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  • Mayfair returns Friday to Allentown Fairgrounds: How did it work, and what's new

     
    Last year, Allentown’s Mayfair Festival of the Arts made the most radical changes in its history. After 26 years in the city’s Cedar Beach park, buffeted by rain and flooding and barely staying afloat, the festival moved to part of......
  • Farmers markets: Lake county

    Farmers markets: Lake county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. WEDNESDAY Grayslake summer market 3-7 p.m., June 4-Sept. 24, at Whitney and Center streets. Highland Park/Ravinia 7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 4-Oct. 29, Dean Avenue...
  • Cigna Opens New Call Center In Pittsburgh

    Cigna Corp. opened a new call center in the Pittsburgh, Pa., region with 100 new workers and 50 more who will be added by the end of the year. The insurer is adding more customer service jobs to handle its increasing membership, the company said....
  • Obama, Biden tout job-training grants

    President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-training programs focused on industry partnerships and apprenticeships. Speaking at a community college...
  • John Ostrowski, sausage maker

    John Ostrowski, sausage maker
    John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...
  • Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments

    Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments
    Quarters? How quaint. When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that. The...
  • Why the 2014 Cubs are like 'The Office'

    I'd love to have the luxury of comparing the Cubs to a show like "The Walking Dead," or any popular scripted drama for that matter. Alas, in terms of quality, drama and critical acclaim, the Cubs are more like a sitcom. A sitcom on its way up, no doubt,...
  • Roundup: No. 19 Hofstra advances to CAA final with 8-6 victory

    No. 19 Hofstra (11-4) used a late rally to get past visiting Delaware (7-9) in the Colonial Athletic Association semifinals, 8-6. The Blue Hens led 4-2 at halftime, but the Pride allowed just two more goals the rest of the way. Ryan Rielly got Hofstra...
  • Goucher's defensive effort propels men's lacrosse team into Landmark Conference tournament final

    Goucher's defensive effort propels men's lacrosse team into Landmark Conference tournament final
    In the span of four days, Goucher went from absorbing the disappointment of losing to Landmark Conference rival Scranton to having the last word. After an 8-7 setback to the Royals on Saturday that prevented the Gophers from capturing the regular-season...
  • Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit

    Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit
    Hillary Clinton will be given the “Award of Merit” from her alma mater -- she is a 1973 graduate of Yale Law School -- before addressing law school alumni, faculty and staff in Woolsey Hall.  Details of the award from the Yale Law School web...
  • Barbecue, pies and more on tourism maps

    Barbecue, pies and more on tourism maps
    Trails aren't just for hiking. Increasingly, state and local tourism officials are creating trail itineraries to showcase the unique culinary traditions of a state or region. South Carolina is best known for its beaches and golf destinations, such as...