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Archive

February 27th, 2010

Signals to be added to Cherry Street

NORTH LIBERTY– This spring, left turns onto Highway 965 through North Liberty should get a little easier.
The North Liberty City Council approved a $369,000 contract to install traffic signals at the intersection of Highway 965 and Cherry Street. The contract was awarded to low bidder Advanced Electrical Services, Inc., of Iowa City by unanimous council vote on Feb. 9.

CCA board takes preliminary look at staffing and attendance areas

TIFFIN — A small meeting room in the high school library was packed, as teachers concerned for their futures with the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) School District attended a board work session Feb. 17.
Staffing projections for the coming year was on the agenda, and with budget cuts looming, the teachers’ attention was warranted. The board also discussed attendance areas, an issue with potential impact down the road.

Footprints in India: former North Liberty council member leaves home to volunteer

NORTH LIBERTY– From law student to claims adjuster, from U.S. Senate staffer to criminal defense attorney, from civic board member to politician, Jim Wozniak has held some important positions in the communities in which he has lived. He is now leaving them all behind for a new and very different role.
Wozniak departed Jan. 8 to become a volunteer for United Planet, an international non-profit organization that trains and sends volunteers to assist in community development projects in over 40 countries worldwide.

A super time; free event brings NL together for the big game

NORTH LIBERTY — For the sixth year, football fans gathered in the Gerdin Conference Center in the basement of the North Liberty Community Center for “the big game.”
Superbowl 44, with the New Orleans Saints taking on and defeating the Indianapolis Colts, was projected onto two walls for the big-screen effect. A community potluck provided supper for the masses, and activities were set up for the youngest, including a broadcast of “the Puppy Bowl.”

Food for fines: Library’s Amnesty Month benefits pantry

NORTH LIBERTY— It happens. A person checks out a book from the library, with every intention of returning it on time. But then, something comes up and the book sits, and sits, and sits some more until a fine accrues.
Director Dee Crowner and her staff at the North Liberty Community Library have a novel way to pay-off sin of remissness.
Through the month of January, patrons can bring in non-perishable food items in lieu of cash. The food is then donated to the North Liberty Community Pantry. Each item is worth $1 off the patron’s fine. The food drive is a key element of Fine Amnesty Month.

Accident kills Williamsburg teen

JOHNSON COUNTY– A three-car accident on Interstate 80 resulted in the death of a 14-year-old Williamsburg girl last Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Also involved in the accident was Dan M. Earhart, 59, of Solon.

Irene Pudil

After residing her entire life within 400 ft. of her birthplace, Irene Frances Pudil, 92, of Swisher, passed away from heart disease on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010. Services were held Feb. 19 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, followed by a luncheon served by the auxiliary at the Swisher American Legion. Visitation was Feb. 18 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids.

February 23rd

Registration for Babe Ruth Baseball begins this Saturday

NORTH LIBERTY– Families are invited to attend registration for the 2010 Babe Ruth Baseball team, a program for youth aged 12-15. The event will be held this Saturday, Feb. 27, from 1:30-3 p.m. at the North Liberty Recreation Center.
Player registrations will be accepted until March 19. If you are unable to attend this Saturday’s registration, additional registration forms will be available at the North Liberty & Coralville Rec. Centers or e-mail at nlcbaberuth@yahoo.com.

Theology on tap

NORTH LIBERTY– If participating in a Bible study at church or attending church has sounded a bit intimidating to you, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church invites you to be part of another option! On Monday, March 1, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Gus's in Coralville, church members will be meeting to reflect on scripture while Pastor Tim Smith will share a bit more of the context and background, and perhaps introduce some fresh ways of engaging Biblical text.

Englert rolls out the red carpet for Academy Awards event

IOWA CITY – On Sunday, March 7, The Englert Theatre will host a fundraising event unlike any the theatre has seen before.
A live screening of the Academy Awards, “Hollywood Live! Hosted by Chris Okiishi” will also feature movie-themed food and costume contests, “The Winning Envelope” grab bags, and a silent auction. Admission to this event is free (although small donations at the door are welcome).