| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Take a look at this month's top 5 fiction and non-fiction requests from readers at the Barnes and Noble store at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. Several are repeats from past months.
Top 5 Fiction
- "The First Phone Call from Heaven" by Mitch Albom...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
As racial rancor is clearly intensifying, not subsiding, across the nation, there is no way to avoid an obvious and painful question raised by the photograph of Darnell Ray Lewis Jr. accompanying this past week's stories about his three-day trial.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:34 PM
The King George Inn was jinxed from the day in 1970 when the restaurant was named after one of the worst rulers in the history of the world. They may as well have called it the Adolf Hitler Inn.
The fact that a historic building is facing doom is a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:02 AM
Before we get to the topic of an overly polite peace rally, the distressing matter of King George III must be untangled.
According to Lehigh Valley historian Frank Whelan, it was the British King George II, not King George III, for whom the King George...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Gordon M. Holland, a retired businessman and philanthropist, died Thursday of heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 93.
Gordon Monroe Holland, whose father was president of the Holland Tack Co. and whose mother was a...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:09 AM
It was in 1762 that a little settlement of 12 cabins, which founder William Allen called "Northampton Towne," became officially registered as a location after a storekeeper there gave birth. And it was John Adams who passed through it as a small farming...
| Oct 9, 2013
The siege of Yorktown started with hordes of American and French soldiers wielding picks and shovels.
But not until three days later -- on Oct. 9, 1781 – did those same soldiers begin to dismantle nearly 200 years of British rule through the first...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Ruth S. Hurlock, a homemaker, volunteer and dog fancier, died Oct. 31 of cancer at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 93.
The daughter of Henry E. Singewald, a Baltimore attorney and banker, and Eleanor Smith Singewald, a homemaker,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Remembrance, Dedication days
Two tributes that take place each November at Gettysburg National Military Park have special significance this year. Dedication Day, held annually on Nov. 19, will mark the 150th anniversary of the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 1:59 PM
W. Robert "Bob" Fallaw Jr., a retired Washington College history professor, died of multiple myeloma complications Dec. 13 at the Hospice Center of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 78.
Born in Durham, N.C., he was the son of Walter Robert Fallaw Sr.,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...