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  • Area residents receive degrees

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, Albany, N.Y., held graduation ceremonies May 16. Area graduates are: Carly Krall, Perkasie, J.D. ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, held graduation ceremonies May 25. Area graduates are: Allison Amershek, Mahanoy City, bachelor of science...
  • Pro Football HOF: Bottleneck frustrates worthy candidates

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange Pro Football HOF: Bottleneck frustrates worthy candidates When seven pro football greats have their legendary status verified this weekend at the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, many other former...
  • John Dean takes a fresh look at Watergate in 'Nixon Defense'

    "My voice on the Nixon tapes is really very clear and very good," says John Dean, adjusting the microphone recording him on a summer day in Westwood. Aug. 9 marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon's resignation from office, and Dean is...
  • Pennsylvania's Official Firearm II

     
    If you check my recent post titled Pennsylvania's Official Firearm, you'll find a set of the longest Comments I've ever received. It's kind of amazing. What's crazy is that the people who appear to be disagreeing -- not just in......
  • North Carolina museum makes history with LGBT exhibit

    North Carolina museum makes history with LGBT exhibit
    The Levine Museum of the New South, in Charlotte, N.C., recently unveiled a history exhibit that is in itself historic for the state and part of a larger national trend. Called "LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality," the show is a combination of exhibits...
  • Four hours in ... Lincoln Park

    Four hours in ... Lincoln Park
    There’s a reason Lincoln Park is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Chicago — and the unique shops, gorgeous parks and seemingly infinite outdoor activities are just the beginning. Here’s a list of the best ways to spend an...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • NFL Note - Indianapolis Colts Sharpe, Jonathon - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 07/30/2014 LB Jonathon Sharpe was signed by the Colts Tuesday (July 29). Sharpe participated in the 2014 Super Regional Combine in Detroit. At North Greenville University, he started for two seasons and had 132 tackles, including 23 1/...
  • Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

    Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past
    Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
  • John Smallwood: NBA history not working in favor of 76ers GM Hinkie

    Continuing debate about whether 76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie made the right decision to nuke the team's core and start building from scratch is a moot exercise. The only question now is how patient a notoriously impatient fan base is...
  • Tiphanie Yanique's 'Land of Love and Drowning' evokes Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    "Land of Love and Drowning" by Tiphanie Yanique; Riverhead (358 pages, $27.95) "Nowadays people think historians are stuffy types, but history is a kind of magic I doing here." So says Anette, the most compelling of the characters populating "Land...