• Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He takes long walks along tree-lined paths, plays guitar and paints, grabs fast food at Wendy's. He drives...

  • Holocaust victims to be remembered at Detroit-area museum

    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus in suburban Detroit will host Yom HaShoah Commemoration Day. The annual event at the center in Farmington Hills will be held Sunday afternoon and is a day set aside to remember the approximately six...

  • Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to induct 3 new members

    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame will induct three new members on its 30th anniversary. The ceremony will be Sunday at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Former member of the state capital press corps Charlie Cain will be inducted posthumously....

  • Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting April 19, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    HELPING HANDS These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - The American Cancer Society - 636-5101. Volunteer drivers also needed for Road to Recover Program; 630-4974. - Cerebral Palsy Association of Colorado Springs - Volunteers...

  • Colorado Springs area literary events starting April 19, 2015

    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    SIGNINGS NBA - No Boys Allowed - Event and Book Signing - Specials, refreshments, entertainment and Janelle Diller will sign copies of "Virus," 5 p.m. Thursday, Covered Treasures Bookstore, 105 Second St., Monument, for ladies only; 481-2665, coveredtreasures.com. Author Visit and...

  • Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting April 19, 2015

    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS April One Nation Walking Together Food Drive - Nonperishable food items and monetary donations to assist impoverished Native Americans locally, in Colorado and tribal regions in other Western states being accepted through April. For a list of drop-off...

  • Gazette travel: Finding, savoring the 'old' Japan

    By Kate Shefte kate.shefte@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    I tried to keep my expectations low after booking a flight to Tokyo. But when does that ever work? I wanted bright Torii gates and towering pagodas at every corner. I pictured willowy cherry blossom trees dipping delicate branches into dark, rocky ponds filled with koi. I longed to...

  • Colorado travel calendar starting April 19, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    Colorado Calendar Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719. Monday - Englewood, Snoop Dog, with A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, 5:30 p.m.,...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 19, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama Sunday Abenmusik Chamber Choir Concert - 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St.; 635-3549, fcucc.org. THURSDAY Screening of "Tsunambee - The Wrath Cometh" - Presented by Churchill Film Group, 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event...

  • Ending well: Hospice helps people face, embrace death

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    Paul Johnson was 46 when his parents died. They never had talked to him about death, funerals or their estate. "They were part of the silent generation, and they never spoke about their intentions or final arrangements," he says. "I had no idea what their wishes were." Now Johnson is...

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