January 27, 2014 - 10:32pm
Cherie Williams and her family continue to persevere after having their Chatham, N.Y., home destroyed last spring.

Last spring, Cherie Williams was on vacation in St. Thomas when her neighbor called and frantically informed her that her home in Chatham, N.Y., was on fire. Her neighbor had seen the flames from down the street.

"Time just kind of froze," Williams recalled of what happen on March 19. "I didn't really know what to think."

February 12, 2013 - 4:25pm
Curb your cravings with this incredibly simple snack

10:45 p.m.

Oh, that fateful hour... It’s that time of night where, if I’m not already preparing to go to bed, I’m preparing something to eat. Usually, I'm pretty good about not munching after dinner, but if I’m still awake doing work,“ tindering,” or watching the Food Channel, I’ll convince myself that I need a snack. I'm sure I can't be alone in this.

"No, no," you tell yourself, "Water cannot quench these grumbly-tumbly needs. Only food can."

November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
If you're not going home for the holidays but crave an affordable home-cooked meal, check out these seven cozy local restaurants.

One day out of the year, we get together with people we love, share a meal and give thanks. But as students, not all of us can go home to our families for Thanksgiving. I set out on a mission: to find local restaurants open on Thanksgiving with great meals under $25. The catch? Each restaurant must have a fireplace, just like home. Home might not always be where your family is, but the hearth may just remind you of where you’re from.