| Mar 12, 2015
| 1:56 PM
Each Jesus Christ was weighty and sizable, about 21/2 feet long, cross included. Each statue had come out of a mold, then plaster had dripped off, pooled and hardened, settling around the edges and leaving thin crescents of residue that clung to the...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:14 AM
Felician Adult Day Center celebrates Valentine's Day
ENFIELD - The Felician Adult Day Center celebrated Valentine's Day on Friday, Feb. 13. The day kicked off with a "Love Bug" craft project. Clients and staff enjoyed a special lunch and concluded the...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Like every other parent who has loved a child more than life itself, I can't imagine waking up every day to the new reality facing the families of the Aurora Central Catholic students in the deadly car crash Tuesday night.
One of our many fears - that...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:00 AM
I have to say that I am getting pretty tired of hearing about Heather Cook and the leadership of the Episcopal Church ("Episcopal leader in spotlight after bishop charged in Baltimore hit-and-run," March 7). There was a terrible tragedy, and now Ms....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 8:51 AM
It's that time of year again.
As we approach Lent, our thoughts turn to fastnachts, those delicious Pennsylvania Dutch doughnuts traditionally eaten in the days leading up to Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras.
The word fastnacht means "the night before the...
| Feb 1, 2015
Welcome to the Get Serious! Special Super Bowl Sunday Edition! Guaranteed, as always, to be inflated to the proper pressure of ten pounds of hot air per column inch!
Yes, sports fans, we are looking forward to tonight's telecast, which is certain to once...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 2:38 PM
The Sergeant also works here, across the room in the features department, and often she writes about food. Naturally she wrote something about fastnachts, because Feb. 17 is fastnacht day — Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, or whatever you prefer to...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:19 PM
Some days the awarding of the Moutza of the Month is just too dang easy.
For example, I'm sitting here in my office chair, drinking a cappuccino, glancing up at my precious Rahmfather portrait, one eye on social media, the other on my work, and there it...
| Feb 28, 2015
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown was on display at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood....
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:00 AM
I grew up Catholic, back in the days when that meant that every Friday was a meatless Friday (Catholic kids have it so easy these days). And my mom was an old-school Irish cook (killing germs was Job One) who did unspeakable things to fresh fish. And so I...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 9:41 AM
Seeds planted when Woodlands Academy junior Mary Hurtgen was a third-grader have now sprouted into an effort to start a music program at a school in Africa.
She got the idea from the Rev. Avitus Kiiguta, a Tanzanian native who previously served as...