Mr. Sid’s Ira Segel dies at 78

Ira Segel, co-founder and longtime operator of the Mr. Sid’s men’s clothing store in Newton Centre, died Sunday at the age of 78,  the trade magazine Womens Wear Daily reports. The full story is behind a paybwall and I haven’t seen any other updates...
Former NewTV Executive Director Paul Berg dies

Former NewTV Executive Director Paul Berg dies

This is from Bob Kelly, the current executive director at NewTV… We lost one of our own this weekend. Paul Berg was a friend and colleague. He defended our first amendment rights with vigor. Paul was an active supporter of the Alliance for Community Media and...

RIP Sidewalk Sam

Bob Guillemin, better known as Sidewalk Sam, died in his sleep in his Newton Corner home Monday morning, The Globe reports...

Newton Resident on the Front Lines of Ebola

Despite the hype in the US about Ebola, the real battle is happening in Africa. It’s there that people don’t have the resources to fight the disease as effectively as we do here in the US. One Newton resident, Steve Hatch, is on the front lines of that...

Newton’s Sept. 11 honor roll

As has become an annual tradition here on Village 14 here are the names of 15 individuals who died as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that are known to have a Newton connection.  If you know of any additional names, please add them to the comments...
Follow the Yellow Brick Road…to NewTV!

Follow the Yellow Brick Road…to NewTV!

Please join Richard Berman, a Production Assistant at NewTV for over ten years and a longtime participant in the Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port, for a showing of the iconic The Wizard of Oz at NewTV on May 21, 6-9pm. As an added treat, the Newton Youth Players...

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