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Caleb Jacoby, teenage son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, is missing
Mass Live - Boston News ^ | January 8, 2014 - updated | Shira Schoenberg, The Republican

Posted on 01/08/2014 5:24:19 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

BROOKLINE — Caleb Jacoby, the 16-year-old son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby and his wife Laura, has been missing since about 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Jacoby is a Brookline resident who is in the 11th grade at Maimonides School. According to a flier distributed by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies and Maimonides School, he is 5-foot-11 and 140 pounds with a thin build and short, light brown hair.

Brookline police said the teenager was last seen wearing navy chino pants or jeans, a navy polo shirt, a brown winter jacket with a hood, brown shoes or sneakers, and white socks. He frequents public libraries and Young Israel of Brookline on Green Street.

(Excerpt) Read more at masslive.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: boston; brookline; calebjacoby; jacoby; jeffjacoby; missing; missingperson

1 posted on 01/08/2014 5:24:20 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Never heard of him but pray they find their child.


2 posted on 01/08/2014 5:30:01 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Yorlik803
Never heard of him but pray they find their child.

Jacoby's a great newspaper columnist here in Boston...one of only a small handful who are worth listening to.

3 posted on 01/08/2014 5:32:34 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

7 degrees F in Boston right now.


4 posted on 01/08/2014 5:35:08 AM PST by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: Yorlik803; All

5 posted on 01/08/2014 5:37:18 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Gay State Conservative
Past Jeff Jacoby columns Letters to Caleb
6 posted on 01/08/2014 5:39:01 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I don’t understand why the police say they don’t suspect foul play, what is it then? He doesn’t seem like the runaway type


7 posted on 01/08/2014 5:39:58 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Prayers offered.


8 posted on 01/08/2014 5:40:46 AM PST by KC Burke (Officially since Memorial Day they are the Gimmie-crat Party.ha)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Prayers up for the young man and his family. Hopefully he is not the victim of “knock out” game players in this cold.


9 posted on 01/08/2014 5:41:38 AM PST by House Atreides
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Hopefully, this story will have a happy ending similar to this one:

Photo helps New York family find missing son
10 posted on 01/08/2014 5:51:09 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: yldstrk
I don’t understand why the police say they don’t suspect foul play, what is it then? He doesn’t seem like the runaway type

Two things come to mind....1) Brookline is a very wealthy suburb of Boston and the Maimonides School is a very wealthy,upper crust school where the kids are well behaved and from good backgrounds (even though many of the parents are liberals).Maybe the kid was depressed.Or...maybe the outrageously cold weather...*dangerously* cold* weather...we're having is a factor.

11 posted on 01/08/2014 5:53:55 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Is it me, or is it just weird that the Boston Globe wouldn’t run a story on one of their own? (nothing as of this comment)


12 posted on 01/08/2014 5:54:51 AM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Went missing on “Blue Monday”, the purported most depressing day of the year.

But the Boston Globe/Boston.com still hasn’t deemed to post any alert in their paper or on their web site.

I’m no fan of Mitt Romney, but I am reminded of how he mobilized the enter Bain Capital company to search for an employee’s lost teen—and miraculously found her in dire circumstances.


13 posted on 01/08/2014 6:04:23 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: logi_cal869

I agree. Jacoby is not ideologically one of their own, and it’s hard not to wonder whether that makes a difference to the liberal management—even though they wouldn’t acknowledge such even to themselves.


14 posted on 01/08/2014 6:05:49 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Gay State Conservative

If one of the kids from our high school “disappeared” it could only be foul play. None of the parents would go along with a teenager’s scheme. The kid’s cars and license plates are on file. This kid looks pretty innocent and hapless. Same as the kids from our high school.

One of the moms who has some association with the FBI and is a lawyer demonstrated to her daughter and mine just how easy it would be to grab them.

The cops better say what they mean, I doubt this kid is hiding out at granny’s. The only other thing I can think of is his parents are splitting up and one of them took off with him.


15 posted on 01/08/2014 6:06:14 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: logi_cal869
Fox News is working to get the information out there.
16 posted on 01/08/2014 6:06:23 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: 9YearLurker

I think Mitt Romney is the kind of person who would be a gret father, husband, friend & boss, just a bad politician. If Caleb was the son of a LIBERAL columnist at the Boston Globe, I am sure they would be sending out the alarm over his being missing.


17 posted on 01/08/2014 6:07:02 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: PghBaldy

If only Mitt weren’t a Mormon...................that makes him hard to relate to, Gods and interplanetary stuff


18 posted on 01/08/2014 6:11:42 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 9YearLurker
Daily Mail just put this up: 'Serious and quiet' teenage son of Boston Globe columnist goes missing There doesn't appear to be any new information.
19 posted on 01/08/2014 6:13:00 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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Listed story on Drudge.


20 posted on 01/08/2014 6:15:23 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Most likely kidnapped by the same Islams who harboured the Tsarnev (sp) brothers.

This is a guess, but my gut feeling.


21 posted on 01/08/2014 6:17:07 AM PST by stonehouse01
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Right—it gets coverage from a paper in the UK, but not by the father’s newspaper employer in Boston.


22 posted on 01/08/2014 6:27:40 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I don’t know if it was a misprint, but I read somewhere that he was in junior high, maybe they meant a junior IN high school. It just made me think that maybe he has issues like autism which would explain why they don’t suspect foul play????

I would like to think that political views wouldn’t come into play with a child’s safety, but you never know. :-(

Prayers to him and his family.


23 posted on 01/08/2014 6:28:45 AM PST by mrsadams
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To: 9YearLurker

It’s true. There’s not one word of it today’s Boston Globe.
Nor has there been anything new in the last 24 hours from any news source.


24 posted on 01/08/2014 6:48:14 AM PST by huckfillary
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To: huckfillary

I thought it was new that the authorities have said they don’t suspect foul play. (Which in my mind directs it toward runaway, accident or suicide.)


25 posted on 01/08/2014 7:07:01 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: mrsadams

” It just made me think that maybe he has issues like autism which would explain why they don’t suspect foul play????”

If you poke around the school site you find that they have several Social Workers who might deal with that sort of thing.

Or maybe he found a nice warm girl on a cold day.


26 posted on 01/08/2014 7:09:21 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Finally, the Globe has a story, though still nothing on their main boston.com site:

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2014/01/08/brookline-police-searching-for-missing-year-old-boy-last-seen-monday/JzG6wN6rvgPRPpezSjh9SJ/story.html


27 posted on 01/08/2014 8:25:36 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

Oh, yes, now it’s linked at boston.com—just above the story where owner John Henry says the paper and site will be “aggressively relevant” this year.


28 posted on 01/08/2014 8:28:13 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: yldstrk
You make reference to stranger kidnapping and parental kidnapping.While both types surely do occur my knowledge of Jeff Jacoby’s decency gives me the sense that if the boy *was* kidnapped a stranger is the more likely culprit.Although I have no way of being sure my hunch is that Jacoby might be worth a few quid.
29 posted on 01/08/2014 8:50:28 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: yldstrk
The only other thing I can think of is his parents are splitting up and one of them took off with him.

Can only hope. This looks bad.

30 posted on 01/08/2014 8:57:27 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I pray this turns out well. God bless you and keep you Jacoby family.


31 posted on 01/08/2014 9:23:01 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Child of well known conservative Jewish columnist goes missing...

Doubtful it is either parental or ransom in nature. I’d be more worried about random violent crime or sudden jihad syndrome.


32 posted on 01/08/2014 9:45:56 AM PST by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

HE’S BEEN FOUND ALIVE just read this breaking news on twitter..THANK GOD~!!


33 posted on 01/09/2014 6:14:59 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Thank goodness. Did it say where?

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34 posted on 01/09/2014 6:24:22 PM PST by Mears
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To: Mears

All the police said is that they will report more when they can, but that Caleb has been found alive..which is all that really matters right now :-)


35 posted on 01/09/2014 6:26:47 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Thanks for that info——every parent’s worst nightmare.

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36 posted on 01/09/2014 8:57:10 PM PST by Mears
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To: Mears; All
Missing teenage son of Boston Globe columnist found in New York City's Times Square four days after disappearing
37 posted on 01/10/2014 1:15:17 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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