| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Among America's 10 most populous states, Pennsylvania is the only one that does not license or regulate a particularly ugly form of intentional deformity.
A license is not necessary in Pennsylvania to operate a commercial establishment where steel...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Friday's letter to the editor could not have come from a more qualified source.
Dr. Stephen Purcell of Upper Macungie Township is a physician at Advanced Dermatology Associates, based in Allentown with branch or satellite offices in Bethlehem, Kutztown...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Health officials have completed an investigation into a case of tuberculosis at a Kokomo nail salon.
Howard County health officials tested more than 700 people after the discovery of an active TB case at the OP Nail Salon. Cindy Gnuyen, who is the salon...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:05 AM
- Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours
- Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo
- Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend
| Aug 9, 2012
Just when the chef memoir had started tasting a little overly familiar — the long struggles to cook their food their way, the breakthrough review, the stove burns, the final 60 pages where nothing much happens but happiness and prosperity —...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:36 PM
"The Crime of Julian Wells" by Thomas H. Cook, Mysterious Press, 288 pages, $24.
Julian Wells rows a boat out on a lake one day and commits suicide.
Wells wrote books about true crimes. He spent the last six years following the path of a Russian...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Howard County health officials said as many as 300 people may have been exposed to a case of tuberculosis (TB) and precautions are being taken to prevent an outbreak.
A case of the contagious bacterial infection was confirmed Monday. Health officials...
| May 2, 2012
| 12:42 PM
The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township notified parents Wednesday that dozens of elementary students could have been exposed to tuberculosis.
The school district said 46 students at Westlake Elementary School were possibly exposed to the...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:11 PM
It's been a looming fear for many Hoosiers ever since the tuberculosis scare in Kokomo earlier this year. Now, that fear has become reality at Westlake Elementary school in Wayne Township.
On Wednesday, the district confirmed a volunteer for one of its...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:31 AM
I won't hang a picture in my house unless it somehow connects with my life.
An oil painting of my Keedysville farmhouse — by my late father-in-law — holds court above my kitchen table. My friend, Neale, rendered my Hagerstown home in...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Health officials in Howard County announced Monday more residents may have been exposed to tuberculosis.
Last week, officials discovered an employee at OP Nail Salon and Spa at 423 East Center Road had contracted the disease, leading to hundreds of...