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  • Veterans' Day marked at Smith Middle School

    Many of Glastonbury's schools marked Veterans' Day with ceremonies and observances. Smith Middle School had assemblies and a flag ceremony to honor veterans on Nov. 11. At the two assemblies (one for each grade), social studies teacher Tim Neville spoke...
  • A little taste of Pageant of the Masters' 'Happiness'

    A little taste of Pageant of the Masters' 'Happiness'
    What is happiness? Philosophers have tried to answer that question for centuries, and at the Festival of Arts' annual meeting Wednesday, Diane Challis Davy gave a few concrete examples. "Happiness is youth, exuberance, recess, playing in a fountain, a...
  • Senior Center of York offers quilting and a 'priceless' community

    Senior Center of York offers quilting and a 'priceless' community
    Nadine Kinard, 76, sewed the outer edge of a snowman and a tree-covered table runner Thursday morning at the York County Senior Center while her six friends steadily worked on their own projects ranging from hemming pants to stitching "yo-yos." The...
  • The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?

    The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?
    Get ready, because the coronation is coming. The first families of American politics are on a collision course, and one of them will be crowned in two years. As loyal subjects, we are watching it all happen in their realms. You don't need a crystal ball...
  • Early look at potential 2016 presidential candidates, as seen by the opposing party

     Early look at potential 2016 presidential candidates, as seen by the opposing party
    Americans must immediately turn their attention to the 2016 presidential election, because time is meaningless, two years is a mere 730 days and it's not like we have much else going on anyway. So focus in, people. This is important stuff. As we...
  • Historical connection can boost value of otherwise minor items

    Q: I have a ticket stub from April 1996 that says, "Top of the World at the World Trade Center." Does it have any value? A: Ordinarily, ticket stubs from observation decks, restaurants, etc. have only sentimental value. But smart collectors know this...
  • Gary Sinise, Alan Greenspan: Sunday guests

    Gary Sinise, Alan Greenspan: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: The headliner on ABC's "This Week" will be Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panel will be Van Jones, co-host of CNN's...
  • One Allentown School Board member has common sense

    One Allentown School Board member has common sense
    The more I read in The Morning Call of Oct. 29 about Andre Reed and the F-bomb, any respect I may have had is fast disappearing for all involved. Had he said "consider the source," the entire matter would have gone away. Between Reed and the Allentown...
  • This power lies with the president, not Congress

    On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on what may seem like a minor issue: whether a 12-year-old boy named Menachem Zivotofsky can insist that his U.S. passport identify his birthplace as "Jerusalem, Israel." But the case involves issues of...
  • New England's Largest Veterans Day Parade Is Sunday In Hartford

     New England's Largest Veterans Day Parade Is Sunday In Hartford
    HARTFORD — When Melvin Williams was a boy he lived on the Naval Submarine Base in New London where his father was stationed for five years. "I used to watch the subs going up and down the Thames River," Williams said. He went on to follow in his...
  • Untangling 5 myths about the Berlin Wall

    November marks 25 years since the world changed with the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event is now weighted down, not just by its historical significance but by interpretation, memory and legend. Many recall the coverage of jubilant Berliners dancing on...