| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:36 PM
In his words: Raymond P. Greene, New Britain
"My paperboy days" is one of the chapters of a memoir that I wrote, "Born with the Gift of Laughter," to show my children what it was like to grow up during the Great Depression.
I always enjoyed having a...
| Oct 31, 2014
Mile after mile they stand — or, rather, move — between us and the pavement, absorbing tremendous force and impact. Yet often it's not until runners suffer from blisters, pain, swelling or, worse yet, stress fractures that we start paying...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Shooting for the movie "Bleed For This," about boxer Vinny Paz, will begin in Rhode Island next month, says the Boston Globe. Paz fought 15 times at Foxwoods and is in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. He was 50-10 in his career and fought big-time...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:49 PM
RIP Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died of cancer Thursday at 71. Menino might have been infamous for messing up Boston athletes' names — he referred to Kevin Garnett as "KJ" and Rajon Rondo as "Hondo" and Rob Gronkowski as "Gonk" — but when...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Quick, what's the first memory that pops into your head when you think about last Thanksgiving? Food? Football? Probably not. With any luck, your first memory is one of a favorite friend or family member walking through the door, followed by the warmth of...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The Patriots meet up with old friend Adam Vinatieri Sunday when they play Indianapolis. Hard to believe he has been gone from New England since 2005. He spent 10 seasons with the Patriots and is in his ninth season with the Colts. He has 468 career...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 12:17 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Distance running legend Deena Kastor has planned a visit to the Fleet Feet store Friday, and all are welcome to run with the Olympic idol.
"Everybody in the sport just reveres her," said Caitlin Cunningham, training program...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:58 PM
When longtime runners in the Manchester Road Race explain why they participate every year, the word "tradition" is often used.
"My father used to take us all on Thanksgiving morning, and we used to go to watch the race — from the time I was 4...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Shabazz Napier played on two national champions and has impressed as a rookie with the Miami Heat. But he is still a rookie, as are some teammates. Last month Chris Bosh said, "They don't have a name. I'm bringing that back. Call me old school. Even the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The town of Manchester continued the Christmas tradition of the Annual Downtown Tree Lighting on Dec.4. Many residents filled the lawn at St. James Church to get a chance to meet Santa and other cheerful characters.
"It's another great Manchester...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:27 PM
HARTFORD — Marj Sasiela is under hospice care. Back in January, it was not certain that she would be still be around now. She is 75 and the cancer that first attacked her in 1996 is back with a vengeance, wreaking havoc with her body.