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Monday Aug 25 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Institute for Retired Persons to begin fall series on Sept. 9

The series will begin at 9 a.m. in Wilson College's Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology.


Related Topix: Wilson College, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Gettysburg and Dickinson among nationa s best colleges for food for 2014

Two area colleges make the list of the 75 Best Colleges for Food in America for 2014.


Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, Gettysburg College, Carlisle, PA

The Washington Post

The weakness of surveillance reform

Adm. Michael "Mike" Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, listens to a question during a cybersecurity conference in Washington in June.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Travel

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Domestic Fuel

Sierra Magazine Releases 2014 Coolest Schools

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.


Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, American University, Loyola University Chicago, Lewis & Clark College

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Spoken Latin: A modern remedy for the nation's age-old reading problems?

There are some basic things to figure out before you agree to join a group of people who all speak a foreign language.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Apiculture, Science, Virginia

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Remembering Leonard Sorensen: 'He was a classy gentleman'

Sorensen studied advanced flight navigation as an Army Air Corps cadet at Dickinson College.


Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA, New Cumberland, PA

The Carlisle Arts Learning Center creates a special place for middle-schoolers: Allison Dougherty

Tyreek Pearson-Thompson shows off the designer jeans he created while a student in the Carlisle Arts Learning Center's ArtWorks program.


Penn State Harrisburg shuns Israel boycott, withdraws membership from academic group

Penn State Harrisburg has withdrawn its membership in the American Studies Association after the academic group in December endorsed a boycott of Israeli universities and academic institutions.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Penn State Harrisburg

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Montclair resident interns with U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen

Rachel Kass, a resident of Montclair, recently completed a summer internship with Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen in his Washington, D.C., office.


Related Topix: Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation

Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion.


Related Topix: Farmington, CT, World News, Germany, Hartford, CT, New Britain, CT

Stars and Stripes

Pennsylvanians flee Europe as World War I begins

The White Star ocean liner sat motionless for nine hours in the waters off the coast of England with not a single light showing.


Related Topix: History in the News, Cumberland County, PA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Pocono Record

Bryn Mawr is latest college to drop SAT requirement for admission

Bryn Mawr College, the small, private women's school in Philadelphia, last week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Bryn Mawr, PA, Bryn Mawr College, Saint Joseph's University, Susquehanna University