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  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “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,...
  • California officials, inmate advocates discuss hunger strike

    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...
  • Datebook

    Genealogy program The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society presents "An Early African-American Quaker, Journey from North Carolina to Home" by Margo Lee Williams at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road....
  • Quaker City String Band

    Quaker City String Band
    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...
  • Bel Air's Hays House Museum Presents 'Medical Care in the 18th Century Quaker Community'

    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...
  • Bob Harper: Fit is his forte

    Bob Harper: Fit is his forte
    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,...
  • Mary Merceron witnessed the birth, and early life, of a nation

    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 De Vries. Mrs....
  • A fundraiser for Ghana, March 3rd at West Hartford's Quaker Friends Meeting House

    A fundraiser for Ghana, March 3rd at West Hartford's Quaker Friends Meeting House
    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...
  • U.S. must have balance in budget cuts

    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...
  • Engaged: Christina Schoppert & Andrew Devereux

    Engaged: Christina Schoppert & Andrew Devereux
    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...
  • 20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa

    20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa
      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...