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2014-02-24 16:23:14

Based on the New York Times best seller, "The Christmas Pearl" written by Dorothea Benton Frank NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Julius R. Nasso Productions has announced its latest project - The Christmas Pearl, based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. Originally authored by Dorothea Benton Frank, with screenplay by Anne Rapp - best known for her work on This is Spinal Tap, He's Just Not That Into You, and The Green Hornet - this light-hearted,...

2008-09-16 15:00:18

We admit it. We made a mistake in dropping the bridge column, and you told us that. And so today it returns. Look for it every day on the Comics and Games page. Today, however, you'll find it on Page 29. Thanks for reading. And keep the feedback coming. The Patriot Ledger (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-25 12:00:38

By CHAD BERNDTSON ON THE CHEAP So you're a music junkie, and you're always looking for new and exciting ways to impose your peerless tastes ... er, help your less- savvy pals learn about the 900 obscure bands they should hear. Burning CDs these days is what recording mix tapes was six years ago - decidedly old-school. Which is cool, of course, but maybe you don't have time to sit in front of a computer with a stack of Office Depot burners and ignore the other demands of your...

2008-07-25 09:00:48

COMING FRIDAY Five years ago, a drunken driver struck and killed 13-year-old Melanie Powell of Marshfield. On the anniversary, Friday, the Patriot Ledger looks at her legacy: Family and friends reflect on Melanie's life Watch for emotional interviews at PatriotLedger.com (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-10 18:00:21

Police union official Bruce Tait calls The Patriot Ledger "unfair and offensive" for reporting his use of a vulgarity to describe a woman. What I find much more offensive is his use of the word to refer to any woman in the first place! An online message board is open to the public, and he is an official representing public employees. His views do those employees a disservice. Milton JUDY GUNDERSEN (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest Information and...

2005-10-04 23:52:55

By Tatiana Siegel and Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - German director Roland Emmerich, who offered a terrifying glimpse of the future in "The Day After Tomorrow," will deliver a blast from the past with "10,000 B.C." The Columbia Pictures project centers on a young mammoth hunter who embarks on a journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his dying tribe. In the process, he saves the one he loves. The story is based an idea that Emmerich envisioned a...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'