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Labor Day

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  • Flu Season

    Flu Season
    The leaves are changing, the apples are being picked and you can find a fair every weekend, but fall also means the start of flu season.  According to Debbie Staley, a nurse practioner at Sutay and Stewart Pediatrics in South Windsor, you should get a flu...
  • 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

    100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers
    "Can I borrow the car?" I remember asking like it was yesterday.  How my parents ever got through the anxiety of handing over the keys,  I'll never know.  I'll admit, I'm terrified of the day my girls are old enough to drive.  My dad taught me.  He...
  • Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield

    Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
  • Peninsula airport group discusses investing funds in air service behind closed doors

    Peninsula airport group discusses investing funds in air service behind closed doors
    The regional group that agreed to subsidize People Express' suspended service to Newark and Boston met behind closed doors for about 45 minutes Monday to discuss investing funds to support an air service at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport....
  • 'Men, Women and Children' should know better

    'Men, Women and Children' should know better
    * (out of four) Breaking news: Technology poses privacy risks. Parents are concerned about their kids, who often communicate via text. Teenagers are horny. Adults get horny too. The Internet has porn. Until slumping director/co-writer Jason Reitman...
  • 'Weekend' a home movie of sorts for Thomas Dolby

    'Weekend' a home movie of sorts for Thomas Dolby
    The world of moneyed Northern California liberals — a specific genus of the 1 percent all its own — is satirized from within in the seriocomic indie "Last Weekend" (at the Siskel Film Center through Oct. 9). It is Labor Day weekend and as...
  • Tropical history revised: 23 more storms in 1931-1943

    Tropical history revised: 23 more storms in 1931-1943
    It was a most turbulent era. Not only did it cover the Great Depression and the early years of World War II – the 13-year-stretch from 1931 to 1943 experienced some of the most catastrophic hurricane seasons on record. After studying...
  • Google threatened with $100-million lawsuit over celebrity nude photos

    Google threatened with $100-million lawsuit over celebrity nude photos
    A celebrity attorney whose firm represents more than a dozen high-profile women whose personal photos were stolen and then posted online has threatened Google with a lawsuit potentially seeking $100 million or more in damages related to the distribution...
  • Boxing trainer Joe Goossen fights on through promoter-brother's death

    Boxing trainer Joe Goossen fights on through promoter-brother's death
    For the last month, Joe Goossen’s routine has been a draining cycle of business as usual and daily heartbreak. Goossen, the veteran San Fernando Valley-based boxing trainer, is the brother of promoter Dan Goossen, who on Monday died due to...
  • Mayo: Christmas is here??! Bah humbug!

    Mayo: Christmas is here??!  Bah humbug!
    I went into my local wholesale club the other day, and I couldn't believe what I saw. Christmas merchandise. Rows upon rows of fake trees, lights, ornaments, inflatable lawn decorations. I did a double take, then checked the calendar. It was still...