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Joseph Siravo, ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Jersey Boys’ actor, dead at 66

on April 13, 2021, 7:49 AM / in People

Joseph Siravo, best known for his roles in “The Sopranos” and “Jersey Boys,” passed away Sunday. He was 66. The “acclaimed actor, director, and teacher died on Sunday, April 11, after a long, courageous battle with colon cancer,” his family confirmed to The Post in a statement. “I was by his side when my dear father passed away this morning, […]

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Britain’s Prince Philip dead at 99

on April 9, 2021, 8:56 AM / in People

Prince Philip, the longest-serving royal consort in British history, who was a constant companion to Queen Elizabeth II during their 74 years of marriage and the father to royal heir Prince Charles, died Friday. He was 99. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of […]

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Quote for Today; April 9th

Quote for Today; April 9th

on April 9, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity. Alexander Hamilton – Speech in New York, […]

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Jack Hanna is battling dementia, retiring at 74

on April 8, 2021, 7:52 AM / in People

By Hannah Sparks | New York Post The family of “Jungle Jack” Hanna, 74, has announced his retirement after a diagnosis of dementia. In a letter shared by Hanna’s family on Wednesday over social media, they confirmed that the beloved television personality and zookeeper had officially resigned his post as director emeritus of Ohio’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in December, where […]

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The Jabberwock

The Jabberwock

on April 7, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

The Jabberwock, the titular creature of Lewis Carroll‘s nonsense poem “Jabberwocky“. First included in Carroll’s novel Through the Looking-Glass (1871), the poem was illustrated by John Tenniel, who gave the creature “the leathery wings of a pterodactyl and the long scaly neck and tail of a sauropod“. “Jabberwocky” is considered one of the greatest nonsense poems written in English, and […]

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Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings dead at 84

on April 6, 2021, 9:18 AM / in People, State News

Longtime Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings, the dean of the Florida congressional delegation, died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, two leadership sources confirmed. He was 84. Hastings started his career as a civil rights attorney and was nominated by former President Carter in 1979 as a federal judge in Florida. Nearly a decade later, he was impeached by the House […]

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Booker T. Washington “We cannot walk alone”

Booker T. Washington “We cannot walk alone”

on April 5, 2021, 6:34 AM / in People

Booker T. Washington was born in a slave hut on a plantation in Franklin County, Virginia, APRIL 5, 1856. He taught himself to read and write, stating: “In all my efforts to learn to read, my mother shared fully my ambition and sympathized with me and aided me in every way she could.” He attended school after working all day. […]

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Quote for Today April 4th

Quote for Today April 4th

on April 4, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.” Thomas Jefferson, letter to Colonel Charles Yancey (6 January 1816). Thomas Jefferson (April 13 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States (1801–1809). He was […]

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A letter from Lucy

A letter from Lucy

on April 3, 2021, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I read a quote this morning and wanted to share it with you this Easter week-end.  J.  C. Ryle  wrote the following:  “You see the  Eternal SON of GOD suffering, bleeding, agonizing, dying, in  order to pay your soul’s debt and make satisfaction for your sins…Nothing but CHRIST’s atonement on the cross can ever clear up these things… Your own…repentance, […]

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Rick Warren

Rick Warren

on March 30, 2021, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Thirty-nine years ago today, a San Jose, California native with a divinity degree and a grand vision held the inaugural services for a new church in the foothills of Orange County. Without a building to call their own, the congregants worshiped in the theater at Laguna Hills High School. Although it was Palm Sunday, only about 60 people were in […]

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WEEKLY NEWS From St Jude, March 28th 2021

WEEKLY NEWS From St Jude, March 28th 2021

on March 28, 2021, 7:01 AM / in People

Meet Mayela Mayela began treatment in Puerto Rico for a type of blood cancer, but was soon referred to St. Jude where she underwent a bone marrow transplant — with her dad serving as her donor. Learn more. Inside St. Jude Mom’s donation to St. Jude, decades ago, still impacts the mission A $25 donation honoring a child stricken by cancer turned out […]

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Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee

on March 24, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

The idol of the South to this day, Virginian Robert E. Lee had some difficulty in adjusting to the new form of warfare that unfolded with the Civil war, but this did not prevent him from keeping the Union armies in Virginia at bay for almost three years. The son of Revolutionary War hero “Light Horse” Harry Lee-who fell into […]

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Over the Hill

on March 24, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

All of us in this office have a stake in the term “Over the hill”. It is an expression that is used in corporate America today in reference to workers over fifty—in some cases the line of demarcation is as low as forty. The inference of the expression is that a person who has passed the “magic time mark in […]

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Quote for Today

on March 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Seven years ago and 9 more to go…. “The problem is that we now have de facto amnesty; whatever the on-paper law is, Washington isn’t deporting even a tiny percentage of the millions of illegals already here – or anything significant in terms of the numbers of new illegals arriving yearly. Aside from the illegals knowing that the likelihood of […]

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Quote for Today

on March 21, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I am convinced that those who will take action have been doing so and the rest – well, the rest will do as they have been doing, pushing their heads further down to ensure they DO NOT SEE OR HEAR what is happening in front of them. Sort of like those folks who are always sick and tell you about […]

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Quote for Today, March 19th

Quote for Today, March 19th

on March 19, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil… “ John Adams Letter to Jonathan Jackson, October 2, 1789 John Adams was the second president […]

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Kimberly Henderson, a new life….

on March 18, 2021, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

  Special thank you to Bobbie for sending this to us…. a great story about life…. From Her Facebook Page  Two years ago today [March 15] I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. People remember dates for birthdays, and anniversaries. Well this date is forever burned in my brain. It’s a day […]

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Tina Turner says goodbye to fans with doc amid PTSD, stroke, cancer

on March 17, 2021, 7:13 AM / in People

By Rod McPhee, The Sun Tina Turner bids a final farewell to her fans in a touching new film that shows how she has overcome her painful past and finally found happiness. In the feature-length documentary, simply titled “Tina,” the singer looks back on camera for the first time at her younger years filled with struggle and pain, then the […]

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Keyshawn Johnson ‘heartbroken’ over death of daughter Maia

Keyshawn Johnson ‘heartbroken’ over death of daughter Maia

on March 16, 2021, 7:52 AM / in People

By Mark Fischer |  New York Post Former Jets star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson said Monday that his oldest daughter, Maia, had died. She was 25. Johnson, a football analyst and morning radio host for ESPN, did not reveal the cause of death. “Maia, as my first born child, has been the joy of my, and her Mother Shikiri’s, life,” the 48-year-old […]

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Quote for Today March 14th

Quote for Today March 14th

on March 14, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Benjamin Franklin One of my students suggested this meant: There is a large difference between working on something with no purpose or dedication to achieving a goal, and actually acting on what you want to do and working with it until it comes to fruition. […]

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