IN MID-MARCH as the coronavirus outbreak was forcing nonprofits to postpone public gatherings, Boys & Girls Club CEO Diane Fitzpatrick was focused on when the Manchester club could reschedule its Foundation of Friends breakfast, which it usually holds in April at the DoubleTree Hotel.
ON AN unseasonably warm Christmas Day in 1971 — the Old Farmer’s Almanac says it hit 46 degrees — Santa Claus arrived at our Manchester home, bringing toys and a generous heart at a time when our family was in desperate need.
I SPENT part of Veterans Day talking to a group of retired people about journalism and the Union Leader. While I’ve used online conferencing tools regularly since the beginning of the pandemic, I had yet to serve as a speaker on a video call.
LIKE all businesses, McLane Middleton has had to adapt to the pandemic. Many attorneys work from home rather than at the law firm’s offices, which include its headquarters on the 10th floor at 900 Elm St.
On my way home from work Tuesday, I stopped at the Hannaford on Hanover Street just in time to watch several fire trucks respond to an alarm at East Side Plaza, which suffered a power outage during the early evening storm.
In a culture where nonconformity is the only conformity, and vulgarity and coarseness are trendy, trendiness sells. So it’s no surprise that Nissan’s most popular product is the Nissan Rogue, at least if you consider its name. Yet there’s nothing rogue about it. Its popularity stems from the…
United Airlines has offered employees fresh deals with pay and health benefits to leave the company, according to a memo seen by Reuters, part of a drive to reduce headcount and cut costs as it awaits a rebound in pandemic-hit travel demand.