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Love your Lemonheads? Fond of FireBalls? Thank Nello V. Ferrara, 93

CHICAGO – Nello V. Ferrara created Lemonhead and Atomic FireBall candies for the Ferrara Pan Candy Co., founded in Chicago by his Italian immigrant father, Salvatore, in 1908. Mr. Ferrara, 93, Ferrara Pan’s chairman, died of cancer on Friday, Feb.

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Love your Lemonheads? Fond of FireBalls? Thank Nello V. Ferrara, 93

CHICAGO – Nello V. Ferrara created Lemonhead and Atomic FireBall candies for the Ferrara Pan Candy Co., founded in Chicago by his Italian immigrant father, Salvatore, in 1908. Mr. Ferrara, 93, Ferrara Pan’s chairman, died of cancer on Friday, Feb.

Three weeks after his Roman trial on dealing in looted antiquities, Robert E. Hecht Jr., 92, dies

PARIS – When Robert E. Hecht Jr. arrived at the loading platform of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in the fall of 1972, he was carrying a large wooden box and was escorted by an armed guard.

Three weeks after his Roman trial on dealing in looted antiquities, Robert E. Hecht Jr., 92, dies

PARIS – When Robert E. Hecht Jr. arrived at the loading platform of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in the fall of 1972, he was carrying a large wooden box and was escorted by an armed guard.

Smaller, sleeker, easier to control, steering wheel that Gianpiero Moretti designed steered racecar industry

MILAN, Italy – Gianpiero Moretti, who designed a sleek, easy-to-grasp steering wheel that has improved the performance of championship racecar drivers for more than half a century — though he himself had limited success behind the wheel in hundreds of

Smaller, sleeker, easier to control, steering wheel that Gianpiero Moretti designed steered racecar industry

MILAN, Italy – Gianpiero Moretti, who designed a sleek, easy-to-grasp steering wheel that has improved the performance of championship racecar drivers for more than half a century — though he himself had limited success behind the wheel in hundreds of

Giuseppe Quintarelli, one of Valpolicella’s most legendary winemakers, dies at 84

NEGRAR, Italy – Giuseppe Quintarelli, one of Valpolicella’s most legendary winemakers, died Jan. 15 at age 84, according to his grandson Francesco. He had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for several years. “Quintarelli was the guru of Valpolicella,” said Romano Dal

Giuseppe Quintarelli, one of Valpolicella’s most legendary winemakers, dies at 84

NEGRAR, Italy – Giuseppe Quintarelli, one of Valpolicella’s most legendary winemakers, died Jan. 15 at age 84, according to his grandson Francesco. He had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for several years. “Quintarelli was the guru of Valpolicella,” said Romano Dal

Shadowing a Nazi team, Gevork Vartanian, 87, saved Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt in Tehran

MOSCOW – Gevork Vartanian, a former Soviet intelligence agent who helped derail a Nazi plot to assassinate allied leaders at a 1943 conference in Tehran, has died. He was 87. Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service, a top KGB successor agency, said

Shadowing a Nazi team, Gevork Vartanian, 87, saved Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt in Tehran

MOSCOW – Gevork Vartanian, a former Soviet intelligence agent who helped derail a Nazi plot to assassinate allied leaders at a 1943 conference in Tehran, has died. He was 87. Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service, a top KGB successor agency, said

Damaged by depth charges, Iwan Raikes and submarine Saracen terrorized Axis boats in Tyrrhenian Sea

In the early hours of February 11 1943, on his first patrol as first-lieutenant of the submarine Saracen, Iwan Raikes landed secret agents on Corsica, as part of Operation Frederick. It was a fine moonlit night as Saracen closed to

Damaged by depth charges, Iwan Raikes and submarine Saracen terrorized Axis boats in Tyrrhenian Sea

In the early hours of February 11 1943, on his first patrol as first-lieutenant of the submarine Saracen, Iwan Raikes landed secret agents on Corsica, as part of Operation Frederick. It was a fine moonlit night as Saracen closed to