Onetime captive behind Iron Curtain grows his dream in WV
“My alarm clock is at 5:30 a.m. and I don't get home before 9:30 p.m.,” he says, as his neighbor maneuvers past rhubarb and onion plantings to get to the berries. “After that, I have to clean the eggs and package them. I never worked so hard The ...
June 14, 2015
7 Quotes to Inspire You to Greatness This Season
It is the sum of a thousand small victories, of a million little moments where an athlete could have said yes to a night out, but said no, or could have rolled over when their alarm clock went off, but didn't, or could have left practice early, but did ...
June 3, 2015
Why Mesut Özil's drop in assists should not be a cause for alarm
Why Mesut Özil's drop in assists should not be a cause for alarm The German wizard tallied an outrageous 67 assists during his 3 seasons at Real Madrid, cementing himself as arguably the best playmaker in the world. West Ham for example. After ...
June 19, 2015
Hotel Review: The Dean
Aside from its shipshape guest rooms, its facilities — including a European-style bar, a late-night karaoke lounge, a German restaurant and a coffee shop in the lobby furnished with oversize velvet sofas and artwork by Rhode Island School of Design ...
May 21, 2015
Three Finalists Vying To Become Principal of 'Divided' Peirce Elementary
Ginger Hiltz, who has taught for 17 years, including at an International Baccalaureate School in South Carolina and Lori Zaimi, a parent of a Peirce student and, most recently, the assistant principal at Daniel Boone Elementary School in West ...
May 31, 2015
North Carolina students Shannon Farrell and La'Kia Hill arrested over bomb hoax
Shannon Farrell and La'Kia Hill, students at South Iredell High School in North Carolina, said they only meant to alarm students by putting two ringing clocks in an unused locker and having them go off at two different times. WBTV reports that the 1500 ...
May 26, 2015
Art Space Founders 'Stunned' To Surpass Fundraising Goal
Stephanie Preston (l.) and Jean Cate launched a Kickstarter campaign to help open their art space, Vignette Vignette. They surpassed their goal last week. View Full Caption. /Mina Bloom. ANDERSONVILLE — A new arts-based community center is ...
April 7, 2015
Welder lost his life in flood of 1965
NORTH MANKATO — On an early April morning in 1965, Gerald Hammerschmidt's alarm clock rang at 4 o'clock in his Trailer ... Their home was on high ground in west Mankato. “We were wall-to-wall with people," Lenora Hickey said. Her husband and she ...
June 20, 2015
Smoky fire damages Addison hotel
ADDISON A three-alarm fire burned a hole through the roof of an Addison hotel Thursday afternoon. The smoky fire, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 14315 Midway Road, was reported around three o'clock. Guests were evacuated and firefighters used ladder trucks to ...
May 31, 2015
Q&A on Collecting: Tiffany clock was made in Europe
I’d appreciate any information you could provide. A: You have a carriage alarm clock that was sold at Tiffany and Co. in New York. Many of the clocks the company sold were made in France or Germany. They usually had beveled glass on four sides ...
February 9, 2015
10 best alarm clocks
The Gingko Cube is as cool as it gets in the world of alarm clocks. Then again, The White Company’s Small Karlsson Alarm Clock is also aesthetically pleasing and it is built to last.
June 4, 2014
Morbid alarm clock wakes you up by telling you how long left until you DIE
The clock's designers have claimed its purpose is to act as "a daily reminder that life is hard, deal with it" Quirky product developers have created an alarm clock that is designed to wake you up in a depressing new way - by displaying estimated life ...
November 9, 2013
The Alarm Clock That Forces You to Wake Up and Work Out
It's that getting out of bed to actually do it is. The makers of Wake N Shake recognized the value of an un-snoozable alarm clock, creating an app that won't let you turn it off—until you shake it! There are 16 levels of shake intensity—everything from ...
July 4, 2013
Vintage Mastercrafters Lighted Cottage / Girl Swing Motion Bakelite Mantel Clock For Sale - New and Used
Vintage Mastercrafters, Sessions movement, electric, lighted, girl on swing motion clock, with a light green &redmarbleized bakelite case, inexcellent original condition. Keeps perfect time, light works with turn switch on right side (can switch on or off ...
August 4, 2012