| Jan 12, 2011
Richard "Dick" Winters, the "Easy Company" commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 92.
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| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Kings Island and Cedar Point are the most popular seasonal amusement parks in the U.S., according to a report issued by the Theme Entertainment Association.
Both parks, owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment of Sandusky, Ohio, saw a slight rise in...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 12:59 PM
If you plan to get out of town Saturday, you'll have a difficult time if you don't take along a significant other. That's right. Because it's Valentine's Day weekend, which means everyone is coupling up — at least temporarily — to have a...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again.
There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child.
The advent of spring means...
| Jun 12, 2012
Q: Can you direct me to where I can find a brownie-type recipe from the 1950s that was made with chopped dates? It is a childhood favorite I used to make with my Aunt Anne. She is long passed away.
I think it was a Hershey recipe? I have looked at...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Reporting from Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa.--
The campgrounds, picnic groves and trolley parks that proliferated in Pennsylvania and Ohio in the late 19th century have survived through lean times and changing tastes to become some of the oldest...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:15 AM
I’m setting off on a road trip across America's "Coaster Belt," hitting eight theme parks in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in just 10 days. Along the way, I'll visit some of the oldest amusement parks in the world and climb aboard classic wooden...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:50 PM
Reporting from Hersheypark in Hershey, Pa.-- A mysterious series of hidden messages, encrypted codes and tantalizing symbols has theme park enthusiasts wondering what Hersheypark has planned for 2012.
Here's what we know: Construction has already...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Reporting from Hershey, Pa.--
After more than a century, the town that chocolate built still makes its namesake confection and remains a candy lover's nirvana.
Billed as the "Sweetest Place on Earth," the company town has grown over the last century...
| May 19, 2012
| 6:40 AM
It's wasn't even 10 a.m., and the party was already well underway on the Preakness Infield, with bands playing and fans celebrating.
Standing out front of the Jagermeister stage in the infield as the band Mr. Greenjeans played a rendition of "The Doug...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:33 PM
It is a wet day in Carroll County — not too welcoming.
But in the kitchen of Pete Truby's Sykesville house, the scenario is considerably cozier.
For starters, there are his dogs — a beagle named Molly and a vizsla known as Murphy — who...