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Murder and mirth: Playhouse at McConnellstown staging ‘A Tomb with a View’

July 16, 2016 The upcoming production of “A Tomb with a View” in McConnellstown is supposed to be a mystery thriller. “But it is a comedy at heart,” said director Meghan Whitese. more »»

DIY pallet workshop scheduled

July 16, 2016 Turning what others see as worthless packaging into something fun and useful is a puzzle that Jake Sullivan of Clymer enjoys solving. “I think it’s a challenge. I like re-purposing stuff,” he said. more »»

Earth Matters: Hazard waste collection prompts refresher course

July 16, 2016 Reduce, reuse, recycle, rethink. This is the message that recyclers and environmental educators try to convey about wastes of all kinds. more »»

Vibrant colors, creative mediums featured at summer exhibition

July 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — One has named a series of artwork “Snallygaster,” after a one-eyed creature of folklore just because he likes to say the word. more »»

‘20 Under 40’ award an honor

July 14, 2016 There are certain moments in life when everything seems to happen at once. One thing gets piled on top of another — and another. more »»

Celebrities back Aniston’s tabloid takedown

July 14, 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Aniston’s takedown of tabloid culture is winning support among fellow celebrities but criticism from at least one tabloid journalist. more »»

Harrisburg: A capital place to visit

July 10, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the 12th story in a regular series on travel. In this installment, we visit Harrisburg. more »»

Turning 50: Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts celebrates milestone

July 9, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts is a summer staple in the region. more »»

Pet blogging conference studies social media trends

July 9, 2016 Rapid innovation in the pet social media industry was prevalent throughout the 2016 Blog Paws (blogpaws. com) Conference, held last month in Phoenix. more »»

Garden Notes: Proper watering technique key to growing succulents

July 9, 2016 I know it’s a rather personal question, but do you retain water? Gwen Moore Kelaidis says succulents do. Gwen wrote an award-winning book titled “Hardy Succulents. more »»

‘Gettysburg’ spurs love of yesteryear: History instructor publishes fifth book

July 7, 2016 Jared Frederick was 7 when he watched the movie “Gettysburg,” and by the time he was in fifth grade, he knew he would grow up and pursue a career in history. more »»

Fergie hopes to empower with song, Kim K-starring video

July 7, 2016 NEW YORK — Fergie says the concept for her latest hit, “M.I.L.F. $,” was in the works for three years, and she’s hoping to inspire and empower mothers to balance motherhood, career life and “me time. more »»

Diner 22 turns 70: Three squares and more popular in railcar-turned eatery

July 6, 2016 ALEXANDRIA — Gary Hutchison usually visits Diner 22 here on William Penn Highway four times a day, three for the usual meals plus an afternoon iced tea. more »»

Bending metal: Master iron artist creates functional art

July 3, 2016 David Beach grew up at his father’s knee in an auto mechanic’s garage in Martinsburg that turned into a machine shop. more »»

Musician Paul Simon doesn’t let on if he’s the retiring type

July 3, 2016 By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK — If Paul Simon is serious about calling it quits, he didn’t let on to a hometown crowd. more »»

Unsung volunteers

July 3, 2016 ishop is an accomplished pilot in the stage production of a story about the WASPs, or Women Airforce Service Pilots who volunteered for their country during World War II. more »»

Outdoor spaces tour

July 2, 2016 By Cherie Hicks For years, Cynthia and Dan Moringiello drove up past Horseshoe Curve and enjoyed the scenery of a little waterfall nearb. more »»

Environmental sustainability is a lifestyle

July 2, 2016 The worst of the “Rust Belt,” Detroit and Flint, Michigan; Toledo and Cleveland, Ohio; Gary, Indiana; Patterson and Newark, New Jersey, are often mentioned among the most unpleasant and dangerous... more »»

Unsung volunteers

July 1, 2016 ishop is an accomplished pilot in the stage production of a story about the WASPs, or Women Airforce Service Pilots who volunteered for their country during World War II. more »»

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