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Gangsterism in the Shmatte company

When I started reading Andrew Gross' "Button Man," a historical novel loosely based on the life story of Gross' grandfather, I couldn't help but think of my own father. . The opening chapters tell us of the humble beginnings of the…

Why music has lost its charms

(Above) Bob Seger in 1977 (Wikimedia Commons).The world's playlist today is mostly made up of music that was composed decades ago. Yesterday, so to speak. We can all wonder if my generation's music is better than yours, but there's no…

Le Blanc Rouge by Dan Berger

Don't be blue now that the 4th of July holiday is over, because the season is just beginning for red white. Warmer weather is the perfect time to release dry rosé wines, which is admittedly an artificial way of suggesting that…

It was a very special year

In 1956, I turned 18 and entered college after spending the summer working in the Texas oil fields for a young oilman named George HW Bush. I played football on the freshman team at Williams College, and we went undefeated. I was at the…

It started with “words”

Did it surprise you when this happened about a week ago? Or did it happen as if the price of gasoline was increasing every day? No, we are not talking about the price of eggs and milk either. We're just talking about those!--This>…

Northern Maine Soapbox Derby Returns

HOULTON, Maine (WAGM) - The annual Northern Maine Soapbox Derby returns after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. WAGM Isaac Potter was in Houlton and has the story.The last time the Northern Maine Soapbox Derby was held was in June…

Let it fly | | Santa Fe Reporter

Disc golf is like golf, except without the balls and clubs. Replace them with a plastic disc and replace the flag sticks and holes with metal baskets. And there you have it: disc golf, mainly.It's cheaper and requires less equipment, but…

Who produces the best local talent?

I have always loved watching Albert Pujols play. Yes, I know he plays for the other team in Missouri, but you have to admit it, seeing him go back in time and hit a home run against the Royals, then the standing ovation and the touching…

Hockey slang terms you need to know

Of all the championship trophies awarded by professional sports leagues in North America, the Stanley Cup of hockey is the oldest. It has existed since 1892, when the Governor General of Canada, Lord Stanley of Preston, commissioned "a…

Exploring New York’s East Village

New York's five boroughs and diverse neighborhoods offer endless opportunities for exploration, with each area having its own set of landmarks and history. The East Village is one of Manhattan's most famous neighborhoods, well known for…

Uiagalelei Get to work, make changes

There's an old adage that the greatest improvement comes between the first and second game and a similar one that says it happens between the first and second year. Clemson Football hopes that happens between second and third years for…