| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
One of the first things one notices upon entering Dick Tracy's family room — full of sports memorabilia — is a framed page from the old Sunday Call-Chronicle newspaper. "Whitehall 42-38," its headline blares.
That refers to the score of the...
| Mar 28, 2012
Hilton Kramer, one of the art world's most polarizing and widely read critics for 50 years and founding editor of the conservative arts journal The New Criterion, died Tuesday in Harpswell, Maine. He was 84.
Kramer had a rare blood disorder and died of...
| Jan 1, 2012
Where do you side in the great real estate buy-sell divide of 2012? If you're a homeowner considering selling sometime in the new year, are you apprehensive that you won't get the price you need or want, and therefore it's possible you won't even try to...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Paul Pasqualoni, who graduated from Cheshire High School and coached at Western Connecticut State University, is coming home. He will be named UConn football coach Friday at a 12:30 p.m. press conference in Storrs.
Pasqualoni, 61, will replace Randy...
| May 21, 2012
Before the first pitch was thrown at the South Bend Silver Hawks' home opener last month, team owner Andrew Berlin stuck his hand under all the soap dispensers in the men's and women's bathrooms to make sure they worked.
He went to the hardware store to...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Robin Gibb, co-founder of Bee Gees who defined disco era, dies at 62 after long cancer battle
LONDON (AP) — With his carefully tended hair, tight trousers and perfect harmonies, Robin Gibb, along with his brothers Maurice and Barry, defined the...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Hartford Art School at University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave. in West Hartford will host “National Portfolio Day,” at which high school students will have their art portfolios reviewed, on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 1 to 5 p.m.
| Sep 5, 2012
Think of a routine as a kind of habit. We all know how tough it is to break a bad habit. Well, by the same token, it is also hard to break a good habit. Overall, I would suggest nurturing beneficial routines in young children. Once established, they...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:58 PM
I couldn't tell you what the commencement speaker said at my high school graduation...don't remember who it was. At my graduation from Syracuse University the Gov. "at the time" of New Jersey Thomas H. Keen, said to "strive to do great things and be...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Today is the day local high school student-athletes can make their college choices official. National Signing Day allows local stars to accept scholarship offers from college programs. It is just as rewarding for the college coaches because they now...
| Sep 16, 2012
Despite a provocative title, Gabriel Vahanian's book "The Death of God" caused no public stir when it was published in 1961.
By the middle of the decade, however, a massive upheaval was underway in American society and Vahanian, a little-known Syracuse...
| Jul 16, 2012
The Hagerstown Kiwanis Club awarded seven scholarships to graduating high school seniors at its May 10 meeting.
The scholarships are presented annually to area students as part of the club’s commitment to young people in the community. This year&...