View Neighborhood Newspapers earned several awards in the 2016 Nevada Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. View staff writer F. Andrew Taylor took first place for Best Editorial Cartoon for Urban Weeklies.
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View’s puzzles for Sept. 15, 2016
The time is 6 a.m. on Aug. 27. The sun hasn’t even risen, and volunteer bakers are filing into the kitchen of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church to begin dessert preparation for the 44th annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival.
Marco Landin was performing on stilts while wearing an elaborate, heavy dragonfly costume on June 17 at the Electric Daisy Carnival when he suddenly found his stilts in the air.
In 1623, seven years after William Shakespeare’s death, two of the famous playwright’s friends collected 36 of his plays and turned them into a folio. They published 750 copies and, as of today, only 235 exist.
Q: We have lost a tremendous section of our garden. In researching, it appears fire blight disease is the problem. Our red-tip photinia was the first and, in a very short time, it looked as if someone had taken a flame thrower to the plants. Euonymus hedges, flowering pink hawthorn and some rose bushes are starting to show the same problem.
According to Nevada Revised Statute 433A, there are three ways to be admitted to a mental health facility or hospital in Clark County. Potential patients can seek help voluntarily, or a petition to commit an individual — a Legal 2000 — can be made in an emergency situation by a physician, psychologist, social worker, registered nurse or by any officer authorized to make arrests in Nevada.
When Lois moved here from California, she expected to get a therapist’s license with no problem. After all, she had a master’s degree in marriage family therapy (MFT) and art therapy. But the board denied her application. She needed more training to practice in Nevada.
Shelton Battery, 3731 S. Valley View Blvd., recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. In true Las Vegas fashion, the company threw a party that included food, showgirl mannequin dealers, free hats and T-shirts, restored vintage cars and, of course, a Dolly Parton impersonator.