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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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Mercer Island High School condemns 'Nazi gestures' by students  KING5.com

Mercer Island school officials are investigating social media postings showing high school students 'engaged in inappropriate anti-Semitic conduct.'



Seattle Squeeze Part 2: Metro Buses Leave Transit Tunnel Forever  Seattle, WA Patch

Seattle Squeeze Part 2: The Buspocalypse - Seattle, WA - Commuters - including drivers - in every city in the region will be affected when buses leave the ...



Mercer Island marching band aids Puerto Rico hurricane recovery  KING5.com

When Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria, the Mercer Island High School marching band stepped up to help a fellow band in need.



Mercer Island students help Puerto Rico band get to Rose Parade  KING5.com

Students in the Mercer Island High School band fundraised thousands of dollars to help a band in Puerto Rico that was devastated by a hurricane get to the ...



TeamsCode Spring 2019 Mercer Island High School Programming Contest – GeekWire Events Calendar  GeekWire

The time has come for TeamsCode to host its fifth biannual programming contest at Mercer Island High School. This contest is a great opportunity for students to ...



Mercer Island HS Ranked Among Best In WA: U.S. News  Mercer Island, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Mercer Island, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



Mercer Island band travels to Pasadena for Rose Parade  Q13 News Seattle

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Huskies weren't the only ones representing Western Washington in Pasadena this week. The Mercer Island High School Marching ...



Mercer Island HS Marching Band is returning to the Rose Parade  KING5.com

The Mercer Island High School Marching Band is one of the largest in Washington State, with over 300 students. They have participated in London's New Year's ...



HORACE RAND GINN  Mercer Island Reporter

December 4, 1942 – January 27, 2019. Surrounded by his family, Rand died in Bellevue, WA on January 27, 2019 at the age of 76 of heart and kidney failure ...



MIHS senior named US Presidential Scholar  Mercer Island Reporter

Dana Berejka is one of two students from Washington to be selected.



President Obama's mom honored at Mercer Island High School  KING5.com

In Above the Fold, Steve Bunin goes under a ferry in Blaine & highlights his alma mater, Mercer Island High School, which honored two graduates - a new ...



BETH (ELIZABETH) SCHERZO  Mercer Island Reporter

Beth Scherzo was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey on August 21, 1966. She passed away with her parents, sister and sons at her bedside at home in Bellevue, ...



Islander recalls filming 'The Wizard of Oz'  Mercer Island Reporter

A retirement community in Mercer Island will be celebrating the special connection of one of its residents with one of the most beloved movies of all time, “The ...



Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer  Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island firefighters will join many across the world in recognizing breast cancer awareness month and raising funds to support a local charity.



Mercer Island graduating seniors reunite with kindergarten teacher  Mercer Island Reporter

The 2018 graduating class of Mercer Island High School is newsworthy for many reasons. But for former kindergarten teacher Marilyn O'Neill, this group of ...



Aggressive owls in Pioneer Park, city of Mercer Island warns  Mercer Island Reporter

Owls have a distinctive call described as sounding like “Who-cooks-for-you, who-cooks-for-you-all?”



After 3 student-initiated threats, Mercer Island High School cancels classes Friday for ‘students and staff to regroup’  Q13 News Seattle

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- Mercer Island School District announced Thursday that it is canceling classes at Mercer Island High School and all after-school and ...



CHRISTOPHER J. NORTON  Mercer Island Reporter

Christopher J. Norton of Bellevue, WA passed away at 5pm on May 3, 2018 after a ten year battle with multiple myeloma.



Mercer Island third grader dies from leukemia  Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island community has rallied around the Harrington-Lill family, who lost their 8-year-old son, Ewan Lill, to acute lymphoblastic leukemia on May 7.



Mercer Island schools, police discuss implications after bomb threat, evacuation at IMS  Mercer Island Reporter

Students at Islander Middle School were evacuated last week after a bomb threat was reported.



Mercer Island inventor's fidget gadget is changing lives  KING5.com

A Mercer Island man who has struggled with attention deficit disorder has created his own fidget toy, aimed at people who may be too distracted by the popular ...



Lake Washington High Schools Ranked Best In Nation: U.S. News  Redmond, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Redmond, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



Bellevue Schools Ranked Among Best In Nation: U.S. News  Bellevue, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Bellevue, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



2 Mercer Island High School Students Win Congressional Award  Patch.com

2 Mercer Island High School Students Win... - Mercer Island, WA - The Mercer Island High School students won Congressional Awards for community *service* ...



Mercer Island School Breaks A Gymnasium Record  Patch.com

MERCER ISLAND, WA - The local school district is reporting that a Mercer Island middle school has broken a record: for the first time, all of the students were ...



More Snow Coming To Seattle Area, Forecasts Show  Seattle, WA Patch

More Snow Coming To Puget Sound: Forecast - Seattle, WA - See the latest snow forecasts for the rest of the week, school closures for Tuesday, and Patch ...



Local band in the Rose Bowl Parade  KING5.com

In Above the Fold, Steve Bunin profiles a political scandal in Kent and his alma mater, Mercer Island High School, whose band will play in the Rose Bowl parade ...



Mercer Island National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced  Patch.com

Local National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist - Mercer Island, WA - A number of Mercer Island students are semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships, which ...



Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...



Washington's best public high schools ranked  KOMO News

SEATTLE – With classes starting up again in less than a month, what better way to ring in the school year than knowing what the best public high schools are in ...



Person of Interest: Teddy Fischer, the Mercer Island High School Student Who Scored an Interview with Defense Secretary James Mattis  TheStranger.com

You saw a photo in the Washington Post with Defense Secretary James Mattis's phone number scrawled on a Post-it note. So you decided to contact him for an ...



'It's a Wonderful Life' fan tracks down star's home on Mercer Island  Mercer Island Reporter

Donna Reed, who played Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra's 1946 film, lived on the Island in the 70s.



Mercer Island retirement community names new director  Mercer Island Reporter

A Pacific Northwest native is coming home to work at Covenant Shores, as the Mercer Island retirement community's new executive director.



'Hometown Hero' fights cancer with community support  Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Kirk Robinson's Facebook feed is full of uplifting *content*: photos of his firefighting career, videos of his two boys skateboarding and boating, inspirational news ...



Next Renowned Dance for PD program comes to Mercer Island  Mercer Island Reporter

For people with Parkinson's disease (PD), the effort to initiate movement can be difficult, even “superhuman,” said Islander Marsha Karr.



Body Of Mercer Island Teen Who Died Glissading Recovered  Patch.com

Body Of Teen Who Died Glissading Recovered - Mercer Island, WA - Benjamin Gore, 19, died in a glissading accident June 3 in the Cascades, according to the ...



Seattle Holiday Events Calendar 2018  Seattle Weekly

Make the most of the season with 100+ regional festivals, concerts, stage shows, and more.



Local Students Get Congressional Awards From Rep. Adam Smith  Patch.com

Students Get Congressional Medals From Rep. Smith - Mercer Island, WA - Ten students from Mercer Island and Bellevue were given the medals at an event in ...



RICHARD “DICK” LEROY MARTIN  Mercer Island Reporter

Richard “Dick” LeRoy Martin, 88, long time resident of Mercer Island, Washington passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Covenant Shores Retirement ...



MIVAL awards high school scholarship winners  Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island Visual Art League (MIVAL) recently announced its 2017 High School Scholarship winners, Rebecca Bone, Joie Lim, Elaine Shen, Kenny ...



Mercer Islander becomes 'pilgrim au pain'  Mercer Island Reporter

Two women — one from Olympia and one from Mercer Island — are enjoying semi-retired life in one of Europe's favorite village, medieval St Cirq Lapopie in ...



Mercer Island Teen Who Died In Cascades Hiking Accident Identified  Patch.com

Mercer Island Teen Dead In Hiking Accident - Mercer Island, WA - The 19-year-old from Mercer Island died after a glissading accident north of Cle Elum over the ...



King County Green Schools Program recognizes 83 schools, two districts for resource conservation  King County

The King County Green Schools Program helps schools and school districts engage students and employees in learning about and practicing resource ...



Dahlias bring color, community to Covenant Shores campus  Mercer Island Reporter

A dahlia farmer who used to sell bouquets for $1 per bunch now gives them away for free to residents of Covenant Shores, a retirement community in Mercer ...



Teens in Fred Hutch program aspire to be scientists, doctors  The Daily Herald

Snohomish County students are among the 32 admitted to the Pathway Research Explorer Program.



Mercer Island HS sports talk phenom disappointed about Edgar tally  KING5.com

Max Tanzer, has an outlet for venting. He has his own sports talk show on Mercer Island High School's award-winning FM radio station.



Mercer Island student gets perfect score on 2 AP tests  KING5.com

Adam Tucker did something his teacher has never seen before in her 20+ career at Mercer Island High School.



Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce selects Laurie Givan as new director  Mercer Island Reporter

Island native Laurie Givan, who said she is passionate about branding, innovation and community, was recently announced as the new executive director of the ...



18 Puget Sound Students Win National Merit Scholarships  Bellevue, WA Patch

Local National Merit Scholarships Revealed - Bellevue, WA - Students from Bellevue to Renton have been awarded thousands in college scholarships.



JAMEY RAYMOND HIBBERT  Mercer Island Reporter

Jamey Raymond Hibbert passed away September 3, 2016 holding the hands of her four sons on Mercer Island. She was born October 1, 1959 in Seattle, ...



Taylor James Laddrout  Yakima Herald-Republic

Taylor James Laddrout, 50, passed away January 19, 2019 at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was born in Yakima, Washington where he ...



Mercer Island teen rocks AND runs the airwaves  KING5.com

SEATTLE -- There's a local radio station that's garnering fans from across the country, just under a week since it re-launched. KMIH 88.9 FM The Bridge features ...



Three candidates challenge Joel Kretz for Northeast Washington House seat  The Spokesman-Review

Two Democrats and one Independent are challenging 7th District Rep. Joel Kretz for his seat in the state House of Representatives. The Republican incumbent ...



4 Washington high schools rank among top 150 in U.S.  KING5.com

Four Washington state high schools have been ranked among the top 150 high schools in the country according to US News & World Report.



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars | US Department of Education  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



2018-19 Women's Squash Roster  George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

The official 2018-19 Women's Squash Roster for the George Washington University Colonials.



Fred Hutch receives $1.26M grant to boost science-education efforts  Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a $1.26 million, five-year Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institute of General ...



MISD Names Teachers of the Year for 2012  Patch.com

David Baxter, Danae Burger and Bob Sagerson were nominated by their fellow teachers and selected by school principals, and were awarded $500 by the ...



Washington Attorney General Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21  NW News Network

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is renewing his push to raise the smoking and vaping age to 21. The Democrat announced the bipartisan effort.



Square Seattle Tech Happy Hour – GeekWire Events Calendar  GeekWire

Join Square to celebrate the Seattle tech community on Thursday, February 28th! Square is continuing to expand in Seattle and opening our doors to the tech ...



Steve Bunin  KING5.com

I am thrilled to be anchoring KING 5 Mornings, back home in Seattle at the station I grew up watching, co-hosting the top-rated newscast in the market!



An Overview of the Digital Healthcare Landscape – GeekWire Events Calendar  GeekWire

The healthcare landscape is rapidly changing as new digital technologies are emerging and are increasingly integrated into the everyday delivery of healthcare.



Key Washington lawmaker: Joel Kretz  The Spokesman-Review

Joel Kretz. Hometown: Wauconda. Party: Republican. District: Legislative District 7, which includes parts of north Spokane County as well as Pend Oreille, ...



Voices from the Protests: Students Rally in Downtown Seattle  TheStranger.com

Hafsa, 16Franklin High School Why was it important that you come to the protest today? I'm out here to stand up for myself. I cannot go outside because I'm ...



Man charged with killing wife in Uber car pleads not guilty  The Spokesman-Review

SEATTLE – A man accused of drunkenly shooting his wife to death during an Uber ride in Seattle pleaded not guilty Thursday to second-degree murder.



Women in Fashion and Tech, Machine Learning and Style – GeekWire Events Calendar  GeekWire

Fashion-tech startup Armoire pride themselves on “building the most personal way for women to get dressed every day” by curating personal collections of 40 to ...



In memory of Lisa Lani Chinn  Northwest Asian Weekly

Lisa Lani Matsukawa was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She was the daughter of Joe and Florence Matsukawa of Aiea, Hawaii. She graduated from Aiea High ...



Whits’ Logie learned about life, hoops from grandfather  The Spokesman Review

Truth be told, Matt Logie had his eye on the Whitworth basketball program long before he was hired in May 2011 to lead the Pirates. A full year before he ...



Husband accused of fatally shooting wife while riding in Uber  The Washington Post

The couple started arguing shortly after they got inside the Uber early Sunday morning. The driver would later tell police that Jennifer Espitia, 29, was sitting in ...



Three Edmonds players help Seattle Junior team to state title | Boys hockey - Edmonds Beacon  Edmonds Beacon

Three Edmonds players helped lead the Seattle Junior Hockey Association's 14U A1 Junior Admirals to a victory over the Wenatchee Wolverines to clinch the ...



Rhinestones Introduce Five Debutantes To The Community - The Seattle Medium  Seattle Medium

The Washington Rhinestone Club recently presented five gifted and multi-talented young women to the community as debutantes during their annual ...



Man charged in wife’s shooting during Seattle Uber ride  The Spokesman-Review

A man fatally shot his wife during an Uber ride in Seattle last weekend after they argued about going to a wedding after-party, prosecutors said Thursday as they ...



Two PTHS teams qualify for state mock trial  Port Townsend Leader

The Port Townsend High School Mock Trial Team is sending both of its squads to the Washington State YMCA Mock Trial Competition in Olympia on March ...



The Future of Art: Art in the 21st Century – GeekWire Events Calendar  GeekWire

As we look forward into the 21st century, we ask ourselves—what will art look like in future generations? How will it be produced? How will it be appreciated?



Washington's Tooth Fairy wears Chuck Taylors and bold glasses  The Daily Herald

Molli Corcoran, 29, has been the tooth-collecting fairy for Delta Dental of Washington since 2015.



National Merit Scholarship program announces semifinalists  The Seattle Times

The National Merit Scholarship program Wednesday released the names of students who have excelled academically, allowing them to compete for big ...



Celebrities from Seattle and Washington  seattlepi.com

Image 1 of 65. Chris Pratt grew up in Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, where his dad was a home remodeler and his mom works at the local Safeway.



‘Swagged-out cameras for my eyes!’ Snapchat fans ditch work and school to snag Spectacles in Seattle  GeekWire

A high school junior called her mom from class to come pick her up. A college nursing student bolted out of a lab. Two workers from a “Redmond tech giant” ...



HS Player of the Week: Monroe's Fregoso & Chism  KING5.com

Monroe QB Gio Fregoso and WR Efton Chism III are the players of the week. Fregoso threw fro 270 yards and four TD's against Kamiak. Chism had 122 ...



Healthiest Cities in Washington  NerdWallet

When it comes to living an active lifestyle, Washington has all the bases covered — on land and water. NerdWallet found the healthiest cities in Washington.



Seattle's Most Influential People of 2014  Seattlemag

It's been a year of superlatives–highest minimum wage! First Super Bowl championship! Biggest transportation boondoggle!–and behind each high point (and ...



Stranger's donation kicks off fund drive for Daybreak Middle School band  The Columbian

Daybreak Middle School seventh-graders Jessie Wiseman, left, and Briana Robbins, display the uniform overlays, one with the Mercer Island identifier and one ...



Seattle-based Vermouth app thinks your friends give the best reviews  Q13 FOX

If you're like many people, Yelp is the website of choice for customer reviews, but a Seattle startup company called Vermouth thinks they've found a better way.



“No Limits” Mentoring Mission nominates Peter Dawson, who overcame shattering career disappointment to work on behalf of the disabled.  PR Web

San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 17, 2012 -- Peter Dawson, district administrator for the Blind Field Services Division of the California Department of.



Recipients Announced for 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater  Broadway World

It was the most anticipated night of the year by high school theater programs across the state of Washington: The 15th Annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High ...



Former Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year Jordan Morris is making his mark on MLS  USA TODAY High School Sports

Legacy. Tradition. A who's who of American sport. As the Gatorade Player of the Year program enters its fourth decade of honoring the nation's best high school ...



Mariners wrap up 2017 draft with top 10 picks all expected to sign contracts  The Seattle Times

Mariners complete the three-day process by taking four players from the Pacific Northwest in their final four picks.



Rowing News: Fall 2015 Rowing Recruits | row2k.com  row2k.com

Fall 2015 Rowing Recruits - Rowing news on row2k, one of the premier sources of rowing and sculling news, rowing results, rowing information, rowing features, ...



Jordan Morris: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Stanford junior forward Jordan Morris has six senior USA caps, but looks to earn a NCAA title with the Cardinal against Clemson on December 13, 2015.



Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more  The Seattle Times

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Nov. 6-12, 2015.



Judge allows gay administrator’s lawsuit against Catholic school to go forward  LGBTQ Nation

SEATTLE -- A lawsuit against a Washington state Catholic high school that fired an openly gay administrator after he married his same-sex partner can move ...



The Bronfman Fellowships Announce their 29th Fellowship Class  Santa Barbara Independent

Bronfman Youth Fellowships Awarded for Program's 29th Year Outstanding High School Students from Diverse Jewish Backgrounds Selected for Immersive ...



Real Estate Buzz: Schnitzer leasing office hits the road, in an RV  Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Schnitzer West knows it's in a crowded market. With office buildings popping up all over South Lake Union, the development company is steering its marketing ...



Evidence challenges claim over Obama's birth address  WND.com

Documents uncovered by WND strongly suggest Barack Obama Sr. and Stanley Ann Dunham, President Obama's parents, did not live at 6085 Kalanianaole ...



Is the High School Boys 800m Getting Faster in March?  MileSplit

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Famous Seattleites  Seattle Post Intelligencer

Image 1 of 29. Olympian and "Dancing With the Stars" champ Apollo Anton Ohno was born and raised in Seattle. Growing up, he was also a competitive ...



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Dash  MileSplit

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US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 200m Dash  MileSplit

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