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In July 2005, the Rev. Harry Bury, a 76-year-old professor of organizational behavior and systems management at Baldwin-Wallace College, was invited to be a “peace observer” with a group of other priests and nuns as Israeli soldiers withdre
A peek behind the veil reveals the secret lives of Leyla and Cassandra and a growing interest in an often misunderstood art form.
Melanie Murphy began her pageant career as Miss Brook Park. Crowned Miss Ohio last summer, she will go on to compete in the Miss America pageant Jan. 29.
On Aug. 20, 2006, at the 68th Annual Cornfest in Ortonville, Minn., Cleveland’s top competitive eater, Coondog O’Karma, set a new world record by eating 5 pounds of corn on the cob in 10 minutes.
After 18 days, 66 flight hours, 900 gallons of gasoline and 7,488 miles, Don Sieg and his wife and navigator, Jan, flew over one-third of the planet in their 1968 Cessna propeller airplane. They landed at Alaska’s northernmost point: Barrow, call
On Aug. 12, Travis Hafner hit his sixth grand slam of the season at Jacobs Field off Kansas City Royals pitcher Luke Hudson, tying the Major League record that Don Mattingly has held since 1987. It was in the bottom of the first inning, with the Indian
An innovative Cleveland Restoration Society program has illuminated 11 of the city’s sacred landmarks, highlighting the beauty of the steeples, bell towers and domes, while creating beacons for our neighborhoods.
In 1976, Chagrin Falls native Ted Batchelor set himself on fire and jumped off the falls into the Chagrin River on a bet, beginning a decade-long tradition. A stuntman, he set a Guinness World Record for longest full-body burn with no supplied oxygen i
What does it feel like to wear the crown of a pageant queen? Celebrate a championship victory?
Be abducted by foreign gunmen? Or reach into a grizzly bear’s mouth to perform a root canal?
Most of us may never
In 1999, Dr. Jerri Nielsen, who grew up in Salem, Ohio, and worked as a staff ER physician at University Hospitals, was the only doctor among 41 men and women on a scientific expedition researching astrophysics, climatology and weather at the South Pol
Thousands of miles away from home in any land in any war, life’s little things mean a lot.
The Cleveland Browns hadn’t been to a championship game since their 59-14 drubbing by the Detroit Lions in 1957. Not much more was expected in 1964, when the Browns faced Johnny Unitas and the 12-2 Baltimore Colts. But after a scoreless first hal
Alana Baranick is an obituary writer for The Plain Dealer and author of “Life on the Death Beat,” which is available at her Web site, www.deathbeat.com.
After the tragedy of her husband’s suicide, Alenka Banco devoted herself to the
transformation of a former Catholic church into the 22,000-square-foot Josaphat Arts Hall complex, a haven for Cleveland artists and their work. Along the way, eve
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