The Marblehead School of Ballet announces Anita Novins of Salem, Massachusetts celebrated her 100th birthday on December 5. Novins worked for nearly 20 years at the Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) as the dance studio's office manager and retired at age 97. "The MSB family congratulates and wishes her a very happy 100th birthday! I am so lucky to have her in my life, first as my aunt and then, as a friend and colleague. I have always admired her positivity and zest for life. I have been extremely privileged and honored to work with her. I am so glad that I was able to share with her my love of the dance world," said Paula K. Shiff, Director of the Marblehead School of Ballet, and Anita Novins' niece. From World War II Code Breaker to Corporate America Her lengthy career ranged from serving as a secret code breaker for the United States government, during World War II, to working in corporations. For over 30 years, she worked in Boston as executive secretary to developer and … [Read more...] about WW II Code Breaker, Dance Administrator Celebrates 100th Birthday
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CNN's Don Lemon joked on Thursday about President TrumpDonald John TrumpPence: It's not a "foregone conclusion" that lawmakers impeach Trump FBI identifies Pensacola shooter as Saudi Royal Saudi Air Force second lieutenant Trump calls Warren 'Pocahontas,' knocks wealth tax MORE's supposed nickname for him, suggesting that the president refers him as "sour Lemon."During an appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Lemon pointed to a "happy birthday" tweet from former White House communications director Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciWill Republicans continue to engage in willful blindness? Scaramucci: Trump sees Bloomberg as threat Scaramucci: Trump will be gone by March 2020 MORE that made reference to the nickname."I don't know if you saw my Twitter today, but Anthony Scaramucci wished me a happy birthday, by the way, and he says, you know, 'someone calls you sour Lemon,'" Lemon told Meyers. "Guess who came up with that nickname."ADVERTISEMENT"That is a tough one to … [Read more...] about Don Lemon: Trump’s nickname for me is ‘sour Lemon’
For thousands of years, the debate has raged on: cats vs. dogs. Which is supreme? Two Daily Wildcat columnists attempt to end the argument once and for all. Doggo for the win You pull up into the driveway after a long day of lectures. There sits your happy-faced floofer friend in the window, tail going crazy. The whimpering excitement gets louder as you approach the door. “OMG ITS YOU! FINALLY YOU’RE HOME,” says doggo, not with actual words, but with uncontrollable prancing that prevents getting a pet in. Heavy breathing, whimpers continue, maybe doggo flashes a toothy smile that is as terrifying as it is endearing. It is the same, consistent, reliable abundance of enthusiasm you are greeted with every time you walk through that door, regardless if you’ve been out for five years or five minutes. Just seeing your smiling face, no matter how ugly it may be, makes doggo happy. Nobody, not even your own mother, is ever that happy to see you. Ever. Egg their … [Read more...] about OPINION: Dogs vs. cats: which is better?
In this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo seven-year-old Jacolby Rhue, left, looks up at his adoptive mother, Linda Rhue, while sitting with family members in Newport News, Va. (Jonathon Gruenke/The Virginian-Pilot via AP) less In this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo seven-year-old Jacolby Rhue, left, looks up at his adoptive mother, Linda Rhue, while sitting with family members in Newport News, Va. (Jonathon Gruenke/The Virginian-Pilot via ... more Photo: Jonathon Gruenke, AP Photo: Jonathon Gruenke, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 In this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo seven-year-old Jacolby Rhue, left, looks up at his adoptive mother, Linda Rhue, while sitting with family members in Newport News, Va. (Jonathon Gruenke/The Virginian-Pilot via AP) less In this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo … [Read more...] about They’ve fostered 150 kids, and in retirement, adopted 5 more
LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA —The 2019 holiday season is upon us in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles County with such annual festivities as holiday boutiques, Nutcracker ballets, Santa breakfasts, Christmas parades, concerts and tree-lightings, Chanukah events and more. Peruse the annual Patch holiday event guide, find events near you, and make your plans, as many activities require advance registration. And Happy Holidays, from Patch! ------------------- NOTE: Before heading out, double-check with event organizers to confirm activities still are planned and not subject to cancellations due to weather conditions or other reasons. ---------------- AGOURA HILLS: DEC. 6-7: The Holiday Boutique.With artisan vendors & Woolsey Fire exhibition. Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Ct., Agoura Hills, California 91301DEC. 7-8: The Nutcracker presented by Degas Dance Studio. "One of the BEST and most entertaining, pre-professional productions of The Nutcracker." … [Read more...] about Holiday Tree Lightings & Events 2019: Agoura Hills & Nearby