| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:14 PM
William H. Overly, 84, Somerset, passed on Aug. 2, 2013, at Somerset Hospital. Born June 29, 1929, in Greensburg, he is the son of the late Elmer and Mary (Hayden) Overly. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Overly, in 2012; son, William A....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Rabeea K. Choudhary is joining the staff of Sanford Aberdeen Clinic as a nephrologist.
She specializes in diagnosing and treating kidney disease. Conditions she typically treats include hypertension, acute kidney failure, chronic kidney disease and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Everyone has heard that tackling poverty and inequality is bad for the economy. This is the dilemma that economist Arthur Okun, writing in the 1970s, called "The Big Trade-Off" — equality and efficiency are at odds. Yet more and more research and...
| Jul 11, 2013
Branford —- Chef Roy Ip lays a side of halibut the length of a pant leg on the counter and gently runs his powerful hands over the snowy flesh, probing for stray pin bones.
Suddenly, Ip leans in close, his nose less than inch from the fillet,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Imagine a world in which a Norwalk Community College student can virtually audit a microeconomics lecture taught at Harvard. Sounds pretty contemporary, right? But the idea isn't new — it dates back to the 1960s.
Fifty years ago, commentators...
| Jul 29, 2013
For the last couple of weeks, Chicago artist Garland Martin Taylor has been at Yale University making presentations to curators whose museums have artifacts predating the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
His lectures have been on ways to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Too much good news in medicine may be bad news for science, according to a new study that suggests animal research is riddled with bias that allows too many treatments to advance to human trials.
Researchers examined data from thousands of experiments...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:07 PM
The man who expanded the Mariners' Museum and oversaw construction of its acclaimed Monitor Center has died.
John B Hightower, 80, died at about 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, surrounded by family and close friends. He had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Yo! It seems like Attorney General Kathleen Kane does not go a day lately without making news. She’s been front and center since announcing July 11 that her office would not defend the state in a federal lawsuit challenging the......
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads.
Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ronald S. Coddington, an author and editor, has spent nearly four decades collecting Civil War-era images — especially cartes de visite, his favorite.
Out of a collection of 2,500 images he has assembled, 1,500 are cartes de visite, with the...