March 5, 2020

 Above is a picture of Judge S.A. Powers' residence in the west part of Angola as it appeared last fall in a picture taken by George W. Kemery.  Our townsmen, Mr Kemery has been awarded third prize and this picture will be published in the Ladies Home...

February 12, 2020

Annual Event Draws Large Crowd For The Pleasant Lake Event

Braving a temperature far below freezing eight members of the Pleasant Lake Polar Bear Club took their annual plunge in the waters of that lake on Monday afternoon.  A crowd estimated up to 2000 had gathered all...

January 20, 2020

Youngsters and adults alike are enjoying the facilities of a large, safe ice skating rink on the playground of the new Hendry Park School in Angola.

The large area covers more than half an acre.  It is dish shaped and the area is all black topped with a curbing around t...

December 16, 2019

Angola Dons Yuletide Garb

Christmas trees, Bright Lights, Fine Windows

"Angola is being decorated in holiday attire this week, ready for the formal opening of the Christmas shopping season. On Thursday evening, December 8, at 7:00 o'clock the lights will be turned on and...

December 5, 2019

Everyone is familiar with Charles Dickens and his "A Christmas Carol".  That's the one where Scrooge turns his life around after being visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. That story was written in 1843 and has continued to be loved around the w...

Jolly Old Saint Nick will be here for sure this week-end, according to latest reports from the North Pole by way of Jud Essenberg, head of Angola Merchant Chamber of Committee, of the Chamber of Commerce.

Santa has been spending a large amount of time and money to make...

November 18, 2019

       

In keeping with the celebration of our veterans this month, here are some fun facts about our Soldier’s Monument built in 1917 to honor Steuben County’s Civil War veterans.

  • The monument was constructed to commemorate the 1,278 men from Steuben...

November 13, 2019

Before the holiday feel good books start why not try something to get your heart pounding?  I’m an ardent fan of Henning Mankell the Swedish author and activist who died in 2015.  His series featuring Inspector Kurt Wallander has been made into several films including...

November 7, 2019

Louisa Gale, daughter of Judge Thomas and Sarah Goldsmith Gale, builders in part of Angola, Indiana, was born in Crawford County, Ohio, October 14, 1826, and passed away at her home on East Maumee street, Angola, Indiana, March 1, 1913, at the age of 86 years, 4 months...

May 8, 2019

Wondering what books patrons and staff are talking about?  Here are some ideas. 

The audio version of "In Pieces" by Sally Field is exceptionally good.  Can you believe the Flying Nun is 72 years old?  If you want Burt Reynolds gossip you won't find any b...

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