| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Benjamin C. Bradlee, who served as the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968-1991, has died, the publication announced on Tuesday. He was 93.
He died Tuesday in his Washington home of natural causes. Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:37 AM
MANCHESTER — A former board of education member and a longtime veterans advocate are vying for the 12th House District.
Democrat Kelly Luxenberg, 29, emerrged as the party's candidate after four other Democrats announced their intentions to run,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In a four sentence piece hidden on page 13 of The Sun was a report that Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter, was discharged from the U.S. Naval Reserve for testing positive for cocaine ("Biden's son discharged from U.S. Navy reserve after drug test:...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Republican board of directors member Mark Tweedie and state Rep. Joe Diminico, D-Manchester, both say the economy and jobs are priorities as the two once again face off.
Diminico defeated Tweedie in 2012 to represent the 13th House District, which...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:36 PM
In his words: Raymond P. Greene, New Britain
"My paperboy days" is one of the chapters of a memoir that I wrote, "Born with the Gift of Laughter," to show my children what it was like to grow up during the Great Depression.
I always enjoyed having a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:18 PM
After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65.
Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:56 PM
CANTON — Robert Delos Hart, who spent most of his life in town and served as chairman of the board of education, died Aug. 24. He was 92.
Hart was born in Winsted in 1922 and spent the first decade of his life in Barkhamsted Hollow on a 300-acre...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Tinley Park participated in the first Illinois Rail Safety Week alongside about 275 municipalities in an effort to raise awareness.
The week came together through the efforts of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and countless officials across...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain.
The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96.
Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:41 PM
John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...