| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: Robert Pruter Real name: Robert Pruter Gender: Male Age: 68 Occupation: Reference and government documents librarian. Previously I worked more than a quarter century as a social sciences editor at a family...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Nancy Kneisley Costain, 85, formerly of Arlington, Va., died on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Menno Haven Retirement Community in Chambersburg, Pa.
Born Feb. 17, 1927, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Dr. Bender B. Kneisley and Mary A....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, a photography director whose career at The Baltimore Sun spanned nearly two decades, died Friday of complications from dementia at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. He was 80.
"Lew was skilled at his trade and knew cameras and film back...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum announced its Class of 2013 on Monday, and it has several local ties.
Roanoke College All-American Frank Allen, former Virginia Tech football player Cornell Brown, and Virginia Tech sportscaster Bill Roth...
| Jan 16, 2013
As the season of gift gluttony, parking lot insanity and checkout line lunacy fades to a distant memory, it's worth contemplating a nagging and perennial question:
Why are we so bad at sharing?
We fret and fuss at our kids for fighting over the new...
| May 11, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:14 PM
The high school softball season is at the halfway point.
So, it's the perfect time to take a mid-term examination and see what the 31 teams in the Lehigh Valley Conference, Colonial League and Mountain Valley Conference have done so far and where they...
| Apr 12, 2013
What kind of person do we have? This question is raised when someone is asking another person to seriously judge the conduct of an acquaintance who has stepped over the line of propriety or failed to carry out a duty. The delinquent is assumed to...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:35 AM
Life lessons can be learned in a number of areas of our lives and at the most unique of moments.
Sports are one of those areas.
In sports, coaches are in a position of our lives to teach, mold and lead as not only part of athletic competitions, but...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Dr. Kay Moeckly Wiggins, 79, died on Sunday, June 2, at her home on Bainbridge Island.
She was born Feb. 17, 1934, in Amherst, S.D.
Kay is survived by her loving children: Bryan and Karis Wiggins of Bainbridge Island and Syracuse, N.Y., their...