| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special.
But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery.
As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Inmate advocates were left disappointed by their conversation with California prison officials Tuesday, the first such meeting since a statewide hunger strike began two weeks ago.
The inmates are seeking improvements in prison conditions...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:07 PM
The Quaker City String Band takes its unique form of entertainment to audiences all over the world. Quaker City has entertained the people of Cuba, Mexico, England, Canada, France and Italy. Since 1986, the band has performed in Galveston, Texas for their...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Visit the Hays House Museum in Bel Air Sunday at 1 p.m. and explore the health issues and illnesses that plagued 18th century women and children.
Visitors will see a display of historic medical equipment and find out about herbal medicines, midwifery...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...
| Feb 11, 2012
100 Years Ago
Spirit and kick
"Misses Lillian Schultz and Mary Merceron attended one of the performances of "Ben Hur" at the New Academy of Music.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rider and daughter of "Sherwood," have been visiting Mrs. H. Newton
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:50 AM
With performers like Margaux Hayes, Richard McGhee III, Abu Carter, David Brown, Kevin Lamkins and Jill Friedman, it's easy to imagine heading to the Bright Star Vision fundraiser, which supports educational projects in the Volta Region of Ghana, just for...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Whatever the election results in November, we and other Quaker groups across the country recognize and emphasize that a balanced budget requires a balanced approach. The balance that concerns us is that between Pentagon spending that has nearly doubled in...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Wedding Date: June 23, 2012
Her story: Christina Schoppert, 30, grew up in Homeland and now lives in Hampden. She is a lawyer with Community Law Center, Inc., which represents organizations working on neighborhood revitalization efforts. Her father, Gary...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
A group of 20 co-workers from the shipping department at a Cedar Rapids cereal plant stepped forward Wednesday to claim a $241 million Powerball jackpot.
The group, which formed a trust calling itself The Shipping 20, chose to receive the jackpot as...