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  • Use mercenaries to fight ISIS? [Commentary]

    Use mercenaries to fight ISIS? [Commentary]
    On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O'Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which President Obama has repeatedly vowed not to deploy. The use of mercenaries is as old as warfare itself....
  • Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ goes Colonial for a day

    Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ goes Colonial for a day
    When Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ was turned into a hospital for the injured and dying during the American Revolution, parishioners learned the true meaning of hospitality. Today, the "Liberty Bell Church" still prides itself on its hospitality...
  • Visit museums for free Saturday

    Visit museums for free Saturday
    If you’ve been thinking about taking the family to check out one of the Lehigh Valley’s local museums, there’s no better day than Saturday.   Entrance to 11 Lehigh Valley museums will be free Saturday as part of Museum Day Live!...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Walktober At Nathan Hale Homestead

    Connecticut Landmarks' Nathan Hale Homestead will offer three walking tours in October, as part of The Last Green Valley's Walktober, which invites participants to experience the beauty of nature with more than 100 free guided walks, hikes, paddles and...
  • Give me the beaten path and keep your B&B

    Give me the beaten path and keep your B&B
    It was invisible on Google Maps, but that was irrelevant anyway, as the reception bars had long faded from my phone. Through the dimming mountain evening, detouring east on a trip north, I was searching for a bed-and-breakfast. "It's the third house...
  • Use mercenaries to fight ISIS?

    On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O'Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which President Obama has repeatedly vowed not to deploy. The use of mercenaries is as old as warfare itself....
  • Scarecrows wanted for annual contest and expo

    Scarecrows wanted for annual contest and expo
    The sixth annual Scarecrow Expo and Build-Off will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4 during the Leesburg Saturday Morning Market at Towne Square on Main Street. Scarecrows can be created at the event or taken to the event already built by noon Oct....
  • The American union's first stage could be a model for the Mideast

     The American union's first stage could be a model for the Mideast
    The year the American war for independence ended, 1781, the United States adopted the Articles of Confederation as its preferred form of government. Even a cursory glance at the Articles reveals that the first clause in the most famous speech in...
  • A.J. Langguth dies at 81; foreign correspondent and historian of wars

    A.J. (Jack) Langguth, a former foreign correspondent, longtime USC professor and historian of wars whose book on the Vietnam conflict was widely admired for a narrative sweep that gave serious weight to the perspectives of ordinary North Vietnamese and...
  • Nationalism can unite or divide: New Voices

    I am proud to be an American. I bleed red, white and, blue. I live the American dream. This strong sense of pride that we feel in our country is encompassed in the concept of nationalism. We are united under one cultural identity. We share the same...
  • Maynard Evans, take hikes, and immigration: Letters

    Who was Maynard Evans? Maynard Evans was my great uncle. I deeply regret his good name now being unfairly besmirched. Let me tell you more about him. He was born in 1891 on Parramore Street in what is now downtown Orlando. His father died when he...