| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Q. I've been looking to get a better job and can't figure out how anyone gets hired these days. I send my resume into the technical black hole of computer websites and never hear back from a human being. How can you get a new job when you can't even...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:02 AM
For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor.
But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Over the last two decades, the conservancy that owns nine-tenths of this island has shot, trapped and shipped out thousands of goats, pigs and bison that were literally eating away the island.
Today, three female goats and a single shaggy pig remain...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:22 AM
MTV is heading to Comic-Con International in a big way, with a new awards show designed to honor fan favorite […]...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Midway through her thoughtful, entertaining history of obsessed music collectors and their quest for rare early 78 rpm records, writer Amanda Petrusich has a revelation. Focusing on one particular seeker and his knack for finding obscure titles others...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:20 PM
"Doc, it's Pete Davis. My brother, Jim, shot himself straight through his right shoe. We've been deer hunting. He's bleeding bad."
My dad, Milton Pepper, a country doctor in Salt Lake City, told Pete to bring his brother to our home immediately. Dad had...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 11:12 PM
A Bradford County man has been charged with assaulting a Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer.
Steven Harold Neilson, 43, of...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:34 AM
In some ways, Israel Putnam defied the image of a classic American hero.
Stout, if not fat, he was unreserved, a man of many words who reveled in racy ballads and rum-fueled stories. He was also a farmer from Connecticut, a state with few pedestals in...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 7 and 8 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters. Among other things, the board is to give final approval to the 2014-15 hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits, as well as...
| May 27, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, former owner of a cleaning and dyeing concern who played a pivotal role in the founding of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville, died May 21 of complications from cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 77.
The son of...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:39 PM
In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...