| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The water thunders down — 700,000 gallons per second, in fact — as we stand underneath Niagara Falls on the famous Hurricane Deck, part of the Cave of the Winds tour. We're totally soaked, but we don't care.
The sheer power of the water...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:59 PM
My son needed toadstools. In 20 minutes.
We had just been through a hot, dry spell, and I had no idea where I'd find them, but extra credit in honors biology was on the line, so I put on my Super Mom cape and leapt to the rescue.
I called Roger's...
| Oct 7, 2013
When the British army woke up on the morning of Oct. 7, 1781, one of the most decisive moments in the Siege of Yorktown and the winning of American independence had already come and gone.
American and French troops digging under the cover of darkness...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
As America celebrates its 237th birthday over Fourth of July 2013, television networks will again have several programs of all types airing during the holiday, which falls on a Thursday this year but will perhaps carry over through the weekend for...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Former Petoskey resident Jacqueline Zipp Kenyon passed away July 31, 2013, at Arbor Hospice in Ann Arbor.
Jackie was born Nov. 27, 1928, in Petoskey, the daughter of Wilbur and Naomi (Carrier) Zipp. She grew up on Mitchell Street in Petoskey and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:37 AM
A new toy store has opened in Colonial Williamsburg.
The William Pitt Store, located on the northwest corner of Duke of Gloucester and Botetourt Streets, is located in a historic building and was formerly known as the Davidson Shop.
| Sep 8, 2013
Lodging, Dining and Entertainment Suggestions
For a more complete list of lodging, restaurants, attractions and events go to www.visitbuckscounty.com.
Where to Stay:
>>Golden Plough Inn, Lahaska, PA; 215-794-4000; http://www.peddlersvillage.com/...
| Sep 8, 2013
BUCKS COUNTY, PA. — Oscar Hammerstein II was in a slump. After co-authoring some of Broadway's biggest musicals of the 1920s, including "Showboat'', his work flopped in the 1930s. The lyricist and his wife, Dorothy, began to search for a country...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The historic Shade Church will host the annual Allegiance Sunday — go to church service at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Since 1991 this service was sponsored by the Somerset County Pomona Grange 39, the Somerset-Cambria Chapter Sons of the American Revolution,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Mary Julia "Peggy" Arcidiacono, 89, of Hagerstown passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at the Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown.
Born July 29, 1923, in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Julia M. (Topper) Fitzgerald....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Sunday's column about Tavares High band director Jeremy Langford's leaving Lake County, where his family lives, for a job teaching in Connecticut drew considerable response from readers, and all of it in the same vein.
Let's just say that nobody wrote...