The Newspaper Historian

Posted on | When History Was News
By Walter Day
When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, Walter Day's 9th grade Civics teacher, Mr. Burke, led the classroom in a lively discussion on how an event like this would impact our lives forever. We would always remeber exac...

Trading Card Spotlight - Rick Barretto

Posted on | Trading Card Spotlight
By Todd Friedman
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Rick Barretto, who is displayed on card number 3242, from the Superstars of 2019 Collection.    Rick is an all-around gaming enthusiast.   He is a collector, author, inventor and an...

Trading Card Spotlight - Jeff Peters

Posted on | Trading Card Spotlight
By Todd Friedman
Next Saturday, October 5th, 2019 the International Video Game Hall of Fame will be inducting its new members into the Class of 2019.  One of these inductees is Jeff Peters.  Jeff is a well-deserved inductee as you will read below.  ...

RIP Sean Quigley

Posted on | News & Stories
By Todd Friedman
On September 18th, 2019, A dear friend and fellow gamer passed away.   He was a local gamer in my home state of Illinois.  Sean was a frequent visitor of Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, IL.  He was a true competitive game...
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