Archive For November 2, 2013
It’s that time of the week where I share with you your weekly Lehigh fan viewing guide for Week 10 of the college football season. Why go to website after website when all the information you need is right here?
If there was ever a week where you, dear Reader, needed this page, it’s this week, since Lehigh has their bye week.
Fortunately for all of us (and, of course, I include myself in this), there are a boatload of important games available on live streams to watch this weekend. Many, many of them are free.
It’s worth popping open a Yuengling and getting the yard work done early.
Lehigh Hoops Nation, as part of the continuing effort to get everyone prepared and ready for the ’13-’14 edition of Lehigh Basketball, was fortunate enough to chat with freshman guard Cole Renninger. This Q&A should help Mountain Hawk fans get to know Cole. Special thanks to Cole for sitting down to chat. Q.) What is…
I remember my grandfather had a police scanner on his immaculate wooden desk, right next to the dining room table where my family and I would have holiday dinners.
It was a part of the scene, tucked away, while the turkey was served during Thanksgiving. Sometimes it was left on, the police, or fire department radio, barking out some incident.
My grandfather and grandmother lived on the “Nawth Shaure” in Marblehead, about an hour from Boston. It’s where my love of the Boston Red Sox first grew, and it’s where my connection to the city began, through many trips to Fenway Park and the city.
I used to wonder why he had a scanner on his desk. After all, he wasn’t a policeman, or firefighter. Sure, he was a good member of the community, as was his wife. But, still, I wondered, why would you desire a police scanner on your desk? Entertainment for your grandkids? Information in a pre-internet age?
I thought an awful lot about that scanner when the horrors of the bombings at the Boston Marathon unfolded.
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