| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Not the finest of tradeoffs.
The Mountain Valley Conference sees perennial power Lehighton opt out of the league in favor of the Anthracite League. Thumbs up. But the tradeoff could be brutal — the merge with the Lehigh Valley Conference will...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Donald E. Sweeney, an educator who achieved breakthroughs in the integration of intellectually challenged children into the Kingston, New York, school system, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 88.
Sweeney was the father of Anne M. Sweeney, who stepped...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Jazz guitarist Chardavoine would likely be a doctor if it weren't for George Benson.
While a freshman at SUNY in upstate New York, where he was studying medical technology, Chardavoine (first name: Jean) attended a concert by Benson. As he watched the...
| Aug 30, 2014
The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean.
Fred Bronstein, who started on the job in June after six years as president of the St. Louis Symphony,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Westview names Employee of the Month
Jodi Holton has been named Employee of the Month for August at Westview Health Care Center. She is a second shift supervisor and has been employed at Westview since May 2005.
As the second shift nursing supervisor,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
| May 13, 2014
Lawmakers in Springfield mulling whether to let the temporary income tax increase expire might consider the contemporary answer to the 10-year-old question, "What's the Matter With Kansas?" In 2004, author Thomas Frank used it as the title of a book......
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:08 PM
More than two years after James E. Holmes killed 12 people and wounded 70 at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the family of one of the victims has filed suit against the websites where they say he bought the ammunition, body armor and tear gas used to...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Old Dominion jumped out to an early lead and won 2-1 at Liberty. Victoria Rezette scored 8 minutes, 51 seconds into the game for the ninth-ranked Lady Monarchs (1-3), and Katy Fuhrman scored with 14:49 left in the first half.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here is the seventh installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here is the eighth and final installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons...