Friends of the Lincoln Library

Not just a spinster Part one

Elizabeth Fleming was a Lincoln girl, true and true.  She was born in Lincoln in 1874.  She was a deeply religious Catholic, reared in the church by her Irish immigrant ...

It didn’t sound right

As a baby, he was lulled to sleep by trains rolling by, literally rocking him to sleep in the two-story yellow railroad depot. As a toddler, he heard the trains rumbling from just ...

Council approves hike in public facilities fees

Council members were divided Tuesday night about how high development fees should be for future infrastructure and capital improvements within the city. Their arguments at the reg ...

A look at Dillian’s Corner – Part three: a little Lincoln fender bender

Editor’s note: This is the third of a four-part series looking at Dillian’s Corner stories and anecdotes. A heartfelt clarification:  I would like to add a much-n ...

A few feathered friends in Lincoln

Part one Editor’s note: Part two is about bird stories. Part one looked at unusual bird sightings in Lincoln. See Part one on page A6 of March 27’s  News Messenge ...

A final farewell on F Street (F Street Part 4)

Editor’s note: There are four parts to this F Street series. Part One through Part Three ran in the Feb. 6, Feb. 20 and March 6 Lincoln News Messengers. The serie ...

Library staff and community join together for Dr. Seuss celebration

Dear Lincoln News Messenger,      The Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges celebrated “Grab Your Hat and Read With the Cat” on March 8. Th ...

Black History Month - Don’t go near the water

 As kids, we were lucky to spend part of the summer in the tent house, and later, the little cabin at Lake Tahoe. It was there, on Sandy Beach and over on Ballard’s Pie ...

Lincoln Hills Foundation aids local seniors though The Salt Mine

Since its inception in 2001, the mission of the Lincoln Hills Foundation has been to help Lincoln-area seniors maintain their independence and quality of life.  “We ar ...

Santa lands on E Street in Lincoln

Santa Claus landed on E Street when our family was living with my Grandmother Jessie Jane Dillian. On that Christmas Eve in Lincoln, it was so cold that the front windows of our ho ...