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Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:15 am
 The furor over sexual harassment has led to what is being called a “day of reckoning,” with wrongdoers being held to account for their transgressions. The reaction to past abuse, sometimes l...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:14 am
 In case you hadn’t noticed, the world has changed. That, according to Darren J. Root, superintendent of the Auburn public schools, in a recent op-ed for the SJ-R. Superintendent Root noted tha...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:12 am
 Make reservations now for a charming, horse-drawn carriage ride through picturesque Washington Park, decked for the holiday season. The carriage rides are hosted by Red Gate Farm LLC in conjunct...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:11 am
 Join the multi-platinum American Gramophone recording artists known as Mannheim Steamroller on Monday, Nov. 27 to celebrate the start of the holiday season, the 30-year anniversary of the first...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:09 am

Here’s what to drink on a cold winter night

 We are late.Usually, we do this in October, when oompah’ers are oompah’ing in oompah bands in the beer tents of Munich while drinkers pay homage to malted beverages without which the world w...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:08 am
Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night – A Timeline Visit to Rochester, Illinois By Raymond and Pamela Bruzan. 467 pagesIf you live in Rochester, you should pick up this book. If you live in Sprin...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:07 am

Sometimes, they’re different things

 To say that Springfield is going ga-ga over a comprehensive plan would be an exaggeration in more ways than one.Peppered with quotes from Myron H. West, a planner who helped author the city’s...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:06 am

Inmate rises from hospital bed

 Sometimes, it pays to get your butt kicked. Ask Michael Goldsberry, erstwhile denizen of the Sangamon County jail.Goldsberry, who has a history of drug offenses and a problem with methamphetamin...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 12:04 am
 After seeing Dan Gilroy’s Roman J. Israel, Esq., I was left with the feeling I hate most when a movie is done – that of frustration. Featuring one of Denzel Washington’s finest performance...

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