Newspaper Articles From 2010-2011.
November 9, 2011: Station Menemsha bids goodbye at sea to loyal companion
- The crew of Coast Guard Station Menemsha buried Bridger at sea Wednesday. The military ceremony, held aboard the station’s workhorse 47-foot motor lifeboat in the waters off the Vineyard, paid tribute to a crew member who served with flawless loyalty and unremitting devotion.On the way out to the sea, the crew swapped stories about Bridger, both good and bad. They recalled when Bridger made a huge mess and how it took him more than a year to reclaim the petty officer first class insignia on his dog collar that he lost in that incident. And how Bridger gave them all unconditional love.
With the crew assembled on the afterdeck of the motor lifeboat for the commital service and the flag lowered to half mast, Station Chief Jason Olsen read from prepared remarks.
September 20, 2011: Stonemason Lew French thinks small
- A summer house overlooking Squibnocket Pond has Lew French written all over it. From the stone walls that line the driveway to the very foundation of the house, Mr. French designed and built everything around the property.In fact, for the last 25 years, many people have regarded Mr. French as one of the great stonemasons who work on an extremely large scale. His architectural pieces feature stonework over seven feet tall.But now for the first time, Mr. French is exhibiting his fine art stone sculptures at The Granary Gallery in West Tisbury. The pieces vary in size from about six inches to four feet tall.
August 23, 2011: Pres. Obama biking with his family and golfing with his friends
- As the temperature rose close to 80 degrees fahrenheit, the First Family went for a bike ride at Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.At around 11 am, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha passed the pool, and a few minutes later, President and Malia biked by. “Hello, everybody,” President greeted the pool and the small crowd.
August 22, 2011: President Obama, First Lady and daughters dine at Nancy’s
- Sunday evening, after spending the day at the beach and at Vineyard Golf Club, President Obama went out for dinner in Oak Bluffs with his family.Oak Bluffs police and the secret service began blocking off Lake Ave. well before the President’s arrival, and more than a hundred people gathered in front of Wesley Hotel and Big Dipper Ice Cream to catch a glimpse of the First Family.
August 17, 2011: Sailing photographer Louisa Gould
- Since childhood, sailing has been part of Louisa Gould’s life. “I got into sailing because I did not have a choice,” the Vineyard Haven gallery owner says. “I was born into a sailing family. There are pictures of my mother eight months pregnant and sailing here on the Vineyard.”
August 3, 2011: Island influence on emerging artists
- Menemsha harbor, the gingerbread cottages of Oak Bluffs, and the Gay Head Cliffs are among the many scenes on Martha’s Vineyard that can cause moments of awe. For creative minds, however, such beauty carries a lot more meaning.Four young emerging artists — jewelers Stefanie Wolf and Kenneth Pillsworth, photographers and painters Jhenn Watts and Elizabeth Cecil — have chosen to make the Vineyard their home, their place for inspiration and perfecting their craft.
March 2, 2011: A Guide to Boston’s Little Italy, the North End
- Though more than 80 restaurants and patisseries line the narrow cobblestone streets of Boston’s Little Italy, there is still something more to discover from the buildings, shops and people of the North End. Whether you live here or are visiting for a few days, visit these sites and shops or hop on the guided tours to learn more about the oldest neighborhood that offers Italian food, history and antique treasures.
- They can be some of the trickiest present purchases. The high school and college students on your holiday shopping list may want plenty, but what’s worth your money? What will they appreciate, and actually use?
November 20, 2010: Busy Roads, Skies Expected Thanksgiving Week
- Next week, more than 50,000 drivers are expected to travel through downtown Boston, and that number does not even include other drivers around Massachusetts and those who plan on flying.
October 24, 2010: Boston’s Best Small Concert Venues
- “Live music? Check. Small stage? Check. Up close to my favorite band? Check. The most memorable concert I have been to was at an extremely small venue where a 10-person band barely fit on the stage with all of their instruments. At the beginning of the set, the lead singer simply said, “Just think of this as a big party and disregard the fact that we’re standing on the stage.”
Before the new CBS Boston website launched (with which Yoojin helped prepare content as New Media intern), CBS Boston operated under WBZ-TV. During this pre-redesign period, Yoojin wrote news articles for the WBZ website. The original link on wbztv.com is no longer available, but Yoojin saved her articles on her blog.
August 19, 2010: People Near Esplanade Warned Of Unsolved Crimes
- Along with a warm welcome, city officials issued a statement Thursday as a warning to students, runners, and walkers to be aware of their surroundings in light of a series of unsolved crimes.
- Now in the 21st century, the front yard of the remodeled version of St. Patrick’s Church holds artifacts that could potentially answer questions, such as “How did the first generation of Irish immigrants live?” and essentially, “Who are many Bostonian’s Irish ancestors?
July 10, 2010: Jim Cotter, Retired BC High Coach, Dies At 73
- Jim Cotter, a retired football coach of Boston College High School, died Tuesday afternoon in his home in Quincy at the age of 73. He had been battling ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, for four years. Cotter saw football as the ultimate teaching opportunity where he could instill in his players values that would prepare them for life. As a head coach, Cotter achieved a record of 236 wins, 145 losses and 17 ties, and six of his students moved on to play in the NFL.
- This story of Ulysses has been told in many different forms throughout the years, frequenting high school required reading lists and well-known opera and theater playbills. But one theater group has discovered yet another way of recounting the anecdote.
December 17, 2010: Classical Meets Hip-Hop at Urban Nutcracker
- A family Christmas party… A little girl named Clara receives a Nutcracker from her godfather… Clara falls asleep… She has a dream… The Nutcracker becomes a real, living soldier… Suddenly she’s in the middle of a fight between her Nutcracker and the Mice King… The Nutcracker wins… Turns out he is a prince! He takes her on a journey to enchanted forest where snowflakes dance. This is the story of “The Nutcracker and the King of Mice,” what most of us know as a popular ballet production, the Nutcracker. With Sugar Plum Fairy twirling around the stage, performing a combination of triple pirouette, jeté and arabesque promenade, the Nutcracker has been around for more than a hundred years, becoming an annual holiday favorite among many people.