| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:35 AM
EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin?
Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
| Jun 22, 2014
All I really need to know I learned at field day.
My daughter's school closed out the year with a trek to a nearby park for tug-of-war and three-legged races and burlap-sack races and a bunch of other activities that make you think:
This here. This is...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Ian Walsh of Easton, a former competitive swimmer at Parkland High School, and Kathleen Jobes of Bethlehem, a frequent U.S. Olympic Trials competitor, are the defending champions for Sunday's 30th annual St. Luke's Half Marathon in Allentown.
| May 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Dale Austin, a retired Baltimore Sun reporter whose coverage of Maryland horse racing spanned a half-century and took him on assignments as far away as England, died in his sleep Friday at his Bayside Beach home. He was 81.
His wife of 38 years, the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Blind architect Chris Downey says that city planners and property owners should view future construction projects through a different set of eyes.
Downey's observations came during a daylong conference on water conservation and energy-efficient building...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home.
In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Visitors to Hollywood beach were treated to a bit of high-flying politics Sunday, compliments of the city's police union.
A small yellow plane with a banner reading "City of Hollywood high crime area. Thanks Chief Fernandez!" buzzed the coastline for...
| Mar 23, 2014
It was more than 40 years ago that I had my first real lesson about unions.
Barely into my first newspaper job out of college, my paper went on strike. And in the middle of a brutal Midwest winter, I walked a picket line. For 10 weeks.
I worked a few...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Gina Holden was born in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada, on this day in 1975. This birthday gal has appeared in such movies as "Saw 3D: The Final Chapter," "Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem" and "Final Destination 3." She starred as...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A 52-year-old Chicago man died days after he was struck by a car near a St. Patrick's Day parade in Forest Park, police said.
John Moore, of the 5000 block of North Natchez Avenue, fell from a sidewalk onto Circle Avenue March 8, right around the time a...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Shamrocks, leprechauns and green beer signify that St. Patrick's Day is almost here, while the West Suburban Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Naperville is an annual — hopeful — harbinger of good weather.
"Typically it marks the...