Vaccine Expert Dr. Peter Hotez to Keynote Chamber Virtual Event

Recipients of the four awards – Leadership Award, Unsung Hero Award, Award for Organizational Excellence, and the Stephen Sasala Health Advocate Award – will be announced later this month. Nominations are being accepted from Chamber members through June 12 and may be submitted via the Chamber website, www.waterburychamber.com.

Peter Bart: New Book Spotlights Celebrity Hand-Holders Who Shield The Famous, Reap Rewards & Suffer The Fallout

Frank Sinatra’s assistants, by contrast, were specialists in covering up his temper tantrums, often by arranging  convenient disappearances. When he threw a phone at a stranger at the Beverly Hills Hotel, hospitalizing the man, the singer instantly vanished. One of his aides once approached me at a restaurant to give me the news that my […]

Peter Bart: “Social Distancing” Will Also Expand Our Digital Dependency

According to the new numbers, consumer spending on digital home entertainment has surged to record levels this year while box office revenues have been stagnant, with the pace of change increasing dramatically. The message: The whole world is basically stuck on their living room couches, not just those of us whose isolation stems from the […]

New wineries tout views, alter business plans amid pandemic

Coronavirus adjustments for Lewis have included hand-sanitizing stations, employees wearing masks and rubber gloves, and the facility operating at 50 percent capacity. Wine tastings at the bar have been replaced with flights where customers sample four wines at their table instead of congregating at the bar. Lewis, who has not distributed his products in the […]

Downton Abbey trails and 10 more coach tours that’ll take you behind the scenes of your favourite TV shows

Rambling Tudor manors and Elizabethan mansions, such as Thomas Cromwell’s ‘home’, Great Chalfield Manor in Wiltshire, Montacute Court (‘Greenwich Palace’) and Barrington Court (‘York Place, Whitehall’) in Somerset and in Gloucestershire, Berkeley Castle and Newark Park are all included on this tour.

The Latest: Brazil approaches 100,000 confirmed virus deaths

More French cities and towns, especially in tourist areas, are imposing mask requirements as France’s virus infections creep back up. More than 2,000 new cases were reported on Friday, the biggest single-day increase since May. France ranks seventh in the world with more than 30,000 coronavirus deaths.

Biden gaffes ignored by MSNBC’s primetime shows for 3 straight nights

MSNBC completely ignored Biden’s “diversity” remarks until Friday morning, which was after Biden “clarified” his remarks on Twitter. Meanwhile, CNN addressed it only once on Thursday and that was when anchor John King appeared to defend the Democratic candidate from attacks he had received from President Trump.

More children stricken with COVID-19 inflammatory reaction, 29 in California

As with adults, more than 55% of the child patients were male and 40.5% were Latino, the highest percentage of any racial or ethnic category. The most common underlying condition was obesity, but two thirds of the children did not have any pre-existing conditions, according to the reports.

Abseil away … to Pembrokeshire’s secret seascapes

And when the adventure is done, my advice is to head for Narberth: not exactly a place without footprints, but I certainly did not expect to find such a buzzing little town with a great cafe, Plum Vanilla, and a truly wonderful deli, Ultra Comida.• The trip was arranged by Visit Pembrokeshire. Henry Castle at […]

Ex-EastEnders star Mimi Keene is unrecognisable as she dyes her brown hair blonde for 22nd birthday

Cindy was one of the suspects in the Who Killed Lucy Beale? whodunnit, and Ian ended up sending her away when she learned that it was actually his son Bobby who’d killed his daughter.