Mary Jane Fine


Memory of French Resistance Stays Strong

By Mary Jane Fine

Memory of French Resistance Stays Strong
In the small town of Cahors, France, it is difficult to forget World War II. The Resistance movement was born here, and the reminders are everywhere.Read More


Hotel Heir's Murder Sparks Miami Feud

By Mary Jane Fine

Hotel Heir's Murder Sparks Miami Feud
The murder mystery gripping Miami features a slain hotel heir who loved Batman memorabilia and his ex-stripper widow, who’s accused of setting up his slaying.Read More


Carlebach Musical Broadway Bound?

By Mary Jane Fine

Carlebach Musical Broadway Bound?
At one point in the musical “Soul Doctor,” an actor says, “There are two types of Jews. Those who have heard of Shlomo Carlebach and those who haven’t — yet.” For either type, “Soul Doctor: The Journey of a Rockstar-Rabbi” can be an enlightening experience.Read More


Frank Talk to Seniors About STDs

By Mary Jane Fine

Frank Talk to Seniors About STDs
Senior citizens sometimes think they don’t have to worry about sexually transmitted diseases. Social worker Diane Matthew sets them straight with a dose of frank talk.Read More


Speed Dating Among the Senior Set

By Mary Jane Fine

Speed Dating Among the Senior Set
In one Florida community, speed dating is all the rage with the over-60 set. The only problem is finding enough men to sign up for the matchmaking exercise.Read More






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