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  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 3 First Sunday Arts Festival Event begins at noon in the first block of West and Calvert streets, and features crafts vendors, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining. Free. Information: 410-741-3267 or firstsundayarts....
  • What's next in the evolution of Camden Yards?

    What's next in the evolution of Camden Yards?
    Last week, amid the buzz over another opening day and the celebration of Camden Yards' 20th birthday, I reported a story on the future of baseball parks. Though the topic was assigned to me, it had special resonance because I essentially grew up in a...
  • County Digest

    Fund raising event Greenstreet Gardens hosts its 10th annual "Family FUNdraiser" for Tracey's Elementary School from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at 391 West Bay Front Road in Lothian. Event features train rides, face painting, an underground slide and...
  • Running The Numbers On The Rock Cats Deal

    Running The Numbers On The Rock Cats Deal
    Although I believe that a new ballpark in downtown Hartford would contribute to making the city more lively and attractive, I'm concerned with the financial feasibility of this move that will cost the city $60 million. As an area resident with family...
  • Jim Bunning made Father's Day perfect

    Jim Bunning made Father's Day perfect
    June 1964: Jim Bunning was a 32-year-old father of seven. He was also the pitching ace of the upstart Philadelphia Phillies. Three years earlier the team had won just 47 of 154 games, one of the worst records in major league history. But as the '64...
  • Bunning enters Reading Baseball Hall of Fame

    READING — FirstEnergy Stadium was known as Reading Municipal Memorial Stadium that last time Jim Bunning set foot in it. The name isn't all that's changed in the 42 years since the Hall of Famer spent one season as manager of the Reading Phillies....
  • Aaron Gray, Tom Brennan and Gary Laubach among those going into the LV Basketball Hall of Fame

     
    The Lehigh Valley Basketball Hall of Fame will add four individuals and a team. The induction will take place at the Via All-Star Banquet on Weds., March 26 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center. Former North Carolina and NBA star James Worthy is the...
  • One Reading fan will end the season in style with Jim Murphy's Jag

     
    Jim Murphy would rather not waste a lot of time getting home rather than drive the 2,800 miles from Reading to Kirkland, Wash., once the Eastern League season ends. So the Fightin Phils first baseman has decided to donate his car to the team as the...
  • Lehigh-Lafayette is so big, two TV networks are doing game

    Next April, the NCAA men's basketball Final Four will offer unique coverage, with each of the semifinal games going nationally on TBS while both TNT and truTV will have broadcasts of the same game with one tailored to each of the teams involved, including...
  • IronPigs, Coca-Cola Park spotlighted on this week's "Calling All Sports"

     
    The Lehigh Valley IronPigs and the happenings at Coca-Cola Park are spotlighted on this week's Morning Call "Calling All Sports" TV show, which will be seen at approximately 9:30 tonight after the Reading Phillies game on Service Electric TV2 and at 6 p....
  • Rose autograph appearance would have violated lifetime ban ...

     
    Officially, the IronPigs still aren't saying why an Father's Day appearance by Pete Rose to Coca-Cola Park, announced Wednesday, was abruptly cancelled within 24 hours. Responding to a phone inquiry Thursday about the cancellation, general manager Kurt...
  • AS GOOD A 'CATCH' AS YOU'LL SEE ANYWHERE ...

     
    If Jiwan James made this catch in the Major Leagues, we'd be seeing it on highlight reels for years to come. Of course, it appears the Reading Phillies outfielder didn't make the catch at all. But since the only people who's opinion matters -- the umpires...