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  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Coming to Easton: You've never seen the banjo played like this

    If you are looking for something new musically, Mike Savino has it. Savino, who performs under the name Tall Tall Trees, has modernized the banjo, an instrument generally confined to traditional American music, despite a few progressive performers like...
  • End of the road as Panthers fall 4-2 to Islanders

    End of the road as Panthers fall 4-2 to Islanders
    With playoff hopes on the line the Panthers and Islanders battled it out for Eastern Conference supremacy Tuesday night at a packed, ultramodern Nassau Coliseum. April fools. The sad reality was that about 18 players from both sides could've qualified...
  • Reunited Taking Back Sunday finds 'Happiness' on new disc

    When alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday recorded its last album, 2011's self-titled disc, it was the first time the band's classic lineup — with guitarist John Nolan and bassist Shaun Cooper — had been in the studio together after a...
  • The price of being black and bright in 2014

    Congratulations, Kwasi Enin. You're a 17-year-old Long Island, N.Y., high school student who applied to all eight of the nation's elite Ivy League colleges — and received acceptance letters from each one of them! For this astounding feat, you...
  • Hospitals ready to use SunRail

    Hospitals ready to use SunRail
    If there is a medical emergency on a SunRail train, there's a good chance that a few medical professionals will be on hand to help. They'll be going to or from work. No Central Florida businesses are in better position than the area's two downtown...
  • UCF is counting on tailback Will Stanback to mature as he takes on bigger role in offense

    UCF is counting on tailback Will Stanback to mature as he takes on bigger role in offense
    Running back Will Stanback went from an unknown in UCF's 2013 recruiting signing class to one of the Knights' break-out players last season. UCF coaches hope Stanback can make an equally smooth transition this year from understudy to featured back....
  • READER SUBMITTED: LifeChoice Hosts 1st Annual Blue & Green Walk/Run for Organ Donation

    On Saturday, May 3, Peter Kupczak of Colchester will be proud to attend the Blue & Green Walk/Run held at LifeChoice Donor Services in Windsor to honor the memory of his only child, Jessica Marie. In November 2002, Jessica Kupczak gave the gift of life to...
  • Robert Dwight

    Robert Dwight
    Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
  • Taking Back Sunday says 2006 Allentown Fair show stands out as turning point

    Alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday, which plays Tower Theatre in Upper Darby on April 13 and Sands Bethlehem Event Center on April 19, have to its credit two gold albums and several alternative hits over the past dozen years. But a 2006 show at...
  • Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

    Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher
    A retired USC professor and management consultant plans to challenge U.S. Rep Dana Rohrabacher's seat in Congress. Suzanne Joyce Savary, 67, a Newport Beach resident of 15 years, said Tuesday that she plans to run in the June primary race for the 48th...