| Aug 3, 2014
| 1:21 PM
In Barry Kirsch's photograph, his subject regards the camera with a soldier's eyes weary from the horrors of war. The dirt on his face speaks of long hours crouched in the jungles of Vietnam. Just under that dirt: the face of a 10-year-old child.
| Aug 4, 2014
Alexander T. Georgas taught industrial arts for 33 years at Fenton High School and also oversaw the Bensenville school's diversified occupation program, which combined classroom teaching with on-the-job, vocational experience.
"He bestowed so much...
| Aug 6, 2014
Norberto Rivera traveled from South Florida to Orlando for a big celebration — one he has always dreamed about.
Rivera, 83, was one of 31 veterans from the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "Los Borinqueneers," gathered in the auditorium of...
| May 22, 2014
A group of Bethlehem high school students will be learning about the Vietnam War at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum today thanks to the efforts of two local veterans. The 40 students from Liberty High School will be seeing “The Vietnam War: A...
| Jun 16, 2014
When Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township sent me this war story the other day, I was blown away by his research, his writing and especially by the remarkable young man (at left) he was writing about. I knew right......
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Susan Schoenberger, author of "The Virtues of Oxygen," will speak Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m., at a free Tolland Public Library Foundation's Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series event at Tolland Town Hall, 21 Tolland Green.
The novel is about Vivian and...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The concept of "secular stagnation" — that the economy may be facing a protracted period of low growth and high unemployment — has been seeping back into economic and policy discourse. Once relegated to the margins of heterodox economic...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The great classical pianist in "Seymour: An Introduction." Although clearly designed as a reverent tribute from one artist to another, this first documentary directed by Ethan Hawke happily sidesteps any vanity-project pitfalls, granting full expression...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Vietnam War veteran Jim Pudlas started his bucket list last year, when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that doctors blamed on his exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange.
Pudlas, 70, a Purple Heart recipient, scratched No. 1 off his list by...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:11 AM
While many people in the area are familiar with Bradley International Airport, few know the details of its predecessor, Bradley Field, or about the airmen who served there during World War II.
One exception is Phil Devlin, who grew up in Windsor Locks...