Last Updated: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:38:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Football helped loft NBC to a ratings win last week, according to the Nielsen company.
Its Thursday night clash between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Indianapolis Colts was the week's most-watched show, scoring nearly 21 milli ...
Last Updated: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:38:34 AM
By LEANNE ITALIE
NEW YORK (AP) -- For housewarming, hostess or the holidays, really can you go wrong with chocolate?
Gifty chocolate treats are an easy thing to track down in advance, throw in a shopping cart while on the go ...
Last Updated: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:38:30 AM
By KATIE WORKMAN
Whether or not you celebrate the Jewish holidays, a good brisket recipe is a nice thing to have in your winter repertoire. Brisket is a tough and fairly inexpensive cut of meat that gets amazingly tender after ...
Last Updated: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:38:26 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Los Angeles romance "La La Land" has landed 12 nominations from the Critics' Choice Awards, including best picture, best director for Damien Chazelle and nods for its stars, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.
The Broadcast Film Crit ...
Last Updated: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:38:23 AM
By The Associated Press
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 21-27. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
1. NFL Football: Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, NBC, 20.88 million.
2. NFL Football: Kansas City at Denv ...
Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2016 10:07:49 AM
By JAKE COYLE
AP Film Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- After spending two straight falls consumed by awards season, Eddie Redmayne is taking a break from the Oscars and fronting his first franchise.
In the Harry Potter prequel "Fantastic Beasts and ...
Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2016 10:07:33 AM
By RICK BENTLEY
The Fresno Bee
LOS ANGELES -- Directors Ron Clements and John Musker made sure that everything in their new animated film, "Moana," was as near perfection as possible. From the smallest blade of grass to a mountain of lava, it ...
Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2016 9:45:56 AM
By GREGORY KATZ
It shouldn't be a surprise, really, but still it's a bit startling to hear just how well the Rolling Stones can play the blues. Strip away the glitz, the oversized stages and the pyrotechnics, and you're left wit ...
Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2016 9:45:42 AM
By RICK BENTLEY
The Fresno Bee
This week's new DVD offerings range from fabulous to fantasy.
"Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie"; 3 out of 4 stars: The self-indulgent, hard-drinking, party-hearty, man-crazy, egomaniacal and unaware Patsy Stone ...
Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2016 9:45:39 AM
Capsule reviews of feature films
The Philadelphia Inquirer
THE ACCOUNTANT. 3 stars. Crime thriller specialist Gavin O'Connor ("Hope and Glory"), delivers a slick, well-paced actioner based on the most ludicrous premise. Ben Affleck stars ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:23:51 AM
Michael and Holly Davis, of Fultonville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kalesha Davis, of Gloversville, to Darren Niles, of Gloversville, son of Jeffrey and Anne Niles, of Johnstown. She is also the daughter of Kalee and Charles Baltzel, ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:13:03 AM
By SARA MOULTON
How do you transform a tough, less expensive cut of meat into something tender and delicious? You braise it!
Braising is a wonderful and basic cooking technique that uses a slow, wet heat in a covered pot. It ...
Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2016 9:34:13 AM
By RENE RODRIGUEZ
Hollywood likes to save its best films for last, in order to take advantage of holiday moviegoing crowds and be fresh in the minds of Academy voters when they start submitting their Oscar ballots in January. Here ...
Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2016 9:34:11 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Disney's South Pacific animated tale "Moana" fell short of a "Frozen"-sized debut but nevertheless dominated the Thanksgiving box office with an estimated $81.1 million over the five-day weekend.
The well-reviewed "Moana," about a ...
Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2016 9:33:51 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ron Glass, the handsome, prolific character actor best known for his role as the gregarious, sometimes sardonic detective Ron Harris in the long-running cop comedy "Barney Miller," has died at age 71.
Glass died Friday of respi ...
Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2016 9:33:45 AM
By ROBERT DUFFER
The argument for the hatchback is best illustrated by the amount of stuff hauled in a given weekend. A portable hockey locker, basketball bag, small cooler, and a backpack can't fit in a compact sedan as easily ...
Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2016 4:08:39 AM
By RICH HELDENFELS
Tribune News Service
You have questions. I have some answers.
Q: Why do TV shows use canned laughter? It just makes the shows less funny. It is very annoying.
A: It has also been around for close to 70 years. To be sure, ...
Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2016 4:08:42 AM
By CHUCK BARNEY
East Bay Times
DON'T MISS: "CMA Country Christmas" -- Jennifer Nettles returns for the seventh time to host this annual holiday hoedown from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Among her many pals dropping by to perform seas ...
Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2016 10:29:57 AM
By FRED TASKER
Tribune News Service
I've said it before and I'll say it again. There's nothing like a big meal to make you hungry later. So after voicing our thanks for family, freedom and country, let us all sing the praises of that other gre ...
Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2016 10:29:54 AM
By BILL DALEY
Thanksgiving leftovers and what to do with them are inevitable parts of the holiday. After going through the hassle of planning, shopping, prepping, cooking, serving and cleaning up, I do not want to eat the same ...
Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2016 10:28:45 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The familiar voices float softly from a black screen, as if in a dream.
There's Luke, gruffly: "How many cups have you had this morning?"
And this parent-child banter: "Did you do something slutty?" Rory teasingly asks her mom ...
Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2016 10:28:34 AM
Canajoharie Central School District
The following students were named to the honor roll lists for the first quarter in the Canajoharie Central Schools:
Grade 6 -- Connor Ambridge, Samantha Barlow, Ryan Beam, Abigail Becker, ...
Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2016 4:08:51 AM
Bob and June Jock, of Hagaman, will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary today. They were married Nov. 24, 1949 at St. Stephen's Church in Hagaman with the Rev. DeLee officiating.
The couple have two children, a son David and his wife, Mary and ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 10:57:03 AM
Martha Delores Kowalczyk and Peter DePasquale were united in marriage on Sept. 29, 1956, in the church of St. John the Baptist by the late Rev. Monsignor Peter Nowak.
Peter and Martha recently celebrated their 60-year milestone with their four daught ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 10:32:33 AM
By MICHAEL AUSTIN
The beautiful mishmash is near, and I can't wait to mix my food together.
I always felt bad for the kid who, with extreme vigilance, made sure that no group of food on his plate ever touched another. If the ...