Yearly Archives: 2017

  • Charles Manson dies at 83; wild-eyed leader of a murderous crew

    Charles Manson dies at 83; wild-eyed leader of a murderous crew Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very likely the most culturally persistent and perhaps also the most inscrutable, died on Sunday in Kern County, California. He was 83 and had…

  • Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

    Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary LONDON (AP) — Britain is marking the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip with a peal of bells, a set of portraits and some commemorative stamps. The then-Princess Elizabeth married naval Lt. Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on Nov. 20,…

  • PHOTOS: Snowy Monday south of Buffalo

    PHOTOS: Snowy Monday south of Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A number of people south of Buffalo woke up to a snowy landscape on Monday morning. November Snow Photo courtesy of Allen in Ellicottville Photo courtesy of Ivy in Olean Photo courtesy of Karen in Ciresi Photo courtesy of…

  • Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

    Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were used to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens at…

  • Charter schools draw thousands, with Rochester Prep leading the way

    Charter schools draw thousands, with Rochester Prep leading the way About 6,000 students in the Rochester area are enrolled in charter schools, and about 3,000 names are on waiting lists.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Charter schools draw thousands, with Rochester Prep leading the way

  • Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year

    Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked…

  • Monolith settles on yet another bank, Pioneer, in quest to build HQ

    Monolith settles on yet another bank, Pioneer, in quest to build HQ BETHLEHEM – Monolith Solar and its new CEO Mike Hickey have found yet another bank it believes will finance its long-awaited new headquarters in Slingerlands: Pioneer Bank of Colonie. Source: Times Unition Monolith settles on yet another…

  • Local businesses serve Thanksgiving meals to people in need

    Local businesses serve Thanksgiving meals to people in need A salon, hots restaurant and nonprofit organizations are among the places offering free meals in the Rochester area.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Local businesses serve Thanksgiving meals to people in need

  • Tambor doesn’t see how he can return to ‘Transparent’

    Tambor doesn’t see how he can return to ‘Transparent’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following two allegations of sexual harassment against him, actor Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn’t see how he can return to the Amazon series “Transparent.” In an ambiguous statement Sunday that heavily implies, though doesn’t confirm, an imminent departure from…