| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:09 AM
SIMSBURY — Ann Kanze Miller, an academic administrator at several colleges around the country who retired to Simsbury, died Sept. 17. She was 83.
Miller was born in 1931 in Minneapolis, Minn., and grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Miller's daughter,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode.
He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters apologized Monday morning after it received major backlash for trying to sell a “vintage” Kent State University sweat shirt that appeared to be covered in blood spatter.
The university was the scene of an...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Kent State University and many on the Internet criticized Urban Outfitters Inc. on Monday for selling a sweatshirt with its college logo and what appears to be spattered blood, saying it evoked memories of the 1970 shooting where four students died....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Both thumbs down to the clothing company Urban Outfitters for selling a red-splattered "Kent State University" sweatshirt that appeared to reference the 1970 killings of four unarmed students during an anti-war demonstration. The company claims it didn'...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:52 PM
There are minor moves that offer major benefits for your mind and body. Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of Emmaus, offers these three instant health boosts:
PEN A THANK-YOU NOTE
1 Students who wrote letters expressing gratitude to someone...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence apologized Saturday for getting suspended.
Spence was disciplined for a second violation of Big Ten rules. He is ineligible to play Saturday's game against Kent State.
The All-Big Ten player sent an apology via...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63.
Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:46 AM
COLLEGE PARK — Brenda Frese will be the first to tell you she sometimes trampled through life, so intent on the goals ahead that she didn't necessarily worry about the bruised feelings left in her wake.
If she wanted something, she took it, a...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Legendary film star Katharine Hepburn continues to fascinate the world, and especially Hartford, the place where she was born and raised. Her independence, her uniqueness in a Hollywood that didn't quite get her, and especially, her forward-looking...