Peter Schwartzman: Professor, Alderman and Scrabble Addict

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Peter Schwartzman is a self-described Scrabble addict. He warns people not to bring up the topic unless they want to engage in a long conversation on the subject. And he has been sharing his love of the game with Galesburg for about the last year now with weekly games on Wednesday at Stone Alley Books.

“I’ve known Stone for a while and I just threw it out there [-- the idea of playing a weekly game at the book store],” said Schwartzman, 43, chairman of Environmental Studies at Knox College and Galesburg’s 5th Ward Alderman… (Published in print edition, January 29, 2012)