| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted.
The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:11 PM
HAMDEN — Farid Sadrieh, Qunnipiac University's first professor to win a second Fulbright scholarship, has every expectation that his next research project on the African continent will proceed more peacefully than the first.
In 2009, he was...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79.
Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Rebecca Alvarez-Petit, a 2014 graduate of Cheshire High School, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.
Alvarez-Petit, who will attend Fordham...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:18 AM
It's great news to know a fellow Fordham University graduate will be the 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal.
Yep, Vin Scully, the perennial Dodger baseball team broadcaster, is right up there with Vince Lombardi, another Fordham University graduate, as are...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:43 PM
MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd."
Russian border troops seized...
| Apr 30, 2013
Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84.
Shea's death Sunday at a...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:10 PM
On the last day of their lives, Florida murderers Clarence Hill and Angel Nieves Diaz asked for taco fixings.
Tampa rapist Oba Chandler ate two salami sandwiches on white bread and half a peanut-butter-and-grape-jelly sandwich.
Panhandle killer Arthur...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:22 PM
When attorney and Republican Party activist John J. Lynch ran for Los Angeles County tax assessor in 1986, he was shocked at the result — he won.
"It was a surprise," said Lynch, and he wasn't the only one taken aback. Lynch, who had never run for...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....