Great article by Jackie Lupo in Rivertowns Enterprise about Isabella's Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year in the Newspaper Comic Strip Category from the National Cartoonists Society. Yay, Isabella! Click here to read.
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The terrific shot above is of George Segal working on his wonderful "Cinema" sculpture, taken by Fred McDarrah in 1964. "Cinema" is one of the many amazing works from the 1960s in the Albright-Knox. Both the photo and the sculpture were given to the gallery by, who else, Seymour H. Knox, Jr.
My mother's uncle, Robert Koenig, and my father's uncle, John Curry. Both were killed in action in WW1. Robert served in the German Navy. John, in the U.S. First Army, 28th Infantry. The carnage was set in motion 100 years ago. Lt. Curry's story is below.
Adam Gibson, master BFG restorer, recently completed his second project, which is already sold (the one in the back). Nice job, Adam. That's going to give someone decades of enjoyment. I used my Broil-Air last night for some dogs. Unfortunately, we can't get Sahlen's where I live. Clearly, Adam had some help with the restoration: