| Dec 18, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Sunday's column focused on all six of Central Florida's Congressional reps in the U.S. House. My question for them: ”What have you accomplished this year?” No what you wanted to accomplished, wished you'd accomplished or tried to accomplish....
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Gary R. Blockus, outdoors and sports writer for The Morning Call, was one of 16 volunteers who completed the Pennsylvania Forest Stewards Volunteer Program’s training in October 2011 after participating in two weekend workshops on forest stewardship...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
This weekend offers some fun beach events, even if the swimming and tanning won't be as good. A long-running favorite among locals, the Tommy Tant Surf Memorial Classic will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Flagler Beach Pier. More than a decade ago,...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Laguna Beach’s Blue Pearl retreat takes a cue from its stunning environs as the perfect place to refuel....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:38 AM
William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved.
Mr. Schaefer was 89....
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 5:05 AM
SeaWorld San Diego will add a $10 million-plus roller coaster in 2012 that marks the U.S. debut of a highly anticipated prototype ride.
Paired with a 100,000-gallon aquarium and outdoor ray pool, the Manta coaster will be in a relatively unused back...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Ah, the snap of autumn is finally in the air. The temperatures have dropped, the pumpkins are out, the cranberries are in the bog.
What's that? You've never heard of a cranberry bog in Florida? Courtesy of Ocean Spray, the Cape Cod, Mass.-based...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association.
Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
| Feb 13, 2011
In the aftermath of Wednesday night's cataclysmic explosion on N. 13th Street in Allentown, UGI crews tore up the street in a desperate effort to stanch the flow of natural gas through a cast-iron pipe that was installed in 1928, the year penicillin was...