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  • Community mourns beloved pastor

    Community mourns beloved pastor
    When the pastors at Central Moravian Church heard of the death of the Rev. Douglas Caldwell — a crucial figure to the Bethlehem congregation and the Lehigh Valley for decades — they decided to open the church's doors all day. And, as senior...
  • Melon Patch Players' 2014-15 season

     Melon Patch Players' 2014-15 season
    The Melon Patch Players in Leesburg have planned a fascinatingly diverse season, including a pair of shows set on the eve of World War II, not one but two beloved musicals, a lesser-known musical, an Agatha Christie whodunit and a recent Broadway hit....
  • 'Top Chef' alum John Tesar bans critic from restaurants after three-star review

    'Top Chef' alum John Tesar bans critic from restaurants after three-star review
    What do you do when a critic doesn't give you the review you were hoping for? If you're "Top Chef" alum John Tesar, chef at two Dallas restaurants, you ban the critic, then go into battle mode on Twitter.  Leslie Brenner, restaurant critic for The...
  • 'Amazing Journey for Independence' Through Central Connecticut

    NEW BRITAIN - On July 19, the Hospital for Special Care's life skills mentorship program will host its second annual “Amazing Journey for Independence.” The journey runs from 8 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. and begins at the Hospital for...
  • Tom Rush Brings His Vintage Folk To The Kate

    Tom Rush Brings His Vintage Folk To The Kate
    Tom Rush, an iconic singer, songwriter and guitarist who helped shape the great folk revival in the '60s and its resurgence in the '80s and the '90s, is still very much a spirited, spirit-lifting entertainer, musician and raconteur whose ebullient talents...
  • Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Boca Socrates Cafe, discussion group, 1:30-3 p.m., Boca Raton Downtown Library, 400 NW Second Ave. (Boca Raton Boulevard). Topic, "What should America do about 60,000 women and children who have traveled from Central America to come to our...
  • Stevens' House Key To Author Focus?

    Why not convert the Wallace Stevens house in Hartford into a writing center for underperforming students in Hartford [June 25, Page 1, "Acclaimed Poet's Home On Market"]? Why not transform the corridor on Farmington Avenue in front of the Mark Twain...
  • Disneyland’s 1955 opening

     
    On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
  • R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'

    R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'
    Authors of an inspirational book on dance, serious and funny novels and the shortage of local seafood will speak at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. On Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m., Abby Miller, the author of "Everything I Learned...
  • El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años

    El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años
    Hoy en la Historia 22 de julio de 1977: Asesinato en masa en Prospect En la madrugada del 22 de julio de 1977, vecinos olían humo y reportaron la casa ardiendo en Prospect de la familia Beaudoin. Cheryl Beaudoin, 29, siete hijos y un amigo de la...
  • 'Community' to Return for New Season on Yahoo

    School's not out yet, "Community" fans. On Monday, Sony Pictures Television announced that the cult comedy would be resurrected for a sixth season this fall on Yahoo. The 13 new episodes, featuring original cast members of the canceled NBC series,...
  • Two times cancer survivor Lyle ready for PGA Tour bid

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Golf, as Mark Twain quipped, may spoil a good walk, but Australian Jarrod Lyle thinks a tough round beats chemotherapy any day of the week. The affable 32-year-old was diagnosed in March 2012 with a recurrence of leukaemia he...