A "Peace and Reconciliation Barbecue" hosted by ABC News to mediate a years' long dispute between two Hubbard families did not result in a handshake or a hug. In fact, no reconciliation was reached despite several mediation attempts.
"While they both ultimately agreed to meet in separate rooms, my assessment is they are not ready at this time to engage productively in the process," retired appellate court judge Billie Colombaro, an arbitrator and mediator, said today.
ABC's news magazine show "20/20" brought Colombaro in from Manhattan to act as a mediator for the families the Krlichs and the Clementes who have been at odds for nearly seven years over horn honking and other allegations.
Read the full story in the Tribune Chronicle on Sunday.