Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children from Nazi persecution, dies aged 106

The Maidenhead Advertiser [UK] 01 July 2015

Sir Nicholas Winton, the Maidenhead man who saved hundreds of Czech Jewish children from Nazi persecution, has died aged 106.

The Rotary Club of Maidenhead announced today that Sir Nicholas, who lived in Pinkneys Green, died peacefully early this morning with his daughter Barbara and two grandchildren at […]

UK veteran who slipped away from a nursing home to attend D-Day services dies

This is a June 7, 2014 file photo of Bernard Jordan, the war veteran found in Normandy after being reported missing from his care home. A British nursing home said an ex-naval officer who gained attention after vanishing from his care facility and taking an impromptu bus ride to France to attend D-Day […]

No Words

Jonah Goldberg National Review Online 11/17/2014

Our friend, colleague and teacher Victor Davis Hanson couldn’t be on the cruise last week because he got the terrible news that his 27 year old daughter, Susannah, had a medical emergency. He announced tonight that she passed away. I’m sure I speak for everyone here at National Review […]

'Don't drive like my brother.' Sad News from Car Talk Plaza

Car Talk Facebook 11/3/2014

We are truly heartbroken to report to you that one of Car Talk’s hosts, Tom Magliozzi has passed away at the age of 77.

We have more info on our web site, cartalk.com, where we’re also remembering Tom right now with pictures, stories and some of our favorite moments from his […]

Joan Rivers 1933-2014

Phelim Mcaleer Facebook 9/4/2014

I met Joan Rivers once – just before the 2008 election – we talked after watching the play about her life in LA.

She said she had just spent the day with Melissa, her daughter, at the Reagan Museum and they were very moved and she said she was feared that […]

‘Say, was you ever bit by a dead bee?’

Fox News Channel Facebook 8/12/2014

 

 

 

 

 

At 7:55 PM tonight a tweet from the Bogart Estate’s official Twitter account said:

“With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall.”

 

  From the 1944 film, “To Have and Have Not,” Lauren […]