| Apr 22, 2013
Peter McGuinness, an East Coast advertising wunderkind who took the helm at DDB Chicago less than two years ago, is competitive, passionate and driven to succeed. He also likes to stir things up.
Those qualities got him into and out of hot water growing...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Dorothy Louise (Johnson) Lenio, 87, Windber, formerly of Stoystown, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the Church of the Brethren Home in Windber. Born Nov. 8, 1925 in Shade Township, Somerset County. Daughter of Louis and Carrie (Brubaker) Johnson....
| May 24, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The smile of Dr. Beach still shines on the Sunshine State as three Florida beaches made his annual Top 10 beaches in the U.S. list.
Dr. Beach is Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman and he's Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:08 PM
No hurricanes have formed yet in the Atlantic this season, nor do any appear imminent, making it the slowest start to a hurricane season in more than a decade. But it would need to keep up for a couple of weeks to be record-setting.
| Sep 7, 2013
You know those oval bumper stickers, the ones with the black letters inside the white oval?
Well, they were starting to drive me crazy.
They'd get stuck in my head like an annoying song, and I wouldn't be able to stop trying to figure out what they...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The tropical system known as Humberto reached hurricane force late Tuesday, making it one of the latest first hurricanes of a season in modern history but not setting a record.
Hurricane Humberto had 80 mph winds as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, having...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sea level rise is the subject explored in "Shored Up," a film to be screened 7 tonight at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts. The movie spotlights issues facing coastal communities like those in Hampton Roads.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines Jr., a retired Baltimore internist, died June 26 from heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson, where he had volunteered for more than a decade. He was 86.
The son of a civil engineer and a homemaker, Leonard...
| Jul 7, 2013
The noise was my first clue that the refrigerator was upset.
Refrigerators always make noise, of course. Little rumbles and burbles, like my tummy after that second chili dog. But this was an eerie ululation, something between a growl of anger and a moan...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Mark W. Forney, 54, formerly of Somerset, unexpectedly went to be with the Lord on June 17, 2013, following a motorcycle accident near his home in South Carolina. Mark resided in Murrells Inlet, S.C., a suburb of Myrtle Beach. He grew up and attended...