| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Visionary technological proposals generally trace a life cycle of three stages. First comes the thrill of the unveiling (the "gee-whiz" stage); then there's the hard work of research and development to convert rough sketches into practical form; finally...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:35 AM
This year's back-to-school shopping season is a good time to learn a new online shopping habit and reap free money. It's using rewards "portals."
Using such free shopping reward websites involves visiting the portal first and then clicking through to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Update, Sept. 6: Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the state medical examiner's office, confirmed on Friday morning that the manner of Josh Burdette's death was suicide.
Concert venues are about the live music experience, but then again, they're not. We...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Bill Gates has made it his mission to tackle malaria, sanitation in developing countries, better education programs, and now he's turned his attention to food. The Microsoft billionaire is tackling world hunger, and he's doing it with a faux egg powder --...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Assistance League of Laguna Beach is looking for some friends.
Folks are invited to attend a Friend Raiser from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Madison Square and Garden Café, hosted by Jon Madison.
The event will include musical entertainment by Ken...
| Jun 23, 2013
There are 140 or so miles of highway between the heart of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's not the most exciting stretch of road unless you look at it as an asphalt umbilical cord.
Coming to terms with the fact that its...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The beer guys of South Florida will show their soft side this Saturday, July 6, at M.I.A. Brewing Company's Hop Into Action fundraiser benefiting a pair of newborn twins from Orlando who lost their mother shortly after birth.
Local brewers and beer...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:35 AM
After months of watching the uprising in Syria, spreading support through social media and raising money to offset the suffering, Dr. Hassan Masri thought he understood the devastation that that revolution has brought to his parents' homeland.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:08 PM
A Windber man faces a preliminary hearing Monday on charges he stole more than $60,000 from a Somerset County nonprofit he felt wasn't paying him enough, according to police.
Justin Michael Wirick, 26, of Graham Avenue, is charged with felony counts of...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Matthew Guthmiller is a Golden Eagle that's flying high.
The Aberdeen Central High School senior is working toward getting his commercial pilot license, pitching a business endeavor to investors and finishing up his final quarter of high school.
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:51 PM
WINDBER — Felony charges against a borough man accused of misappropriating nearly $61,000 from a Central City-based charity were ordered held for court Monday by District Judge Joseph Cannoni.
Justin Michael Wirick, 26, of Graham Avenue, is charged...