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  • Partying for Purim

    More than 150 seniors, ages 75 and up, along with musicians, masks and costumes filled two rooms at the Weisman Delray Community Center in Delray Beach on Monday for an all out celebration of the Purim holiday. The seniors are members of the regular...
  • Cruz, Paul compete for fractured conservatives

    Two newcomers, Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas, are the hottest figures in the dominant conservative wing of the Republican Party. In markedly different ways, they both claim to be the heirs to the party's contemporary patron saint,...
  • Howard Schneiderman: Threat of military force essential to U.S. policy

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's recently announced downsizing of the Army and conflicting media responses to it make it evident that there are open questions about the optimal size of our armed forces that cannot be answered in terms of likely...
  • Program On American Red Cross Founder Clara Barton Is In Avon

    Program On American Red Cross Founder Clara Barton Is In Avon
    AVON — A one-woman show on the life of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton will be on Tuesday at the Avon Free Public Library, the Avon Historical Society has announced. The society is sponsoring the show, which will be given by...
  • Heritage Museum chronicles Vietnam experience

    It took just minutes Saturday for Bob Derr and Ron Sebring to find their two infantry mates' names on the wall at the new Vietnam War exhibit at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum. Their brothers in arms — Gerald Pysher and James Kachline —...
  • Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage

     Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage
    By 1991, Mike Kelley had emerged as a crucial artist in Los Angeles, at the head of a pack that had pushed into prominence in the previous decade. His riveting sculptures reassembled from ratty stuffed animals, crocheted dolls and other tattered...
  • Airbnb's $10 billion value a sign of sharing-economy momentum

    In a defining moment for the sharing economy, Airbnb is in funding talks that would value the room- and home-renting company at $10 billion, more than some long-established hotel companies and among the highest valuations for a startup in the country....
  • Mercer hoping to be this year's Florida Gulf Coast

     Mercer hoping to be this year's Florida Gulf Coast
    RALEIGH, N.C. — When Florida Gulf Coast last season became the first No. 15 seed in NCAA tournament history to reach the Sweet 16, Mercer players didn't know how to react. "There were mixed feelings," forward Jakob Gollon said. The Bears had won...
  • DePaul's Jasmine Penny ready to end her basketball career

     DePaul's Jasmine Penny ready to end her basketball career
    Doug Bruno couldn't resist. The DePaul women's basketball coach saw Jasmine Penny doing an interview, and he knew what one of the subjects would be after having brought it up during the Big East tournament. So Bruno poked his head through the door and...
  • Author Wesley Stace To Speak At CCSU; Best-Selling Author Robyn Carr At R.J. Julia

    Author Wesley Stace To Speak At CCSU; Best-Selling Author Robyn Carr At R.J. Julia
    Author Wesley Stace, who released 15 albums as singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding, will give a free reading from his latest novel, "Wonderkid" (Penguin/Overlook Press, $26.95) on Wednesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. in Marcus White Living Room on the Central...
  • Glastonbury Historical Society To Showcase Journalist's World War II Newsletters, Photos

    Glastonbury Historical Society To Showcase Journalist's World War II Newsletters, Photos
    GLASTONBURY — When nearly 15 percent of the town's small population went off to serve in World War II, journalist Norma Sestero made sure a piece of home came to them each month. Sestero, a longtime Glastonbury correspondent for the Hartford Times,...