Mary Braswell

Librarian/Researcher

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mary.braswell@albanyherald.com

Mary Braswell is the librarian for The Albany Herald. Braswell is in charge of the newspaper's library operations and coordinates orders for photography prints. Braswell also serves on The Herald's Editorial Board and writes the weekly Thumbs Up! editorial, along with her popular Looking Back history column on Sundays in the SouthView section.

Recent Stories

Weinberg Foundation donates $1 million to SOWEGA Council on Aging

The announcement is being made this morning at the council’s senior life enrichment center.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at September singers Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly and Otis Redding | POLL

HISTORY: Stellar but brief were the lives of three music legends.

A look back at September-born musicians, all gone by the age of 30 or younger.

ALBANY BIRTHS: Aug. 31 - Sept. 8, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Aug. 31-Sept. 8, 2014.

ALBANY BIRTHS: Aug.t 22 - Sept.r 2, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital August 22- September 2, 2014.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back, Aug. 31, 2014

HISTORY: On this Labor Day eve, enjoy this hodgepodge of work-related facts.

In America, office politics account for 47 percent of work-related distractions leading to a reduction in productivity

ALBANY AREA BIRTHS: Aug. 16-24, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Aug. 16-24, 2014.

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SOWEGA Council on Aging fitness area dedicated to Jesse Mae Fowler Massey | VIDEO

Retired coach and educator Jesse Massey donated $10,00 to furnish the fitness facility

The Kay Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center has a wellness/fitness center equipped with treadmills, stationary bikes and more thanks to the generosity of retired educator and coach Jesse Massey.

Albany Area Births - Aug. 9-17, 2014

Unless otherwise nited, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Aug. 9-17.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back Aug. 24, 2014

HISTORY : The Robin Williams that made so many people laugh

Upon the death of Robin Williams, his wife asked that the beloved comedian be remembered for the joy he brought to audiences everywhere. That is just what this column will do.

Albany Area Births: Aug. 3-11, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from August 3-11, 2014.

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