| Jun 30, 2011
There are outdoor summer festivals and then there's the Kutztown Folk Festival.
The annual event, held each year in the Pennsylvania town that bears its name, is larger than life in every which way. It attracts around 150,000 visitors each year. It's...
| Nov 9, 2009
Months ago, a homeless man entered Dwayne Hess' West Baltimore coffeehouse. He took in the scene for a few minutes, had a warm beverage, then headed for the door.
Before he left, the man turned toward Hess, whom he had never met before, and said...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Adam Posey, a 2010 graduate of Poquoson High School, recently concluded a stellar baseball career with Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg by being named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference first team.
For Posey, his all-conference...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Christopher Newport's women's basketball team remains in state and could face a familiar foe in a familiar setting, as the NCAA Division III tournament field was announced Monday.
The 20th-ranked Captains (22-5) earned an at-large invitation and play...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Many people in the East were in a tizzy several years ago because of a spate of roadway shootings in California. Road hogs who got in the way of other motorists had their vehicles shot full of holes.
While I do not advocate gunplay to settle such...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between the Obama administration and businesses run by conservative Christians over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner'...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:40 PM
It's a tragedy that has drained the joy from a family's holiday and mocks peace-on-Earth pretensions:
James Marcus Howe was shot to death on his front porch in a tussle with thugs trying to force their way into his home the day before Thanksgiving....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:19 AM
With his hair tousled and aviator sunglasses resting on a table, Matt Bristol seemed like your typical Angeleno on a recent afternoon for lunch in Brentwood.
But Bristol is a cast member on the TLC series “Breaking Amish: Los Angeles,”...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Adam Posey of Poquoson, a rising senior at Eastern Mennonite University, is playing this summer for the Niagara Power of the New York State Collegiate Baseball League. Based in Niagara Falls, the Power team is an affiliate of the Fellowship of Christian...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
KALONA, Iowa — A white van, its sides covered with the words Kalona By-Ways Tours, sits parked in front of an Amish country store, a steady stream of plainly dressed men and women coming and going.
"I call this the Amish Wal-Mart," tour guide...
| Jan 4, 2011
Paul Soldner, a ceramicist and longtime Scripps College teacher who introduced a pottery technique called American raku, died Monday at his home in Claremont after a period of declining health. He was 89.
"He was one of the greats in California...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Longtime Des Plaines resident Beverly Becker hopes commuters and drivers are inspired to plant flowers when they look up in the skies this spring. Becker, …...