| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Frances Koons had a good wakeup call Saturday morning to get her going for the USA Track and Field Club Cross Country Championships.
Her younger sister, Anne, due with her first child, was having labor pains. Koons, a former PIAA Class 3A track and...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Instructors at Harvey Mudd College, a school known for its science and engineering experiments, are studying a new group of subjects: their students.
Over the last couple years, three professors have split some of their classes in half. One group...
| 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
| 7:12 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Mike and Joanne Timchalk, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Laurel, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Suzanne Timchalk, to David Wayne Nostro, son of Wayne and Mimi Nostro, of Laurel.
A 2003 graduate of the Academy of the Holy Cross and...