A self-described "late bloomer" musically, folk-rock singer-songwriter Ben Taylor didn't start singing until his early 20s.
The hesitation is understandable, given the daunting example of success set by his parents, James Taylor and Carly Simon. While Ben thought of other vocations he could pursue, including wilderness guide or martial arts instructor, he was eventually drawn into the family business.
One year ago today, the city of Boston and its marathon and people were victim of terrifying act of terrorism.
Boston Globe journalists, Scott Helman and Jenna Russell have written a book entitled Long Mile Home Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice which tells the gripping story of the tragic, surreal, and ultimately inspiring week of April 15, 2013: the preparations of the bombers; the glory of the race; the extraordinary emergency response to the explosions; the massive deployment of city, state, and federal law enforcement personnel; and the nation’s and the world’s emotional and humanitarian response before, during, and after the apprehension of the suspects.
Over the weekend in men’s college hockey, Union College defeated Minnesota to win its first ever NCAA Division 1 National Championship, 7-4. The skating Dutchmen scored three times during a 1:54 span in the first period of their victory over Minnesota. The Gophers led 2-1 until Mike Vecchione, Eli Lichtenwald and Daniel Ciampini scored for the Dutchman. Colin Stevens made 36 saves for Union, which finishes the season 32-6-4.