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  • No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead

    No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead
    This post has been updated. See below for details. The summer blockbusters are coming. And to see them, you don't even need to get off your sofa. The TV networks are pouring unprecedented amounts of money — and some very creative deal-making...
  • Will Pennsylvania take it to the limit: 70 mph?

    Q: It seems that every other day there is another horrific accident on Interstates 78 or 476 involving tractor-trailers. Of one thing you can be certain: The car always loses. Cars and trucks already are doing 70-75 mph in the posted 65 mph zone. Now...
  • Veterans frustrated by long delays in opening of new VA hospitals

    Veterans frustrated by long delays in opening of new VA hospitals
    It was a day of shiny shovels and high hopes on that hot August morning in 2009. Politicians and dignitaries beamed at the cameras and congratulated themselves for finally breaking ground on a new medical facility dedicated to veterans, at the time...
  • Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides

    Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides
    A man in custody for allegedly killing a 12-year-old in a car crash and under investigation in the shooting death of a 15-year-old is now being looked at in yet another homicide, and detectives are seeking the public's help to close the case. Police say...
  • Griping neighbors need to check their facts

    A handful of houses are being built in a small town in the Northeast United States. The town, known for its beaches and other attractions for summer vacationers, is a mix of full-time residents, summer renters and second-home owners who vanish in the...
  • Ah, the freedom of summer

    Surely no season ushers in insouciance so completely as summer. Not spring, with its profusion of violent colors. Not fall, with its muted light and dwindling temperatures. And certainly not winter, with is endless blizzards and nor'easters. The...
  • The Best Of Americana At Frog Rock Rest Stop

    The Best Of Americana At Frog Rock Rest Stop
    Joe Lernould is proving all is right with the American way of life, one frog rock at a time. Lernould was manning the food truck at the historic, campy Frog Rock Rest Stop along Route 44 in Eastford, so I figured he had bought a license from the state....
  • Emmys 2014: 'The Normal Heart' wins for television movie

    Emmys 2014: 'The Normal Heart' wins for television movie
    “The Normal Heart” won the Emmy on Monday for television movie. The HBO telepic had been widely considered the front-runner in the category. An adaptation of Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking 1985 play, the TV movie takes place between...
  • There are lots of ways to trim your spending on groceries beyond clipping coupons

    I'm not a big fan of using coupons at the supermarket because of the time it takes to find, clip and organize them. I employ several other strategies to save on groceries instead. But after talking to supermarket savings expert Teri Gault, I realized I...
  • Man to stand trial in stabbing death of girlfriend's son

    A 27-year-old man will stand trial on charges that he stabbed to death his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son, a Burbank student, in front of the boy’s younger brother on Memorial Day of last year, a judge ruled at a preliminary hearing Wednesday....
  • Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans

    Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans
    Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch. “It’s fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs,” says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.  Zeke, a white mutt,...