| Jul 16, 2010
Family and friends of George Woods gathered Friday at the Aliso Creek Inn to share memories of the actor and longtime Patriots Day Parade commentator, who died July 3. He was 75.
"He was a wonderful man, full of personality and always a pleasure to have...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 11:08 AM
We’re over halfway through winter! Groundhog Day celebrates the “cross quarter” day which is halfway between the winter solstice and vernal equinox. Think spring!
Start with Jupiter. It’s the brightest “star” in...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 12:49 PM
The Smithsburg branch of the Washington County Free Library is giving local residents a chance to learn about space discovery, from the time Galileo gave birth to modern astronomy in 1609 to NASA’s Apollo missions on the moon.
An exhibit at the...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:52 PM
I read Monday in the L.A. Times that Gino Cimoli had died.
Gino was the first major league player to bat on the West Coast when the Dodgers and Giants moved to California from New York in 1958. He wasn't the Dodgers usual lead-off batter, but Manager...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 2:05 PM
A group of Danville students can now say they're smarter than most other teens in the world.
That's because they scored higher than the world average on their international exams.
All 21 are part of the International Baccalaureate program here at...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 10:03 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The Mission Juno satellite launched into clear blue skies Friday, beginning a five-year journey to the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter.
NASA launched the $1.1 billion satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 12:25 p....
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Public schools today are like newspapers 10 years ago.
There was this fledgling enterprise called the Internet, but we were oblivious to the threat, even disdainful of it. Then, suddenly, our customers had unlimited choices for picking their news sources...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Governor Bob McDonnell is working with Microsoft to provide advanced computer training to every high school student in the Commonwealth.
Eight high school in our area are apart of the pilot project.One of those is Galileo Magnet in Danville.
| Nov 18, 2011
| 6:00 AM
America is a product of the Age of Reason. Our founders used their rational powers to free us from the ignorance and superstition that shackled less enlightened societies. For over two centuries, we have assumed that the Age of Reason was here to stay,...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 10:26 PM
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:02 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Tucked between treatises on algae and prehistoric turquoise beads, the study on page 460 of a long-ago issue of the U.S. journal Science drew little attention.
"I don't think there were any newspaper articles about it or anything...