Christmas in Our Town

Author: Bonnie M. Gulan

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595218482

Category: Fiction

Page: 152

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Once upon a Christmas time there was a town that everyone called OUR TOWN, where at Christmas time all the Our Town folks gathered together at this Our Town Square that was semi-circled with its Our Parsonage, Our Toyshop, Our Department Store, Our Hardware Store, Our Grade School, Our Dining Room, Our Soda Fountain and Grill, Our Library, Our Supermarket, Our Fire Department, Our Police Department, Our Doctor and Dentist Clinic, Our Hospital, and our famous Our Town Family Inn.In Our Town, no one felt or acted bigger or smaller that another one. Sharing was their keyword and thus at Christmas time all Out Town folks would gather at Our Town Square where each year at Christmas Time, different Our Town folks would share a past memorable Christmas Miracle memory with all the other Our Town folks.This Christmas time, the Our Town folks decided to welcome any and all folks that would like to share in their Our Town Square Celebration.So let this OUR TOWN SQUARE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION BEGIN!!

Reflections of Life in Our Town

Author: James

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412010993

Category: Fiction

Page: 181

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Reflections of Life in Our Town is a satirical look at life and values in small town America. The book is occasionally absurd, occasionally offensive, sometimes sensitive, but mostly just funny. Our Town does not exist in a time, nor does it really inhabit a specific place, though most of it's inhabitants believe that they are somewhere in Ohio, and all agree that they are definitely on the planet Earth. The citizens of Our Town live life pretty much as any Americans do, dealing with such issues as the spread of communism, the rise of the superstore, and rampaging ogres at the end of the street (?), as we all would. The cast of characters in Our Town is wildly varied, from the senile village elder, Grandpa Genkaku, to the physically indescribable Laughlin twins. There is a child prodigy with a fish bowl on her head, a many tentacled alien from the dark side of Saturn, and of course, the aforementioned ogres. Though varied, together they form a relatively tight community trying to cope with the trials of everyday life. And everyday life in Our Town is pretty much like life in any town. You have your good days and your bad; your successes and your failures. One day, a wandering band of angels is scandalizing the local women, the next day, the circus comes to town. Life is kind of like a roller coaster that way. The citizens of Our Town also offer forays into outer space in order to rediscover previously discovered planets, and a quest for god while in pursuit of a red balloon. While life in Our Town may not be quite as exciting as life in places like Toledo, we generally manage to fill our days quite well. So, these are my reflections of life in Our Town. While some may seem a bit bizarre at first glance, upon closer inspection, they really are not that much different from the things most people experience in life. After all, its about values, and an appreciation for the things which we hold most dear. So, join me as I take a stroll down memory lane. Relax, and have a laugh, just be careful not to step in any ogre $#!?...

In Our Town

Author: Laura Verderosa

Publisher: Newmark Learning

ISBN: 1607196093

Category: Cities and towns

Page: 12

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Towns have many different places to visit. What buildings do you see in your town?

A Murder in Our Town

Author: Arthur Herzog

Publisher: Arthur Herzog III

ISBN: 1583482970

Category: History

Page: 148

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From award-winning novelist Arthur Herzog comes a true-crime story of rich and poor, murder and retribution in a town rooted in self-denial. In Salisbury, Connecticut, the lavish weekend homes of wealthy New Yorkers stand only a short distance from the dilapidated houses of the local working class, known as the "raggies." But this seemingly calm and pastoral community has a sordid, evil underbelly. Feeling oppressed by their economic and social status, the three Duntz brothers seek revenge on the wealthy upper class, and historical Salisbury becomes their target. The brothers set fire to the Salisbury town hall, a 235-year-old symbol of the town's proud heritage. But when Earl Morey confesses to seeing one of the brothers commit the crime, he is found shot to death one early October morning. Driven to bring the murderer to justice, Lieutenant James Hiltz launches the largest, most complex investigation in the history of the Connecticut State Police. But the rich are apathetic and the poor fear retribution from the Duntzes, who hamper law enforcement's efforts to capture Morey's killer and further entrench the division between rich and poor. A gripping true crime tale, "A Murder in Our Town" reveals the curious juxtaposition of the privileged and poor in small-town America.

In Our Town

Author: Rosaline Masson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1444682032

Category:

Page: 320

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Stories From Our Town

Author: Kelvin Bueckert

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1387982893

Category:

Page: 254

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Stories From Our Town is a compilation of four lighthearted historical stories set on the plains of Manitoba, Canada. Not only does this book feature four entertaining novellas about life on the prairies, but it also contains photographs and clippings relevant to the stories included. Our Town, Gladstone 1, Our Town, Gladstone 2, Our Town, Austin, The Great Gladstone Oilstrike! Plus the bonus short story, Four Seasons. *** Humor/Historical/Romance/Canadian

Now...in our town

emerging administrative practices in adult education in public schools and colleges

Author: American Association of School Administrators. Regional Committee on Adult Education,Columbia University. Teachers College. Institute of Adult Education

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 34

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In Our Town

Author: Jack Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Race relations

Page: 66

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Play set in country town; centres on the return of an Aboriginal soldier after World War 2 and his rejection by the white community; includes an introduction by Adam Shoemaker.

Everybody Loves Our Town

An Oral History of Grunge

Author: Mark Yarm

Publisher: Crown Archetype

ISBN: 0307464458

Category: Music

Page: 592

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Twenty years after the release of Nirvana’s landmark album Nevermind comes Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, the definitive word on the grunge era, straight from the mouths of those at the center of it all. In 1986, fledgling Seattle label C/Z Records released Deep Six, a compilation featuring a half-dozen local bands: Soundgarden, Green River, Melvins, Malfunkshun, the U-Men and Skin Yard. Though it sold miserably, the record made music history by documenting a burgeoning regional sound, the raw fusion of heavy metal and punk rock that we now know as grunge. But it wasn’t until five years later, with the seemingly overnight success of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” that grunge became a household word and Seattle ground zero for the nineties alternative-rock explosion. Everybody Loves Our Town captures the grunge era in the words of the musicians, producers, managers, record executives, video directors, photographers, journalists, publicists, club owners, roadies, scenesters and hangers-on who lived through it. The book tells the whole story: from the founding of the Deep Six bands to the worldwide success of grunge’s big four (Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice in Chains); from the rise of Seattle’s cash-poor, hype-rich indie label Sub Pop to the major-label feeding frenzy that overtook the Pacific Northwest; from the simple joys of making noise at basement parties and tiny rock clubs to the tragic, lonely deaths of superstars Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley. Drawn from more than 250 new interviews—with members of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Screaming Trees, Hole, Melvins, Mudhoney, Green River, Mother Love Bone, Temple of the Dog, Mad Season, L7, Babes in Toyland, 7 Year Bitch, TAD, the U-Men, Candlebox and many more—and featuring previously untold stories and never-before-published photographs, Everybody Loves Our Town is at once a moving, funny, lurid, and hugely insightful portrait of an extraordinary musical era.

The church in our town

a study of the relationship between the church and the rural community

Author: Rockwell Carter Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 220

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How to Save Our Town Centres

A Radical Agenda for the Future of High Streets

Author: Julian Dobson

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 1447323939

Category: Political Science

Page: 276

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Beginning with the 2011 riots that saw high streets across England become the stage for urban unrest, this book travels the UK, exploring the issues that are challenging town centres and meeting the people who are changing them.

My Town by a River

Vignettes of Chatham, New Jersey

Author: Chatham Historical Society

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595355501

Category: History

Page: 80

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Chatham, New Jersey is a small town situated on the banks of the Passaic River. The first visitors were the Lenni Lenape Indians who stopped in Chatham on their annual migration from Sussex County to the Atlantic Ocean. They called the river the "Fishawack". In late August of 1781, while his troops were camped in Morristown, George Washington wrote seventeen letters from a Chatham homestead. After the Revolutionary War, Chatham's convenient location, just a day's journey from New York City, made it a popular overnight stop for east-west travelers. The mid nineteenth century brought vacationers from Newark and New York City to enjoy Chatham's "salubrious air." Drawn to the bucolic setting, many vacationers returned to make Chatham their home. Today Chatham is a bustling commuter suburb. Its tenuous ties to a simpler time exist mainly in the memories of its citizens. A native Chathamite, Liz Holler chronicles those times. From Swimming with the Roses to The Tea Room Era, Liz's stories depict life in a small town by the river. These vignettes, first published in the Chatham Historical Society newsletters, depict a moment in time that adds to Chatham's rich past.