| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:17 AM
No one was more surprised than Katelyn Miller when the Bucknell graduate learned she had been named the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Division I Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday.
Miller, who played high school lacrosse at...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Recently members of the Simsbury Woman's Club gathered at Avon Old Farms Inn to award scholarships to two Simsbury High School graduates, and a woman who is enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. The money funding the three scholarships was...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The show about nothing is getting a big celebration this week on TBS.
The 25th anniversary of "Seinfeld" will be marked with 25 episodes airing Monday through Saturday on the cable channel. TBS bills these as the best 25 episodes, which fans may want to...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:16 PM
It took 40 scientists, tens of millions of dollars and several decades to create a comprehensive atlas of the brain of the lowly fruit fly.
So Ralph Greenspan, whose neuroscience career started with fruit fly experiments, understands that $2 million...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Connecticut has more than 3,000 officially named lakes, ponds and reservoirs. A few are the fountainheads from which cities draw potable water. Many are becoming real estate refuges for those retreating from hurricane-hit saltwater shores. Many more are...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Marine biologists have confirmed that a teenager was bitten by a shark at Cape Henlopen State Park on Monday, and officials said the boy had to get about 25 stitches to close the wound on his arm.
The 16-year-old boy, who was not identified, was standing...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:16 PM
I spent a few hours Wednesday in a boat on an Arctic lake with two UC Santa Barbara researchers, sending various gauges to the bottom, then moving to a new place and pulling them up — while a cold rain fell steadily on us. The air temperature was...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:25 AM
ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, Albany, N.Y., held graduation ceremonies May 16. Area graduates are:
Carly Krall, Perkasie, J.D.
ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, held graduation ceremonies May 25. Area graduates are:
Allison Amershek, Mahanoy City, bachelor of science...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:55 PM
One hundred years ago in September, Martha the passenger pigeon died in a Cincinnati zoo.
She was the last of a North American species whose population once had numbered in the billions. Naturalist John James Audubon once described a mile-wide migratory...
| Jun 15, 2014
Illinois is gearing up for a re-emergence of black bears, but wildlife experts say it's unlikely the animals will roam Chicago-area streets any time soon.
The number of black bears nationwide is slowly increasing and a male cub recently appeared in...