Certified Broadcast Meteorologist for WABC-TV, Cornell University Alumnus, New Englander-Turned-New Yorker, Opinions My Own

Where's the monster?

sandiegoreader.com — Red Planet Respite at Circle Circle dot dot. GlobalCom Venture Capital's "first interactive resort on Mars" is still a work in progress. So is the script for Circle Circle dot dot's slow, spotty tale of corruption and greed in far-away places. The premise has appeal. It's 2044.

Culture-war questions

sandiegoreader.com — They say "Have a blessed day" in Kingdom City, but you'll rankle at the close-minded culture. Now, this was more than 50 years ago, but maybe times haven't changed. The wife of one of Mississippi's largest landowners wanted more culture in education. So, she circulated a petition to have French taught in the high schools.

Why It's Physically Impossible to Look Like Barbie

magazine.good.is — Shocking... but how did this happen? In the 1960s, toymaker Mattel released "Slumber Party Barbie," along with combs, hair rollers, and a sleeping bag. This Barbie set included a bathroom scale permanently stuck at 110 pounds, and a small book titled "How To Lose Weight."

“Unforgettable” Outtakes

sandiegoreader.com — From the Carlsbad Plain Truth (editor William Webster Borden, whose slogan was "Independent but not neutral"): "Charles Kelly has a remarkable hen. She disappeared on Dec. 25, 1886, leaving a brood of young chickens behind her. It was supposed that none but some hungry coyote could tell of where she had gone.

The Old Globe ventures back Into the Woods

sandiegoreader.com — Emily Young as Little Red Ridinghood and Noah Brody as Wolf The Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical Into the Woods world-premiered at the Old Globe in 1986. The set had three structures, fixed, and a "woods" behind.

Washington Debrief: Lawmaker Disappointed in ONC’s Response on Health IT Safety Center

Oak Tree Falls on Roof of Assisted Living Center

nbcdfw.com — local A large oak tree crashed through the roof of an Oak Cliff assisted living home this morning. This happened around 7am at the Pythian Manor Senior Living Center on East Illinois Avenue. Several residents were sitting just a few feet away when the tree snapped in half.

Fort Worth Considers Zoning Changes in the Stockyards

nbcdfw.com — the scene Several important and difficult decisions lay ahead for the Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday. The council will consider rezoning for the Fort Worth Stockyards. The rezoning was something council members told stakeholders they would put in place to protect the historic nature of the Stockyards.

Hillsboro Hops to honor Clackamas graduate Aaron Ahlstrom during Make-A-Wish Oregon's milestone week

oregonlive.com — Aaron Ahlstrom, a 2014 Clackamas High School graduate who is courageously battling brain cancer, will kick off a memorable baseball-filled week Thursday at a Hillsboro Hops game. The former baseball standout at Clackamas will throw out the first pitch before the Hops' game against Tri-City on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.

Hillsboro Hops: Christmas in July, Disney Night highlight promotions on homestand

oregonlive.com — The Hillsboro Hops return home for a 5-game homestand Monday night, with each game featuring special promotions for fans at Ron Tonkin Field. From the Hillsboro Hops' official promotion list: Monday, vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.: Anti-Bullying Game: As part of the Hops Anti-Bullying Campaign, tonight we will honor students from the area that have stood up to bullying or acted in kindness this past school year.
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Oct 20, 2014

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a shower in spots late and a low of 52. Updated Forecast: 7online.com/27410/ via @ABC7NY

Oct 20, 2014

Heaviest rain and highest wind from next system stays to our north, but still unsettled midweek. @ABC7NY pic.twitter.com/5WliB11HcL

Oct 20, 2014

@kathyw59 Good morning, Kathy. You're right...not on that map, but Westhampton got down to 28 degrees!

Oct 20, 2014

Expect increasing clouds this afternoon with a high of 59. Shower shows up late tonight. @ABC7NY pic.twitter.com/FWCVp2KKq6

Oct 20, 2014

@FordBrothersHD Seasonal forecasting is fraught with peril, so I tend to stay away from it! Models are evenly split between mild and cold..

Oct 20, 2014

This morning was the coldest of the season so far. Check out these lows...@ABC7NY pic.twitter.com/T0EUwV9NYj

Oct 19, 2014

@ALBee115 You too, Alicia...thanks for watching as always!

Oct 19, 2014

Temperatures are tumbling across the Tri-State region with a frost/freeze later tonight N&W. Details on that plus midweek storm on @ABC7NY

Oct 19, 2014

@CRAZEDMETS I like variety in the weather, just like you do!

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