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Mike Emrick on Hersheypark Arena, which turns 80 on Dec. 19

I originally published this Dec. 3, 2011, on my old hockey website, Pennsylvania Puck, the day after “A Night at the Old Barn,” the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society’s celebration of Hersheypark Arena’s 75 years. The former Hershey Arena opened on

Round Table discussion: What’s in the cigar box?

In the top drawer of my dresser, sharing space with dress socks, is a wooden cigar box that I found years ago in my parents’ attic. Algonquin Hotel Special Edition, it says on the top; Coronas, reads the front, just

The secret rules of engaging with The Tragically Hip

I don’t remember any of the comedy bits from “Saturday Night Live” on March 25, 1995. But I recall Dan Aykroyd introducing that night’s musical guest, fellow Canadians The Tragically Hip. For most Americans watching, it was our first exposure