Table of contents April 2016.


  1. Harry C. Moores underwriting announcement.
  2. Linda Bennett with "April Song."
  3. George Gray with some thoughts scattered throughout the issue.
  4. We hear about an Easter egg hunt.
  5. Barb Frazier has details of the ISVI Alumni reunion.
  6. Robert Hassler loves the Newsreel on cartridge.
  7. Bojane Heap is looking for help with G-mail.
  8. We welcome a couple of new Newsreelers.
  9. From the Los Angeles Times: "Bus Teaches Google Car a Lesson."
  10. We have April birthdays.
  11. "Freedom Scientific Announces Latest IOS Training Bundle."
  13. Marianne Daley needs help setting up a new e-mail account.
  14. Mike Lantz will be speaking about blindness and comments on airports.
  15. Patty Silver with some humor for April.
  16. "Pope Francis to Meet Ohio Girl who Wants to See Pontiff Before she Goes Blind."
  17. Alice Fields has a health update; shares a joke and has a "special goodbye."
  18. Irwin tells you about two NPR shows you might like: On the Media about books and Science Friday with two ophthalmologists and suggests the March issue of Discover magazine for an article about Earworms.
  19. Doug Thibaut with a joke.
  20. Gloria Rathbone would like correspondence.
  21. David Patch has an update and would welcome correspondence.
  22. Tim Hendel comments on requests for pen pals and has a song for Passover.


  1. Tom D'Agostino in The Wax Works with The Andrews Sisters and "Jealous."
  2. Kate with her cooking adventures; shares a couple of recipes; tells us who won the cookbooks in March; has new books for April and says that Loren Wakefield is looking for a recipe.
  3. Robert Wegner about his Thanksgiving vegetables and is looking for someone.
  4. Jeanne Corcoran tells us about a couple of small appliances and shares some recipes.
  5. Pam Spurlock with some recipes and comments on "amazing."
  6. Diane Motchuk with an easy recipe; is in need of a Handi-cassette power supply; tells about surgery on her guide dog and has a question about raw diets for dogs.
  7. Marg Schmitz on angel food and devils food cakes.
  8. Gail Adams on glass-topped stoves.
  9. Marg Campbell wants to know more about the Crazee Braille Ball and we have additional details.
  10. Adrijana Prokopenko tells us about a Facebook group for teachers and parents of blind children.
  11. Laurie Pettis with a prayer request.
  12. Phil Jackson has CD cases to pass along.
  13. We have "The Puppy Love Song" from Spike Jones.


  1. Thanks to the Ohio Lions Sight and Hearing Committee for their support.
  2. Jan Blatz sent in "I Can't Dance" by Allan Sherman.
  3. Kate has a Raffle update.
  4. Nolan Crabb reviews: "The Secret Chord" (DB 82635)
  5. Vito Muraglia shares some riddles throughout the issue.
  6. From Vicky Prahin: "Assistance Dog Etiquette."
  7. "Scam Victims Aren't Dumb their Human."
  8. Joan Andrews with a couple of riddles; comments on transportation and the Nyssb.
  9. We learn that Catie Mangrum passed away.
  10. Former Newsreeler Becky Gray has passed away.
  11. Richard Hardy on his knee surgery.
  12. Linda Webb with a joke.
  13. Duncan Holmes loves the new Victor Stream; bought a cassette recorder; tells us about his upcoming tour and shares a song.


  1. Marg Campbell tells us about a CD she produced and we hear a song.
  2. Christine Chaikin is offering a Ohio Resource Handbook.
  4. Barbara Mattson is selling a Braille Blazer.
  5. Diane Motchuk has a talking glucometer to sell.
  6. Norene Trappa with a joke.
  7. Tom Lykins on AM radio.
  8. Victor Schmidt concerning AM radio.
  10. "Is AM Radio still Relevant?"
  11. From Marianne Daley: "The Echo from Amazon Brims with Ground-breaking Promise."
  12. "Chocolate Gives Latest Business Started by Blind Entrepeneur."
  13. "The New Old Age: The Unwelcome Quiet."
  14. Peggy Shoel with a joke.
  15. Abbie Taylor with "The Fine art of Belching."