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  • Lehigh Mining & Navigation receives four Louix Awards and other company news

    Lehigh Mining & Navigation receives four Louix Awards and other company news
    Bucks County airportsreceive state grants Two Bucks County airports recently received awarded grants totaling $667,500 as part of a $9.7 million state investment to improve safety and operations at six Pennsylvania airports. Doylestown Airport will...
  • March 14 Letters: Logan Act, influence in Congress, Isle of Wight taxes

    Logan Act's impact Bill Wright ("Return to sender," March 11) is among those who believe 47 Republican senators should be charged with violating the Logan Act because they wrote an open letter to Iran's leaders stating that any executive agreement...
  • FACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Core

    In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact. Do the learning standards really mean the federal government is serving as a "national school board," as Sen. Marco Rubio says? That's hard to square with the reality that the...
  • Enfield edition community news: Enfield, Somers, East Windsor

    Felician Adult Day Center celebrates Valentine's Day ENFIELD - The Felician Adult Day Center celebrated Valentine's Day on Friday, Feb. 13. The day kicked off with a "Love Bug" craft project. Clients and staff enjoyed a special lunch and concluded the...
  • NY, NJ Sites Honoring Founding Father Alexander Hamilton

    NY, NJ Sites Honoring  Founding Father Alexander Hamilton
    NEW YORK — It's a fine time for history geeks with a thing for Alexander Hamilton. A hip-hop-and-history musical called "Hamilton" — inspired by an 800-page biography — has opened off-Broadway and is sold out for months. Fans of the man,...
  • New museum in Washington, D.C., blends capital's history and textiles

    New museum in Washington, D.C., blends capital's history and textiles
    The newest museum in Washington, D.C., has one building (sort of) and two names: The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum. The building in the city's Foggy Bottom area opened Saturday with displays of very different artifacts. ----...
  • Christie returns to town halls as polls show U.S. appeal sagging

    TRENTON, N.J. For Chris Christie, all roads to the White House run through New Jersey. The governor, trailing Jeb Bush and Scott Walker in polls measuring the popularity of potential Republican presidential candidates, has resumed home-state...
  • Why we should honor a woman on the $20 bill

    Why we should honor a woman on the $20 bill
    What's one thing all the cash in your wallet has in common? The face of an old, white man. Granted, all of the men who adorn paper currency are historically significant to our nation. George Washington bravely led the troops during the Revolutionary War...
  • Minnesota museum gets Washington crossing Delaware painting

    One of two surviving versions of the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware" has a new home at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona. The famed 1851 painting depicting George Washington was recently acquired by the museum's founders from a...
  • NC State shocks Villanova; Notre Dame wins with heavy heart

    Thirty years after its improbable national championship, Villanova was on the wrong side of a massive March upset. North Carolina State, a program that authored one of the early chapters on March shockers, can add another stunner to the list: The...
  • Taming Burlington's Taine Mountain Preserve

    Taming Burlington's Taine Mountain Preserve
    Burlington's Taine Mountain Preserve is one of those places across Connecticut that surprise you, especially when you travel through suburbia to get there. On my journey to the preserve, urban sprawl and rows of commercial shopping centers along Route 6...