| Jun 24, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Beth Emet the Free Synagogue's Book Kvutzah (group)
Our book club is located at Beth Emet the Free Synagogue in Evanston. We are entering our third year of reading, discussing and enjoying each other's company.
A recent favorite was "The Guernsey...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 10:30 AM
It's been interesting, in a sort of train-wreck-aftermath sort of way, to watch the two PR guys for Connecticut state employee unions trying to find some explanation for the death of the state concessions deal that doesn't involve the arrogance and...
| Jul 3, 2011
The people who founded this nation aren't moldy mannequins in history's closet — they're inspirational figures for modern America as we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich recently said he had a "man crush" on Alexander...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:54 PM
A Walk in the Park
The East Hampton Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Moodus man for allegedly breaking into a car at a public parking lot and stealing from it. The arrest is part of a larger investigation by the department into a series of...
| Jul 6, 2011
Toyota Motor Corp. and Ford Motor Co. are producing the best hybrid vehicles, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
In its annual review of vehicles that run on gasoline and electricity, the organization ranked the Toyota Prius, Ford Fusion...
| Oct 4, 2011
The head of one of the largest labor unions in Chicago resigned Monday in the wake of reports that he had been receiving a six-figure city pension while participating in a second pension plan from his local union, in violation of state law.
| Sep 23, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Antique collectors who do research know that important companies grow from small companies with very talented founders who solved both personal and business problems. It is well known that Josiah Wedgwood, the 18th-century potter, was refused a job in the...
| Sep 15, 2011
Connecticut PRIDE Rally and Festival, Sept. 17-18, Bushnell Park, Hartford and Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, connecticutpride.org.
Up or On the Rocks, one of Hartford's most popular nightclubs, compliments Saturday's...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 12:53 PM
PennDOT advises motorists many state roads are closed in South Central Pennsylvania because of flooding.
Due to extreme flooding over the eastern third of Pennsylvania, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike Commission urge motorists to avoid all travel in this...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:39 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises motorists many state roads are closed in Southcentral Pennsylvania because of flooding.
Due to extreme flooding over the eastern third of Pennsylvania, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:54 AM
Residents in the Shipoke neighborhood in the City of Harrisburg will be ordered to evacuate this morning, awaiting exact time from the City of Harrisburg. Flood Prone Areas include any community near streams, tributaries, low lying areas and areas...