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  • Hebron holds annual Ghost Run

    According to Josselyn Salafia, from Hebron Parks and Recreation, this is the twelfth year for the annual Ghost Run, held the first Saturday in November. This year's run drew at least 276 runners. "They're still doing the final count," said Salafia,...
  • 'Shoe Library' Helps Students Running Cross Country

    Phil Mitchell ran cross country and track at Glastonbury High. He never had to worry about getting running shoes. As a cross country coach in the city, however, making sure that his athletes had the right shoes was an issue for Mitchell. Some would...
  • Country Fair held at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

    The Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in East Hartford has been holding an annual country fair on the third Saturday of October for more years than most of its members can remember. On Saturday, Oct. 18, the church once again held its country fair...
  • On The Fly: Legalized Sports Betting To Begin This Weekend In New Jersey

    On The Fly: Legalized Sports Betting To Begin This Weekend In New Jersey
    Legalized sports betting is set to begin this weekend in New Jersey at Monmouth Park, but the professional sports leagues and the NCAA are still trying to stop it in court. Initially, allowing sports betting in the state was passed by New Jersey voters...
  • For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations

     For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations
    HARTFORD — Among the runners from around the world who participated in the 21st annual NU Hartford Marathon Saturday, Jaclyn Marino, 33, of Berlin, was a first-time finisher. After having two children, Marino began exercising to lose her baby...
  • On The Fly

    There will be no more salsa dancing in the end zone this season, not after Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tore the patellar tendon in his right knee while trying to catch an Eli Manning pass against the Eagles in the third quarter Sunday night. Cruz had...
  • With Forum, Donovan And Marathon, Hartford Was Hopping

    With Forum, Donovan And Marathon, Hartford Was Hopping
    If you arrived in town from outer space last weekend, your first thought was, "Wow, this place is cooking." On Thursday night, Charles M. Blow, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Karl Rove packed The Bushnell at The Connecticut Forum on the nation's broken...
  • AIDS CT Hosts Runway Fundraiser With Mondo Guerra

    Hartford area designer style and television fashion celebrities teamed up in Hartford Saturday for the 2nd annual "WE CAN With Mondo Guerra" fundraiser benefiting AIDS Connecticut. Guerra, a contestant and winner on Lifetime Network's 'Project Runway'...
  • They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love

    They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love
    Scott Mindel was running to jump a Southwest flight to Chicago immediately after finishing ninth at the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon. After beating the Olympic Trials qualifying time on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, Katie Edwards was waiting for her...
  • Matt Pelletier, Erica Jessemen 2014 NU Hartford Marathon Winners

    Matt Pelletier, Erica Jessemen 2014 NU Hartford Marathon Winners
    Matt Pelletier of West Greenwich, R.I., has finished third and second at the NU Hartford Marathon in the past. Saturday, he finally won, in 2:17:02, holding off Gesera Genemo of Ethiopia, who finished second in 2:17:26. Erica Jesseman of Scarborough,...
  • She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her

    She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her
    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. So what...