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  • Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete

    Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete
    Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
  • Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

     Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?
    Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
  • Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York

    Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York
    A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks. “It is my...
  • Blow out the candles: Areawide Council on Aging to honor longtime advocate Edith Schaffer for 85th birthday celebration

    The Areawide Council on Aging and the community will honor Edith Schaffer Lederberg August 15 at her "85th Birthday Luncheon" to take place at the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac. Lederberg has been a staff member of the Aging and Disability Resource...
  • A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday

    A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday
    On Friday, when the city of Winter Park celebrates its annual 4th of July celebration, the tradition will include music in Central Park, hot dogs, kids activities and a bicycle parade for families to enjoy. There’s one other tradition to keep in...
  • Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject

    Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject
    It’s safe to say that artist Barbara Hocker likes water. Her upcoming installation at the Vernon Community Arts Center will feature water as its central theme, and will immerse visitors in the experience. The exhibition is titled “River/Sea,...
  • Film Review: 'Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon'

    Toward the end of his documentary "Supermensch," actor-turned-filmmaker Mike Myers notes, "Shep Gordon is the nicest person I've ever met, hands down" -- a slightly redundant declaration by that point, given the largely worshipful tenor of this...
  • Concert Review: Idina Menzel at Radio City Music Hall

    Though she paused for only one costume change, Idina Menzel was an even greater study in multiple personalities during her solo Radio City Music Hall debut than in her current dual role in the musical "If/Then." In between her two ubiquitous girl-power...
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
  • Ruslan Provodnikov wants to impress, earn fight with Manny Pacquiao

    Ruslan Provodnikov is moving toward the tricky moment of needing to call out his stablemate Manny Pacquiao. Before that, he can just concentrate on what he does best: throw power punches in a hurry and continue to draw a crowd around his abilities....
  • Revolutionary War drama 'Turn' gets second season on AMC

    Revolutionary War drama 'Turn' gets second season on AMC
    AMC's Revolutionary War drama "Turn" will live to fight another day. The series has been renewed for a second season to air in 2015. The series averaged 2 million viewers in Live+3 ratings per episode across the 10-episode first season. The second...