| May 17, 2011
| 1:49 PM
As the director of communications for the New Haven Public School System, Chris Hoffman now stands against many of the things he stood for when he was an investigative journalist for the New Haven Register. Like transparency. Instead of working for it,...
| May 24, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About
• Holy Rapture passes without incident; War of the Worlds broadcasts have been hairier. In other celestial speculation, Stephen Hawking calls Heaven a myth.
• Dominique Strauss- Kahn resigns as head of IMF, leaves...
| Jun 5, 2011
An American Life
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Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 2:30 PM
THE 2011 inductees to the baseball Hall of Fame were introduced in Manhattan today. Roberto Alomar, Jr. and Bert Blyleven addressed the media and spoke about getting the call that confirmed they were going to Cooperstown, NY and their most memorable...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:22 AM
The East Haven Police Department is totally racist! — and that's the opinion of the Department of Justice. In a new report, the federal agency claims officers are more likely to pull over Latino drivers and they treat them more harshly when they do....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:33 AM
What's hopping this week at Central Florida theme parks and attractions:
+ "Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente," an exhibit about the late Hall of Famer/humanitarian, opens Saturday at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:42 AM
The father of a man shot and killed by police on a violent block of West Humboldt Park says he has no idea why officers gunned down his son, whom he described as just a "dorky kid."
"There's witnesses out there that say he didn't have no gun, so I don't...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Did someone say chocolate? Here's a quick look at what's happening this week at Central Florida theme parks and attractions:
+ There are two servings of chocolate programs this Saturday at the Orange County Regional History Center. Food writer and...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:52 AM
You'd best have a song in your heart this week at Central Florida's theme parks. In-park concerts and other events are in full swing, building up to a blockbuster weekend. Let's tackle it chronologically:
+ Carl Dixon, formerly of the Guess Who, performs...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:13 PM
He was a man in motion — the beautifully controlled fury of a great athlete.
How, though, to convey that energy and grit and grace on the flat page of a graphic novel? How to suggest the up-and-at-'em vigor of a Roberto Clemente in a venue that...
| Aug 18, 2011
A few years ago, USA Today ranked the "Ten Most Beautiful Places in America." The second — behind only Sedona, Ariz., and its red rock buttes — was the top of Mount Washington in Pittsburgh. Yeah, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.