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LOWMAN S. HENRY: Black-robed blunder: Judges now writing laws

By Lowman S. Henry Columnist|

JOHN C. MORGAN: The power of free speech

Long ago and not so far away I started working as a journalist on a daily Ohio newspaper. I had just graduated with a master’s degree in philosophy. What does a graduate degree in philosophy get you other than walking around asking lots of que...



  • Food

    FOOD: Heavenly hummus

    In parts of the Middle East, there is a topic that garners hours of lively debate at the table. Not politics. Not soccer, either. It’s hummus, that creamy staple of pureed chickpeas mixed with sesame paste, olive oil and lemon juice. What is the ideal consistency — smooth and fluffy or rough and chunky? Should it be served warm or cold? With what condiments? And, most importantly, where is the best hummusia?

    By Jessica Yadegaran Bay Area News Group|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This sandwich recipe is packed with flavor

    Nothing fancy, but crazy tasty! And you don’t need to use a slow cooker to wait for something this good. By softening the spices in this pulled chicken recipe and relying on the great taste of White Barbecue Sauce, you will be pleasantly surprised that you won’t miss classic barbecue at all.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Guam ... American citizens by birth

    Guam was one of four territories under United States jurisdiction before World War II. Just after the attack on Pearl Harbor, it was captured by Japan. The island was occupied for about 30 months before it was liberated in July 1944 by American forces.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    Nickelback brings tour to BB&T Pavilion, Hersheypark Stadium

    Nickelback takes it on the chin quite a bit, whether it’s petition drives to keep it from playing at football game halftimes or, most recently, from fellow rocker Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour.

    By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Alternative band, Garbage, co-headlining ‘Rage and Rapture’ Tour with Blondie

    Not surprisingly, Garbage lead singer Shirley Manson looks up to Blondie’s lead singer, Debbie Harry. What is surprising is that a band that started in the ‘90s and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band that started in the ‘70s would go on the road together.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    After 25 years and hundreds of weddings, Kennett Fire Co. discovers it does not own land used by bridal parties

    KENNETT SQUARE>> For 25 years, bridal parties have enjoyed the outdoors on land across the street from the Kennett Fire Co. No. 1. Brides and grooms have gotten their photos taken at the gazebo and the beautiful gardens there.

    By Fran Maye @kennettpaper on Twitter|

  • News

    Norristown Municipal Council to kick off listening tour

    NORRISTOWN >> Members of Municipal Council are hitting the road this summer in a series of four community meetings.

    Times Herald Staff|

  • Business

    Sly Fox Brewing Co. teams with GoggleWorks to become center’s exclusive beer provider

    Pottstown >> Sly Fox Brewing Co. is teaming up with GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading, as part of the center’s planned hospitality expansion.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Costello says Phoenixville town hall could have been ‘a death trap’

    When House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot last month on a Virginia baseball field where U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello was supposed to be playing shortstop, “it made me think,” Costello recently told Digital First Media.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Montgomery County law enforcement to take part in 30th annual Tour de Shore

    PHILADELPHIA >> Ask any member of law enforcement and they’ll tell you that the job takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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