Day: May 20, 2016

The Women’s Club

by Robert Hanaford Smith, Sr. Weirs Times Contributing Writer “The hand that rocks the cradle can just as gracefully wield a gavel.” So wrote Jane Hobart Tuttle commenting on the woman’s club movement in New Hampshire in a year 1900 article in The Granite Monthly. The article revealed a change in the purpose of women’s gatherings

Rico Petrocelli

 by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist Roger Kahn’s best-selling 1972 book “The Boys of Summer” was a tribute to the Brooklyn Dodgers of the early 1950s. Think Pee Wee Reese, Carl Furillo, Gil Hodges, Roy Campanella, Duke Snider, Jackie Robinson and company. Kahn’s poignant paean captured how a baseball team became part of his—and Brooklyn’s—identity.