Was Patrick Dempsey the Worst TV Exit Ever?


Sometimes, you just have to call it like it is. And right now it’s a pretty terrible time to be a TV fan-especially if you are a fan of Grey’s Anatomy or The Vampire Diaries. First, TVD fans heard the news, from Nina Dobrev herself, that she is leaving the show after six seasons, because […]

Religion News for May 1

Centre Grove United Methodist Church, 3182 Cedarville Road, will celebrate the Blessing of the Animals with the Rev. Jack Schaser at 10 a.m. May 9. All dogs must be on a leash at all times. Cats and small animals must be in secure carriers. For information, call Michele Thomas at (856) 327-5191. Craft show planned […]

Patrick: Churches, clergy need protection if court upholds gay marriage


AUSTIN – A late push by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to have the Texas Senate leap to the defense of clergy and religious institutions on same-sex marriage issues has given social conservatives new hope that Texas lawmakers will push back on federal court victories by gays and lesbians. With just more than a month to […]

Support Groups, Clubs, and Services


Saturday, May 2 Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction. Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., open, women’s; noon, open; 6 p.m., open, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., open, tradition; 12:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m. closed (5), Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling. […]

Queen is set to amend Church of England prayers to include Camilla


The Queen had intended to mark her son’s tenth wedding anniversary by amending the state prayers of the Church of England to include Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. But when the moment came, HM was not ready. At present, they mention only ‘the Queen, Prince Philip and Charles, Prince of Wales’. My source says: ‘The Queen […]