When Sandwich’s town archivist Barbara Gill took a medical leave of absence in July, her coworkers took the news in stride. Ms. Gill would be back soon, they reasoned, because she is practically an institution—a living encyclopedia of Sandwich lore and genealogy.
BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) — Lying in a hospital after being hit by a school minibus, Audrey Stone set herself a goal: to get well so she could bring back home the guide dog that had jumped in front of a bus to save her.
Each year around 50,000 people die in New York, some alone and unseen. Yet death even in such forlorn form can cause a surprising amount of activity. Sometimes, along the way, a life’s secrets are revealed.
The internationally recognized choreographer discusses his history with the Joffrey Ballet, the de-gendering of ballet, and who – if not him – acts as the true successor to the father of American Ballet.