Day: October 19, 2017


 by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist JOHN FARRELL …. … is gone as Boston Red Sox manager—despite two straight first-place finishes and a memorable 2013 World Series title. His sin? Failing to advance in the post-season. Red Sox Nation has high expectations. Consider Bobby Cox. He managed the Atlanta Braves to 14 first place finishes

The Iron Lady

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer Had she lived, Margaret Thatcher would have celebrated her 92nd birthday last week. I wonder how many in the U.K. would prefer the Iron Lady’s ghost to their current prime minister, the hapless Theresa May. When it comes to female prime ministers, the Brits are batting .500. The

Life Goes On

Some columns are difficult to write. Two weeks ago, my wife, Kim, and I took a trip to the neighborhood I grew up in on Long Island, New York. It wasn’t a trip we had planned, but we were expecting to take it soon all the same. You see, my mom passed away after being