| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The Elgin Marbles debate and too many stories about art and money, including a $26-million painting by Christopher Wool, expensive art-dealer sushi, black dancers and ballet, plus the gruesome aesthetic possibilities of a Marina Abramovic/Lars Von Trier...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Collard greens are "the new kale." So say the chic eaters. But some concerned cultural guardians fear a new social and economic menace: "food gentrification."
Gentrification, simply defined, is when something that you used to buy because it was cheap...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Rankman has been waiting years to start his countdown with this countdown: One Mississippi … two Mississippi (State). Thank you Rebels and Bulldogs for winning last weekend so we could stack you like potato pancakes on top of the ugliness at...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook.
Initial claims for state unemployment...
| Oct 10, 2014
During the darkest days of World War II, when much of Europe was under Nazi domination, Jews on the continent were imperiled: rounded up and murdered in concentration camps, under siege elsewhere, or on the run.
In the Italian village of Anghiari,...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:58 PM
On Sunday of Columbus Day weekend I was sitting on my couch, watching the Patriots game, when I saw an email hit my phone from my school email account. One of my students has a question about the geography test that coming Friday.
Like me, this...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city.
They decided to canvass the...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:00 PM
•Burt, York County: There was a reference about birds in the Home and Garden section that says 'If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck ..." The saying goes, 'If it walks like a duck and quacks like duck ..."
Editor: You are absolutely right....
| Oct 19, 2014
Over the years, students have developed clever and creepy ideas for films: getting trapped in a coffin, an initiation prank gone wrong, souls stored in jars, and being possessed by a dog.
The movies have been shown at the Emmaus Arts Commission...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Broadway box office experienced a predictable decline last week after the boost it got the prior frame from the Columbus Day weekend -- but the larger dips at the Main Stem's tourist faves came juxtaposed against a handful of notable gains, including a...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Busy teens now have an even broader array of options through Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect) where they can explore their interests through a variety of flexible offerings.
JTCentral and JTAwakenings are open to all teens in grades 8-12. Each...