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Red Sox Legend Bobby Doerr Dies At 99 - Hank

He was one of "The Teammates", the four Red Sox players immortalized in David Halberstam's book about a lifelong relationship between Red Sox legends. Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr died yesterday at 99. Halberstam's best seller was in an in-depth look into a story the Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy wrote about Doerr, Ted Williams, Johnny…

Driverless Bus Involved In Crash, But Not At Fault! - Hank

Technology and the advances it brings to enhancing our  lives is exciting, necessary and brings a lot of hope of things to come. It is also very scary! I'm not ready to jump on board to the whole "driverless" vehicle industry. A new, driverless bus debuted in Las Vegas yesterday and within an hour ran…

Food Porn! Local Chef on Food Network Competition - LBF

Meet Joshua Livsey, executive pastry chef at Harvest in Cambridge. He's in the running to win $50,000 on the Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship, airing Mondays through Dec. 18  at 9 PM EST. Joshua and Harvest are hosting a viewing party each Monday to watch the competitions. There will be signature cocktails and complimentary desserts…

Congrats to Shalane Flanagan - She is FAST! - LBF

Marblehead's own Shalane Flanagan became the firs U.S. woman to win the NYC marathon since 1977. Amazing. She took the lead right before the 23rd mile. And her fastest mile was ahead: she ran her 24th mile in 5:11, her 25th in 5:04 and her 26th in 5:12. Flanagan finished with a time of 2 hours,…

Halloween Started In The Land Of Green! - Hank

What do Halloween and Saint Patrick have in common? They can both be traced to Ireland! The history of Halloween Halloween dates back to the Celtic farming festival Samhain. The holiday marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. As the crops died, farmers believed there was a day when spirits…

Storm Puts Halloween On Hold In Several Towns! - Hank

Several towns postpone trick-or-treating due to storm damage Schools will be closed Tuesday and trick-or-treating will be postponed for children in Andover, due to damage from the storm early Monday morning, officials said. Dracut, Lowell also announced plans to postpone trick-or-treating until Friday. Tyngsborough will delay the event until Sunday. GETTY IMAGES