01/18/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Front left: Lorna Laspia, Lois Charls, Karoline Kilb and George Dawson. Back left: Paul Shepherd, Peter Reich, Ron Lucas, Pat Berkus, Tom Charls and Dr. Barbara Phillips-Cole.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Front left: Lorna Laspia, Lois Charls, Karoline Kilb and George Dawson. Back left: Paul Shepherd, Peter Reich, Ron Lucas, Pat Berkus, Tom Charls and Dr. Barbara Phillips-Cole.

The Silver Circle Social Club held its holiday party on Wednesday, January 7. More than 50 people, including invited guests, attended.

Club members and staff were also on hand to toast the new year. (more…)

09/02/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | A 1964 production of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Our columnist, as Titania, the queen of the fairies, is on the far right.

COURTESY PHOTO |
A 1964 production of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Our columnist, as Titania, the queen of the fairies, is on the far right.

In 1964, my son was just two. Helen Lamont was putting on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”  I had hoped to play Puck. Instead I was Titania, the queen of the fairies. (more…)

05/27/14 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO ‘Christina’s World’ by Andrew Wyeth, 1948.

COURTESY PHOTO
‘Christina’s World’ by Andrew Wyeth, 1948.

This article originally appeared in the Reporter’s Senior Summary, February 11, 1999.

My friend and summertime neighbor for close to 35 years is a tall, handsome woman in her late 70’s. Chris keeps herself lean and supple with two-mile walks, daily swims and weekly golf. Blessed with financial independence, superb health (her mother lived to be 102), five devoted children and nine gifted grandchildren, she appears to have “the golden years” securely in her grasp. (more…)