| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:20 AM
With school only weeks away, it's time to think ahead to earlier bedtimes, nightly homework, after-school soccer — and Scouts.
My son's a Webelos this year. Having decided to join in first grade, he's stayed with it. He's learned how to carve a...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 4:23 PM
VALPARAISO, Ind. — As a bevy of bands take to the stage in Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza on Sept. 8, the city's most famous resident will sit oh so quietly in the crowd.
Orville Redenbacher, who began growing popcorn here in the early 1950s...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:31 PM
After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Movie Night is a great theme for a casual party. It’s perfect for a Friday night when friends are up for a relaxed evening that’s simple and fun and close to home in Hartford. But, even a low-key movie night needs a theme. Choose one or two...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Pennsylvanians love movies. But you don't have to go out to Lehigh Valley Cinemas in Whitehall or any other local theater -- you can have all the fun at home and get together with friends, too.
Movie Night is a great theme for a casual party. It’...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:36 PM
"The Three Stooges" is the stupidest movie of the year.
The film is probably proud to be awarded that title, which annoys me. Of course, it's a stupid movie, it's the Stooges. It would frankly be baffling if it were anything but stupid.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:11 PM
I've got two reasons to watch my weight over the next several weeks. First, it's the holiday season, when the national sport is overeating. Second, I've got another knee replacement coming up soon, and the lighter I am going in, the easier the recovery...
| Nov 9, 2012
Thanksgiving was fast approaching, and the holiday blockbusters were about to start. But I still hadn't seen any of the big fall movies. How was I ever going to catch up?
If I failed to make up the deficit, I wouldn't be able to outguess Roger Ebert in...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The Indiana State Fair will honor the Hoosier State’s rich history with popcorn next year.
The Indiana State Fair said Friday that popcorn would be the featured product of next year’s fair. According to the organization, Indiana is the...
| Nov 16, 2012
The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for caregivers, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:57 PM
Members of Beta Sigma Phi will sell homemade candy and popcorn balls Saturday and Sunday at Winterfest at the Aberdeen Civic Arena.
Proceeds go for kidney dialysis at Avera St. Luke's.
Winterfest runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m....