| Mar 13, 2011
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95
Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...
| Oct 21, 2011
Chambersburg 6 at State College 24
Big Spring 35 at James Buchanan 0
Waynesboro 20 at Shippensburg 49
West Perry 13 at Gettysburg 7
Greencastle-Antrim 42 at Northern York 7
Milton Hershey 7 at East Pennsboro 33
Carlisle 16 at Central...
| Nov 4, 2011
Gettysburg 13 at Shippensburg 37
Central Dauphin 42 at Chambersburg 14
Waynesboro 36 at James Buchanan 29
Greencastle-Antrim 41 at Big Spring 22
West Perry 12 at Northern York 20
Carlisle 7 at Cumberland Valley 42
Camp Hill 14 at East...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Memorial Day took on an added meaning in Maytown, Lancaster County.
Members of the community past and present spent the holiday weekend saying goodbye to Maytown Elementary School, which is shutting its doors at the end of the school year.
| Aug 5, 2011
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
CEDAR CREST COLLEGE (FALCONS), 100 College Drive, Allentown, 610-437-4471, 1-800-360-1222, http://www.cedarcrest.edu
CHESTNUT HILL COLLEGE, Satellite program of Chestnut Hill's main campus in Philadelphia, 9601 Germantown Ave.,...
| Jan 14, 2009
Barack Obama will be sworn into office on Tuesday -- just weeks before the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth. Obama's inaugural theme, "A New Birth of Freedom," has, fittingly, been drawn from his fellow Illinoisan's Gettysburg Address, and he's...
| Mar 21, 2010
America's first fascination with Japan flared -- and disappeared -- like fireworks. Before J-Pop, or the American discovery of Zen, or even the reshaping of Impressionism by the Japonisme aesthetic in the late 1800s, the United States was seized by a wave...
| Dec 13, 2009
Doris Duke. It's a mighty big name in philanthropic circles.
The only child of tobacco and hydropower magnate James Buchanan Duke, she inherited his $80 million estate in 1925, when she was 12. The "poor little rich girl" grew into an elegant woman whose...
| Oct 4, 2008
As a young boy in Poland before World War II, Karol Jozef Wojtyla possessed an uncommon warmth for an often reviled group of outsiders -- Jews.
Like most others in his hometown, Wojtyla was Catholic. But he counted Jewish children among his friends --...
| Feb 22, 2008
Skeptic Michael Shermer exposes hate speech against the Church of Scientology and strangely concludes that its "cult-like secrecy" and "hypocrisy" merit suspicion. He also calls it a "faux religion."
Speaking as a scholar who has analyzed new religions...
| Sep 2, 2009
| 11:33 AM
WEEK 1 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH
Carlisle at Mechanicsburg
Red Land vs. Cedar Cliff
Central Dauphin vs. CD East
Chambersburg at Lower Dauphin
Red Lion at Cumberland Valley
James Buchanan at Greencastle-Antrim
| Sep 4, 2009
Waynesboro 7 New Oxford 27
Steel-High 14 Susquehanna Twp. 27
Cumberland Valley 35 Red Lion 0
Carlisle 31 Mechanicsburg 15
South Western 21 Gettysburg 7
Red Land 14 Cedar Cliff 26
Hershey 28 Milton Hershey 21
Lower Dauphin 8 Chambersburg 24