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Celebrating Women’s History Month with a little inspiration

Celebrating Women’s History Month with a little inspiration

By Alex Kline/McClatchy-Tribune As March is now upon us, we celebrate Women’s History Month and commemorate the amazing ladies who took women from having no legal existence to being political leaders. The field is as vast as it is diverse, with martyrs, astronauts, poets and first ladies filling the outspoken — and at times shocking […]

From Cara Cara to kumquat

From Cara Cara to kumquat

Offbeat citrus offers lots of appeal BY CATHY THOMAS ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Strip away the wrapping — the fragrant prize inside is worth the work. Citrus fruits are vibrant gems, their juice-packed segments tidily arranged like spokes of a wheel. Bound in sunlit peels, the flavors and visual possibilities seem endless. Many […]

Omegas at Edward Waters collecting water for Flint residents

Omegas at Edward Waters collecting water for Flint residents

Members of the Chi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. at Edward Waters College (shown above) continued their water drive for Flint, Michigan residents on March 2. The students began collecting water upon hearing that the water supply in Flint was contaminated with lead. Greyhound Transit has agreed to provide free transportation for […]

Gilbert Hill, boss in ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ films, dies at 84

Gilbert Hill, boss in ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ films, dies at 84

EURWEB “Beverly Hills Cop” film series star Gilbert R. Hill has died. He was 84. Hill, a real-life Detroit policeman, was best known for portraying Eddie Murphy‘s frustrated no-nonsense boss, Inspector Douglas Todd, in the classic 1984 box office hit “Beverly Hills Cop, as well as its sequels, 1987’s “Beverly Hills Cop II” and 1994’s […]