| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:59 PM
My son needed toadstools. In 20 minutes.
We had just been through a hot, dry spell, and I had no idea where I'd find them, but extra credit in honors biology was on the line, so I put on my Super Mom cape and leapt to the rescue.
I called Roger's...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine had it all wrong, in the view of some people, and it is time for America to follow the lead of the sheiks and mullahs of Saudi Arabia and Iran, along with the Imperial Kludds of the Ku Klux Klan and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:05 PM
When the reconstructed Raleigh Tavern opened to the public on Friday, Sept. 16, 1932, it not only represented Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition building but also a new identity for the old colonial capital and the rest of the surrounding region....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Upcoming events at the Boyle County Public Library are listed. For more information or to register, call (859) 238-7323 or visit the “What’s New” page at www.boylepublib.org. Inquire about children’s story times, ‘tween...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Nearly four decades ago, Baltimore's fledgling shock trauma center saved the life of a 29-year-old prosecutor. The young lawyer returned months later to ask the medical staff how he could repay their effort.
"Run for office," center founder Dr. R...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Peggy Fitzgerald was the oldest of eight children, born July 29, 1923, in Emmitsburg, Md., at her mother’s home place. Her parents were living in Philadelphia at the time, but her mother returned home to give birth to Peggy.
She was named Mary...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:36 PM
We inherited the idea of self-defense from England at the time of the American Revolution.
The law sought to avoid violence by imposing a duty to retreat. Simply put, if an aggressor threatened you, and you could safely avoid the violence by safely...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:59 AM
‘Downtown ‘til Dusk’ continues Friday
The Heart of Danville’s “Downtown ‘til Dusk” Friday Night on Main series continues Friday with the summer’s second free Lawn Chair Theater movie and music in...
| Sep 8, 2013
Lodging, Dining and Entertainment Suggestions
For a more complete list of lodging, restaurants, attractions and events go to www.visitbuckscounty.com.
Where to Stay:
>>Golden Plough Inn, Lahaska, PA; 215-794-4000; http://www.peddlersvillage.com/...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:02 AM
SOUTH BEND - As settlement along the St. Joseph River in northern Indiana increased in the first half of the 19th century, fur traders Alexis Coquillard and Lathrop M. Taylor, who would go on to found the city of South Bend, saw fit to donate about 21...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The barges long ago stopped plying the 180-mile Chesapeake & Ohio Canal between Georgetown and Cumberland, Md.
But along its path, glimpses of the past remain — from lock houses and aqueducts to dams and pump houses.
If these old structures...