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  • Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests

    Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests
    Fifty years ago, Jack Weinberg was the first to be arrested in an unprecedented student protest over free speech restrictions on the UC Berkeley campus. Thousands of demonstrators surrounded the police car in which Weinberg was detained for 32 hours....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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!...
  • Trudy Rubin: Weapons for Ukraine will aid democracy

    When Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint session of Congress last week, he called on members to support Ukrainian freedom and democracy. They stood and cheered. Ukrainians must "live free or die," the president said, using a slogan...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Wealth of Jamestown' draws back curtain of time

     'Wealth of Jamestown' draws back curtain of time
    Author Barbara N. McLennan draws the curtain of time back in this historical novel, letting us look through the window of the past and see some of Jamestown's most affluent and notable citizens. McLennan focuses on a small circle of friends and family...
  • 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....