| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Six years ago, Mount Carmel Society President Carl Sferrazza took his family to a concert by Deana Martin, daughter of famous entertainer Dean Martin. After the show, he asked her if she would consider performing at the society's annual Italian Festival....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:57 PM
SOUTHINGTON — A woman gave $5,000 to the local YMCA as thanks for a kindness shown to her five nieces and nephews in 1972 when their father — her brother — died of cancer at age 35.
Carmel Avitabile, who became the children's guardian,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Breastfeeding Mamas started with five members and has grown to include 7,000 who participate via Facebook.
They will gather at the Midtown Community Center in Newport News on Saturday, Aug. 2, to participate in the International Big Latch On celebration....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinÃ©ma vÃ©ritÃ©, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90.
In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Bon Secours has partnered with HealthFair, a national testing provider, to bring convenient health testing to communities via mobile screening buses. HealthFair is a Joint Commission-accredited mobile screening company that works with hospitals and...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Rhonda F. Zillig, a graphic artist who worked in marketing for The Baltimore Sun, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 61.
The daughter of Dr. Morton Koff, a podiatrist, and Jean Koff, a homemaker, Rhonda Francine...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal.
Jay Paterno, who...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:19 PM
President Barack Obama lampooned congressional skepticism over climate change on Wednesday, saying that lawmakers who balk at tackling air pollution are either blind to science or cowed by extremists.
In a speech to the League of Conservation Voters, the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In late 1948, before the bulldozers came, 19-year-old photography student Don Normark stumbled upon a tranquil enclave of poor Mexican Americans in the hills above downtown Los Angeles.
Its residents eyed him curiously at first, this skinny man with a...