| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:24 PM
A doctor once told Albert Brown he shouldn't expect to make it to 50, given the toll taken by his years in a Japanese labor camp during World War II and the infamous, often-deadly march that got him there. But the former dentist made it to 105,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 5:35 AM
The Top Five
Lincoln and Douglas on stage
“The Rivalry,” a play about the Lincoln-Douglas debates. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Nov. 12. Harpers Ferry Middle School, Bolivar, W.Va.; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, Saturday,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:38 PM
1. Open house
Metal sculptor Scott Cawood opens his studio to visitors. Showing work in progress and holiday gift ideas. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Scott Cawood Art Studio, 3829 Harpers Ferry Road, south of Sharpsburg. Free. Go to www....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:18 PM
The Orlando Magic are about to lose a key member of their basketball operations staff.
Charles Klask, the Magic’s scouting information manager, has accepted a job with the Detroit Pistons.
“Charles was our statistics guru,” Magic...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:44 AM
As more people try to get an early jump on the holiday, Tuesday before Thanksgiving is becoming the new Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Tuesday isn't expected to be quite as busy as the nation's biggest travel day of the year, but if recent trends...
| Dec 11, 2011
Trent Dixon, 19, a graduate of Greencastle-Antrim (Pa.) High School, was promoted to assistant field jobs manager at ScrapRight Software.
His responsibilities consist of the installation of hardware at various scrap yards across...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Bobbi Ackers set foot inside Gino's restaurant Sunday morning, saw Gino Marchetti and a bunch of former Colts seated at a table outside and immediately dropped 30 years.
"At least," a beaming Ackers, 65, said after getting an autograph from Marchetti,...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Runnin' down the road may be the Road Runner's idea of fun, but the classic American summer vacation road trip, even when pointed toward a beloved destination, can get long, tiresome and boring. What helps? The food along the way.
We're talking here...
| Dec 19, 2008
| 4:22 PM
For someone who says he knows nothing about food, I think our friend Bucky is progressing nicely. In today's bit of culinary nostalgia, our guest poster from the big rectangular state out West even gives us a recipe. ELWhich is......
| Dec 19, 2008
The first weekend roster includes :
Wynton Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, James Taylor, Joe Cocker, Earth Wind & Fire, Wilco, Spoon, Erykah Badu, Irma Thomas, Orishas, Third World, Robert Cray, Etta James & the Roots Band, Mavis Staples, Drive-By...