Table of contents February 2016.


  1. Harry C. Moores underwriting announcement.
  2. Patty Luchtenberg reads the poem: "St. Valentine."
  3. Jim Bemiller enjoys Newsreel; sees it as a valuable source of information and would like to hear from folks.
  4. Christine Chaikin has suggestions for finding NVDA shortcuts in braille.
  5. Marg Campbell with a new phone number.
  6. Ed Fedush about finding accessible Bibles.
  7. Janet Didsbury is looking for some music.
  8. We have February birthdays.
  9. Tom Lykins on blind people at airports.
  10. June Knote comments on blind people at airports.
  11. Ed Potter says he is still around; Playback Marketing has closed; he has a health update; comments on airports and the word "amazing".
  12. Bojane Heap has news about Gloria Rathbone; comments on blind people using wheelchairs; will be going to a baseball game and is taking some computer training.
  13. Adrijana Prokopenko has information to help you become more self sufficient and independent.
  15. Ellen Boxrud tells us of a celebration.
  16. Doug Hudson says "Happy Valentine's Day" and talks about Softpicks.
  17. Richard McKinley reports on The Smart Battery and Case and the Lightning Doc from Apple.
  18. Barbara Mattson rejoined Newsreel; talks about correspondence clubs and blind people and transportation.
  19. "New President of American Printing House for the Blind Announced."


  1. Tom D'Agostino has "The Blue Danube" in The Wax Works.
  2. Kate tells us who won the free cookbooks in January; has new ones for February; she discusses an angel food cake recipe and would like to hear from someone again who called in about that recipe.
  3. Robert Wegner with a Kitchen Korner on dressing.
  4. Jeanne Corcoran with some recipes.
  5. We have recipes from The Columbus Dispatch Food Section.
  6. Marg Schmitz comments on cream cheese and likes Diane Motchuk's birds
  7. Diane Motchuk about turkey.
  8. Donna Permar on cooking with a glass-top stove.
  9. Vicky Ireland recommends a recipe from "In The Newsreel Kitchen."
  10. Patty Silver has a potluck recipe.
  11. From Ann Chiappetta: The Year of Revising Re-writing "Wolf."
  12. We have the jumble answer for January and a new jumble for February.
  13. From Tom Kaufman: "Denny's Introduces Newly Enhanced Website and Mobile Application."
  14. Kate starts the 2016 Friendship Raffle.
  15. From Tom Kaufman and Robert Acosta: "A Farewell Song to Nine EBAE Contractions."


  1. Thanks to the Ohio Lions Sight and Hearing Committee for their support.
  2. Abbie Taylor with the poem "What is Love."
  4. Nolan Crabb reviews: "Every Soul a Star." (DB 68438)
  6. Deborah Kendrick with "You have to be Low to Fake Disability for Profit."
  7. Marie Rudys on slates.
  9. From Doug Hudson and Robert Acosta: "Forget Driverless Cars, Someone Made an autonomous Personal Transportation Drone."
  10. Mike Lantz says he is seeing someone and wants to find some airchecks and parodies.
  11. From AFB: Suggestions on applying for a job.
  12. "Ohio State, Ohio University Allow Therapy Animals in Dormitories."
  13. Phyllis and Michael Warner would like tape correspondence.
  14. Loretta Jurkiewicz has another radio station you can find on the Victor Stream.
  15. We welcome some new Newsreel members.
  16. Kate found this piece "About Love."


  1. Thanks to Tim Paul we have a couple of stories from NPR'S Morning Edition about River Blindness.
  2. We hear about a new book "Infinite Hope" from Ann Bliss.
  4. Chester Carnes has a board slate and a braille writer to sell.
  5. Karen Marshall tells us where to get regular or micro cassettes
  6. and says that Marvin Scales would like to renew some old acquaintances.
  7. Irwin is looking for the external speaker for the Trekker Breeze.
  8. Robert Wegner is looking for some Christmas music on CD.
  9. Jeanne Corcoran likes a CD-RADIO-CASSETTE recorder.
  10. Joan Andrews has a Christmas card to share; has an Optacon for sale for parts and comments on her local choir.
  11. We hear about a possible new braille display.
  12. "Third Eye Pivots from Google Glass to Mobile."
  13. Vicky Prahin sends in a request for feedback to the TSA.
  14. "Can we Make Sure Robots are safe?"
  15. We end with more about "Love."