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  • Ginger Baker speaks (a little): Legendary drummer sees no difference in music from Cream, new Jazz Confusion

     
    Ginger Baker says he sees no distinction between the music he made as drummer in seminal rock bands Cream and Blind Faith in the 1960s and the African-jazz hybrid music he plays these days with his new band, Ginger Baker......
  • Bucks moves to stem suicides

     
    Kudos to the Bucks County commissioners for taking an aggressive position to fight suicide. The commissioners this week announced that they are forming a task force to combat suicide. The initiative will be assembled by the staff of the county's Mental...
  • Doctors, nurses, pharmacist reprimanded by state boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in December) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's...
  • 'Cowboy house' casts its spell

    'Cowboy house' casts its spell
    In 1946, a journalist who was associated with Adolf Hitler and John F. Kennedy met an actor who was known for playing a cowboy in Hollywood films. Tim McCoy, who was 55 at the time, was overcome by Inga Arvad’s beauty when he saw her at a dinner...
  • Melissa McCarthy's Elle cover is just fine with her

    "THERE is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion." -- Edgar Allan Poe. SO "THEY" attacked Elle and Melissa McCarthy because she is wearing a big coat on the cover of the magazine, saying she was covering up her weight -- and for...
  • Longtime Republican leader in Bucks County dies

     
    Harry Fawkes, Bucks County’s longtime Republican Party leader, has died. Fawkes, 83, of Bristol Township died tuesday. He led the GOP for four decades. Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement...
  • The first grades are in on how power companies responded to Hurricane Sandy

     
    Many people were steamed at their electric company after sitting in the cold and dark for days following Hurricane Sandy. Many of them unfortunately had the same experience last year when Hurricane Irene blew through, and again when a freak......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Republicans propose new Electoral College plan.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. He may have been defeated last session, but Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, hasn't given up on his plan to change the way Pennsylvania allocates its votes in the Electoral College. On Monday,...
  • Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore

    Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore
    A fugitive wanted for murder in Pennsylvania was wrongly released from the Baltimore City Detention Center this week — and authorities are still trying to figure out how that happened. Dale Wakefield, 21, is being held in a Bucks County, Pa., jail...
  • Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, surgeon

    Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, a retired Baltimore surgeon whose career spanned six decades at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 1 from complications of dementia at Roland Park Place. He was 94. The son of immigrant parents from Europe who owned and operated a...
  • Mental health and substance abuse agencies merge

    Mental health and substance abuse agencies merge
    Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems and Baltimore Mental Health Systems will merge this fall as the field moves to integrating substance abuse and mental health treatment. The new organization will be named Behavioral Health System Baltimore, employ 70...