| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A chicken barbecue April 14 to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Don’s Thumbs Up Gang will be selling chicken halves or dinners. Pick up sites are the Community Grove in Berlin or the old BP gas station on Grant...
| Apr 8, 2012
Istanbul, Turkey — For months I had been pining for a trip to Europe, willing to go anywhere a cheap flight would take me. But the elusive bargain I sought didn't materialize until February, and it wasn't completely Europe.
The airfare of my dreams...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore is one of the oldest cities in the United States, with a wealth of history and historical landmarks. It's amazing how the City Council thinks it owns those historic landmarks ("Ownership isn't the issue," April 4). How presumptuous of them to...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Nine years before Hall of Famer Lewis Robert “Hack” Wilson set the yet-to-be-broken Major League Baseball single-season record for runs batted in, he got his professional start in Martinsburg.
Wilson, who is buried in Rosedale Cemetery in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A series of free public programs commemorating key anniversaries at the Whitestone Hill State Historic Site near Kulm, N.D., will be featured Sunday and Wednesday.
The events are sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The Johnstown Tomahawks are proud to announce that Hockey Hall of Fame member and two-time "EVSPR000115">Stanley Cup Champion Mario Lemieux will drop the ceremonial game puck for the Tomahawks home opener at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena on Sept....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Military past and present came together Friday morning on a patch of farmland that played a key role in the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812.
Armed with the weapons of landscaping, 55 sailors and Marines in town for the Star-Spangled...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
| Jun 24, 2012
CARRIZO PLAIN NATIONAL MONUMENT, Calif. — In his obsession to see every back road in Southern California, my brother, John, recently said, "Let's go to Carrizo Plain."
"Where's that?" I asked.
He waved his palm in the air. "Over there." Meaning, I...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:21 AM
ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. - If life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, right? But if life hands you nettles, and you're on Orcas Island? You make pizza.
On a recent rainy Thursday, during the weekly pizza and open-microphone night at Doe Bay Cafe, an...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Here is the sixth installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended....