| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:20 AM
As the owner of a small business in Annapolis, Patti Platt always felt so frazzled and busy that she couldn't imagine taking even one night away to gain a little perspective.
Hers, she says, was a life out of sync — or, more aptly, a life out of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Syd Field, the influential screenwriting teacher who taught a generation of top scribes how to shape feature films, died Sunday at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 77.
According to a release from the Raindance Film Festival, which Field was supposed...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Les Brown, a respected journalist who chronicled the growth of the television business for Variety, the New York Times and other publications, died Nov. 4 at his home in Larchmont, N.Y. He was 84.
As a reporter tasked with covering the radio business for...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before wishing my brother Happy Birthday.
The Skinny: It's my oldest brother's birthday today. Of course, if I think about how old he is it will just make me feel old too and that won't do anyone any good! Wednesday's roundup...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven Annual Meeting and Brunch Honoring Musician Donn Trenner
10 a.m. Sunday, June 2 at the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge. $36. (203) 392-6125, jhsgnhjazz2013....
| May 10, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Mort Lindsey, a conductor, arranger and composer best known as the music director for Judy Garland in the 1960s and for his more than two decades as music director for "The Merv Griffin Show," has died. He was 89.
Lindsey, who was in declining health...
| Jun 26, 2011
CNN's first sports anchor
Nick Charles, 64, CNN's first sports anchor, died Saturday at his home in Santa Fe, N.M., after a two-year struggle with bladder cancer, the cable network announced.
Charles began at Atlanta-based CNN on the...
| Jun 7, 2011
Hired by Walt Disney in 1956, Betty Taylor spent three decades portraying the singing saloon hostess and onstage sweetheart of another character, Pecos Bill, at Disneyland's Golden Horseshoe Revue.
Taylor died Saturday at a nursing home in Coupeville,...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 4:23 AM
When Denise Donatelli was growing up in South Whitehall Township in the 1950s and 1960s, her home was a rural enclave: surrounded by farmland divided by Route 309. Denise Donatelli It was there, with no other homes around and a......
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Dan Burke, one of the architects of the modern television industry and a former president and chief executive of Capital Cities/ABC, died Wednesday at 82, according to his family....