Table of contents January 2013.


  1. Harry C. Moores underwriting announcement.
  2. Spike Jones with "A Happy New Year."
  3. From The Guild for the Blind: Consumer Products Center Catalog, we learn about the Unified English Braille Code, a Pedestrian Safety Handbook, an update on SSA SSI and Veterans Benefits, resources available from Guide Dog Users Inc. and January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.
  4. Eva Carter has a question about mailing a magazine.
  5. Mimi Winer on computer training.
  7. Marilyn Smith on new games and her new book in audio format.
  8. We have January birthdays.
  9. Marilyn Kirchner tells us about her move.
  10. Diana Burkhardt on an intercom system and security doors.
  11. Duncan Holmes has cassette albums, a cassette recorder and CD holders to give away and has an update on his tour plans.
  13. From Tom Kaufman: "Two Blind British Men have Electronic Retinas Fitted."
  14. Catie Mangrum with a Coon huntin' story.


  1. Tom D'Agostino in The Wax Works with "The Minuette in G Sharp Minor."
  2. Kate needs your help in preparing a new Newsreel cookbook and has a Raffle update.
  3. Arlene Hebert has "Favorite" recipes.
  4. Linda Vos has hints for labeling frozen items.
  5. Diane Motchuk says thanks and sends in a pancake recipe.
  6. Jeanne Corcoran comments on the telephone and shares some recipes.
  7. We have some of the over sixty ways to use salt.
  8. Jake Miller lets us know how he is doing.
  9. Willie Merritt has the December jumble answer.
  10. Irwin has the January jumble.
  11. Patty Luchtenberg has best wishes for the new year.
  12. Rollie Hudson invites you to join the Newsreel Facebook page.
  13. From Jane McIver: "The Old Phone."


  1. Thanks to the Ohio Lions Sight and Hearing Committee for their support.
  2. From Bob Prahin: "Auld Lang Syne."
  4. From Linda Bennett: "Legend of the First Snow Storm."
  5. Nancy Scott has an essay called "The Words and the Score."
  6. Nolan Crabb reviews "Barefoot in the Park."
  7. Irwin shows how returning mailers are processed in the Newsreel office.
  8. Jimmie Sue Castleberry would like help in keeping track of medications.
  9. Barb Blejewski has New Year's wishes.
  10. "Changes, Changes and more Changes" from Ann Chiappetta.
  11. Enrique Domenech would like to hear from other Muslims and wants braille or audio versions of the Koran.
  12. Kate reads about a proposed World Blind Union treaty to make more books accessible.
  14. Duncan Holmes is looking for the name of a song.


  1. Linda Bennett sends in a New Year's Prayer.
  2. We have part 7 of Sixty-five Years of Radio from WOR.
  3. Marg Campbell has a digital TV-RADIO to sell.
  4. From Deborah Kendrick: "Rejection of Treaty Shames Nation."
  5. Irwin needs your help in identifying a Raffle contribution.
  6. Jackie Derwin tells us about her holidays.
  7. Mike Lantz would like to meet new pen pals.
  8. Kate reads about a petition to add Audio Description to DVDS.
  9. Elizabeth Schilhab and others have the Musical Slice answer.
  10. We learn that Mark Foersterling passed away.
  11. Joan Cox tells us of the passing of Evelyn Fisher.
  12. Irwin reports on the deaths of Brad Greenspan and Arthur Evans.
  13. Kitty Weiss would like to hear from Newsreelers who have had shoulder surgery.
  14. Irwin says thanks to a couple of Newsreel members.
  15. Debra Saylor is looking for a movie.
  16. Pat Munson on volunteering and losing vision.
  17. Ray Kurzweil will be Joining Google.
  18. Carl Brodman would like to make new friends.
  19. Linda Bennett sends in a poem for January.
  20. Sharon Strzalkowski enjoyed a couple of articles in the December issue of Newsreel.
  21. Joan Andrews comments on Peter and the Wolf.
  22. From Ed Fedush: "Take a Cab."