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  • Catherine "Kay" HuntMay 21, 1919 - August 6, 2014

    Catherine "Kay" Hunt<br/>May 21, 1919 - August 6, 2014
    Born and raised in Oswego, New York, Kay Chatterton earned her teaching credential from Oswego Normal School (now State University of New York). She worked at Ethical Culture in New York City prior to her marriage to Walter Hunt in 1949, when the couple...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show

     'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show
    For a show about locking women away, "Orange Is the New Black" has had a remarkably freeing effect on the television industry. With solid ratings and 12 nominations heading into this month's Emmy Awards, the Netflix series has, in just two seasons,...
  • Interview: James Brown's son talks about being the child son of the Godfather of Soul

     
    The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers......
  • American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

    American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production
    A young woman named Mariona lounges on her knees and forearms. She wears a provocative expression and tight red American Apparel booty shorts. The advertisement's headline: "Made in USA — Sweatshop Free." The ads sell a racy image, but just as...
  • New trial ordered for man convicted of daughter's 1989 Poconos arson death

    A federal judge on Friday ordered a new trial for Han Tak Lee in the 1989 arson murder of his mentally ill daughter at a Stroud Township church camp. U.S. District Judge William J. Nealon's order adopted the June 13 recommendations of a federal...
  • Colony Cudas earn Greater Peninsula Swimming Association title; Greensprings Gators master VPSU championship meet | Community notebook

    Colony Cudas earn Greater Peninsula Swimming Association title; Greensprings Gators master VPSU championship meet | Community notebook
    The Colony Cudas capped an unbeaten season with an overpowering performance at the Greater Peninsula Swimming Association championship meet Saturday at the Fort Eustis Aquatic Center. The Cudas, who won their first GPSA title in 2012 and finished second...
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway. The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
  • Tommy Ramone dies at 65; last original member of namesake punk band

    Tommy Ramone dies at 65; last original member of namesake punk band
    If ever an opening song on a debut album could set the tone for the entirety of a band's career, it was "Blitzkrieg Bop," off the 1976 self-titled album by the Ramones. Lean, fast and propelled forward by a low-to-the-ground-beat and no-fuss lyrics ("Hey!...
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • Author Scott Cheshire on his debut 'High as the Horses' Bridles'

    Author Scott Cheshire on his debut 'High as the Horses' Bridles'
    Author Scott Cheshire, who recently served drinks on "Bravo's Watch What Happens Live," spent his youth as a minister, preaching door-to-door and giving sermons. Born and raised a Jehovah's Witness, he was steeped in the faith's apocalyptic visions. The...
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...