| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:37 PM
The winners have been named in the 2013 Advocate Communications’ Quaker State 400 Ticket Giveaway.
Gordon Weddle of Danville, James McVey of Winchester, and Linda Byrd and Darrell Thompson, both of Stanford, each received a ticket package that...
| Jun 26, 2013
Harford Friends School recently hosted its first "Dazzle and Denim" Dinner Dance.
Under the leadership of chair Dr. Teddy Marry Wray, the event raised more than $20,000, which will benefit every HFS student. Friends, parents, teachers, board of trustees...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:55 AM
As a grateful product of 12 years of Catholic education, I would be bothered if President Obama heaped abuse on Roman Catholic schools. According to some critics, that is exactly what he did in some recent remarks to teenagers in Northern Ireland. One...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:27 AM
The rumble of bikers — and the party that comes with it — soon will make its way into town. This year's Thunder in the Valley events kick off Thursday and the live music, food, drinks and leather-friendly shindigs continue in and around...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Cheryl Ann Mickey, 55, Quaker Valley Road, Alum Bank, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Mrs. Mickey was born in Johnstown on Thursday, Dec. 26, 1957, the daughter of Anna Mary (Bruno) Anderson of Central City...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:45 PM
This weekend, June 8 and 9, Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston will celebrate the 275th anniversary of its founding.
Speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories will be brought together to share with the community the remarkable Quaker...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Seventh-graders at Harford Friends School have a new opportunity to let their voices be heard as far away as Afghanistan. The only school in Maryland selected to participate in an interactive program entitled "Afghanistan Hearts and Minds," Harford...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:42 PM
No Quakers were present Thursday to support their earlier request that the Jefferson County Commission adopt a resolution calling for “all reasonable restrictions on sales of firearms.”
The gun-rights side, however, was well-represented,...
| Mar 27, 2013
Harford Friends School hosted the 5th annual "Judy's Night of a Thousand Stars" recently, drawing more than 70 participants. This special event, coordinated by Alice Remsberg, is held each year in memory of Judy Harlan, one of the founding members of...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:30 AM
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — If you don't have time to sit down for a bowl of cereal in the morning, companies are hoping you'll want to drink your breakfast.
As companies struggle to grow cereal sales in the U.S., Kellogg and General Mills are...