| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Instead of a fantasy date, a high-school senior got suspended for three and a half days for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom when she hosted a question-and-answer session at his Pennsylvania school, reports time.com.
Patrick Farves, a senior...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Natural gas is a key element of Connecticut's efforts to clean its air and provide cost-effective energy for consumers. It is by far the state's leading source of energy, exceeding gasoline and nuclear power. And for this reason, pending legislation...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Q: The litter along I-78 is absolutely disgusting. As soon as you come over the border from New Jersey into Pennsylvania it's nothing but trash all along the highway. It's bad enough seeing the deer carcasses; at least they decompose. I live along I-78,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:13 AM
When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production.
Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids.
"I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Gustave Tassell, a California designer who became a fashion star in the early 1960s with starkly refined clothes that appealed to women like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Greer Garson and Princess Grace of Monaco, has died. He was 88.
A contemporary of...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Two culinary students in Anne Arundel Community College's Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute won gold medals, and the institute team earned second place at the sixth annual Chesapeake Culinary Cup competition this month at the institute in Glen...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The York County Board of Supervisors recognized four high school seniors Tuesday, presenting each with an award and a $500 scholarship.
Owen Robinson, a Bruton High student, received the community service award for volunteering at a local pool teaching...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Two weeks ago, a white supremacist opened fire outside of the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in Overland Park, Kan. He is charged with murdering three people.
After his arrest, he yelled "Heil Hitler" from inside a squad car....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A new Mississippi-style paddle boat has arrived in town, soon to sail along the Intracoastal Waterway.
The 140-foot Liberty Belle is the newest boat in the fleet of Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Hospitality, which operates three other vessels in its...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....
| May 22, 2014
| 10:34 AM
A Pennsylvania man will spend seven years in prison for stealing tons of steel materials from a Bel Air construction site over a period of several months during 2011, the Harford County State's Attorney's Office said.
John Michael Schene, 49, of York,...