Lynn Burkhead ? Big striped bass catches highlight winter appeal
If the truth be known, there are very few bad times to go fishing on Lake Texoma if striped bass are the quarry that an angler is seeking.
Harbor Ridge community unites to put creative spin on accident site
This summer, a burst water main ruined the almost new gym floors at Harbor Ridge Middle School. Fortunately, insurance covered most costs. Click to Continue »
Jamaica Bay offers ocean of knowledge for STEM students
John Waldman, a Queens College biology professor, highlighted Jamaica Bay?s potential as a natural classroom.
Listening Post: Brief reviews of discs by Lenny Kravitz, Jonas Kaufmann, Cantus, Al Kryszak and Steve Reich
Lenny Kravitz handles the lion?s share of the instruments on his new album, ?Strut.?
Casino-industry crisis hurting small businesses
ATLANTIC CITY - It wasn't long ago that the ovens at Formica Bros. Bakery were going full blast - putting out 50,000 pieces of bread a day. As recently as 2007, the nearly century-old establishment in the city's Ducktown section employed 70 people.
A Man is Drawn to the Blues
Jake Lear is an impressive guitar player who, despite the fact he was raised in Vermont, Sag Harbor and East Hampton, has a love of (and a talent for) blues and roots music from the Mississippi Delta. It?s an incongruity that Mr. Lear can readily explain.
Hidalgo: Cherished memories of my life
NOVEMBER 24, 2014, Monday, marks the start of the 84th year of my life. It is my birthday. I like to quote Psalm 90 verses 9, 10, 12. "Our life ebbs away under your wrath; our years end like a sigh. Seventy is the sum of our years, or eighty, if we are strong. Teach us to count our days aright, that we may gain wisdom of the heart."
Mike Sweeney: Christmas greetings from fishing Santa
It?s that time of year again and the fisherman or woman is looking for a good gift, but all they have to say is get me what you want, or it doesn?t matter as long as it is from you.
Why the Pilgrims were amazing
I was stunned.
Maybe *All* The Designs For The Guggenheim Helsinki Are A Bad Idea
?There?s nothing especially wrong with any of the individual designs, but taken as a whole, they cast a cynical view of the purpose of architecture (as hype for a project). ? ?Finns are right to ask whether Helsinki needs the Guggenheim as much as the Guggenheim needs South Harbor.?