happy Face Killer’ – Calgary

The Calgary Police Department has been credited with helping the Santa Clara Sheriff’s Office identify a victim of a cold-blooded homicide. Patricia Skiple of Colton, Oregon was known as “Blue Pacheco” for the color of her clothing when her body…

Patricia Lynn Trout – Hometown Focus

Patricia Lynn Trout, 64, returned to heaven on April 19, 2022. Born in Hammond, IN, Patricia spent much of her childhood in the Chicago suburb of Highland, Indiana where she made many friends and fond memories. She then moved with…

Discover Family History Through Genealogy Services in Colombia | Booming city

After her mother’s death in 1979, Mary Helen Allen felt compelled to finish what her mother had started: researching family history. “You just get hooked,” said Allen, a librarian at the Genealogical Society of Boone County and Central Missouri. Now…

Sexual assault suspect in 1987 case impersonating radio DJ: Police

FAIRFAX, VA – Fairfax County police arrested William Clark, 59, of Ashburn, in connection with the 1987 abduction and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl outside a Fairfax City radio station. “There is no end game for people who commit…

Learn to Research Genealogy with the Library of Congress – The Vacaville Reporter

Candice Buchanan will present “Local History Genealogy Research at the Library ofCongress” during the May 7 virtual meeting at 11:00 a.m. of the Solano County Genealogical Society. The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution. It began…

DNA leads cops to Cecil Trent in 1994 Lisa Fracassi murder

Nearly 30 years after an aspiring nurse was strangled to death, DNA has led officials to her suspected killer. The police determined that Cecil H. Trent, 29, strangled Lisa “Lika” Fracassi, 37, to death in Waikiki, A press release Honolulu…

Estrogen and testosterone deficiency linked to higher rates of rotator cuff repair

News — April 13, 2022 – Patients with lower levels of sex hormones – testosterone in men and estrogen in women – are more likely to undergo surgery for rotator cuff tears, suggests a study in the Journal of Bone…

Marcia G. (Ryan) Lambert | News, Sports, Jobs

Marcia G. (Ryan) Lambert, 82, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 3, 2022 with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late Leslie…

Ancestry review: can this DNA test reveal your family history?

Ancestry DNA Test Whether you want to authenticate beloved family histories or you don’t know your family history and need a starting point, personal DNA testing has never been easier. Home DNA tests are a popular and affordable way to…

Mary Frances Conner Williams obituary – PCPatriot

Mary Frances Conner Williams, 89, died on April 3, 2022 at her home in Pulaski, Va., after a short hospitalization. She was surrounded by her family. Under a clear blue sky, the multi-faceted daffodils planted and stretched by her hands…

1950 U.S. Census Records Released: Information Is “Genealogy Heaven”

For Wendy Kalman, an amateur genealogist in Atlanta, the 1950 records will help her consolidate details about her parents, grandparents and loved ones. She has traced the paternal side of the family back to 18th century Ukraine, and her research…

Fairmont Arts & Humanities Commission to Present its 2022 Awards | The life

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission is preparing to honor those who have made significant contributions to the arts and humanities over the past year. The 37th Annual Commission Awards Ceremony will be held April 24 at 2…

Diary | News, Sports, Jobs

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