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Monday May 20th 2024

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The Alley Newspaper is Bound for The Future!

Bound for the Future had two meanings for The Alley Newspaper in 2010 and now into 2011. First, it means that the first 30 years of The Alley Newspaper”'s issues are now reprinted on good quality book paper instead of lower quality newsprint paper, and the over 4,000 pages are bound into two sets of 13, hardcover volumes. One set is available to the public at the Downtown Central Library on Hennepin Avenue and the other is available at the Franklin Library on Franklin Avenue. This making of The Alley”'s into hardcover volumes was initiated and paid for by the Hennepin County Library after an Alley volunteer spent hundreds of hours assembling a complete set of those many issues. The next tasks are: 1. Minnesota Historical Society to the complete 35 years of issues onto microfilm. 2. Digitizing of the 35 years of issue. 3. Produce an index for use with all of the reproductions. Secondly, “Bound for the Future” means that The Alley has survived [...]

The Alley is Bound for the Future

The Alley is Bound for the Future

Bound for the Future has two meanings for the Alley Newspaper in 2010: First, it means that the first 30 years of The Alley Newspaper”'s issues are now reprinted on good quality book paper instead of lower quality newsprint paper, and the over 4,000 pages are bound into two sets of 13 hardcover volumes. One set is available to the public at the Central Library downtown on Hennepin Avenue and the other is available at the Franklin Library on Franklin Avenue. This making of The Alley”'s into hardcover volumes was initiated by the Hennepin County Library. Alley Communications, the nonprofit that produces The Alley Newspaper, began raising money to have another set at the Franklin Library. An Alley volunteer spent a couple of hundred hours compiling a complete set for the Library to use for reprinting. Subsequent to the printing completion, the Library was able to use some left-over funds to pay for the Franklin Library set. This allowed The Alley to redirect the funds donated [...]

Thanks to YOU, The Alley Is Bound for the Future!

Thanks to YOU, The Alley Is Bound for the Future!

by Susan Gust Neighbors, friends, advertisers, writers, cartoonists, delivery people, volunteers, young and old, new and well-heeled,-----gathered at the Cultural Wellness Center for a terrific Annual Meeting celebrating 34 years of The Alley Newspaper. This important event also served as a fundraiser for our Bound for the Future Project. Cathy Strobel, President of Alley Communications”' Board of Directors announced at the meeting that the Hennepin County Library has generously decided to contribute the cost of printing and binding two sets of the 17 volumes holding 30 years worth of history, photos and stories contained in over 4,000 pages of The Alley Newspaper. One of these two sets will be located at the Downtown Library and the other set will be available in our own community at the Franklin Library. The Board and volunteers of Alley Communications, the community owned, non-profit publisher of The Alley Newspaper, are so very grateful for the efforts of the staff of the [...]

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