SPRING NOTES: Bochy getting concerned about lackluster spring (and we're ...
But he added the inconsistent pitching that has led to long innings factors into the offensive malaise, because players are standing in the hot Arizona sun for way too long. Even the clock Asked about that clock, Bochy mused, “I'm all for turning ...
March 17, 2015
Losing My Boyfriend to Cancer at 29
of blood in his pee. A bit of blood in his pee led to the discovery that his system was shutting down. The culprit pulling the trigger: a very large tumor wrapped around his right kidney. Several scans showed worse news. The cancer had already ...
February 22, 2015
The Shape of Things to Come
To our left was an open kitchen with tables and benches, a vintage Faema espresso machine, and a wall of books that included “100 Superlative Rolex Watches” and a study of Joe Colombo, the designer best known for his round-cornered Kartell storage ...
February 16, 2015
What It Takes to Restore a 1929 Brooklyn 'Wonder Theater'
One of the first things an architect must decide when restoring a historic building is to when, exactly, he is restoring. "We like to pick opening day," said Adam Field, a project architect at Martinez+Johnson Architecture, which worked on the ...
February 3, 2015
Franchise bests and worsts: Los Angeles (Calif.) Angels (of Anaheim)
The 99-game regular-season winners were led by sluggers Tim Salmon, Troy Glaus and Garret Anderson, and Mike Scioscia's squad also got career years from the likes of David Eckstein, Adam Kennedy and Scott Spiezio. The starting pitching was solid, with ...
February 11, 2015
Festival of Trees auction slated for Friday
More than 200 decorated trees, wreaths, stockings and other entries and their incentives will be auctioned off from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Muskingum County Welcome Center. Bids may be placed in person or by calling 740-450-1990. The auction ...
December 3, 2014
Police: Heated Argument Led To Cedar Park Woman's Murder
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February 19, 2015
—I climbed into my POS, the one with the leaky radiator, busted AM radio, and four-window air conditioning, and with very little cash in my pockets impulsively set out for Hays, Kansas, a thousand miles and a like number of cows away. I’d never met Elon “Chief” Hogsett , but when I arrived at his tidy little bungalow about 16 hours later it was like I had known him all my life. Chief pitched for the Detroit Tigers from 1929 through 1936, and came back for a short spell during World War II. I’d written Chief a letter (remember those. ) asking for an audience, and Chief wrote back, saying, sure, drop on by anytime, he’d welcome the company. Chief had been a traveling liquor salesman after leaving baseball, which almost by definition meant that he was a helluva raconteur. I was barely through the door when he was popping the cap on a bottle of beer and telling me about the time Jimmie Foxx hit one into the bleachers off him. Meanwhile, Chief, nearly 80, looked refreshed, 10 to 15 years younger than his actual age. “I was born on a farm just outside Brownell, Kansas,” Chief said. I’m known all over town: ‘Chief. “If anybody can’t remember my name or they’re in doubt, I ask them right away, ‘You ever been on a farm. Chief had a hard early life, leaving his abusive,.
This alarm clock showers you with targeted beams of light and sound
Why this matters: Study after study has shown that a large chunk of the human population is getting ... up to domestic felicity and enhanced professional productivity. The wall-mounted “personal sunrise” alarm uses its built-in body heat sensor to ...
April 8, 2015
Pastor held for ‘stealing’
Pastor Tope Kolawole (45) was said to have broken into churches, carting away music instruments, wall clocks, offering and tithe. One Alausa, who allegedly buys the stolen goods from him, is at large ... Anti-Robbery Squad led by their leader, Abba ...
April 5, 2015
College Basketball Capsules - Men: Wisconsin ends Kentucky's undefeated run
He started the run with bucket from the paint over Trey Lyles, then Nigel Hayes tied the game by tipping in an air ball after the clock had clearly turned to ... But Karl-Anthony Towns, who led the Wildcats with 16 points and nine rebounds, received ...
April 4, 2015
A bitter pill: How Syria broke my grandfather's heart
And there, leaning against a wall ... kebab and a large metal tray of kunafa, a Levantine cheese dessert soaked in sugar syrup. When, on a Saturday evening in 2000, it was announced that Hafez al-Assad had died, the bustling Old Clock roundabout, which ...
April 5, 2015
Bonelli House offers a look at Kingman a century ago
Listening to Kreis will make you fascinated less by the house and more by the Bonellis and the lives they led. Thinking about George Bonelli ... features include an 1875 Seth Thomas Regulator wall clock that once was used in the Santa Fe Railroad depot ...
April 3, 2015
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Lindbergh baby kidnapper, is sent to the electric chair in 1936
Not a single word - not even a moment of the gray lips - as he was gently led to the chair indicated ... and white caps - lifted a large alarm clock and tried to place it on top of a bronze radiator suspended from the left wall of the room.
April 2, 2015
REKINDLES HALL OF FLAME: Superintendent James Braidwood
These “blocks” were built behind the main streets and could only be reached through small arches that led into a narrow alley ... The insurance companies that were paying a large portion of the brigade’s cost complained about the price of providing ...
March 30, 2015