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  • One Allentown School Board member has common sense

    One Allentown School Board member has common sense
    The more I read in The Morning Call of Oct. 29 about Andre Reed and the F-bomb, any respect I may have had is fast disappearing for all involved. Had he said "consider the source," the entire matter would have gone away. Between Reed and the Allentown...
  • Historical connection can boost value of otherwise minor items

    Q: I have a ticket stub from April 1996 that says, "Top of the World at the World Trade Center." Does it have any value? A: Ordinarily, ticket stubs from observation decks, restaurants, etc. have only sentimental value. But smart collectors know this...
  • Huntington Ingalls looks to maintain its work flow

    Huntington Ingalls looks to maintain its work flow
    Business is bustling at Huntington Ingalls Industries. Look no further than the company's Newport News shipyard, where three aircraft carriers are in various stages of work. But those jobs are scheduled to end in 2016, and on Thursday the company's...
  • Early look at potential 2016 presidential candidates, as seen by the opposing party

     Early look at potential 2016 presidential candidates, as seen by the opposing party
    Americans must immediately turn their attention to the 2016 presidential election, because time is meaningless, two years is a mere 730 days and it's not like we have much else going on anyway. So focus in, people. This is important stuff. As we...
  • The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?

    The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?
    Get ready, because the coronation is coming. The first families of American politics are on a collision course, and one of them will be crowned in two years. As loyal subjects, we are watching it all happen in their realms. You don't need a crystal ball...
  • A little taste of Pageant of the Masters' 'Happiness'

    A little taste of Pageant of the Masters' 'Happiness'
    What is happiness? Philosophers have tried to answer that question for centuries, and at the Festival of Arts' annual meeting Wednesday, Diane Challis Davy gave a few concrete examples. "Happiness is youth, exuberance, recess, playing in a fountain, a...
  • Senior Center of York offers quilting and a 'priceless' community

    Senior Center of York offers quilting and a 'priceless' community
    Nadine Kinard, 76, sewed the outer edge of a snowman and a tree-covered table runner Thursday morning at the York County Senior Center while her six friends steadily worked on their own projects ranging from hemming pants to stitching "yo-yos." The...
  • Veterans' Day marked at Smith Middle School

    Many of Glastonbury's schools marked Veterans' Day with ceremonies and observances. Smith Middle School had assemblies and a flag ceremony to honor veterans on Nov. 11. At the two assemblies (one for each grade), social studies teacher Tim Neville spoke...
  • Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper

    Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper
    After the British surrender at Yorktown brought a victorious end to the Revolutionary War in October 1781, The Courant's circulation slipped to 3,000. Looking for alternative sources of revenue, Hudson & Goodwin bought a few more paper mills and began...
  • Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection

    Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection
    The Tacoma (Wash.) Art Museum debuts its new Western American art collection in November in a new wing that doubles its gallery space. The collection's 295 pieces, which spans two centuries, includes familiar artists such as Thomas Moran and Frederic...
  • The 'Get Obama' show goes on [Commentary]

    The 'Get Obama' show goes on [Commentary]
    It's beginning to seem like the longest running off-Broadway show, the Republican effort to end the Obama presidency prematurely. The latest act was staged the other day before the House Rules Committee. Members were considering House Speaker John...