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  • Faulkner's Island Light — Lonely Outpost Full Of History Off Guilford Shore

    Faulkner's Island Light — Lonely Outpost Full Of History Off Guilford Shore
    A terrible gale lashed Long Island Sound on a winter's night in 1805. Faulkner's Island lighthouse keeper Joseph Griffing woke the next morning to survey the damage and glanced to the west to Goose Island, where he saw a ship wrecked on the rocks. He...
  • Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others

    Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others
    Ron Feldman was a consummate musician and teacher, but his interest went far beyond showing a student how to sing or hit a certain note. "It didn't just stop at the music with him," said Matt Bloodwell, a longtime friend of Feldman's and former student....
  • Singing America's song one state at a time

    Singing America's song one state at a time
    As the Star-Spangled Spectacular, one of the largest events in Baltimore history, takes place across the city this weekend to commemorate the 200th birthday of our national anthem, Janine Stange will be celebrating her own musical milestone. On Aug. 28,...
  • Stand-up Scene: Confessional jokes are therapy for the rest of us

    Stand-up Scene: Confessional jokes are therapy for the rest of us
    Drew Michael is staring out at the crowd at Zanies and describing us as a "sea of drunk silhouettes." From from where he’s standing I imagine it to be a more or less an apt reading of the room. He is dressed in his customary T-shirt and jeans and...
  • New York City needs to step up nail salon inspections: watchdog

    (Reuters) - New York City needs to beef up inspections of its 2,000-plus nail salons to ensure that customers are not exposed to health hazards during routine manicures, the city's top watchdog said on Monday. Public Advocate Letitia James recommended...
  • NYC's women-only taxi service brakes for now

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The debut of a livery car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficient number of drivers, the founder of the service said on Monday. In a...
  • Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color

    Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color
    Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures. We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...
  • Developer buys Delray Beach land for hotel, condos

     Developer buys Delray Beach land for hotel, condos
    Hotel developer Alan Mindel wanted to boost his portfolio beyond New York, so he flew to South Florida last winter in search of deals. He figured Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood might offer the best opportunities, but then his brother suggested he...
  • No. 2 Terps suffer first shutout loss in men's soccer since 2009

    No. 2 Terps suffer first shutout loss in men's soccer since 2009
    Et cetera No. 2 Maryland men lose, 1-0, to No. 14 Louisville in soccer The No. 2 Maryland men's soccer team dropped its season opener Friday night, falling to No. 14 Louisville, 1-0, at the grand opening of the Cardinals' new home venue, Lynn Stadium....
  • U.S. officials seize invasive giant African snails

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Agricultural inspectors have seized 1,304 giant African snails, one of the world's most destructive invasive species, from sites around the United States, the Department of Agriculture said on Friday. The slimy pests, which can...
  • Beefed-Up Kentan Facey Hopes To Make Impact In Sophomore Season

    Beefed-Up Kentan Facey Hopes To Make Impact In Sophomore Season
      STORRS — When last season started, Kentan Facey wasn't sure if he'd be allowed to play for UConn. Then as the season progressed, he wondered when he might get the chance. "That's definitely a dark place," Facey said before the Huskies played...