| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Philip Marshak, a director known for his work on numerous horror and X-rated films of the 1970s and '80s, died Thursday, July 24 in Los Angeles after a battle with diabetes and leukemia. He was 80.
Born in the Bronx, NY, Marshak worked as an...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Most American presidents' reputations improve after they leave office. In the warm light of history, once-derided chief executives seem to gain retroactive stature.
The most vivid example is Harry Truman, who left the White House during the Korean War...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88.
The son of Henry Seitz, a Baltimore &...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Disillusionment with Washington has rarely run higher. Congress is unable to act even in areas where there is widespread agreement that measures are necessary, such as immigration, infrastructure spending and business tax reform.
| 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...