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  • 'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art

    'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art
    If you have attended services at a Quaker meeting house, you will immediately feel at home when you walk into Reynolds Fine Art in New Haven. Here, through Dec. 3, you will find the serene and beguiling "quilt drawings" of Daphne Taylor. She calls them...
  • Former Quaker meetinghouse is now an Easton estate

    Former Quaker meetinghouse is now an Easton estate
    A former Quaker meetinghouse, built in 1840 on the site of the original 1665 structure in Talbot County, is on the market for $2.975 million. Located on the banks of a small creek off the Miles River, the home once belonged to Robert Bartlett Dixon, a...
  • Quaker Steak & Lube developing eateries in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee

    Quaker Steak & Lube developing eateries in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee
    Quaker Steak & Lube, a fast casual concept will develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida. Altamonte Springs' Wingnutz LLC plans to open Quaker Steak & Lube locations in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee over the next several years....
  • Harry E. Klages, business owner

    Harry E. Klages, business owner
    Harry E. Klages, a World War II pilot who owned Cathell Bros. & Co. Inc. and was a longtime volunteer with the Friends of Jerusalem Mill, died Monday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 93. The son of Harry E. Klages,...
  • Mushrooms have deep roots in Pennsylvania's demographics and history

    KENNETT SQUARE — More than a century after a Quaker florist spread spores he imported from England beneath greenhouse benches and sparked mushroom farming in southern Chester County, cultivation of the fertile fungi is a $500 million industry that...
  • 'Aunt Jemima' heirs file $2 billion lawsuit against Pepsi and Quaker Oats

    'Aunt Jemima' heirs file $2 billion lawsuit against Pepsi and Quaker Oats
    D.W. Hunter, the great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit against PepsiCo Inc., its subsidiary Quaker Oats Co., Pinnacle Foods and its onetime suitor, Hillshire Brands Co., on behalf...
  • For the sake of future generations, Cove Point must be stopped [Letter]

    For the sake of future generations, Cove Point must be stopped [Letter]
    Thank you for covering the controversy regarding the proposed Dominion liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Cove Point ("Calvert County Cove Point opponents, supporters flood state with comments," April 3). The Cove Point project has far-...
  • Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says

    Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says
    A Los Angeles art exhibition featuring posters promoting a controversial Palestinian-led boycott of goods made in Israel and Israeli settlements has been vandalized, according to the exhibition's curator. Carol Wells, executive director of the Center...
  • Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies

     Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies
    Robert D. Stuart Jr. was a grandson of one of the founders of Quaker Oats Co. and third-generation leader of the company, shifting the focus during his long tenure as CEO from cereal-making to brand management and marketing while also overseeing...
  • 'Dazzle and Denim' raises $20,000 for Harford Friends School

    Harford Friends School recently hosted its first "Dazzle and Denim" Dinner Dance. Under the leadership of chair Dr. Teddy Marry Wray, the event raised more than $20,000, which will benefit every HFS student. Friends, parents, teachers, board of trustees...
  • Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway

    Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway
    Among historical novelists, the Anglo-American writer Tracy Chevalier has carved out a nifty niche for herself. She culls the centuries for settings in which to drop initially shy but ultimately strong-willed young heroines caught up in social, romantic...