Middle Ages

Governor Lamont launches 2021 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge

Press Releases 05/26/2021 Governor Lamont launches 2021 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge The winners of the 2020 Summer Reading Challenge rewarded (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont, Interim Connecticut Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker and Connecticut State Librarian Deborah Schander today announced the launch of the 2021 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge – …

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British panto giant arrested by private equity firm

The world’s largest pantomime company has been taken over by a private equity firm, with new owners predicting a period of expansion for the theater as people emerge from Covid lockdowns. Crossroads Live, with the support of the American fund Raven Capital Management, acquires Qdos Pantomimes, the largest company in …

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Starr in Albion still at home for some migrant children

The Commonwealth of Starr in Albion continues to be at least a temporary home for dozens of migrant children who have crossed America’s southern border. Since Starr was established as an interagency partner with the US Department of Health and Human Services, migrant boys aged 5 to 17 were brought …

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Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe – A Multiple Case Study

Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe by Ephraim Shoham-Steiner. (Wayne State University Press, 2021) By: Ephraim Shoham-Steiner (Wayne State University Press, 2021)Review by: Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein As its title might suggest, this book is a multiple case study of the relationship between Jews and crime in medieval times. He …

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16 NH UAS teachers told not to apply for status

EXETER – A member of the Exeter Area Co-operative School board said he heard a number of complaints about teachers asking students if they were getting the COVID-19 vaccine, which administrators have ruled inappropriate. Board member Melissa Litchfield of Brentwood raised the issue at last week’s school board meeting. She …

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Letters and comments: May 26, 2021

Stories Closure of the Funk Center, Foosaner is a disgrace I read the interview with FIT President Dr McCay discussing the closure of the Ruth Funk Center on campus and now the impending closure of the Foosaner Museum on June 19. I am disgusted, disappointed and dismayed that soon Melbourne …

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5 things to know Wednesday

Coronavirus cases in 2021 are already higher than in 2020 worldwide Even with 1.7 billion COVID-19 vaccines administered, the number of coronavirus cases reported worldwide in 2021 is already higher than the whole of 2020, a USA TODAY analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University shows. As of Sunday, the …

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