| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:49 PM
As wildfires burned in California, a study by several major environmental groups estimated that climate change could mean that future blazes will be much larger and add billions of dollars to already costly losses.
The 46-page study released Tuesday,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:41 AM
The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman.
"He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Actresses Elissa Solomon and Janet Weakley are hilarious together in playwright Sharon Goldner's short play "Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe," running now through Sept. 21 at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale.
The Goldner ten minute play is part...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Jamie Geller, world-renowned kosher food celebrity, will appear at the Tamarac Winn-Dixie (7015 N. University Drive) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 to help local Jews prepare for the upcoming Jewish New Year. Winn-Dixie is expecting more...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Emmy-winning producer Alan Landsburg thrived on variety during a five-decade career in Hollywood. Among his hundreds of credits were documentaries, the pioneering naturalist series "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau" and issue-driven TV-movies such...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Love Is Strange" is one of the rare movies anchored by gay characters not defined by sex. The story is set in a post-gay-rights Manhattan where marriage is legal for George (Alfred Molina) and Ben (John Lithgow), longtime partners who get hitched in a...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91.
"We were colleagues on the medical staff at...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Midterm elections as a rule do not inspire much interest or excitement. The majority of the recent party primary contests in Connecticut adhered to this rule, but two were noticeable exceptions. In both, race or class unexpectedly showed up.
Race was an...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A Sunday morning show, "Meet the Press," will become a Sunday morning topic this weekend.
David Gregory is leaving NBC after two decades and being replaced on "Meet the Press" by Chuck Todd on Sept. 7. Andrea Mitchell fills in this weekend. CNN and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it.
James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Everyone agrees that the United States does not have enough primary-care physicians. There are huge swaths of the nation, especially rural and inner-city areas, that lack any primary-care physicians. The Department of Health and Human Services estimates...