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  • Virginia FriedricksSeptember 28, 1927 - November 19, 2014

    Virginia Friedricks, 87, passed away peacefully at home on November 19, 2014, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.  Ginny, as most people called her, was born in Denver, Colorado, but was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Though many of her...
  • 'I was worried I'd faint,' says student on Jeopardy!

    'I was worried I'd faint,' says student on Jeopardy!
    Zane Ice paces back and forth around his room, pushing up his black-rimmed glasses as he talks. "You know that this is going to be on national television, millions of viewers," said Zane, 12, the only contestant from Florida picked to compete in this...
  • For the record

    Nuclear weapons: An article in the Nov. 30 Section A about a call for the U.S. to replace its aging nuclear weapons reported that former Los Alamos National Laboratory director Siegfried Hecker said the country could build a new generation of weapons...
  • Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved

    Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved
    The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood. "The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said. The two-story...
  • Creek supports chess programs in city

    Coconut Creek recently joined a growing list of cities interested in providing an opportunity for children, and all members of the community, to get involved in chess. City commissioners passed a resolution supporting the development of chess programs in...
  • Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic

    Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic
    In the early 20th century, a strict grandmother might have instructed her granddaughter not to play marbles with the boys. She may have cited the root of her concern: It was not lady-like. Such thought was typical for Charlotte Maguire's grandmother,...
  • Best Board Games

    Best Board  Games
        I’m not expecting much readership today, so I’ll hold off on another Movie Quote Quiz.    Instead, in keeping with the way the holidays promote family activities, I’ll offer a list of the five best board games. This was inspired in...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama's video-game interventionism is no help to Europe

    U.S. President Barack Obama, the premature Nobel Peace Prize winner, appears to have finally pried himself away from the gaming console and gone outside for some fresh air. Hopefully he'll stay there so Europe can recover from its hangover -- and from...
  • Lehigh Valley stars will shine in dozens of big and small 2015 movies

    Every year, it seems as if more talented Lehigh Valley natives and former residents are hitting the big screen. In 2015, actors, animators, costume designers, composers, producers and directors are working in movies both big and small. The sheer...
  • Q&A: Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith revels in villainy on 'Gotham'

    Riddle me this, riddle me that: Who's afraid of Fish Mooney's big bad bat? Baseball bat, that is. Answer: All of the classic Batman thugs. In Fox's new show "Gotham" (8 p.m. Mondays), Jada Pinkett Smith plays the bat-wielding, newcomer mob boss who'...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...