| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Writers love words just like chefs love food. We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create.
We infuse our writing with clever,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Throughout life my allegiances have varied. I’ve gone from the Yankees, to the Mets, to the Dayton Flyers, and back to the Yankees. Since my daughter, Sabine, began high school, I’ve become a Spartan, a true blue fan of La Cañada.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:18 AM
SOUTH BEND -- Tough time for a significant injury.
Clay High School’s football team will head into its Class 4-A sectional opener against New Prairie Friday night short-handed.
It won’t be a quarterback, running back, receiver, or linebacker...
| Oct 21, 2012
Ah, baseball in the fall! Stirring, do-or-die drama! Brilliant pitching! Dazzling catches! Dramatic clouts! Grown men hopping about in locker rooms, spraying each other with carbonated fermented grape juice!
It is that last part of the proceedings, it...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Over the 20 years East Jordan residents Jim and Helen Truchan have lived on the northern side of the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix, they've watched their water line slowly recede.
"I've gone from 65 feet of rolling dock to now 165 feet of dock ... for me,...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:25 AM
It thoroughly confounds the pundits that the Baltimore Orioles, separated by 15 years from their last winning season, and with a roster dominated by the young and unknown, would host the New York Yankees in a September series with first place on the line....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Jul 7, 2012
| 12:51 PM
About eight months ago, we got a new email system at The Herald-Mail, a switch that put all Schurz Communications properties “on the same page,” so to speak.
The change allowed us to more easily share documents, calendars and other items...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
On New Year's Eve in 1972, a plane carrying baseball star Roberto Clemente crashed about a mile off the shore of Puerto Rico. The right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates was en route to Nicaragua to deliver aid to earthquake victims. He was 38 years old....
| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:58 PM
For Anchorage-area residents, it is -- as Yogi Berra once said -- Deja Vu all over again.
Tonight (Saturday) Anchorage is bracing for yet another major windstorm -- the second in just 12 days.
This storm, like the last, promises to bring 60 to 100 mile-...