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  • A focus as big as all outdoors

    A focus as big as all outdoors
    David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...
  • Ravens may need inspiration from last season to get over the hump at Heinz Field

    Ravens may need inspiration from last season to get over the hump at Heinz Field
    Torrey Smith's 26-yard touchdown catch from Joe Flacco more than a year ago capped the Ravens' first season sweep of the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2006. But the reverberations from that play may resonate a good deal longer. For years, Heinz Field in...
  • Piece of Mind: Thanks to Frank's for giving us dinner

    Standing at the cash register at Frank’s Famous near Montrose on Wednesday, Roger Frey can’t focus on ringing up my sale. It’s not just because I keep peppering him with questions. It turns out he spent the wee hours of the morning...
  • Sugar Guarantees Too Sweet A Deal To Kill

    The steamboat conveying Andrew Jackson up the Ohio River toward his tumultuous 1829 inauguration had brooms lashed to its bow, symbolizing Old Hickory's vow to clean up Washington. But sweeping out Washington's Augean stables, like painting the Golden...
  • Lincoln directs fall of Norfolk

    Lincoln directs fall of Norfolk
    When Abraham Lincoln stepped ashore at Fort Monroe late on May 6, 1862, he hoped his visit would prod Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and his Army of the Potomac into action. By the next morning, however — after finding that McClellan’s long...
  • Allentown loses dog park contest

     
    No puppy eyes, Allentown. City residents will have to try again for the $100,000 grant to build the city's first dog park. The $100,000 PetSafe grant in the national "Bark for Your Park" went to Huntington, W. Va., one of the 15 finalists. Volunteers in...
  • Slugging away in Louisville on the first stop of a busy Saturday

     
    I missed my radio show on Saturday morning and I trust that Roger Pence did a fantastic job in my absence as the "Ultimate Road Trip" with the Lehigh Valley Yankee Fan Club reached day No. 3 and we covere five different states. I have to admit, I didn't...
  • Final look at Cincinnati before moving on to Louisville and St. Louis

     
    It's late Saturday night and I've just completed a very business Day 3 of the "Ultimate Road Trip" that took us through four states -- Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and finally to St. Louis, Missouri. More on a frantic Saturday in the next post, but I wanted to...
  • Oops, Obama touts his jobs plan today at an Ohio bridge that won't qualify

     
    Democrat Obama will visit a bridge that won't qualify for immediate work and isn't scheduled for repair or demolition....
  • New gaffe: Obama hails America's historic building of 'the Intercontinental Railroad'

     
    Barack Obama makes another historical gaffe largely ignored....
  • Freight-rail projects to hit the tracks--alas, nothing for the Lehigh Valley

     
    This just in from the Gov. Tom Corbett's office, via our friends at PR NEWSWIRE. Governor Corbett Announces State Investment in 16 Rail Projects A $23 million state investment will fund 16 freight-rail improvement projects statewide, Governor Tom...