| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Carey Pinkowski got out of bed on an October Sunday 21 years ago, at 1:30 a.m., his usual Chicago Marathon day wake-up time, and what he saw through his apartment window startled him. Snow was falling. Lots of it.
Pinkowski, director of the race that...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
James Connell, a public defender for mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard, says he believes every life is worth living.
Yet, he is willing to help Ballard in his desire to waive his appeals and be put to death for massacring four people in a Northampton...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Andrew Balio is best known around here for the gleaming sound and refined musicality he regularly provides as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's principal trumpet, a post he has held since 2001. Offstage, Balio devotes a great deal of his energies to...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten will become the top judge in Orange and Osceola counties next month, and is looking forward with "excitement that is mixed with moments of stark terror," he quipped during a recent interview.
The terror comes in...
| 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 29, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Not only does the Patti Heffner Memorial Golf Tournament pay tribute and honor the memory of one of the area's all-time great girls basketball players and coaches, but it also brings together the entire Lehigh Valley.
Heffner played at Dieruff,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 86.
Dorothy Mary Epple was born to Carl and Barbara M. Bender Epple and was raised on...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Cuban musician Juan Formell, 71, who for more than four decades was the driving force behind the big band salsa orchestra Los Van Van, died Thursday, Cuban state television reported in Havana. The cause was not given.
Formell received a Latin Grammy...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution.
| Sep 12, 2013
There will be five new members to the Pen Argyl High School Athletic Hall of Fame. They will be inducted at halftime of Saturday's football game against visiting Notre Dame-Green Pond, which kicks off at 1:30 p.m. New members are:......
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:11 AM
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY: James Madison University will welcome the class of 2017 to campus this month. The following area first-time students have enrolled at James Madison University for the fall 2013 semester: Wyatt Alexander of Fallston plans to major...