Check it out: 170,046.

That’s the number of books, tapes, CDs, DVDs, magazines, books on tape and many other items customers checked out from the Bellevue Public Library last year.

Reporter turns fashion model for annual event.

Intelligent   women. Beautiful style. Elegant atmosphere.
Meadowlawn School becomes awfully crowded twice a day, with parents dropping off or picking up kids as school buses do the same.
Even in the dead of winter, the sweet smell of popcorn lures in the customers.
I'm a child of the 1980s and fondly remember Johnny 5 of the movie Short Circuit.

Last week I got the closest I will probably ever get to a Johnny 5. My Johnny 5 was named Dark Horse.

Last week I found one of the coolest places in the area — which few even know is open to the public — and I got my geek on.
On Tuesday, I found myself learning how to make an apple strudel.

I also found myself in the comfort of a room full of wonderful ladies, all for this week’s On The Job segment.

Next time you need to buy a gift for someone — or maybe for yourself — check out one of the gift shops at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

Yes, a hospital gift shop.

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