| 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...
| 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'...
| 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,”...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Lewayne D. Eby, 40, of Gettysburg, Pa., died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center.
He was the husband of Regina M. (Brougher) Eby, his wife of 18 years.
Born Dec. 12, 1972, in Waynesboro, Pa., Lewayne was the son of Lester E. Eby...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Washington County’s newest public library can’t be more than 4 square feet — but that’s precisely the idea.
It looks almost like an oversized birdhouse atop a wooden post, tucked away behind Hebron Mennonite Church on Highlane...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The TriState Festival, Auction & Cruise-In is a two-day family affair Friday and Saturday at the Garrett County Fairgrounds in Maryland.
Local volunteers of Mennonite and Brethren churches have been working year-round to create items for the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Evan Lewis Maust, 82, of Salisbury, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at his residence. Born May 4, 1931, in Meyersdale, he is the son of the late Alvin and Edna (Miller) Maust. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Vivian Marlene Maust and Audrey...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Bertha Elizabeth Martin, 97, of 13436 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Mennonite Home.
Born Saturday, April 1, 1916, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Abram H. Baer and the late Amanda M....
| 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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Volunteers from area Mennonite churches have been working year-round to prepare items to be sold on the Silent Auction and Live Auction of the 15th annual TriState Relief Sale Festival & Cruise-In July 19-20.
Quilters have been working at their...