Cranberry Library Closes Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

The library will offer phone-ahead checkout of up to 5 items. Patrons wishing to take advantage of this service can call the library at 724-776-9100 ext. 1123. Library staff are asking patrons to have their library card number available and the specific title information ready.

Trump Tries to Stop Publication of Wolff Book, Hits Bannon With Cease-and-Desist

While President Trump has been known to occasionally reconcile with his enemies (see his cozy relationship with Lyin’ Ted Cruz), accusing one’s son of treason doesn’t seem like something anyone would come back from easily. Indeed, the fallout from Michael Wolff’s forthcoming book about the Trump White House — which features many of Bannon’s unflattering […]

London 2012: how rural writing inspired the Olympic opening ceremony

The story of the poem is, of course, far from a simple paean to the pastoral. The snapshot taken by Thomas in June 1914 would be blast asunder by the outbreak of war a few weeks later; what’s more, that very image – of rolling hills and green fields – would be exploited as part […]

For Homeless People, Covid-19 Is Horror on Top of Horror

The conditions of homelessness would leave a healthy person vulnerable to catching a disease like Covid-19, and unhoused people tend not to be healthy. “Your first needs are finding food and a place to sleep,” Kushel says. “Healthful behaviors come next.” In addition to not being able to maintain good hygiene or a good diet, […]

Homeless during a pandemic: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 2

Routhier: Crisis has really highlighted the fact that housing is health care and connected these two issues in ways that perhaps people did not previously understand. And so what we can best hope for moving forward is that people now understand how not only how traumatic it is to be homeless but how actually dangerous […]

William Wolf, Former Drama Desk President, Dies of Coronavirus Complications at 94

From 1964-80, Wolf was the film critic for Cue magazine, then served as a contributing editor and critic at New York magazine after it acquired Cue. From 1984-88, he wrote film reviews and columns for the Gannett newspaper chain. He also chaired the New York Film Critics Circle for a two-year term.

Boston Marathon Fast Facts

Records:Best Men’s Open time – 2:03:02 – Geoffrey Mutai, Kenya – (2011) Best Women’s Open time – 2:19:59 – Buzunesh Deba, Ethiopia – (2014)Best Men’s Wheelchair time – Marcel Hug, Switzerland, 1:18:04 (2017)Best Women’s Wheelchair time – Manuela Schar, Switzerland – 1:28:17 (2017)

CT Coronavirus Updates: Some Nursing Home Patients Will Be Moved

3. Conversion of existing nursing homes: Residents of some long-term care facilities who either test negative for COVID-19 or display no symptoms will be able to voluntarily transfer to facilities where there are no COVID-19 positive residents. At the same time, some facilities will be converted to only house individuals who are COVID-19 positive and […]

Tamal Ray’s foraging recipes: wild garlic pesto and tart; elderflower creme brulee

After 20 minutes, place the tart tin on a baking sheet. Line the pastry with a sheet of baking parchment and then cover it with something to keep the pastry weighed down (eg baking beans, dried pulses or rice). Bake for 11 minutes then remove the greaseproof paper and baking beans. Brush the pastry with […]

Andover Coronavirus Update: 11 Confirmed Cases

“As these cases are identified, local public health officials in the area will be in contact with those persons to ensure that they are receiving appropriate care, and that any contacts are monitored,” the town asked. “It is important to note that we expect new cases to be reported as this situation continues. Please remember […]