| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:01 AM
A son, Jackson Dean Palk, was born to John and Jenny (Smith) Palk at 9:48 a.m. June 11, 2011, at the Univerisity of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Jackson weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:13 AM
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania school district has decided not to stage a Tony Award-winning musical about a Muslim street poet after members of the community complained about the play on the heels of the 10th anniversary of the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:22 AM
Just in time for Halloween, the Richland Drama Series plans to present "Alive OnStage!," a series of four plays based on some of literature's most beloved classics.
Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace," W.W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw," Edgar Allan Poe'...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:59 PM
AAA estimates that one in three Americans will be traveling more than 50 miles this holiday season – and while many people will be hitting the roads - millions will be taking to the sky.
December 23rd is considered one of the biggest travel day...
| May 18, 2011
| 6:54 PM
When a thunderstorm with its impressive lightning moves from the city out over Lake Michigan, is all that lightning we see only cloud-to-cloud, or can a bolt actually strike a random spot on the water?
—Scott Miller, Plainfield
| May 22, 2011
A History of the Papacy
John Julius Norwich
Random House: $30
The respected historian of the Byzantine Empire and Venice now turns to one of the oldest institutions on Earth and those who have worn the mitred hat during its 2,000-...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:38 AM
All three groups representing Washington County Public Schools employees are expected to get raises if the school board approves contract proposals at a meeting Tuesday, according to some school board members.
Although none of those who spoke about the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:04 PM
A lot of people might ask, what would a kid do with $200?
But one Pay it Forward giver wants to give the money to an 11-year-old girl from Camp Hill.
"She's one of those understanding people who works hard and she is not obnoxious, she doesn't get a lot...
| Jun 19, 2011
The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
Random House: 432 pp., $28
Veteran journalist Scott Miller has done something very interesting in his first book: He has conjoined two kinds...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The Richland Performing Arts Center will showcase its younger talent during two musicals.
"A Little Princess" features approximately 75 students in grades seven through nine. It is scheduled to be performed April 13-15 with all shows beginning at 7:30...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Richland High School will present its 35th annual musical when the school stages “Oklahoma!” at the Richland Performing Arts Center Feb. 16-19.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, a love story set in the American West of the early 1900s,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Washington County Public Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox said Tuesday he expects to present his proposed budget during the March 6 school board meeting.
At that time, a revised budget calendar also will be provided, Wilcox said. That calendar...