| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The summer's biggie arrives Sunday: "Breaking Bad" starts its final episodes on AMC. The stunning hour is a dramatic workout for Dean Norris as DEA agent Hank, Walt White's stunned brother-in-law.
Norris also is giving a ferocious performance as a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Saving open space for future generations has all kinds of beginnings, back stories and results.
Sometimes those stories are successful, sometimes they're mind-numbingly complicated, and sometimes they simply bring tears to the eyes.
All three are the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:08 PM
On Monday night, Jennifer Pharr Davis recalled the debilitating condition of the shin splints she suffered in her record-setting completion of the Appalachian Trail in 2011.
Davis told a crowd at Williamsport Memorial Library that the pain was intense...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Peter Karch spent Father's Day on a bike. It was his way of honoring his daughter. The 71-year-old Kutztown resident is on a mission to bicycle more than 4,000 miles from California to Virginia to raise funds for his daughter's health institute. I spoke...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The Top Five
Franklin County Fair
The Franklin County Fair continues through Saturday, with special events and evening entertainment daily. Highlights include: The Silver Eagle Band, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11; truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m....
| Jul 7, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Firefighters hiked up the Appalachian Trail in the southern end of Washington County on Sunday morning to reach a woman experiencing problems with heat exposure, according to Washington County Emergency Services.
Firefighters from Boonsboro fire company&...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:30 AM
And now for something completely the same: another disgraced official staging a comeback. Eliot Spitzer, the former New York state governor, announced Sunday that he is running for New York City comptroller. You have to wonder if a sex scandal hasn't...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Happy birthday to Ivan Jack Holland, who will turn 90 Saturday. He is a lifetime member of the Williamsport community.
Holland served in World War II as a gunner on a B-17. He is a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church and served many years in the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Paul F. Spigelmire, a Lutherville real estate agent, died June 16 of an apparent heart attack while vacationing in Indonesia. He was 61.
Mr. Spigelmire, who was visiting a daughter who is a Foreign Service officer, was snorkeling off the shores of Dili,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
If it's Wednesday, chances are you'll find Bill Gordge working on a local trail.
Gordge is the leader of the Mid-Week Crew, a group that helps build and maintain trails in the Roanoke area. And this year, he's also the winner of a statewide conservation...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:14 PM
To some, hiking is nothing more than a walk in the woods. For a group hiking through Southwest Virginia on the Appalachian Trail right now, its far more than a hike, it's help.
The first man to hike the Appalachian Trail, or A-T, was a World War II...