| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79.
Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college.
That didn’t happen, so he...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Just in time for Father's Day, I'd like to say happy Mother's Day to all the dads out there. It turns out, you are more like her than you knew.
Long after the kids are grown and gone, a mother's body bears witness to pregnancy, childbirth and nursing....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
We're conscientious voters in my household, never missing a chance to cast a ballot. And that's probably why, in the final weeks before elections, we find our mailbox flooded with a tsunami of political advertisements. In the recent primary, for example,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton.
That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the Denver...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It looks like watching "The Colbert Report" can help viewers learn a thing or two about campaign financing.
A new study at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center found that those who tuned in to watch host Stephen Colbert set...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recently released its list of Fall/Winter 2013 graduates.
Area graduates include:
Derek J. Beisel, Laurys Station, BSBA Business Adminisstration Marketing; Christopher Brogan, Allentown, BSBA...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Little Emanuel Murray was wearing nothing but a blue onesie when he died on the shoulder of Interstate 275. Richard McTear had tossed the 3-month-old baby through a car window.
Aaden Batista was shaken and slammed so viciously by Jason Padgett Sr. that...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement.
| May 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Gerald Edelman, a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in 1972 who later joined the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and wrote books and numerous articles about the brain, the nervous system and consciousness that amazed and sometimes annoyed his scientific...
| Apr 17, 2014
Gene Estess, a broker who gave up the pay and perks of Wall Street for a second career helping New York City's homeless, has died. He was 78.
He died April 9 at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y., according to his wife, Pat Schiff Estess. The cause was lung...