| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Let’s get to the first oft-asked question: What’s with the name “Lionel”? No last name? Nope. Mononymous, like God. Get over it.
The nom de radio actually comes from Al Pacino’s character in the 1973 film classic “...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Democrats running for office in November's election presented their platforms on health care, financial and education reform to a group of more than 30 people at the Unitarian Fellowship church in Laguna Beach on Wednesday.
Each candidate had 20...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Known for his big hair and phat beats, drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, is the driving force behind Philadelphia's legendary hip-hop crew The Roots.
For reasons as yet unclear, Thompson will be spending some time over the holidays in Hampton Roads,...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 8:31 PM
The final year of high school provides an opportunity for seniors to enjoy a last go-round of good times with friends and a chance to reflect on accomplishments.
For Meghan Macera, reflection will have to wait. She's too busy right now.
But when she...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Music critic and author Dwayne Robinson, a middle-aged black man, has been murdered with a box cutter, and his friend, D, wants to know whodunit.
When Dwayne shows up at the front door of D Security, D's office, wearing a bloody beige trench coat and a...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Tony Stewart might just be the hottest driver in NASCAR right now. With his win Sunday in Las Vegas, he's won two races to start 2012 (if you count his duel victory), three of the last four and five of the last 10 races last season. So wait, let me take...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:45 AM
The public may never know specifics about why tenured professor Otis B. Grant was fired in late 2011 from Indiana University South Bend.
Indiana University isn't required to release any additional details about Grant's dismissal, according to an informal...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
When I hear the name Dr. J, I don't think of the former NBA great Julius Erving with the bushy hair and leaping ability. I think of a balding, bespectacled gentleman with a raspy voice and a twinkle in his eye, Dr. Harry Jasinski of Northern State...
| Apr 2, 2012
Saucon Valley High School has announced its inaugural class for induction into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.
The induction ceremony will take place June 6 at the school's end-of-the-year awards program.
Six individuals and one team from...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 1:55 PM
"The Book of Madness and Cures" by Regina O'Melveny, Little, Brown and Co., 336 pages, $25.99.
In 16th century Venice, Gabriella Mondini practices medicine under the patronage of her father. But he has been away for 10 years and the Council of the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and motion. So here’s a simple equation: with one man and one backpack, how much energy does it take to climb 19,500 feet?
Douglas Alexander is solving that equation one step at a time. ...