| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:24 AM
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that a humanitarian convoy which is heading to eastern Ukraine from Russia would cross the border only under the aegis of the Red Cross.
"After the Russia-Ukraine border is crossed, the column will go under...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Kelsey Shelton hopes that one day, she'll help influence foreign policy.
Shelton, 20, of Enfield, will be a junior this fall at Baylor University, where she will continue her studies towards an international relations degree with a focus on the Middle...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85.
The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...
| Aug 17, 2014
The world saw a great deal of focus on the sport of soccer last month with the World Cup being played in Brazil.
Each of the participating teams entered the competition with the same record, and as we know, only one would be able at the end to call...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:26 PM
John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71.
Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
St. Luke's Church, 915 Main St., South Glastonbury, is proud to present Lyra, the Russian Vocal Ensemble of St. Petersburg, in a benefit concert on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors plus a donation...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Bloomfield's Caribbean heritage is on full display in a field off Lisa Lane.
On four acres is row upon row of callaloo, a leafy green vegetable that is a staple of West Indian cooking. People of Caribbean descent from Bloomfield — they make up a...
| Sep 14, 2013
Re "Animal rites protest," Sept. 12
Regarding the use of live chickens in the sacrificial Orthodox Jewish ritual of kaparot, I have to ask: What would Sholem Aleichem say?
In the late 19th century, this great Yiddish humorist wrote a story in which he...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A 27-year-old Downers Grove man faces first-degree murder charges after his mother was fatally shot and found in the parking lot of a Burr Ridge church, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Michael Zaky Bassaly of Downers Grove is scheduled to...
| May 20, 2013
Letters to the editor from Naperville and Plainfield residents.
As I drive both in the suburbs and city, I am absolutely stunned at how many people, adults, not kids, are texting while driving. I have a son who is 16 and is out there...