| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:41 AM
All New York City public schools are closed Thursday, as well hundreds of other schools and universities have a delayed opening or are closed.
NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black announced the city-wide school closure just before 5 a.m., as 10- to 12-...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:22 AM
March 24 is going to be quite a look-back at Hollywood,
Shirley MacLaine is going to be at Torrington's Warner Theatre, talking questiions from audiences and showing clips and talking about her career on stage, screen and TV.
Also that same night at 7...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Open your wallet or purse, grab a card with bumpy numbers on it and find a Wi-Fi connection, or pick up a phone, if you'd rather: there are dozens of top-notch hip-hop, indie rock, metal, R&B and jamband acts passing through the state this spring. It's...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:12 PM
Discussing her memoir, Tue. Aug. 16, 7 p.m., University Commons, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield, (203) 371-7999, sacredheart.edu
Since launching her career in the late '70s and early '80s with hits like "Seven Year Ache"...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:55 AM
WSHU Presents “Join the Conversation” with the writer, blogger and cultural critic. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m., University Commons, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, sacredheart.edu
It takes talent to pivot, the way James...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Steve Mazan was just another struggling comedian, touring the circuit and trying to make a name for himself. And then, in 2005, he found out he had terminal cancer. Instead of backing down from his lifelong dream of appearing on The Late Show with David...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Comparisons among colleges' tailgating policies are difficult, but Yale's rules appear more lenient than the rules of at least five other New England colleges.
Yale permits beer kegs and rental trucks full of party supplies into tailgating areas, while...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Chauncey Hardy was on the dance floor at a Romanian night club, partying with teammates hours after a victory over a rival team, when he playfully put his cap on a woman he wanted to dance with.
Onlookers, apparently one of which was the woman's...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Now that Joshua Komisarjevsky is declared guilty of murdering Dr. William Petit Jr.'s wife and two daughters in a Cheshire home invasion, it's easy to understand why most Americans hope he is put to death for his sadistic crime.
Unfortunately, if death...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:28 AM
I was knee deep in philosophical texts, hackneyed by my research—and Jesus was I getting sufficiently depressed.
"Bang it in there, baby!"
Whaaaa—who said that?
I turned to my left—realized the quip was coming from my own psyche,...