| May 17, 2011
| 10:10 PM
Hampton Roads Academy rocked Covenant of Charlottesville 13-4 Tuesday in a first-round game of the Virginia Independent Schools lacrosse tournament.
Latane Harris scored five goals and Andrew Carpenter four for the Navigators, who reached Friday's...
| May 25, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Dr. Loren L. Johns, a direct descendant of Joseph Johns, the founder of Johnstown, will give a public presentation at 7 p.m. June 9, at the Heritage Discovery Center.
The presentation, “What Do We Know About Joseph Johns?”, is free and open...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Conemaugh Township senior Alyssa Cable has gone from an “extremely shy” seventh-grader to an active member of her senior class.
Cable serves as president of the senior class, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Principal's Cabinet and...
| May 15, 2011
I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...
| May 28, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Iva Catherine Benner, 87, of Mennonite Home in Maugansville, Md., passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at the home.
Born Aug. 12, 1923, in Smithsburg, Md., she was the daughter of the late Penrose and Mary Elizabeth (Eshleman) Benner.
| May 31, 2011
| 8:22 PM
A. Fern Murray Sturtz, 87, of Cumberland, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2011, at the Goodwill Mennonite Nursing Home. Born Dec. 1, 1923, in Sand Patch, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Irvin and Vera (Petenbrink) Murray. She was also preceded in...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Goshen College has decided to stop playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at sporting events after starting to do so for the first time last year.
Last spring the Mennonite college made a decision to allow the instrumental version of the song played...
| Jun 30, 2011
There are outdoor summer festivals and then there's the Kutztown Folk Festival.
The annual event, held each year in the Pennsylvania town that bears its name, is larger than life in every which way. It attracts around 150,000 visitors each year. It's...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:00 PM
A minister who won’t sing the "Star-Spangled Banner"?
Whoa. Some kind of New Age liberal up in Massachusetts?
Actually, no. Mark Schloneger is a Mennonite pastor in Virginia. But his comments in a guest column for CNN have kicked up some sand --...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Karl Heinz Fricke III, 74, of Charlevoix, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at his home.
He was born Aug. 10, 1936, in Wahlsberg, Germany, the son of Karl II and Elsa (Baumbach) Fricke. He moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1960, where he married Mary Margaret...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 8:05 PM
The 13th Annual TriState Relief Sale set for July 15 and 16 at the Garrett County (Md.) Fairgrounds is not your typical auction.
Not only are there thousands of items for auction-goers to buy, there is also a pancake and sausage breakfast, a chicken...