RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Benjamin Franklin

A collection of news and information related to Benjamin Franklin published by this site and its partners.

Top Benjamin Franklin Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Rose Court dreams come true for 7 young women

    Rose Court dreams come true for 7 young women
    With all the fanfare and trappings of a royal announcement, Tournament of Roses officials on Monday named the seven young women who will comprise the 2012 Rose Court. Against the backdrop of excited screams from family and friends and music from the...
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know: New Flinstones, Allergy Vaccine?

    5 Things It's Good To Know: New Flinstones, Allergy Vaccine?
    1. An Infestation That Begins In The Mind They complain of mysterious, creepy symptoms: bugs — or some form of infestation — crawling beneath their skin, sometimes burrowing to the surface, leaving odd specks and colored filaments in their...
  • 'Dave Herman is not gone'

    David Herrman, a stalwart member of the AM Kiwanis, died last week following emergency surgery. Along with many in the community, our club members will mourn his loss. Some background: Dave was a member of the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada when, 18 years...
  • Intersections: It's time for the fountain frogs to croak

    Intersections: It's time for the fountain frogs to croak
    Those frogs have got to go. You know which ones I'm talking about, Glendale. Situated at the entrance of the Marketplace on Brand, the trio, now sporting a faded green facade, cower behind their tree branches, indiscriminately spitting water at you when...
  • Sports notices: DC United and Thunder SC offer a free soccer clinic

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Soccer DC United and the Thunder Soccer Club are combining to offer a free soccer...
  • Daylight-Saving Time Ends

    Daylight-Saving Time Ends
    Time to "Fall Back" to Eastern Standard Time; Daylight-Saving Time is history come 2 a.m. Sunday. That means if your clocks aren't digital, you'll have to turn them back an hour manually, or don't be surprised if you show up fashionably early to church,...
  • Virtual library to mark contrabands at Monroe

    HAMPTON — A virtual archive telling the African-American story at Fort Monroe and Hampton is being established thanks to a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. State Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton, a driving force behind the...
  • Obama never took Business 101

    According to President Barack Obama, entrepreneurs and small business owners cannot take credit for their inventions or business success because their accomplishments were only made possible by the government's investments in infrastructure. Is this a...
  • Obama and the 7 habits of highly ineffective government

    Obama and the 7 habits of highly ineffective government
    Stephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's. His best seller "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" would have been considered a self-evident truth,...
  • Is Tax Day Deadly?

    Is Tax Day Deadly?
    Death and taxes; Benjamin Franklin said they were the two certainties in life. Turns out not only are they certain, but when it comes to driving, they’re connected. Two Canadian researchers determined that traffic deaths go up six percent on tax...
  • Sports notices: Hone your volleyball skills at summer camps and clinics

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Volleyball The Maryland Juniors Volleyball Club is hosting a series of juniors...