Table of contents June 2017.


  1. 1. Henry Furtak with some organ music.
  2. From Linda Bennett: "The Flag Goes By."
  3. Patty Silver on a source for labeling tape.
  5. Kate would like your suggestions for increasing Newsreel membership.
  6. Ginger Harms tells us that the Bookport Plus is no longer being manufactured.
  7. From Katie Frederick: "Window-Eyes to JAWS Migration.
  9. Irwin tells you about a couple of magazine articles you might want to check out.
  10. Bojane Heap about what she takes on a trip.
  11. Marianne Daley has a source for wholesale dog supplies.
  13. We tell you about the Newsreel Party at the ACB National Conference and Convention.
  14. Angela Gatteys has two items that need a good home.
  15. Tom Lykins needs a lid for a VersaPoint embosser.
  16. From Marianne Daley: "The Best Consumer Self-advocacy Tool YVe Never Used."
  17. Tim Hendel and Carrie Hooper talk about what's new in her life.
  18. From Marianne Daley and Toni Eames: "Deep Thoughts" throughout the issue.
  19. Christine Chaikin tells about a book titled "Insights into Low Vision."
  21. AMC Theaters Agrees to Improve Services for the Blind Movie Goers."
  22. Sandy Furtado is looking for someone who repairs APH recorders.
  23. We have June birthdays.
  24. Sharon Holmes sent us a link showing how well known composers might have played "Happy Birthday."


  1. Gerry Gabrielli has some barbershop music from the June 2003 Newsreel.
  2. Kate tells us who won the free books in May and we have new items for June.
  3. Robert Wegner with a Kitchen Korner.
  4. Jeanne Corcoran on talking devices; scented wax and has some recipes.
  5. Diane Motchuk with some recipes.
  6. Marg Schmitz on freezing vegetables.
  7. From NBP: "Besos for Baby."
  8. Linda Bennett sent in: "New Self-driving Cars Biggest Challenge May be Human Drivers."
  9. Lynx Looks to Partner with Uber to Give Rides to Disabled Folks."
  10. We have quotes from Helen Keller.


  1. Thanks to the Ohio Lions Sight and Hearing Committee for their support.
  2. From Linda Bennett: "A Tribute to Dad."
  3. Nolan Crabb reviews "Citizen Soldiers." (DB 45003).
  4. From Deborah Kendrick: "Self Advocacy in the Health Care System."
  5. Doug Thibaut is looking for a Bible app.
  6. From Tom Kaufman: "Seeing AI App Describes the World to Users with Vision Disabilities."
  7. From Tom Kaufman: "This Tiny Device is a Game Changer for People Facing Blindness."
  8. Lucille Caruso shares some funny lyrics.
  9. From Tom Kaufman: "Visually Impaired Voters in British Columbia Given Option to Phone it In."
  10. Kate with an update on the Friendship Raffle.
  11. From Katie Frederick: McDonalds Website and Mobile App not Accessible to the Blind."
  12. Philip Jackson talks about Kids Fun Day.
  13. Linda O'neal has the jumble answer and Irwin has a new jumble.
  14. Abbie Taylor comments on upgrading the internal memory on the Victor Stream; reminds us about Magnets and Ladders
  15. and shares a song.


  1. Harry C. Moores underwriting announcement.
  2. Christine Chaikin tells us about the availability of State Resource Handbooks.
  3. Kevin Walsh says a friend is in need of a battery for the first generation Stream.
  4. From Kim Charlson: "Hulu: Audio Description and Screen Reader Access."
  5. From Toni Eames: "Farewell Latrell."
  6. Sherry Bicknell had to put her dog down.
  7. From Ann Chiappetta: "A Weekend to Remember."
  8. We learned of the passing of two Newsreel members.
  9. Trish Cleary on dating sighted people.
  10. We have a membership update.
  11. Chiko Ogliedo is a new Newsreel member.
  12. Carol Ashland introduces herself; comments on her birds; braille music; braille displays and cooking.
  13. Joan Andrews comments on braille and braille music.
  14. Robert Wegner on changes to braille music.
  15. From NBP: "Ten Thousand Steps, Cane not Included."
  16. Casey Wollner has a source for stand-alone Caller ID units.
  18. "Using BARD Express with BARD Mobile."
  19. Mimi Winer has had help with her Echo Dot and suggests where you can also get assistance.
  20. We have more Deep Thoughts.
  21. From Tom Kaufman and David Goldfield: "Legally Blind Cardinal O'hara Teacher to Get Gift of Sight from Esight Device."
  23. We hear about a clinical study for people who have LHON.
  25. Kate needs to know who called about changing Newsreel formats.