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  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Northwestern snaps 20-game football losing streak

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. September 15 1989 — CART and Pocono International Raceway CEO Joseph Mattioli announce that the CART/Indy Quaker State 500 has been taken off the...
  • A spectacular weekend for Baltimore [Editorial]

    A spectacular weekend for Baltimore  [Editorial]
    After something of a rough week, the city showed off its best to a national audience with this weekend's Star Spangled Spectacular, packing downtown with residents and tourists alike to celebrate a singular moment in American history. The rain cleared...
  • REVIEW: 'The Midnight City' in the Steppenwolf Garage ★★★½

    REVIEW: 'The Midnight City' in the Steppenwolf Garage ★★★½
    Tony Fitzpatrick's latest show is his swan song to Chicago — the 55-year-old artist/poet/performer/provocateur is packing up and moving down to the Big Easy by the end of the year. But in "The Midnight City," a show packed with Fitzpatrick's...
  • Frostburg hotel represents the 'mountain side of Maryland'

    Frostburg hotel represents the 'mountain side of Maryland'
    — In the heart of this town on the old U.S. National Road in Western Maryland, a woman leans on the front desk of an 1890s-era hotel, her face a study in mixed emotions. Tina Storey loves her work as office manager of Failinger's Hotel Gunter, the...
  • Long quest for Gettysburg hero's Medal of Honor finally reached

    DELAFIELD, Wis. Margaret Zerwekh can't remember when she started her crusade, but it was some time in the 1980s. When Zerwekh moved in 1967 to a home built as a grist mill on land that had once been home to the Cushings, the amateur historian wanted to...
  • Murray showing he can be dominant for the Cowboys

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Dallas Cowboys - INSIDE SLANT Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray has heard for years how the team wanted to run the ball more and run the ball better. He even remarked in training camp that he was tired of...
  • Winter Park History Museum finds success with train exhibit

    Winter Park History Museum finds success with train exhibit
    It’s the 1880s, in the city of Boston. A couple recalls that the previous winter, there was a blizzard so devastating that it actually claimed lives. That’s when the husband points out he promised that the following winter, they would make a...
  • Derek Goold: As he nears Cardinals record, Rosenthal made history

    ST. LOUIS Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal has two weeks a grand total of 12 games to see if he will get the chance to finish more games and collect more saves than any pitcher in his position with the franchise has, ever. He's already made some...
  • Late boatbuilder's labors show his love of history

    Late boatbuilder's labors show his love of history
    There is a quiet street in Newport Beach where a bright red barn stands as an eye-catching oddity, wedged between a small beige house and a small yellow one. Behind the white double doors, a man's collection of broken history awaits. Here, renowned...
  • Broadway nostalgia packs theater

    There wasn't an empty seat to be had as more than 200 people packed the Movies of Delray last week to see Chuck Prentiss, alias "Mr. Broadway," stage his Best of Jewish Broadway" nostalgia presentation. Prentiss, 79, who knows just about everything about...
  • Chabad as 'authentic Judaism?' Here's a history lesson

    In this paper last month was a puff article on the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. Local Chabad rabbis were quoted. Particularly annoying to me was a statement by Rabbi Yisroel Spalter of Chabad of Weston. After giving his opinion that mainstream synagogues...