| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:42 AM
William T. Conway, of Harbor Springs, passed away on Sept. 3, 2013, surrounded by his family.
He was born Jan. 14, 1948, in Chicago, to Violet K. (Ross) and Erol (Pat) E. Conway. Bill grew up in Dolton, Ill., graduating from Thornridge High School.
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:32 PM
One person was killed and 23 were injured when a logging truck collided with a tourist train in rural West Virginia, officials said.
Investigators believe the driver of the logging truck failed to brake at a railroad crossing while driving north...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River.
There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:44 PM
A vintage locomotive is on the rails in Roanoke, preparing for a weekend of steam excursions.
The Southern 630 was restored by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga.
The museum has partnered with Norfolk Southern for the railroad's...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Arts on 9: June 7, 6-8 p.m. Businesses in Ninth Square, New Haven, on9newhaven.com.
Blessing of the Fleet: June 9, 1 p.m. New Haven Harbor at Long Wharf, Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com.
Campfire and Night Hike: June 8, 6 p.m. Common...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:04 PM
NORTH JUDSON, Ind. — As a kid at the controls of my Lionel electric train set, I dreamed of someday being at the throttle of a real train.
Decades would pass, but eventually my dream came true only a couple of hours from my parents' Chicago-area...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 3:48 AM
The first passenger train rides of the season roll Saturday out of the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum in North Judson.
Why not combine it with a hike or bike ride along the nine-mile, paved North Judson Erie Trail, a former railroad bed that runs between...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
When the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem opened, ArtsQuest turned to the Lehigh Valley's own Lou Reda Productions in Easton to produce a documentary that showcases the site's historic and cultural significance. Now you can own a copy of......
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:24 PM
If you want to introduce a child to a museum, there is no better day than Saturday - Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live when many museum open their doors for free to those with a downloadable ticket. Nine museums in the Lehigh Valley are...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
C.J. McCollum was 5-foot-6 and overweight. Not exactly what Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo are looking for in a prospect.
But that's the beauty of sports in general and college basketball in particular. An athlete who doesn't fit the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 3:05 PM
I spent much of my youth exploring the wilds of East Hampton's Hurd State Park. I tossed stones down the seemingly bottomless chasm of Split Rock, listening for their landings. We picnicked in a glade above Carlson Pond, scaled White Mountain and walked...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:23 AM
WYMER, W.Va. - The Laurel Fork Wilderness is more than a little out of the way.
The 12,052-acre tract lies 17 miles southeast of Elkins, tucked between long narrow ridges in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains.
The two-tract wilderness is in one of the...