- The French Werewolf of 1764 In several past columns I have featured some of the strange creatures that may or may not roam various areas of the world. There is one that in the past created a panic in France in the 1760s. This was a large wolf-like animal that killed a number of
Community support lacking?
The Washington Hatchet football team's season came to end on Friday night with a loss to Brownstown Central, an undefeated team ranked No. 3 in the state. The Hatchets fought mightily, as they did every Friday nig
- Standing up as a member of Red Sox Nation My name is Todd and I am a Red Sox fan. For 86 years that is the way Bostonians opened 12-Step meetings. For years, that particular affliction (being a Red Sox fan) is handed down from generation-to-generation like sickle cell anemia or male-patter
- The crux of Cruz is quite the conundrum Two things are often said in this town: "A day is a year in politics." And, "It's all about 2014." Combined, the two statements mean that much can happen between now and the midterm elections next year when Republicans hope to hold the House and gain
- Baby steps on the school calendar Officials with the Washington Community Schools are in the midst of compiling community sentiment on the idea of a balanced school calendar. The basic idea is to expand the school year and put in more days off between the beginning and end of the yea
- A new way to watch television As a society we love entertainment. Some people like to read books, some people like to play sports and some like to watch television. Over past few decades, television consumption has become the dominant form of entertainment for many people. Like
- A NASCAR trip with more right turns than left ones So it begins the tale the beloved boyfriend would rather go the rest of his existence without hearing. Our trip to Bristol for the NASCAR race will be embedded in our minds forever. When I arrived at the home of the beloved boyfriend late Thursday ev
Vick not the right QB in Philly
In sports people hate new things, because it scares them. So often coaches and general managers want to keep doing the same thing over and over again, even if it continues to yield negative results. When a group of people come up with new ideas that challenge the construct of how things have been done for decades we get a “Old School” vs. “New School” debate where nobody wins.
- Life in the box, just a different type This is my first column with the Washington Times Herald, and I thought it would be a good time to introduce myself. As someone who has lived in the media box most of my life this should not take very long. The place to start, Burlington Elementary.
- Close the book on President Obama I actually began this column in April but set it aside after the first couple of hundred words because I felt it was premature to write off a President only a few months after his inauguration for a second term. Recent events, however, have compelled
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