| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:21 AM
In October of 1861, an obscure foreign correspondent for Horace Greeley's New York Tribune led his readers through recent American history — the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the bombardment of Fort Sumter — in the course of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:19 AM
University of Chicago Press
"How Animals Grieve" by Barbara J. King
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Hunter Hayes is ready for an “Encore” of sorts. The Grammy-nominated country singer is set to release an update of his self-titled 2011 debut album, on Tuesday, June 18.
The CD, appropriately titled “Encore,” contains re-releases...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Here’s a look back at a few of the Chicago area’s most famous prisoner escapes:
Multiple escapes from Camp Douglas during Civil War era
Chicago’s Camp Douglas was built as a training spot for Union soldiers in the Civil War but was...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The American Civil War has been very good for a Charles Town author who, in the last six years, has been researching the area’s history for material for historical novels based on real people and real situations connected with that conflict.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:31 PM
The Top Five
Make Me Laugh Comedy Tour
Hosted by Chad Beadle and featuring C.J. Burney, Stacey Carver and Jennifer Nelson. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Majestic Restaurant, 908 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15 at the door. Call 240-367-5052. Go to...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Jefferson County photos
“A Photographic Impression of Jefferson County” is a look at what Jefferson County looked like in the late 1970s and early ’80s, with photographs by Hali Taylor. Exhibit concludes Saturday, Jan. 26. AHA! Fire Hall...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Thousands of military jobs have opened up to women in recent years, but not those in the front-line combat units. That may soon change, however, as a result of a lawsuit brought late last year by four women veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars,...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:53 PM
1. Another drink?
Apollo Civic Theatre opens "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Friday, Jan. 18, at the theater, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. This Edward Albee's 2005 revised edition of his Tony Award-winning play. Rated R due to adult dialogue,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Still Life: The Painted Image
An exhibit of realistic still life paintings by contemporary artists, some traditional and some more innovative. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 20. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free....
| May 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Top 10 Gettysburg events, attractions
•Major re-enactments June 29th and 30th (at Bushey Farm) and July 4-7 (at Redding Farm), with 10,000-plus re-enactors on the field.
•Commemorative ceremony, Gettysburg: A New Birth of Freedom, June 30,...