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  • Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director

    Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director
    One day deep in the administration of George W. Bush — a time of tumult among environmentalists and conservationists — Roger Kennedy found himself shaking his head and sighing. The Endangered Species Act was in the cross hairs of a...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Is a pro wrestling promoter responsible for the Montreal Canadiens' place in hockey history?

     
    HOCKEY LEGEND: A professional wrestling promoter ended up securing the Montreal Canadiens' place in professional hockey history. STATUS: True. Les Canadiens de Montréal (otherwise known as the Montreal Canadiens) are the most successful team in the...
  • Tim Conway to salute Ernest Borgnine at SAG Awards

     
    Here's a moment that fans of "McHale's Navy" won't want to miss. Hey, it's a moment fans of "SpongeBob SquarePants" won't want to miss, either. Tim Conway will introduce the tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ernest Borgnine at the Screen Actors...
  • Jim Murray, April 28, 1961

     
    April 28, 1961: Jim Murray dips into the mailbag and finds letters from Frank Capra and George Kennedy, among others. Meredith Willson wants Murray to write a baseball comedy so he can use it for a musical! ps. The Angels......
  • 'Another Happy Day': Sam Levinson, a natural-born director [video]

     
    Despite "Another Happy Day" being Sam Levinson's first feature film, the 26-year-old writer/director says he was never intimidated by his seasoned cast, which included Ellen Barkin, Demi Moore and Academy Award-winners Ellen Burstyn and George Kennedy....
  • Ernest Borgnine: TCM, Antenna TV to salute him

     
    The late, great Ernest Borgnine will receive a 24-hour marathon salute from TCM on July 26. Borgnine died Sunday at age 95. He may be best remembered for the sitcom “McHale's Navy.” Starting at 7 a.m. ET Sunday, Antenna TV will offer the &#...
  • Teel Time: Final word on U.Va., Virginia Tech basketball

    Near the end of the classic movie Cool Hand Luke, Paul Newman looks to George Kennedy and says, "What we've got here is a failure to communicate." Same goes for me and the Charlottesville Daily Progress' Whitey Reid. Reid and I have had a spirited,...
  • York Manor beats Stoneleigh

    York Manor's 254-245 upset victory over Stoneleigh — the Sharks' first dual-meet loss in six years (also to the Makos) under coaches George Kennedy and Brian Loeffler — could have a ripple effect across Freestate Swim League pools for the rest...
  • Swimming results: Stoneleigh prevails over York Manor

    The Stoneleigh Sharks rolled to a 303-164 victory over the York Manor Makos in Free State Swim League action Wednesday night in Stoneleigh. Sharks coach George Kennedy said that K.C. Paltell and Alex Yarcony showed great leadership for Stoneleigh,...
  • Eugenia A. "Genie" Kennedy, educator

    Eugenia A. "Genie" Kennedy, a former Peace Corps volunteer and teacher, died Jan. 7 of multiple organ failure at her Bel Air home. She was 82. A daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Sarah Eugenia Asbury, who did not use her first name, was born...
  • Paul Newman wielded his beauty like a craftsman

    Paul Newman, that pure and concentrated essence of classic movie stardom, reinvented himself a couple of times in the span of his long career, until he ended up playing the kind of guy he might have become had he never left his native Shaker Heights,...