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Memorial Service

November 5, 2013 by Virginia Crumb (Register to contact)

This is Robert, Virginia's husband. I'm sad to announce that Virginia ("Ginger") died of heart disease on August 28.

A memorial service for her will be held at 11 AM on Saturday 11/23, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, on Mercer Island. All are welcome to attend.

Please forward this notice to anyone you know who might have known Ginger. Thank you.

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Bomb threat called in to Mercer Island Jewish center

February 27, 2017 by

The Stroum Jewish Community Center on Mercer Island was evacuated Monday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into the building. “It's just frustrating in the fact it has disrupted a lot of people's lives for the evening,” said Commander Leslie ...

Threats across US put Seattle-area Jewish leaders on 'high alert'

February 27, 2017 by The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is on “high alert” after bomb threats directed at synagogues and Jewish schools and centers in at least 12 states. Locally, police are investigating graffiti in Ballard and a phone threat Monday night to a ...

Jewish Community Center in Mercer Island evacuated after bomb threat, one of many across US

February 27, 2017 by Q13 FOX

Q13 FOXMercer Island police said employees at the JCC made the decision to evacuate. Strauss said everyone at the synagogue was “safe and comfortable, entertained and fed.” Bomb threats were called into Jewish community centers and day schools Monday in at ...


February 27, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)In the early years she practiced ballet at the Cornish school, was a member of Jobes Daughters, did cheerleading, and graduated from Mercer Island High School where she played flute, enjoyed hiking classes, while majoring in the art program. She went ...

Mercer Island Burglar May Be Linked To Car Prowls

February 19, 2017 by

Patch.comMERCER ISLAND, WA - A man arrested over the weekend for burglarizing a home may be responsible for several car prowls on Mercer Island, and police are looking for possible victims. Mercer Island police say a burglar entered an unlocked home along the ...

Thursday's high school results: Mercer Island girls hand Bishop Blanchet first loss of season

February 17, 2017 by The Seattle Times

The No. 5 Islanders handed the top-ranked Braves their first loss of the season. Anna Luce led the way for the Islanders, scoring 26 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Mercer Island will advance to play West Seattle on Saturday for a chance for the Class ...

Mercer Island will sue to protect I-90 access

February 16, 2017 by Curbed Seattle

Curbed SeattleThe impact statement for East Link construction, the council says, assumed that the Island Crest onramp would continue to serve both single occupancy vehicles (SOV) and high occupancy vehicles (HOV)—but Sound Transit recently announced that the ...

Mercer Island to sue Sound Transit, WSDOT over light-rail plans

February 16, 2017 by Progressive Rail Roading

Progressive Rail RoadingMercer Island, Wash., city officials are pursuing legal options against Sound Transit and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) in an effort to temporarily halt the closure of the Interstate-90 center roadway, where a portion of the ...

Dispute over Mercer Island's I-90 access lane threatens to stall light rail project

February 15, 2017 by Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)“It is highly regrettable that the City of Mercer Island is now attempting to delay the project in mid-construction,” Rogoff said in a statement posted on Sound Transit's website. “Neither the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) nor ...

Light rail could stall with Mercer Island's plan to sue Sound Transit, WSDOT

February 15, 2017 by KOMO News

As part of the light rail construction, I-90's center express lanes between Mercer Island and Seattle will close so that the rails can occupy that space. As a replacement, WSDOT plans to turn the left lane in each direction into an HOV lane. The issue ...

Mercer Island I-90 Suit Could Delay Light Rail, Sound Transit Says

February 15, 2017 by

Patch.comMercer Island is suing because westbound access to I-90 via Island Crest Way for single-occupancy vehicles will end in June due to East Link construction. In June, the Island Crest Way on-ramp will be available to high-occupancy vehicles only. That ...

WA: Sound Transit Threatens Legal Action if Mercer Island Sues Over HOV-Lane Access

February 15, 2017 by (press release) (registration) (blog)

Sound Transit's CEO Tuesday vowed to take "all legal actions necessary" to block Mercer Island's threatened lawsuit over the planned closure of Interstate 90's center lanes when light-rail construction to the Eastside begins in June. Peter Rogoff said ...

Mercer Island votes to sue Sound Transit, WSDOT over I-90 HOV lanes

February 14, 2017 by

KING5.comMERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- Mercer Island city leaders have voted to sue the Washington Department of Transportation and Sound Transit the carpool ramp access on I-90. Residents driving alone have been allowed to use them, in part because I-90 is the only ...

Mercer Island to sue Sound Transit, WSDOT over I-90 access

February 14, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)13 Mercer Island City Council meeting, many wearing red stickers encouraging the city to “reset” its negotiations with Sound Transit and the Washington State Department of Transportation regarding access to Interstate 90. ... of the East Link light ...

Bellevue's Andrew Kenny, Mercer Island's Anna Luce named basketball MVPs of KingCo 2A/3A

February 14, 2017 by The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesMercer Island's Anna Luce (20) focuses up on a free-throw while playing Bellevue High School in Bellevue, Wash. Wednesday, Jan. ... For girls basketball, coaches tapped Mercer Island senior Anna Luce, a 6-2 center, as their MVP. Luce is signed to play ...

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