| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:31 PM
He's best known as a founding member of Devo, the plastic-domed new-wave band that gave the world "Whip It." But musician Mark Mothersbaugh has flourished in a different guise in recent years: composing for film, television and video games, including...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Guess he wasn’t named the Official Superhero of Times Square 2014 for nothing.
In a new trailer for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" that was unveiled during ball-drop celebrations in New York's New Year's Eve ground zero Tuesday night, the Marvel web-...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:39 PM
At the age of 6, Merl Reagle could spell the names of every kid in his first-grade class. For some reason, he still doesn't know why, he started linking them together.
"Maybe somebody gave me a piece of graph paper. I don't know," Reagle said. "I was...
| Aug 31, 2013
Bob Griesmer has been commuting from Norwalk to West Hartford for 22 months until his fixer-upper house is ready.
"I'm having a lot of fun," Griesmer says of the house with three fireplaces. "I could park a VW beetle in the fireplace in the living room....
| Jul 15, 2013
Denise Allen, a first-grade teacher at Langford School, has been named the State History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
"I was surprised, shocked and excited all at the same time," Allen said last week....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:22 AM
During every school day, kindergartners at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Petoskey are given "free choice time." It's a chance for them to find something that interests them and play quietly for a few minutes.
One late-winter day, kindergartner...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:29 AM
I'm not the only parent who thinks it.
This time of year, after spending yet another Sunday stuck in the house because it's cold and blowing and icy and just not fun outside, I'm happy to come to work Monday morning.
Even Thom, 3, is over winter.
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:12 PM
The Women’s Club in downtown Hagerstown has been decorated for Christmas by the Crossroads Garden Club, which is affiliated with the club.
The theme this year is “Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child.”
The decorations include dolls,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The whole Christmas thing has changed a lot since the 50’s. As a little yum-yum, there was not much happening around Christmas except for church and Santa. To say that my family was poor would be a bit of an exaggeration. We lived in a nice house,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:57 PM
The whole Christmas thing has changed a lot since the 50s. As a little yum-yum, there was not much happening around Christmas except for church and Santa.
To say that my family was poor would be a bit of an exaggeration. We lived in a nice house, my...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
School is out and the kids are already asking: “What are we going to do today?” Elmhurst Historical Museum has a fun and creative option …...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Here’s a pop quiz…what do the following have in common: Operation, Beanie Babies, Tinker Toys, Radio Flyer Wagons, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, and Lincoln …...