| Sep 3, 2013
Lafayette football Coach Frank Tavani told us Tuesday that six members – two each from among the freshman, sophomore and junior players – have been elected by their peers to serve on a leadership council that, along with the three......
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Ernest Borginine died Sunday at the age of 95. Here is my interview with the Hamden-born, Connecticut-raised actor in 2010.
By FRANK RIZZO
Ernest Borgnine, who turns 94 in January, is having the time of his life.
With a new film out this month...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Did you miss Ben Vereen when he performed as part of the "Legends" series in 2010 as part of Hartford Stage's SummerStage?
Fine show from the charismatic performer.
Well, the Tony Award-winning Vereen ("Pippin") is back in the state at the Edgerton...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Travelers in medieval Ireland would often come upon stone High Crosses dotting the beautifully rugged landscape. The crosses, some of which survive today as one of the country's enduring symbol, are perhaps best known by the distinctive ring that joins...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Three Broadway performers who have all played the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera" will perform together with the Bridgeport Symphony at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Fairfield's Sacred Heart University. ...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 5:15 AM
A large crowd on Wednesday, maybe close to 2,000, attended a funeral service for Chauncey Hardy at Cross Street AME Zion Church in Middletown.
Hardy, a Middletown native who played basketball at Xavier High and Sacred Heart University, died Oct. 9, a day...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:55 AM
The "conversation" event with Broadway actress Carol Channing, originally slated for Saturday, Oct, 20 will take place at a later date, to be announced, at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield....