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  • Declining a Wedding Attendant Invite

    Someone just asked you to be in their bridal party, and you just want to say no because of the expense and/or time involved, you feel like you don’t know the asker well enough, or you simply can’t stand the idea of doing it for the 27th time....
  • North Branford School Collects Cans For Food Pantry

    North Branford School Collects Cans For Food Pantry
             On Saturday October 22, 2011 students raced around town for North Branford’s 22nd annual community Round-Up. It took place at the North Branford Intermediate School, many schools in town such as North Branford High School and...
  • South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive

    South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive
      Hundreds of families find themselves without food throughout the winter. South Windsor High School students are taking steps to help those in need during the holiday season. Associate Principal Tiffany Violette says that by participating in the...
  • Expert tips for what to look for - and how to wear - the latest in bridal headware

    Expert tips for what to look for - and how to wear - the latest in bridal headware
    Tiaras, fascinators, hats and more – headwear is all the rage in wedding attire these days, thanks to England’s über-stylish princess-to-be. Not only does Kate Middleton rarely leave home without something on her head, for her own upcoming...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles
    Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance. Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award. "I...
  • future date with time [chi-test-mike-story-6]

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation's capital is celebrating the gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees from Japan in 1912. Because of mild weather, the trees, which circle the Tidal Basin, bloomed earlier than usual this year and have passed peak. But...
  • Acton Hall is ideal historical home

    Acton Hall is ideal historical home
    Annapolis officials know that local homeowners who restore and preserve their historic properties play a vital role in the city's architectural legacy. Bill and Judi Kardash, owners of the circa 1770 Colonial mansion Acton Hall, are some of these top...
  • Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors

    Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors
    The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
  • Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event

    Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event
    Ceremonies are slated for midday Friday to mark 10th anniversary celebration of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, which first opened on May 11, 2004.    A special “Ten-a-Year for Ten Years” presentation at Hard Rock Live...
  • James Beard Foundation picks 'Historic Heston' as cookbook of the year

    James Beard Foundation picks 'Historic Heston' as cookbook of the year
    Boy, talk about surprises. That sound you just heard wasn’t the Santa Anas blowing, it was the collective gasp coming from the American cookbook-writing community after the James Beard Foundation selected as the best cookbook of the year “...
  • Father of Lake Forest drowning victim: We are broken

    Father of Lake Forest drowning victim: We are broken
    Both gifted athletes, Rebecca Long and her brother Alex were very close and often ran together, their father said. Rebecca Long had been devastated when 17-year-old Alex took his own life in 2005, Gerard Long said. She stopped running for almost three...