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Safely dispose of old equipment and household items that have been cluttering your basement or garage. Bring your items between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the Mercer Island Boat Launch at 3600 East Mercer Way. For a complete list of acceptable items to bring, go to www.mercergov.org.

  • Apr 8, 2008

Calendar

Youth Theatre Northwest Festivals: “A Taste of Broadway,” 8 p.m., April 10-12. High school students perform the “Great White Way,” “Parade,” “Fantasticks,” “The Little Shop of Horrors.” “Youth on the Fringe,” student-produced short plays: 8 p.m., April 17-20. Tickets: $8. www.YouthTheatre.org, (206) 232-4145 ext. 100.

  • Apr 8, 2008

Police

A collision occurred in the intersection of West Mercer Way and S.E. 32nd Street around 3:45 p.m. on April 3. According to the accident report, a 46-year-old Renton man in a pick-up truck did not have enough time to stop and struck a rental car driven by a 27-year-old man from California while crossing West Mercer. Passengers and drivers complained of soreness in their chest and ankles.

  • Apr 8, 2008

New Year toasts to ‘can-do’ folks

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Jan 2, 2008

Chef Lutu’s steal stew too hot for blue crew

Senior ties school record for picks in a game as Islanders pound Interlake, 71-30

  • Dec 26, 2007

Rotary

Hollowed, Ishizuka are students of the month

  • Nov 17, 2005

MIY&FS: Teens” commitment shows the way

Cheryl Frizzell

  • Nov 11, 2005

Mercer Island Youth & Family Services needs you.

Mercer Island Youth &Family Services is recruiting volunteers from the community to work at the main office reception desk at its location in Luther Burbank Park at 2040 84th Ave. S.E.

  • Oct 14, 2005

Charming bed & breakfasts close to home

By Bill Morton

  • Jul 7, 2005

Around the Island

Tony Clay, an auto detailer at a Mercer Island Shell Station for 21 years, was a minor celebrity last week. Clay was interviewed on a local news station after he pulled a man from the doorway of his burning apartment and alerted the manager of the Belltown building Sunday, June 5. There were no injuries from the blaze, but nine people and two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.

  • Jun 16, 2005

It”s unknown if comedian Henny Youngman”s famous phrase “Take my wife, please”” was the catalyst for naming cable television channel A&E”s reality TV show “Sell This House,”” but the name conjures up thoughts of desperation.

Billing itself as ``This Old House meets Candid Camera,'' the weekly show features ``homeowners desperate to sell and prospective buyers secretly videotaped as they express their observations upon first seeing the house,'' according to its Web site. A budget of up to $500 is set to redecorate each home.

  • May 25, 2005

Cheetham named Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

Danny Cheetham has been awarded the 2005 Youth of the Year by the Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club. This award is the Boys &… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2005