| Nov 10, 2008
She's like Pippi Longstocking, Mary Poppins and Mrs. Claus all rolled into one -- an amiable woman of mysterious origin who's hoping to do for reading what "Sesame Street" has done for learning.
Her name is Mrs. P.
Sitting in an oversized chair, reading...
| Apr 26, 2008
Jeff Sotzing remembers a Christmas party more than 30 years ago when he and his Uncle Johnny had a fateful chat.
"I had actually run into Johnny at a Christmas get-together and told him I was going to school studying videotape editing in Pasadena,"...
| Dec 29, 2007
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Speak globally, learn locally By Rubén Martínez
I have thought a lot about language since the birth of...
| Mar 16, 2009
| 3:07 PM
Some child actors just never grow up in the public's mind. Well, people, it's time to give Justin Berfield his due. Given all the bucks the 23-year-old throws around buying and selling houses, certainly he deserves the status of full-on grown-up -- even...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:45 AM
It's a list of things you want to do before you die.
Maybe yours is scrawled on a napkin and tucked away in your glovebox.
You could have written it yesterday -- or maybe you wrote it so long ago that you've forgotten where you put it.
A bucket list....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:51 AM
A Glen Burnie savings maestro who has appeared on "Extreme Couponing" will try her hand Wednesday at another money game: "The Price is Right."
Zadia Hardy, a 37-year-old project manager, traveled west earlier this year with a friend, first to hit Las...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Sneakers, drugs and everyday life. That's what Tracy Newman's albums are made of.
"I usually mention tennis shoes and some kind of drug in my CDs," she said. "I was dating a guy whose tennis shoes were all over the place and I was always tripping on...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Groton: Memorial services for Patricia Murphy, 76, of Groton and formerly of Watertown and Conde, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the United Methodist Church in Conde. The Rev. Matt Richards will officiate.
Patricia passed away March 27,...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Mar 31, 2013
| 3:13 AM
Where else can the “Price is Right” share space with opera. Only here, folks.
Bethel College nursing student Jillian Hueni, of Granger, was a contestant on the “Price is Right” on the March 18 show. The show was taped during...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A Joliet native who appeared on the “Price is Right” game show Tuesday morning, narrowly lost in the Showcase Showdown. Ashley Tibble appeared Tuesday morning …...