| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:30 AM
If you were hoping to be done with winter, Punxsutawney Phil had some bad news for you on Thursday.
After the groundhog was summoned from his burrow at the Gobbler's Knob hill in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, observers proclaimed that "the prognosticator...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:47 AM
A ridge of high pressure will dominate our weather for the next week or so, sending the jet stream and stormy weather to our north. Today through the weekend and into the beginning of next week, we will be dry with variations on this theme: some...
| Feb 6, 2012
Two days of sunshine and mild temperatures highlighted a weekend that, at least on the calendar, marked the 'middle' weekend of winter.
Monday marks Day Six of dry conditions and warmer-than-average temperatures to start the month of February. Partly...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Who would have thought it would be so hard to give people money?
Late last year when it became clear Harford County was in a reasonably stable financial situation, Harford County Executive David R. Craig announced plans to give county employees —...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A school bus driver notices the smell of marijuana on a 17 year old high school student. It happened last week on Groundhog Day. The driver alerted officials at Solanco High School, in southern Lancaster County about the odor. Officials at the school...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The football season is over. So is Groundhog Day. And Valentine's Day, too. But if any excuse for a party will do, don't forget that Mardi Gras is Tuesday, Feb. 21. And while it may be a little late to book your trip to the Big Easy, you can at least...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:29 PM
The season's first serious storm is expected to dump as much as 8 inches of snow on the Chicago area Thursday and Friday, and the National Weather Service says high winds and plunging temperatures could make traveling hazardous.
Snow will start falling...
| Mar 1, 2012
Entering its third century, Lehigh County remains what it has ever been: a place of promise and paradox.
The promise is in the people -- 350,000 of them, give or take, any one of whom might turn out to be the next Frank Buchman or Constantine Hering, the...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:04 PM
After losing to No. 14 John Carroll by one goal in overtime of Wednesday's season opener, Maryvale's girls lacrosse players must have felt stuck in a Groundhog Day funk.
The No. 12 Lions had suffered three of their past four losses by one goal —...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Not long ago, an astute reader noted that it has been nearly two years since I wrote in a column that "most experts now estimate that Iran needs about 18 months to complete a nuclear device and a missile to carry it."
His point — that those...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 9:05 AM
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared on "Meet the Press" today to make the pitch for electing President Barack Obama to a second term.
Emanuel is set to deliver a speech on Tuesday that he says will "testify" to...