Today in History: May 16
In 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police can search discarded garbage without a search warrant. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop released a report declaring nicotine was addictive in ways similar to heroin and cocaine.
Seven unique spots for your Pennsylvania staycation
You could hop a plane to Europe or take a cruise to the Bahamas, but until you've gazed at the dark night sky from Cherry Springs State Park or slept in a house on the oldest residential street in the United States, there's really no excuse to leave ...
The Darkest Parks in the US
There are 11 Dark Sky Parks in the United States; seven have been designated as "gold tier" parks, the highest possible rating, based on a comprehensive technical scale that considers things like artificial light, skyglow, and observable sky phenomena ...
On this day: May 16
2013: Richard "Dick" Trickle, who parlayed a legendary reputation as a short-track driver into a full-time career on stock car racing's biggest stages in the 1990s, dies at age 71 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Boger City ...
Sunday Bulletin Board: If you want to see the world, he has just the advice you need!
“I see that in a couple of those god-awful movies, the actors were a future brother-in-law of a future Democratic president and a future Republican president of the United States. I remember thinking Peter Lawford ... I'm sure you know what I mean. The ...
'Round the Square for June 3, 2017
21, the United States Postal Service announced it will commemorate the relatively rare event with a new stamp. The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp will be the first stamp that will transform when someone touches it. The eclipse photo will change ...
Eliot Ness and Al Capone: The men, the myths and the Bad Man in the Dark
So when U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) recently announced plans to name the national headquarters of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at 99 New York Ave. NE as the Eliot Ness ...
Local midwife works to improve maternal, infant outcomes in Guatemala
Peten is the largest Guatemalan department, which is similar to what a state is in the United States. This week, Garcia is home celebrating International Midwifery Week, which lasts from Oct. 2-8. ... For instance, a waiter at a hotel where Garcia ...
All too often potholes can result in your car getting a busted tire or a lost hubcap. However there is a pothole along Route 6 in Pennsylvania that could swallow your whole car and still have room for dessert.
The cave was first discovered in 1871, and after several explorations was developed as a tourist attraction. In 1876 a hotel was built to house overnight would-be explorers. The hotel no longer operates, but today it houses the gift store and ticket ...
Alternative names for Coudersport, Pennsylvania, United States: