| Jun 22, 2011
Strap yourself in, dear reader.
Tidbits of additional information about recent column topics have been trickling this way, and it's time to catch up on them.
First, a recent column criticized Lake County for spending about $8,000 to pave a parking lot...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People in developing countries with heart problems may not be able to afford new pacemakers, but a new study suggests devices removed during autopsies may have enough remaining battery life to be donated and used again....
| Jul 27, 2011
Consider this tip from an eHow.com Web entry on how to drive in a funeral procession: "Do not do anything illegal while driving, such as drinking beer. Do not think that the police officers guiding you will let you get away with such behavior."...
| Jan 24, 2012
There will be a time, many times actually, when a friend, co-worker or casual acquaintance will face the death of a loved one.
There will be mourning. There may be a visitation or memorial service, perhaps reflecting religious, family, cultural and...
| Apr 20, 2012
Marjorie Sladek Stueckemann grew up largely unfamiliar with her Bohemian heritage. It was only after retiring as a science teacher in 2001 that she got involved. Immersed might be a better word.
Her curiosity led her to research her roots, which in...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday.
Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
| Apr 10, 2011
Lawrence Tolliver II, a barber by trade, wasn't sure he could do it at first. But now he thinks he's ready. The tools are in his backpack, and he is preparing to travel to a funeral home on South Crenshaw Boulevard to cut the hair of his deceased son.
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Updated Friday, Sept. 30, at 1:16 p.m. From the family, details of local memorial service for former Gov. Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Service: Funeral Service Honoring Former Governor Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Open to Public and Media Date: Monday, October......
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Gus Van Sant's “Restless” is predicated on an old movie truism — the quirkiest romances begin at funerals. That's where Enoch (Henry Hopper) meets Annabell (Mia Wasikowska). He's a morbidly curious funeral-crashing teenager who lives...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Patrice O'Neal dead: Patrice O'Neal, the veteran standup comic who died Tuesday of complications of a stroke, will be remembered by "The Opie & Anthony Show" all weekend. Patrice O'Neal also had a new album coming out, which will be released posthumously....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
More than 1,000 bodies unclaimed by family members in L.A. County were to be buried in a mass grave Wednesday. The county performs the burial service every year in December. "These are individuals that, for one reason or another, have no one but the...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:25 PM
The Morning Call Archives Copyright © 2011 Publication Date: December 9, 2011 Headline: Patrick B. Ytsma Patrick B. Ytsma, 53, of Bethlehem, died December 8, 2011, at St. Lukes Hospital, Fountain Hill campus, after being struck by a car while riding his...