| Jan 18, 2011
Wendell "Bud" Hurlbut, who helped turn Knott's Berry Farm into a modern amusement park by designing and building two of its signature attractions, the Calico Mine Ride and the Timber Mountain Log Ride, has died. He was 92.
Hurlbut died Jan. 5 at his home...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 2:39 AM
Sometimes it is a pain simply driving to Philadelphia from our area. The traffic, the congestion, the 2 hour trek. Imagine not driving, actually running the 100 miles. That is what two men are doing to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network at...
| Feb 20, 2011
In school, I was taught that George Washington could not tell a lie, but I never knew that he owned more than 300 slaves.
I learned that lesson in December, when I visited the new President's House and its exhibit, "Freedom and Slavery in Making a New...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 8:40 AM
THE BEST WAY TO PHILADELPHIA
WHAT TO DO
President's House, 314-321 Market St., http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/the-presidents-house.htm.
Liberty Bell Center, 501 Market St., .
Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St.; (877) 444-6777, http://www....
| Jul 3, 2011
Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you.
New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:02 AM
Reporting from Philadelphia --
The movies' Rocky Balboa may be Philadelphia's most celebrated fighter, but this city's greatest rivalry is between two South Philly cheese-steak joints that may rival the Liberty Bell for iconic status: Pat's and Geno's....
| Jul 10, 2011
Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.)
No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Residents throughout the state have been invited to help state legislators craft a new law as part of a competition designed to increase participation in government.
State Sen. Anthony Williams, D-Philadelphia, has launched a “There Oughta Be a...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:30 PM
I feel that you are making a grave error with your decision to cut the Outdoors Girl column from The Baltimore Sun. In an outdoor state such as Maryland, letting go of a community and statewide resource such as Candus Thomson is akin to obliterating a...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:23 PM
It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale.
In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
| May 28, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Saturday, May 28, 2011
PENNSBURG, Pa. — Mercersburg Academy only gave up three hits, but all were home runs in a 5-4 eight-inning loss to Hill School in the Pennsylvania Independent Schools state tournament quarterfinals.