| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:00 AM
WEST POINT — Arts Alive held its annual Summer Arts Camp the week of June 23-27. One hundred twenty five children participated in the week-long camp and enjoyed classes that included dance, visual arts, photography, drama and music.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:44 PM
By Daniel Kelley
Aug 13 (Reuters) - Atlantic City's supporters have launched
an ad campaign to reverse what they see as an onslaught of bad
publicity about the New Jersey seaside resort, where four of 12
casinos have recently announced plans to close....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:18 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:03 PM
What a great time of year to read "Summertime Dreams: Yes—Girls Can Play Baseball," a memoir by professional women's baseball player Dolly Niemiec Konwinski, written with local resident Douglas Williams.
In the 143 years since America started...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:26 PM
JAMES CITY - The Board of Supervisors talked about tourism for more than an hour during a work session Tuesday afternoon, but failed to resolve creating a new position to handle the task.
Specifically, they failed to reach a decision on a proposal to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has brought in an unpaid, outside consultant to evaluate her agency’s communication staff and messaging.
Could another shake up be near?
The consultant is Charlie Holleran.
He runs a New York City...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report.
The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:46 PM
For the past 21/2 months, five nights a week, Amber Schabdach, senior paintings conservator for the Conservation Center, wrapped small sticks in cotton, creating makeshift Q-tips. Then she climbed onto a hydraulic lift and rose 20 feet in the air. There...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:46 PM
In 15 seasons as Woodside’s football coach, Danny Dodson had noticed the fading numbers. Eighth-graders in over their heads on the JV team were leaving. And 10th-graders not getting enough reps on varsity were doing the same.
To Dodson, the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has identified a man found dead after a house fire Friday night as 38-year-old William Bender.
Firefighters found Bender’s body inside the home in the 500 block of Allens Mill Road in the Grafton area of York...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:32 AM
Commonwealth Edison is working on a plan to install superconducting cable below Chicago streets to shield the Loop against power disruptions caused by terrorism or superstorms.
"This program is designed to provide protection in a catastrophic situation,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County spends a little over $1.8 million a year for an...