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  • Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design

    Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design
    A young Windsor furniture maker's "fateful liaison" with an unmarried woman in June 1766 helped pave the way for the Connecticut Valley's golden age of furniture production. Eliphalet Chapin's wayward ways with a neighboring damsel named Hannah Bartlett...
  • In rejecting Debo Adegbile, two Senate Democrats take the easy way out

    In rejecting Debo Adegbile, two Senate Democrats take the easy way out
    Last month, in endorsing President Obama’s nomination of veteran litigator Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, a Los Angeles Times editorial noted the possibility that Republicans would line up against the...
  • Bloomsburg University announces winter graduates

    Bloomsburg University announces winter graduates
    Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recently released its list of Fall/Winter 2013 graduates. Area graduates include: Lehigh County: Derek J. Beisel, Laurys Station, BSBA Business Adminisstration Marketing; Christopher Brogan, Allentown, BSBA...
  • Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]

    Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Jonathan A. Waldon, 53, of the 100 block of Hamilton Avenue, was charged Friday with malicious destruction of property valued at $1,000. Gary Izell Osborne, 24, of the 400 block...
  • Beyonce, Jay Z Confirm 'On the Run' Summer Tour

    Following weeks of speculation, musical power couple Beyonce and Jay Z have confirmed that they will hit the road this summer for their "On the Run" tour. The two will embark on a 16-city tour of the U.S. and Canada beginning June 25th at Miami's Sun...
  • Beyonce and Jay Z tour coming to Baltimore

    Beyonce and Jay Z tour coming to Baltimore
    On "Part II (On the Run)" from 2013's "Magna Carta Holy Grail," Jay Z raps, "If it's me and you against the world, then so be it." This summer, the 44-year-old mogul and rapper will put his words to the test when he and pop-superstar wife Beyonce embark...
  • Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer

    Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer
    Constance K. Rand, a homemaker and volunteer, died April 21 of respiratory failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Roland Park resident was 97. The daughter of Herbert Waldemar Koehn and Dallas Huntington Rogers Koehn, Constance Huntington Koehn...
  • Judge resentences juvenile killer Qu'eed Batts to life without parole

    Judge resentences juvenile killer Qu'eed Batts to life without parole
    Qu’eed Batts, a 14-year-old Easton killer who became a symbol in the debate over how the justice system treats young offenders, was resentenced Friday to life in prison without parole — the same punishment he previously received, and one...
  • Phish to play a pair of shows at nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth in July

    Phish to play a pair of shows at nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth in July
    The Phish army is on the march again and it's heading for Portsmouth. The band's website today lists shows July 29-30 at nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth. Tickets are to go on sale 11 a.m. March 28 through Ticketmaster, but a presale is...
  • City of Brotherly Love finally tackles neighborhood blight

    City of Brotherly Love finally tackles neighborhood blight
    Armed with a staple gun and a sheaf of bright pink posters, Derrick McCall is trying to stop this city's decline. He drives his noisy city truck through North Philadelphia, looking for a house on 26th Street, one of the 25,000 vacant structures in the...
  • Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65

    Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65
    Carol Kinne, who channeled her idealism and her passion for diversity into programs that championed community service and cultural understanding among students at Park School, died of cancer at her home in Baltimore on March 9. The Mount Washington...