| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I was aghast reading The Courant article about convicted Petit family killer Steven Hayes proclaiming he's an Orthodox Jew needing to eat kosher food in prison [Sept. 13, Connecticut, "Killer Sues Over Kosher Meals"].
When did he become an Orthodox Jew?...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:25 PM
It looks like a typical supercenter, but Wal-Mart Stores is stocking some extras at its new Skokie location: foods ranging from Paskez brand candy to Shor Harbor glatt kosher meat.
Aiming to appeal to observant Orthodox Jews who live nearby, Wal-Mart is...
| Sep 24, 2014
Like many rabbis, David Greenspoon spends a lot of time performing services away from houses of worship – officiating weddings, presiding over bar and bat mitzvahs, visiting the sick.
And he recently started noticing something odd: More and more...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:51 AM
TIRANA (Reuters) - Pope Francis has worked a small miracle in Albania even before his arrival here on Sunday -- spurring bitter political foes to join forces to spruce up the rundown square where he will celebrate Mass.
Since communism crumbled in 1990,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Ukrainian government forces came under artillery fire late on Saturday near the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, in the first serious violation of a ceasefire declared only about 30 hours earlier.
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine had...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:28 AM
KIEV (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has fallen under the spell of Satan and faces eternal damnation unless he repents, a top Ukrainian clergyman said on Saturday in an unusually blunt statement that squarely blamed the Russian leader for the war...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Seventy-five years ago, on Sept. 1, 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland and began what would become the bloodiest war in human history, World War II. Throughout the 1930s, the nature of the Nazi regime and its intentions were quite obvious. Yet the major...
| Sep 21, 2014
Anastasios "Tom" Kokkinakos, a Greek immigrant who later became part owner of a Govans pizza establishment and a restaurant consultant, died Thursday at his Timonium home of heart failure. He was 74.
Anastasios Kokkinakos, who was born and raised in...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Amal Kirk was used to fighting at her next-door neighbor’s house, but like everyone else on her block, she didn’t expect it to end with a killing.
On Sunday morning, Kirk said, her husband woke her up and told her about noises that sounded...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:26 PM
When you're behind bars for the rest of your life, you have plenty of time to think up ways to bedevil the judicial system.
That's the only logical explanation for the declaration by convicted killer Steven Hayes that he has become an Orthodox Jew and...