John C. Stewart & Son Inc. marks a century in business
A wooden punch clock, that looks more like a mini-grandfather's clock, was used by employees to punch in and out of work. On the wall near the front door are a series of black and white photos of Stewart's trucks that hauled fill to build the Waterbury ...
July 13, 2015
Dean Hoover: All about milk, honey and mathematics
A stand-up desk made of pale blonde wood sits ready and waiting to be picked up. A beautiful grandfather clock greets residents and visitors near the main dining hall. And two-toned canes are readily available, just as soon as Hoover can piece them ...
July 14, 2015
Discovering the power of perfume with bracing clarity
Instead, a solicitous saleswoman will present an array of scents, among them English honey, Mexican tuberose and a powerfully musky "Japanese wood," in a shop that, while just a year old, is an almost exact reproduction of the original store on the Rue ...
July 14, 2015
Denis Leary on Bill Cosby: F-ck Jell-O. Im Never Going to Eat Jell-O Again.
I talked it through with Mick and he said, “Why don't you talk to Ronnie and Keith,” so we walk over to Keith Richards' dressing room and knock on the door, and him and Ron Wood are playing the opening lick to the “Asshole” song! I was in shock ...
July 10, 2015
The Power of Perfume
fading black-and-white photographs and reproductions of famous paintings covering almost every inch of wall space, furniture covered with clear plastic (to be removed if “company” ever came), a grandfather clock that would chime every 15 minutes, a ...
July 9, 2015
Keeping the Time: Local clock maker one of the last few in North Dakota
But in today's world of cell phone displays, batteries, and kitschy battery-operated wall clocks, the necessity for clock-making services are becoming less and less desired. But there is still one man in the area who practices Brackel has serviced ...
July 10, 2015
Remembering the notorious Scopes 'Monkey Trial' on its 90th anniversary, and ...
In a week's span, evolution vaulted to front and center in the theological and biological debate of man's primordial connection to primates. That debate persists today, as surely as the courthouse clock still chimes the hour in Dayton. Much else has ...
July 9, 2015
Grandfather, Grandmother, Tall Case, Hall & Floor Clocks Suppliers
Distributor of grandfather, grandmother, tall case, hall & floor clocks. Available in 76.5 in. or 86.25 in. heights, 19.25 in. or 23 in. widths & 10.75 in. or 14 in. depths with lights, chimes, pull chain or key wound power & cable or chain drives.
July 11, 2015
Pappochelys was 'grandfather' of all turtles
meaning "grandfather turtle," owing to its position at the base of the turtle family tree. "Pappochelys indeed forms a missing link for two reasons. It is far older than all so far known turtles. And its anatomy is more primitive in many features ...
Kewaunee's grandfather clock set to chime once again
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.-William Hazlitt NOTE: Since this article's original publication, Kewaunee's grandfather clock has ... Colonial-style, all-wooden grandfather clock quickly ...
June 16, 2015
Students build, donate grandfather clock to Spring Lake Park
seniors Zep Elkerton, Quinn Gustafson and Mai See Xiong; juniors Nick Anderson and Conor Allen; sophomore Justin Mohr; and freshman Jacob Stenstrom. Allen was amazed to see a pile of wood transform into a grandfather clock, he said.
June 15, 2015
Unique 6ft tall carved wooden grandfather clock garden ornament stolen in Swindon
A woman has been left 'very upset' after a 6ft tall heavy garden ornament in the shape of a grandfather clock was taken from her garden in Swindon. Police said the carved wooden ornament had great sentimental value – it was carved from a fallen tree in ...
June 12, 2015
SkillsUSA students build, donate grandfather clock to SLP
Allen was amazed to see a pile of wood transform into ... meeting following the clock dedication, Hansen made note of the city’s new timepiece. “I encourage all the residents to come in and look at the gorgeous grandfather clock that was presented ...
June 4, 2015
Tick Tock, Tick Tock: Upstate man turns passion for antique grandfather clocks into timely business
During his time in England, Cobb said he became a clock fanatic. He began buying and refurbishing as many as he could, all while adding to his growing collection. He said at its peak, his collection reached 59 grandfather clocks. “Thank God I was single ...
May 15, 2015