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  • Readers remember 9/11

    Thomas Stanton,Clarksville On Sept. 11, 2001, I was working in my office at 605 Main St. in Laurel. Like every other typical workday, I was coordinating our fire protection engineers through project work until I heard on the news that a plane had hit the...
  • Taking a step toward boating safety

    Taking a step toward boating safety
    John Martino was not pleased when he saw where organizers of this year's New York Boat Show had stuck his booth inside the cavernous Javits Center earlier this month. He was in a distant corner, far enough from the main flow of foot traffic that he...
  • Full-scale model of Webb Telescope coming to Inner Harbor

    Full-scale model of Webb Telescope coming to Inner Harbor
    When science center directors from around the country gather in Baltimore this month for their annual conference, they'll be able to see one of the largest scientific instruments ever made: a full-scale mock-up of the James Webb Space Telescope. Northrop...
  • After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet

    After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet
    In New York and New Jersey, Sandy lived up to its advance billing as a once-in-a-lifetime megastorm, a deadly collision of tropical and arctic forces that hammered the coastline with mountainous waves and winds and swamped lower Manhattan with record...
  • From The Boathouse: Equipment failure sank HMS Bounty

    Ahoy! Hurricane Sandy, aka Frankenstorm, brought a storm surge Monday that broke the high-water record at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. The late-season hurricane slammed the Eastern Seaboard and hit land on the Jersey Shore. Once the hurricane is over...
  • Burb's Eye View: Library photo exhibition tells many stories

    The faces in the photo tell only part of the story. They are transfixed by something off to the right. The man has his hand to his mouth, wrinkles adding depth to the wonder and dread passing his face. A woman is near him and she is expecting something....
  • PASSINGS: Jim Sweeney, Ira Rubin, Guy Tozzoli

    PASSINGS: Jim Sweeney, Ira Rubin, Guy Tozzoli
    Jim Sweeney Coach transformed Fresno State football Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...
  • Occupy Wall Street, angry over eviction, occupies a new corner

     
    Occupy Wall Street vows to press on as lawyers challenge eviction in New York....
  • World Trade Center, July 1986

     
    The American flag flies over Battery Park in New York City with the World Trade Center in background....
  • Picture it: Construction at Universal Studios

     
    Two construction projects continue at Universal Studios, which still has not made public what it's up to there. Here's a bit of what we saw this weekend. The big honkin' crane remains in place in the lot between Monsters Cafe and Battery Park (the...
  • Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke return to Bethlehem for Peas & Q's

     
    Key Wilde & Mr Clarke will be the first performer at the Peas & Qs Family series Saturday Aug. 18 as the weekly free family concerts return to SteelStacks in Bethlehem after Musikfest. ArtsQuest offers free nationally known children's performers at 11 a....