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Spin CycleBackers of Jennifer Henry, who is waging a Republican Islip District court judge primary, filed objections yesterday to petitions of the two designated GOP incumbents, Judge Hertha Trotto and Legis. Cameron Alden. Henry, the daughter of former district...
Time again for the Get Serious! Spotlight on the News, at it shines our last remaining old 100-watt bulb on the man responsible for that green food coloring in your beer today, the man who puts the "go Bragh" in "Erin": Saint Patrick! "Thanks. It's...
This Wednesday, thanks to the good folks at the Northwest Chicago Film Society, a John Ford film that hasn't been shown in Chicago since 1927 returns to the big screen. This "lovable mutt" of a comedy, as described by the NCFS' Kyle Westphal, is called...
"Lincoln" is a grave and surprisingly subtle magic trick, conjuring the past and an almost ridiculously impressive figure in ways that transcend art direction and the right stovepipe hat. Director Steven Spielberg's latest combines the most commonly...
The teaming of Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" was a combination so potent it can only be described with an inappropriately long wolf whistle, so much so that even a fussbudget such as New York Times film critic Bosley...
Tom Morello says he rarely gets nervous anymore before he performs, in part because he’s done just about everything from rocking stadiums with Rage Against the Machine to participating in protest rallies around the world as a guitar-thrashing...
Tags: Woody Guthrie, Henry Fonda, Music, Entertainment, Punk (genre)
Rich, strange and gorgeous, F.W. Murnau's "Sunrise" (1927) shows what an artist of the late silent era could accomplish cinematically, backed by an open checkbook and fueled by the highest aspirations even in the simplest of morality tales. The project...
Tags: Janet Gaynor, Music, Entertainment, Frank Borzage
On stage in London and New York, "War Horse" has found a wide and emotionally drained audience. How could it be otherwise? The horrors of World War I plus the horrors of war as endured by a horse, capped by a ruthlessly effective happy ending: I don't...
Ken Burns is a matchmaker with a camera. He has introduced Americans to themselves, to their history, with documentaries such as "The Civil War." He also used the "pan and scan" camera technique to make still images of the long-dead seem alive on the...
Al Groh coaches the University of Virginia's football team for the last time today against the most fitting opponent. Virginia Tech. No rival, trend or event more defined Groh's nine seasons. None contributed more to his demise. Groh guided the...
Blogging with Bill WhiteJust before we went to bed Monday night, I stepped from our powerless house onto the front porch to see whether the wind was dying down. I glanced right and saw evergreen branches sticking through the porch where they wouldn't......
Groller's CornerAllentown turned into blowout city on Thursday when the "A-town Throwdown" boys varsity basketball tournament got underway at Cedar Beach. When you put teams into pools of four and you are determined to have teams avoid playing teams they would normally...
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