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  • Bronze bust honors mechanic who helped Wright brothers take flight

    Long ago, Charles Taylor did the Wright thing for a pair of brothers and now aviation enthusiasts have done the right thing for the man who built the engine for the first powered aircraft. Taylor, a mechanic who worked in the Dayton, Ohio, bicycle...
  • Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback

    Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback
    A bite of the apple is said to have gotten Adam and Eve thrown out of the Garden of Eden. Now the Norton Simon Museum wants another bite at the apple as it tries to have a legal threat to one of its most prized artworks thrown out of court. At stake are...
  • Pennsylvania's Official Firearm

     
    My column today is about a Pennsylvania bill, signed into law last month, that designates the Pennsylvania long rifle as the state's official firearm. The problem, experts on these guns informed the bill's sponsor, state Rep. Marcia Hahn, R-138th, last......
  • Free summer Sundays in Nazareth

     
    Convince the kids to set aside their video game and try playing old fashioned Colonial games at the Moravian Historical Society's “ Free Summer Sundays” program. On Sundays, through Aug. 31, families enjoy free admission at the 1740-1743...
  • Long rifle bill is bad history, gun experts say

    House Bill 1989, signed into law last month, recognizes the Piper J-3 Cub and the Pennsylvania long rifle as the state's official aircraft and firearm, respectively. Why? Hey, that's what our state legislators do. There's a bill pending to name...
  • Women's chorus graces July 4th event

    There was no better place than the Flagler Museum to enjoy the fireworks display that lit up the night sky on July 4th over Lake Worth along the Intracoastal Waterway. This year's celebration included Women of Note singing patriotic songs, a reading of...
  • People on the move

    Public relations/marketing Toby Srebnik has joined Hollywood-based Fish Consulting as social media director. Claibourne Smith joined the firm as an account manager and Andie Biederman as account executive. In addition, Chad Cohen was promoted to...
  • New Britain's 'Nuts & Bolts' Exhibit

    NEW BRITAIN - The "Nuts & Bolts: Stories From New Britain Manufacturing" exhibit has been extended to Sept. 10, the New Britain Industrial Museum announced. Located in the Downtown District Visitors’ gallery at 66 W. Main St., the exhibit is a...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...
  • ‘Batman’ No. 33: Scott Snyder calls ‘Zero Year’ end personal, over-the-top

     
    Batman and the Riddler are finally face to face for their final showdown – but the hero isn’t going to […]...
  • Sweet treats and portraits in Bethlehem

     
    Make a sweet treat and learn about portraits at upcoming family programs presented by Historic Bethlehem Partnership at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Bring your doll and make a fun and simple dessert at “Dolly &...