| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube will celebrate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29 by giving away wings.
Here’s how the promotion works: Diners who donate a non-perishable item to benefit The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula from July 22 through July 29...
| Jul 17, 2013
Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862.
Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special.
But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery.
As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Inmate advocates were left disappointed by their conversation with California prison officials Tuesday, the first such meeting since a statewide hunger strike began two weeks ago.
The inmates are seeking improvements in prison conditions...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Second Annual Abolition 2020 and Hiroshima/Nagasaki Interfaith Commemoration will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Quaker Meeting House, 316 E. Marks St., Orlando. Members of different religious traditions will speak on nonviolence,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube in Kentwood is getting involved with breast cancer awareness.
The restaurant's Grand Rapids location (in Kentwood) is making its Bike Nite a way to also raise money to fight cancer.
Bike Nite starts Thursday at 5, and features food...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
A group of 20 co-workers from the shipping department at a Cedar Rapids cereal plant stepped forward Wednesday to claim a $241 million Powerball jackpot.
The group, which formed a trust calling itself The Shipping 20, chose to receive the jackpot as...
| Jul 18, 2012
Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs.
Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat)
After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Williamsburg Friends Meeting (Quakers)
Meeting at Williamsburg Montesorri School
4200 Longhill Road, Williamsburg
Approx. 2 miles West of Rte. 199- Longhill Rd. Interchange
Child Care - 10:15am
For more information, call 757-887-3108
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Among historical novelists, the Anglo-American writer Tracy Chevalier has carved out a nifty niche for herself. She culls the centuries for settings in which to drop initially shy but ultimately strong-willed young heroines caught up in social, romantic...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:07 PM
The Quaker City String Band takes its unique form of entertainment to audiences all over the world. Quaker City has entertained the people of Cuba, Mexico, England, Canada, France and Italy. Since 1986, the band has performed in Galveston, Texas for their...