Day: September 1, 2016

Slovakia—Central Europe’s Quiet Success Story

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer BRATISLAVA, Slovakia— The majestic Danube River connects Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Just 40 miles downriver from Vienna, the historic city of Bratislava rises above the Danubian plain. Still the turrets of Bratislava castle on the hill are more picturesque than forbidding but are usually missed in a

Joe DiMaggio

   by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you … What’s that you say, Mrs. Robinson? Joltin’ Joe has left and gone away? Hey hey hey, hey hey hey (Simon and Garfunkel, “Mrs. Robinson”) As this summer is the 75th anniversary of Joe