Virgil Shipley/News Current and a few former students join master piano teacher Lynn Jurkowitz, far right, on stage following Sunday’s recital in Memorial Theater.

Recital bittersweet for Jurkowitz, students

Family, friends and former students gathered Sunday at the Memorial Theater for a piano recital by current students and to honor Lynn Jurkowitz, piano instructor extraordinaire, who is retiring.

comments | News | April 24, 2017, 12:00 pm |

 

 


NYT Bestseller to be featured at Adult Book Discussion

An inside look at the New York Times bestseller, “Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison,” by Shaka Senghor, will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, April 25, at 7 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry St.

comments | Events | April 22, 2017, 9:00 am |

 

 


Virgil Shipley/News The Exchange Club, who’s national program focuses on the prevention of child abuse, presented 50 of these large garment bags Friday to Knox County Job & Family Services. They will go with foster children to ease the move to new homes. Accepting the bags, from left, Scott Boone, Social Service Program Administrator, and Kristin Seveigny, Foster Care and Adoption Social worker. Exchange President Tom Collier made the presentation.

Helping out the children

The Exchange Club, who’s national program focuses on the prevention of child abuse, presented 50 of these large garment bags Friday to Knox County Job & Family Services.

comments | Photo | April 22, 2017, 6:30 am |