On a normal Super Bowl Sunday, the Madd Hatter sports bar in Hoboken is packed.
The Washington Street bar, whose website advertises “40+ big screen TVs” and “projection TVs surrounding our enormous island bar,” normally hosts about 350 people for the big game.
“I mean, we’re slammed,” said Abe Ruales, Madd Hatter’s general manager.
This year, things are different. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bar’s staff is
In the midst of the pandemic, diamonds (at least newly mined ones) may have lost their luster. But in the studio of his New York apartment, John Hatleberg is betting it will soon be back.
For months, he has been at work hunched over a gem-faceting machine, where he is cutting and polishing a synthetic material that will be used to make an exact replica of the Hope Diamond as
As the Christmas season begins, the Hope Mills Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring many festive, fun and safe activities for our community families.
The annual Festival of Lights will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4 at Hope Mills Municipal Park. The town tree will be lit for the holiday season at 5:30 p.m.
Along with the tree lighting, there will be
Remember hope? “Hope is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops at all,” as the poet Emily Dickinson put it.
For almost eight months now, we have been in a state of profound hope-deprivation. Hopes were still quite high when it was “three weeks to squash the sombrero”. Grimly, we clung onto hope when the
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – If everything had gone according to plan, Missy Wood thought she’d have a job helping at-risk youths by now.
Wood, a recent graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, saw her internship with Court-Appointed Special Advocates end abruptly in March as the COVID-19 pandemic took root in Tennessee. She started applying for jobs with the Department of Children’s Services and similar organizations in April.
By the time she
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As cases of COVID-19 continue to
THORNWOOD, N.Y. — When Diane Segel started a petition urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to allow in-person extended summer school, she was at her wits’ end.
Since mid-March, after schools shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, Segel struggled to function as a teacher, speech therapist, occupational therapist and physical therapist for her 3½-year-old son William, who has developmental delays.
While most children across the country transitioned into the routine