Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

You Will Find Important Items to Readers Far from Front Page

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

You Will Find Important Items to Readers Far from Front Page

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One of my duties at the Times-Union is to give tours of the newspaper building to students and community groups.

By the same token, readers often need a tour of the newspaper's contents. So here are some items that matter to readers:

Births: Check any of the seven neighborhood sections, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Weddings: These are free and handled through the Features Department at 359-4511. The announcements run in Sunday Lifestyle. The Times-Union no longer runs marriage licenses.

Support groups: These are run on a space-available basis in Tuesday's Lifestyle.

Compliments: You may call Call Box at 359-4622 to sound off or call the Metro desk at 359-4280 for a Three Cheers item.

Crime News: Besides the Law & Disorder column in the Metro section, there are police briefs in the seven neighborhood sections.

Genealogy: Beth Gay's column runs in Lifestyle, the third Monday of the month.

Time: To check the time, call the InfoTouch line at 355-1500, code 1500.

Space Shuttle: For information on launches, you may call a recording at Cape Kennedy at 1-407-867-4636. If you lose that number, there's a reference in the InfoTouch Index.

Tides: There are three sources. Tides are published every day on A-2. There are weekly tide tables on the Outdoors page in Sports on Sunday. And you can obtain a tide chart, good for six months, by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to me.

Business notices: Commercial bankruptcies, business licenses, meetings, promotions and construction permits are in Monday's First Business section.

Social events: Sunday Lifestyle.

Civic events: Monday Metro section, Community News.

Call Box: It runs Tuesday through Saturday on the TV page in Lifestyle.

Religion: Fridays, often in the A section. Check the A-1 Index.

Legal notices: Usually found in Classified. …

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