Silent Sister plot overcomes its flaws with many surprises in store

Sometimes, you find the strangest things in the oddest places. How, for example, did that thing you spent months searching for suddenly appear right in front of you, as if it were there all along? You quit hunting eons ago. You figured the darn thing was gone forever but no — there it was. Some findings come as nice surprises. Others ca…

Better than I deserve

Strolling my 86-year-old grandmother in her wheelchair down the hallway of Providence Park Nursing Home led to an inspiring afternoon of reflection. An unfamiliar, tall, somber, well-dressed man stood in the hallway.

A million tiny moments

You really don’t need another candle. Or a Miracle Chopper.

Plane crash leads aviation museum to open

On Oct. 13, 1984, a tragic airplane accident claimed the lives of seven people and became the impetus for creating a memorial in their name — the Historic Aviation Memorial Museum.

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Better than I deserve

Strolling my 86-year-old grandmother in her wheelchair down the hallway of Providence Park Nursing Home led to an inspiring afternoon of reflection.…

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A million tiny moments

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Dad's POW journal

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Farewell to the day

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My story: An education for all

It was spring of 1958. Bucky, my husband of six years, and I were enjoying the special Saturday morning cup of coffee.…

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My Generation calendar of events

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23 September 2014 [08:28 PM]
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Mugs, Kilts and Route 66

“Coffee is a language in itself.” — Jackie Chan The nominations are in, the votes are counted. And your favorite mug is……

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September 11, 2001

What were you doing before 8 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001? Most of us vividly remember that day and time and recall it each year. Some of us may have had friends or relatives who were among the nearly 3,000…

10 September 2014 [12:19 AM]
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Focal Point: Sunday, Five Days After

EDITOR’S NOTE: Thursday is the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks on America. The following column was written Sept. 16, 2001,…

10 September 2014 [12:11 AM]
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Producing Success

MINEOLA — After more than four decades in the grocery business, Carroll Sandifer has a simple work philosophy. “You show up every…

03 September 2014 [02:57 AM]