††††DEADLINE for The Times Leader's daily publication is 10 a.m. at the Martins Ferry office, three days preceding the publication date. Deadline for submission in Sunday Lifestyles is preceding Monday at noon. Items such as club dates, church women, twigs, garden clubs and dances will not be accepted over the phone. Every item submitted should include a name and phone number in case further information is needed. All items are printed as space permits.
††††WEDDINGS: Only weddings which occur on the weekend of publication will be used on Sunday, and run with a 2-column picture. Weddings which are submitted late, (after NOON on Monday), or after the wedding, will be published in the daily paper 2-column picture. No descriptions of bridal gowns will be used. Wedding and engagement pictures will be mailed back if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is submitted. Otherwise, the pictures can be picked up in the newspaper office within two weeks of publication. Color wedding photographs, 2 column by about 5.25 inches, will be printed at a cost of $20. Information used and other guidelines are the same as those for black and white weddings.
††††ENGAGEMENTS: are printed on Sundays only, with a 2 by 3 inch pix. Information should include who is announcing the engagement, i.e., her parents, both sets of parents or the couple themselves. Education and employment should be submitted for the couple and an expected wedding date. Deadline is noon on Monday.
††††ANNIVERSARIES: Current pictures of couples celebrating a wedding anniversary will be used at five-year intervals, beginning with the 25th anniversary (for example, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40, 45, etc.) Pictures will be used with all anniversaries after the 50th. Write-ups will be used beginning with 25th anniversary. A 2-column space will be allocated for anniversary pictures with couples having the option of running a 2-column current picture OR a 1-column current picture and a 1-column picture taken around the time of the nuptials.PHOTOS: Photos used for weddings, anniversaries, engagements and children’s birthdays can be up to 8 inches by 10 inches in size. Photos with light colored backgrounds reproduce best.
††††Give us a glance!
††††CHECK your scrap books! Your drawers! Your closets! Look for photos that are at least 10 years old!
††††Send them to us with an explanation and identification of those pictured. Please put your name, address and phone number on the back of the picture. If a self-addressed, stamped envelope is submitted the picture will be returned to you, otherwise the picture can be picked up in one of the newspaper offices. Engagement, wedding, anniversary, pictures with one person or birthday pictures WILL NOT be used as Backward Glances. Requested publication dates cannot be guaranteed. Newspaper clippings or Xerox copies cannot be reproduced and cannot be used in Backward Glances.