| Oct 18, 2011
I’m a sucker for documentaries. The fact that this one enables us to be a fly-on-the-wall of a newsroom, when stories are discussed and reporters are making pitches…
When the documentary The September Issue came out, even though I’d...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Andy Rooney is my TV roll model, and he will be for the rest of my life. He joins the list of my other late, great roll models: Dr. Seuss, Sparky Schulz, Bill Mauldin, Doug Marlette, Jeff MacNelly, Tibor Gergely, H.A. Rey, Norman Rockwell, John Steinbeck,...
| Nov 13, 2011
Firefighters and emergency services personnel have been the subject of many Herald-Mail stories in recent weeks. I’d like to take this space to recognize the valuable service that is rendered by this dedicated group of first responders. There are...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:31 AM
He has been in five movies, 40 countries and thousands of pool rooms. He met his wife, Francine, giving her a lesson in the game. Mike Massey grew up in a little town near Knoxville, Tenn. "on the other side of the tracks" and wound up in his sport's Hall...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:46 PM
A Bellingham boy is being credited with warding off his mother’s alleged attacker.
Police say the incident happened early this morning.
Eleven-year-old Kobe Sturgeon says he woke up to hear his mother screaming at the man who has been renting...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:40 PM
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (December 1, 2011) --- Newman/Haas Racing announced today that it will not enter cars in the 2012 IndyCar Series.
"The economic climate no longer enables Newman/Haas Racing to participate in open wheel racing at this time," said Carl...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Q: What inspired you to write RECIPES FOR LIFE now?
Linda Evans: I came to a turning point where I had to decide what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I have beautiful peace and joy in my life now, and feel I’ve only just begun. I...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Hugo Cardenas was a man of gratitude and appreciation. He was vocal in his love for his adopted country and, in return, touched the lives of many through the Spanish language classes he taught for 30 years, on the sports fields, especially soccer, and...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:33 AM
The YMCA of Northern Michigan sees prospects for growth and success ahead in 2012, but the nonprofit provider of recreation and education programs first needs to secure some additional funds to cover some remaining 2011 expenses.
Larry Wood, the...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus unveiled their 2011 Christmas Catalog today. As always they have a lot of fantasy gifts, but this year those gifts give back. Here is a list of the cool and costly gifts for the Christmas catalog:
His and Hers Fantasy:...
| Aug 23, 2008
| 4:24 PM
In October, Tribune correspondent James Oliphant traveled with Sen. Joseph Biden in Iowa during his short-lived presidential campaign. Here is a version of the profile published last year in the Chicago Tribune. By James Oliphant Friday, October 19, 2007,...