Browsing: April 15

A Brief History On April 15, 2016, we ran an article acknowledging April 15th as the day your income tax return must be filed by each year in the United States, and used that fact to list 5 days people really look forward to and 5 other days many people may dread.  Today we do it all again, with an updated list for both columns that takes into account the changing nature of our society, or as you may have guessed already, coronavirus.  As always, we welcome your input on days we could have added to the list or should…

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A Brief History On April 15, 2019, we have the sad duty to inform our readers that one of the great historical cathedrals in the world, Notre Dame in Paris, France, has been burning for the past few hours and is virtually destroyed.  Built from 1163 to 1345, the Gothic Catholic cathedral is formally known in France as Notre-Dame de Paris, one of the most famous church buildings in the entire world, drawing 12 to 13 million visitors per year Digging Deeper While authorities have no comment on the possible cause of the massive blaze, there has been no indication…

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A Brief History Musical drama film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Teen Spirit on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark At Valley View & XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please RSVP to togcleversvp@gmail.com with your first and last name as well as the film’s title.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper In Teen Spirit, Violet, a shy teenager living in a small European town, dreams of pop stardom as an…

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A Brief History On April 15, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln called for 75,000 volunteers to join the US Army to put down the rebellion known later as the American Civil War. He was so far off on the number of troops needed it would be laughable if not so tragic. Often times politicians or military commanders have greatly underestimated the manpower or resources needed to succeed, and today we list 10 of those miscalculations. Digging Deeper 1. Lincoln calls for 75,000 volunteers, 1861. So how many men did Lincoln really need to put down the rebellion and keep the Confederate…

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A Brief History On April 15, 2017, we get a 2-day reprieve from the filing limit date for filing our Federal Income Tax Returns, since the day falls on Saturday. By Monday, April 17, 2017, you better either have your tax return in the mail or have applied for an extension. Americans did not always have an income tax, although it may seem like it to you. Digging Deeper Back in the 1890’s through the 1920’s the United States of America underwent a period called the Progressive Era, a period in which activists sought to improve the quality of life…

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