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Please do not reuse this story without the permission of Content that Works. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games and...
FOX CTThe Sheffield Island Lighthouse has stood steadfast for more than 140 years, a symbol of Connecticut's rich maritime history. Built in 1868, this structure is nearly identical to other nearby lighthouses in Greenwich and Noank. "It's one of six...
FOX CTThe hills are alive at the Woodbury Ski Area where you don’t need snow to find fast company. True, there are about 76 degrees of separation between January and July but the sensation is the same, downhill tubing in the warm weather is on the...
Special to CTgetsMarried.comThe “last night out” before the wedding day is a time-honored tradition. But not every bride and groom wants a night full of shots and scantily-clad dancers. Here are some more creative ways to celebrate impending nuptials. FOR THE GUYS...
Address to civil rights marchers by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963 I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five...
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Sun-SentinelSept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
Political WriterAt age 20, Mark LaFontaine found himself in the western Pacific as a seaman apprentice aboard the Coast Guard cutter Basswood. And then his shipmates figured out he was gay. LaFontaine said he was discharged after a months-long journey through the...
The month of February recognizes the history of African Americans in America. Black History Month began in 1926 when Dr. Carter Woodson let a crusade to not only recognize black history, but bring it into the mainstream's consciousness. Celebrating...
South Florida ParentingLong before Washington, D.C., existed, the shores of the Potomac were divided into plantations owned by wealthy traders and gentleman farmers. Mount Vernon -- just 16 miles from Washington -- was a plantation George Washington inherited and lived in...
February 28: Author - Ariel Sabar, Heart of the City: Nine Stories of Love and Serendipity on the Streets of New YorkWGN NewsAriel Sabar To purchase a copy of the book: Heart of the City: Nine Stories of Love and Serendipity on the Streets of New York "The couples in this book hail from across America and the world. Most don't live in New York City. Some never did. What...
Tags: Education, Central Park, New York City, Times Square, WGN
WGN NewsJohn Duffy www.drjohnduffy.com To purchase a copy of the book: The Available Parent: Radical Optimism for Raising Teens and Tweens Events: May 13 7:00 p.m. The Book Stall at Chestnut Court 811 Elm Street Winnetka May 19 7:00 p.m. Next Chapter...
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