October 14, 1989
Richard Zacharias, a businessman who fell in love with the Dove ice cream bar when one was served to him at his country club years ago and in 1984 acquired a half interest in the firm and brought it to national attention, died Wednesday in Los Angeles. His daughter, Nancy Freedman, at whose home he died, said her father had been battling cancer for two years. He was 75.
April 13, 1995 |
Two Vermont state troopers claim the eggs served to them at a Denny's in Lebanon, N.H., Feb. 7 burned their mouths and upset one officer's stomach. They say a witness will confirm that the breakfast cook, Michael Towne, maliciously added a heavy dose of Tabasco to the policemen's order. Towne faces up to two years in jail and a $4,000 fine on charges of assault. Who Loves Ya, Baby?
May 5, 1989 |
"You're fired" are two of the most painful words in the English language, whether you are saying them or hearing them. The former vice president of a textile company still winces when he remembers being fired, although it happened eight years ago. "I was sitting at my desk and this guy came in and put two weeks' pay on my desk. 'We are making some changes around here,' he said, and that was it," recalled Ken, who asked that his full name not be used. "It was especially traumatic, because at the time, I was in my late 50s."
June 21, 1994 |
Two-thirty in the morning. The responsibility nudges Alan Rothenberg awake, tugs him out of bed and across a hardwood floor, drops him into a leather chair at a cluttered desk. He reaches for the phone. He dials his secretary at the office. Her voice mail answers. He dictates. For the next 90 minutes he makes decisions for others who are sleeping, who will hear about them six hours later and have no idea they were issued by a man in his nightclothes.