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  • West Nile Virus Reported On Long Island

    West Nile Virus Reported On Long Island
    Break out the bug spray. West Nile Virus is back on Long Island. "The confirmation of West Nile virus in a mosquito pool indicates that the virus is actively circulating within the mosquito population," said Dr. James Tomarken, the Commissioner of...
  • A fine state indeed

    The recent State of the Community luncheon was headlined by four speakers who gave, if not glowing then surely positive, reports on where their organizations stand at the start of 2013 — John Scholten of the Public Schools of Petoskey, Dr. Josh...
  • A fine state indeed says State of the Community report, remembering Ed Koch

    The recent State of the Community luncheon was headlined by four speakers who gave, if not glowing then surely positive, reports on where their organizations stand at the start of 2013 -- John Scholten of the Public Schools of Petoskey, Dr. Josh...
  • Sandy Unearths 90-Year-Old Ship Wreck On Fire Island

    Sandy Unearths 90-Year-Old Ship Wreck On Fire Island
    When Superstorm Sandy devastated Fire Island, flooding nearly 80 percent of the community's homes, it also unearthed a nearly 100-year-old ship wreck. The ship, believed to be the Bessie White, was left exposed after high winds and torrential rain...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: We need to talk about Betty

     
    "Mad Men": Betty has grown since we last saw her, but in all the wrong ways....
  • Monster Mash: Pompeii site faces problems; Ai Weiwei tax case

     
    A UNESCO report has identified serious problems with Pompeii, including structural damage to buildings, vandalism and a lack of qualified staff. Authorities in China have agreed to artist Ai Weiwei's request to review a $2.4 million fine imposed by the...
  • Around Town: Salutes to Bunuel and the hero of 'Hugo,' Melies

     
    A Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
  • Questioning the Boystown reality

     
    ‘Boystown’ is the reality show that was, then wasn’t and now apparently is being filmed in the streets and haunts of our fine neighborhood. And it’s being staged out of a combination green gray Chevy Astro van from 1986 no less!...
  • A break from the comical

     
    I grew up in a super suburb of sprawling Houston. So naturally when I decided to move to Chicago, my mothercouldn'thelp but fret a little. This is a city that has seen its fair share of urban related crime. In the early eighties Chicago nearly went...
  • Penny Preville sparkles at Be On Park

     
    Fine jewelry designer Penny Preville paid a visit to Be On Park in Winter Park on Thursday, bringing with her a treasure trove of her latest designs. Beautiful! (Both Penny and her jewelry.) She was wearing several of her newest pieces, including e...
  • ‘Janine Klein: Gay Bar Star’ at Parliament House on Saturday

     
    Fresh from an award-winning packed-houses run at the 2010 Orlando International Fringe Festival, powerhouse singer Janine Klein will reprise Janine Klein: Gay Bar Star in a Wanzie Presents “one-night-only” performance Saturday at the...