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  • Spreading Joy Through Music

     Spreading Joy Through Music
    When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it." Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people. Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
  • In Search Of Ghost Cats In Northwestern Connecticut

    In Search Of Ghost Cats In Northwestern Connecticut
    I was a "want-to-believer" walking into the lion's den — Bo Ottmann's mountain lion's den. Each time I've written about mountain lions, Ottmann has invited me to see his part of northwestern Connecticut. Ottmann is the founder of the Friends of...
  • Lawyers scramble for patients of accused Hopkins gynecologist

    Lawyers scramble for patients of accused Hopkins gynecologist
    One law firm has rented out a conference room in the downtown Hilton and invited patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist to discuss their legal options. Other firms are taking out newspaper ads, urging his patients to contact them. Others are asking...
  • Reardon Trial: See No Evil, Accept No Blame

    On Wednesday, attorneys for St. Francis Hospital called three doctors — all former employees of the Hartford institution — as witnesses in Courtroom 3B of Waterbury Superior Court. Originally, about the time the doctors testified in the...
  • FAQ On West Nile Virus And Mosquitoes

    FAQ On West Nile Virus And Mosquitoes
    What You May Not Know About the West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes What is West Nile virus and where did it come from? West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 on the West Nile River in Uganda. Mosquitoes can carry the virus after they bite birds infected...
  • Timeline: Dr. George Reardon Case

    1956: George Reardon, a young doctor practicing in Albany, begins abusing a brother and sister, aged 5 and 7, according to a complaint the two file in 1987. The abuse continues until 1961, the complaint says. 1963: Reardon begins working at St. Francis...
  • More Space For Changing Needs Of Emergency Department At St. Francis

    More Space For Changing Needs Of Emergency Department At St. Francis
    Betsy Weinbach, an emergency department nurse at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, recalls an especially hectic shift on a recent Monday. "A couple of weeks ago, we had over 100 patients in the department," she said. "We had patients placed...
  • In Reardon Case, Hospital's Ignorance No Defense

    In the ugly case of George Reardon, child abuser/pornographer who was St. Francis Hospital's head of endocrinology, the medical center has had multiple opportunities to take the high road. Over decades, Reardon, who died in '98, lured children into his...
  • Yale Bioethicist Testifies For Defense In St. Francis Case

    WATERBURY — A medical ethicist testified Tuesday that St. Francis Hospital could not have been expected — under widely accepted scientific guidelines — to monitor Dr. George Reardon's fictitious growth study because the so-called study...
  • Testimony On Pedophiles Ends Evidence In St. Francis Trial

    WATERBURY — An expert on sexual abuse testified Wednesday that Dr. George Reardon was "the classic, successful pedophile" — an assertion that surprised no one on what was the final day of evidence in the first of more than 90 lawsuits by...
  • Lawyers Finish Closing Arguments In St. Francis Case

    The attorney for one of Dr. George Reardon's victims asked a Superior Court jury Thursday for between $5 million and $8 million in damages because he said St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center failed to supervise a child growth study that Reardon used...