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  • Want To Start A 'Neighbor Brigade' In CT?

    Want To Start A 'Neighbor Brigade' In CT?
    Quite awhile ago, I clipped an article out of People Magazine because I was intrigued by one of it's features in the "Heroes Among Us" section.  The story profiled the creator of a group called the Neighbor Brigade.  When Pam Washek was fighting cancer, she was touched by the friends and neighbors who offered to drive her to treatments, cook a meal for her family or shuttle her kids to sports practice.  She took this notion of "neighborly kindness" to a bigger level and started a volunteer organization which now has 3-thousand members who help families through difficult times with simple acts of kindness.
  • The Stan Simpson Show: Health Care Jobs, Hartford Shelter, Future Of The Media

    In the first segment, Stan talks with Scot X. Esdaile, president of the Connecticut chapter of the NAACP, and Muhammad Ansari, president of the Hartford chapter of the NAACP, about racial disparities in jobs held in the health care field. Next,...

    Sid Caesar dies at 91; comedy giant of the small screen

    Sid Caesar dies at 91; comedy giant of the small screen
    In a day before comedy was laced with irony and studded with mean-spirited barbs, Sid Caesar was more than funny. He was hilariously, outrageously, tear-inducingly, gather-up-the-whole-family-for-this funny. A veteran of the Catskills with an...

    Iconoclast College President Dobelle On The Carpet

    When he was president of Trinity College from 1995 to 2001, Evan S. Dobelle showed a real gift for strengthening the school and enhancing its role in the community. His legacy included new buildings, an enhanced global learning program, the championship...

    Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave

    Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave
    The Westfield State University Board of Trustees voted early Thursday morning to put President Evan Dobelle on paid administrative leave until Nov. 25, while a law firm conducts an investigation into his spending. Dobelle, who led Trinity College in...