| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Government should move stadium project forward
To the editor:
Washington County is in danger of losing the Hagerstown Suns because Municipal Stadium is not up to the minimum standards for Class A professional baseball. Either the stadium must be improved...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:10 PM
Good Friday, Easter services planned in Chambersburg
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The United Churches of the Chambersburg Area will present services on Good Friday, April 6, and Easter Sunday, April 8.
On Friday, from noon to 3 p.m., area pastors and...
| Dec 25, 2011
The novels of Richard Zimler shine compelling light on overlooked aspects of history — and along the way they provide plenty of myth and lore to delight any student of esoterica. "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon" (2000), for instance, describes the...
| Jan 19, 2012
0.5 stars (out of four)
When people jumped from the burning towers of the World Trade Center, no pretty piano music accompanied their fall.
Yes, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” the most insulting 9/11-related movie since Oliver Stone&...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
What? Another year has gone by already? Here are some theater reflections at the end of 2011.
•Best scene-stealer: Isn't "Chicago" the story of two women convicts? In Theatre Downtown's production last January, Joel Warren as lawyer Billy Flynn more...
| Dec 31, 2011
Retired Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Thomas T. Johnson, who in 1981 ruled that the Holocaust was "a fact and not reasonably subject to dispute," died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at his Pacific Palisades home, said his son, Will. He...
| Jan 2, 2012
Yaffa Yarkoni, a singer who entertained Israeli soldiers on the front lines for half a century and later reaped public censure for her outspoken criticism of the military's treatment of Palestinians, died Sundayof Alzheimer's disease in Tel Aviv. She...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Israeli political and religious leaders are condemning a weekend protest here in which ultra-Orthodox Jews used symbols identified with the Holocaust to allege they are being unfairly treated by other Israeli Jews over their beliefs.
| Jan 8, 2012
The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from the production company of his most frequent collaborator, director Steven Spielberg, Williams works alone at a 90-year-...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:30 PM
An ad for a gym in Dubai featuring a picture of a famous Nazi death camp generated so much outrage, it quickly disappeared.
The ad promotes weight loss by using a photo showing the train tracks leading to Auschwitz, where millions of Jews were murdered,...
| Apr 11, 2012
The son of Holocaust survivors, Elan Steinberg preferred to keep his family history private. But the fierce strategist and former leader of the World Jewish Congress was clearly motivated by it, according to observers, as he relentlessly pushed to...
| Dec 16, 2011
Rep. Allen West is certainly a man known for pulling no punches in speaking his mind (after all, it’s part of what got him elected), but you have to wonder what was in his breakfast C-rations the day he decided to compare the Democratic Party’...