Series: News of Ridgefield

History

The News of Ridgefield, Episode Four

President Tracy Seem introduces the fourth and last episode in this series, read by intern Alexa Rome. A series of articles from the Ridgefield Press in 1876 detail a saga about a local kidnapping.

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The News of Ridgefield, Episode Three

Taking inspiration from the film News of the World featured in our upcoming fundraising event on May 30, board member Sally Sanders reads “Lost on the Plains: A Child Eighteen Hours Among Snapping and Growling Wolves” from the January 1876 edition of The Ridgefield Press.

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The News of Ridgefield, Episode Two

Taking inspiration from the film News of the World featured in our upcoming fundraising event on May 30, our wonderful volunteer Garrett Breslin will read an excerpt from an article about his ancestors in the June 4, 1959 edition of The Ridgefield Press.

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The News of Ridgefield, Episode One

Taking inspiration from the film News of the World featured in our upcoming fundraising event on May 30, our own Monica McMorran will read news briefs from the August 1875 edition of The Ridgefield Press, then called Baxter’s Monthly after its founder D. Crosby Baxter.

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