| Jun 27, 2011
| 6:57 PM
A former director of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the organization in 2007 and 2008.
A federal grand jury has indicted 51-year-old Teresa Judkins of Barrow on charges of theft and misapplication of...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 10:07 AM
TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that just concluded in Canada's largest city, has only been held for four years. But this citywide extravaganza already attracts a collective audience in excess of 1 million and spends...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:07 PM
James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:13 PM
James Edgar Byron, 83, former president of the W.D. Byron and Sons Tannery in Williamsport, Md., died Saturday evening at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va., surrounded by his family.
Mr. Byron was the son of William Devereux Byron II and Katharine...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:25 AM
LANCASTER — The Lancaster City Council has not made a firm decision about how to solve pending water capacity issues. But the city will pursue a grant to build a new water plant.
The council approved the city's application for $2 million in U.S....
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Despite a wine making tradition that pre-dates California's by hundreds of years, Virginia has only recently earned itself a seat at the big table of international vintners.
For many years, Virginia's winemaking reputation elicited little excitement...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:57 PM
Governor Mitch Daniels joined Tochigi Governor Tomikazu Fukuda, the chairman of the Tochigi Legislature and other Japanese dignitaries Friday for a tree planting ceremony on the southeast lawn of the statehouse in honor of Indiana's relationship with...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:07 PM
Running Route 219 from the Pennsylvania Turnpike through Meyersdale into Maryland has been the goal of many local, state and federal officials for decades.
Earlier this year federal funding of $305 million was secured and the project could begin in...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Question: Are large food chains required to put unit pricing on shelves?
Answer: I looked this up on the U.S. Department of Commerce web site (www.commerce.gov) and, in fact only 19 states require unit pricing on shelves. Pennsylvania is not one of them....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:43 AM
LANCASTER — After months of anticipation, Lancaster City Council has voiced a preference for one of three options available to solve pending water plant capacity issues.
The council — not including absent member Maggie Morris Mick —...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Retailers are banking on Maryland shoppers packing stores beginning Aug. 14 to take advantage of a temporary rollback of the 6 percent state sales tax.
But what's good for consumers and retailers will come at a cost to the state, which expects to lose as...