| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — Ric Reitz makes movies. He helped bankroll the Matt Damon thriller "Contagion," Clint Eastwood's "Trouble With the Curve" and the Robert Downey comedy "Due Date."
Reitz, an energetic 58-year-old, doesn't hang out at the Polo Lounge, red-...
| Nov 24, 2013
When Jonathan Hiller of Gales Ferry arrives in Ludlow, Vt., on a Friday night, ready for a weekend of skiing at Okemo, he feels right at home. He pulls into the driveway at a three-story house on Pleasant Street, stores his gear, and visits with dozens of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Cities and towns across the country each have their own unique ways of ushering in the New Year.
The orange drop in Orlando, the peach drop in Atlanta and the crystal ball drop in New York City are just a few of the objects used on New Years Eve...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Marion Dougherty came to New York from Pennsylvania in 1944 with dreams of becoming a theater set designer. While waiting for her big break, she worked for $45 a week designing windows at Bergdorf Goodman. But Dougherty's break came in a different form...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Now that we're into August, the hunters among us should have already purchased their 2013-14 hunting licenses for Pennsylvania and submitted for at least one antlerless deer permit.
Hunters like to blame the Pennsylvania Game Commission for a lot of...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Lehigh Valley Café, inside Lehigh Valley International Airport, began serving food to famished jet-setters, as well as "meeters and greeters" July 1. It is the first of four planned food additions and upgrades by the airport's new concessionaire First...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Shirley Herz, the storied Broadway press agent, died of complications from a stroke Aug. 11 in New York. She was 87.
Herz, who suffered the stroke July 18, repped close to 100 Broadway productions over her 65-year career in the theater, including "Legs...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The news from Albany this past week was unsettling, to say the least.
New York State's rascally environmentalists previously managed to get a moratorium on the hydraulic fracturing gas drilling process (usually called fracking) until an environmental...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:22 PM
New Vitae Mental Health Center, a Quakertown behavioral health care services provider, has again received accreditation from the Joint Commission. New Vitae has been accredited by the Joint Commission since the early 1990’s, it said in a news...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The semi-annual Peninsula Parents of Multiples yard sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Grafton Baptist Church.
From noon to 1 p.m., everything will be marked down by 50 percent. Credit cards will be accepted, but there is a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Good Neighbor pass holders will receive a 25 percent discount on purchases during Colonial Williamsburg’s Good Neighbor sale Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25.
“This year we have extended the Good Neighbor sale to five days,”...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:30 PM
American independent cinema hasn't wanted recently for sun-baked meditations on male adolescent angst in scenic rural surroundings. Still, while Jeff Nichols' "Mud" and Jordan Vogt-Roberts' "The Kings of Summer" may boast more audience appeal, Daniel...