Posts Tagged: Boston

Pitching complete games, Mel Parnell, 89, was the winningest southpaw in Boston Red Sox history

NEW ORLEANS – The back wall of the press box at new JetBlue Park is covered with pictures, scorecards and even newspaper articles from many of the 18 no-hitters in Red Sox history. Among them, Mel Parnell’s no-no on July

Pitching complete games, Mel Parnell, 89, was the winningest southpaw in Boston Red Sox history

NEW ORLEANS – The back wall of the press box at new JetBlue Park is covered with pictures, scorecards and even newspaper articles from many of the 18 no-hitters in Red Sox history. Among them, Mel Parnell’s no-no on July

Anthony Shadid, 43, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, dies on assignment in Syria

SYRIA – Anthony Shadid, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent who died on Thursday at 43, had long been passionately interested in the Middle East, first because of his Lebanese-American heritage and later because of what he saw there firsthand.

Anthony Shadid, 43, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, dies on assignment in Syria

SYRIA – Anthony Shadid, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent who died on Thursday at 43, had long been passionately interested in the Middle East, first because of his Lebanese-American heritage and later because of what he saw there firsthand.

Pearl Harbor survivor Linda Beech, 86, starred in the ‘I Love Lucy’ of Japan in 1950s

HAWAII – Linda Beech was a globe-trotting correspondent for the Chicago Daily News who wound up as the madcap star of a late-1950s TV show dubbed the “I Love Lucy” of Japan. Mrs. Beech starred in “Blue Eyes Tokyo Diary,”

Pearl Harbor survivor Linda Beech, 86, starred in the ‘I Love Lucy’ of Japan in 1950s

HAWAII – Linda Beech was a globe-trotting correspondent for the Chicago Daily News who wound up as the madcap star of a late-1950s TV show dubbed the “I Love Lucy” of Japan. Mrs. Beech starred in “Blue Eyes Tokyo Diary,”

First person: Alastair Maitland was beloved diplomat, essayist and francophile, niece writes

HEATH, Mass. – My uncle Alastair Maitland, who has died aged 95, was a diplomat, essayist and francophile who spent his latter years avidly following world affairs from the tranquillity of his adopted home in Massachusetts. Alastair was born in

First person: Alastair Maitland was beloved diplomat, essayist and francophile, niece writes

HEATH, Mass. – My uncle Alastair Maitland, who has died aged 95, was a diplomat, essayist and francophile who spent his latter years avidly following world affairs from the tranquillity of his adopted home in Massachusetts. Alastair was born in

Students showered appreciation on teacher Marialyse Mitchell, 93, when she retired

MOUNT AIRY, Pa. – When Marialyse Henry’s fiance was serving with the Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater in World War II, she attended Mass daily throughout the war and prayed for his safe return. News of the horrors

Students showered appreciation on teacher Marialyse Mitchell, 93, when she retired

MOUNT AIRY, Pa. – When Marialyse Henry’s fiance was serving with the Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater in World War II, she attended Mass daily throughout the war and prayed for his safe return. News of the horrors