Why has Oscar Charleston remained so obscure, even among hardcore baseball fans?
That is probably the first question someone who claims that Charleston is baseball’s greatest forgotten player must answer. 519 more words
By Harvey Black
The effectiveness of an important mosquito-fighting insecticide may be a casualty of global climate change, according to a recent study in the… 625 more words
BILLERICA, MA — The Shawsheen Tech School Committee Meeting voted unanimously tonight to enter into contract negotiations with Timothy Broadrick, the school’s Director of Technical Programs, to become the school’s next Superintendent. 872 more words
WILMINGTON, MA — Charlie Lyons, the longtime Superintendent-Director of the Shawsheen Valley Technical School District, announced last week he plans to retire at the end of 2015. 1,042 more words
If there’s one thing anybody knows about Calvin’s doctrine of salvation it’s that he taught the doctrine of double-predestination. If people venture beyond that, according to the popular picture of 20th-century theology, Calvin is basically the creative chap who invented penal substitutionary atonement as a variation on Anselm’s theme, and most of his thought was concerned with Christ satisfying the wrath of God. 248 more words
Back when I was working on my PhD in history the big book that was causing a stir was Time on the Cross, a book that was hugely controversial and was supposed to use new statistical methods, later called “cliometrics” (Clio was the Greek Muse of history), to revolutionize how we viewed the institution of slavery. 423 more words