| Mar 17, 2014
Dr. Rick Boulay is something of a Renaissance man. As a gynecologic oncologist, specializing in the care of women with pelvic malignancies at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Boulay must constantly switch gears between being a friend and a physician. He must...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:16 PM
On Sunday, 18-year-old Mustapha Khawaja will leave his La Crescenta home in a limousine headed for the airport and, ultimately, Brazil and the World Cup games. Once there, he will watch two soccer matches and sight see with his family.
His one-week, all...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The foreign-language film field for the 2014 Academy Awards is an uncommonly strong one, incorporating the luscious fever dream "The Grand Beauty" (Italy), the heartbreaking family drama "Ilo Ilo" (Philippines) and "Gris Gris" (Chad), the story of a man...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:03 AM
In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film.
The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Every once in a while, a story comes along that reminds me why I’m lucky to be a journalist. I tell stories for a living. Sometimes, those stories penetrate my soul. When I arrived at the Olympic Heights gym March 8 to cover the school’s...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Kudos to the St. Louis Blues for detouring during an East Coast trip to practice at Yale on Friday and attend a women's hockey game in honor of Mandi...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Olympic gold medal gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Shawn Johnson admits she has never been a runner. Ever. But once she retired from competition, Johnson made a fitness bucket list and wrote down crazy running-related goals like “half-...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Mary E. Weaver, a former nursery school educator who later managed a Baltimore senior living apartment building, died Feb. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Jacksonville-area resident was 82.
The daughter of...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards.
Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
| Mar 14, 2013
(Guest columnist Ted Williams on March 21 submitted this postscript to his March 14 column)
In my recent op-ed I reported that a common over-the-counter drug, an effective and selective poison for feral cats, had not been registered for this use because...