| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:18 AM
Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame.
ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:12 PM
North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A quandary presented itself in the wilds of Massachusetts.
A few years ago, after visiting all the "big and famous" waterfalls in the state, I crowned Enders Falls as the king of Connecticut's grand plunges. Well, how did I know Connecticut had a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Q: There was a large pothole on Geryville Pike in Milford Township, near the Route 663 intersection. I was one of 22 motorists that had hit this crater, which claimed two of my tires and one rim. For several days no warning signs were posted and you...
| Jan 30, 2014
He was looking to transform his successful coffee shop into a full-service restaurant with thoughtful local cuisine. She was a champion of local food, the executive director of Connecticut's largest farmers market. But Andrew GŁtt and Winter Caplanson had...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:06 AM
†One of the best girls' basketball tournaments of the opening week is set for Palisades High from Nov. 25-30.
Powerful L.A. Windward will open against Woodland Hills Taft in a 4 p.m. game on Nov. 25.
Other openers: Palisades vs. Santa Monica, 5:30 p....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:51 AM
†L.A. Windward, already loaded with top girls' basketball players, unveiled another good one on Monday in the Palisades tournament, getting 15 points from freshman Chelsey Gipson in her debut during a 64-22 win over Taft. USC-bound Kristen Simon added...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Dr. Clementine L. "Clem" Kaufman, a former social worker and volunteer who also served for years on numerous boards throughout the community and worked tirelessly for social justice, died of cancer Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. She was 89.
"She was a...
| Oct 13, 2013
TAI TAPU, New Zealand — Can you imagine a scene in which you turn into the oak-shaded driveway of a grand country estate, pull up outside the manor house and are greeted by a row of staff standing at attention? The car door is opened, bags and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Two American icons — Dorothy (from "The Wizard of Oz") and Superman — are turning 75 this year. Sort of.
Superman, who first appeared on the cover of Action Comics in 1938, has been celebrating his 75th birthday all year, with a new logo and...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Born in Glendale, California, Janet was the daughter of Vernon O. Underwood, Sr. and his wife, Adrienne Young Underwood. †
In 1950, at the age of 12, Janet moved with her family to the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles where she attended the...