Table of contents October 2018.


  1. Harry C. Moores underwriting announcement.
  2. We have an update on the Raffle Special.
  3. Kate says thanks for your support.
  4. Ruthie Wagoner is looking for a companion.
  5. Nancy Levy tells us about an experience.
  6. "The Orioles Became the first Professional Sports Team to wear Braille Jerseys."
  7. "Editing Services Coming Soon."
  8. From The Ohio Connection: JOINT Project Fosters Independence through Braille.
  9. "Why a Free Credit Freeze is Better than a Credit Lock."
  10. John Wesley Smith congratulates Newsreel on sixty years.
  11. Our braille 2019 calendars should be available in mid October.
  12. "Wine Maker David Hunt Blindness is an Inconvenience."
  13. Philip Jackson on doing laundry.
  14. We have October birthdays.
  15. Chiko Dinaka with birthday wishes for Newsreel.
  16. Linda Bennett sent in a couple jokes.
  17. Tom Lykins comments on sighted help; care givers and the CC Radio.
  18. E. Z. Cleghorn on AM radio; comments on old cell phones and offers help.
  19. We learn about accessible slot machine games.
  21. Irwin has information about an article in the September issue of Wired about disabled gamers.
  23. From Duncan Holmes: "Farewell Camp Salom."
  24. Doug Hudson sent in a song.


  1. Gerry Gabrielli with The Verse Game from October 2004.
  2. Kate tells us who won our give-aways in July and what we have for October.
  3. Robert Wegner talks about porcupine meatballs.
  4. Jeanne Corcoran shares some recipes.
  5. From Tom Kaufman: "Wegmans Adds a Game Changer for Visually Impaired Shopping."
  6. Pam Spurlock with some recipes and comments on doing math.
  7. Dana Ard about blind role models and changing technology.
  8. We welcome back Howard Applegate.
  9. Mark Martin has the jumble answer and we have a new jumble for October.
  10. Jim Robertson has a brain teaser.
  11. "US House of Representatives Passed Marakesh Treaty Implementation Act."
  12. Victor Schmidt wonders how to identify bad NLS cartridges and has a halloween song.


  1. Thanks to the Ohio Lions Sight and Hearing Committee for their support.
  2. Clinton Lindgren has a song for Halloween.
  3. Nolan Crabb reviews "This is where you Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place where you Live."
  4. Abbie Taylor with a poem for Halloween.
  5. "Grandpa's Halloween Ghost" by Alice Massa.
  6. Mike Lantz talks about a radio station he liked and training of sighted people.
  7. Randi Shelton on the Harry Potter books and other reading she has enjoyed.
  8. Walter Woitasek has some CDS, braille material, and a few cassettes to pass along and says congratulations on Newsreel's 60 years.
  9. Tony Nye is looking for hand-held cassette recorders.
  10. Brad Barrows sent in "Quiet Village."


  1. Stan Doran has a little Newsreel history and has an Editorial from the October 1988 issue.
  2. Larry Honaker on changes in technology and discusses the Amazon Fire Tablet.
  3. From Marianne Daley: "Alexa is Losing Her Edge."
  4. Kishia Mason on dealing with sighted people.
  5. Gary Sivak has books and other items to give away.
  6. Jim Robertson has the answer for the brain teaser.
  7. Irwin reports on a change in his chase braille credit card statement.
  8. Julie Cobb on her Newsreel experience.
  9. Linda Bennett with the poem "Old Friends."
  10. Laurie Pettis wrote a song after her air conditioning went out.