Penn State fans who have had trouble purging Saturday’s loss to Illinois from their memories are not alone. Subconsciously, it seems, the Illini’s absurd nine-overtime upset of the Nittany Lions is still with James Franklin.
SEATTLE — Brian Johnson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 1:56 remaining in his NFL debut, and the New Orleans Saints capitalized on a series of Seattle mistakes for a 13-10 win over the Seahawks on Monday night.
This area — this county — does not have the best track record in preserving buildings with important history or distinctive architecture. We get it right sometimes, by chance or design, but our collective approach to the issue is scattershot at best.
Make a batch of mini-Jack O’Lanterns with menacing fangs, stunned “O”-shaped mouths and jagged grimaces. Place them on a dark grey tray and present them at your next Halloween gathering and prepare for the shocked responses of creeped-out guests:
Editor’s Note: This week Jacquie O’Neil, mother of Times Leader Publisher Kerry Miscavage, reviews “The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family,” By Ron Howard and Clint Howard. Look for a review by Miscavage next week.
NEW YORK — After struggling to hire workers for its outlet store in Dallas, Balsam Hill finally opened on Sept. 1. But the very next day, the online purveyor of high-end artificial holiday trees was forced to close after four of its five workers quit.
VENICE, Italy — The Italian glassblowers of Murano have survived plagues and pandemics. They transitioned to highly prized artistic creations to outrun low-priced competition from Asia. But surging energy prices are shattering their economic model.
WILKES-BARRE — Attorneys for homicide suspect Kyon McDonald had some success Tuesday using a prosecution witness combined with surveillance footage suggesting a weapon was removed from the body of Tierese Owens.
WILKES-BARRE — A video of Kyon McDonald shooting Tierese Owens seven times outside Robby Nick’s Sports Bar in Plymouth was shown to the jury during opening statements by prosecutors and defense lawyers Monday afternoon.
Fresh, home-made nut bread roll symbolizes everything fabulous about childhood because I got to savor it only twice a year: Easter and Christmas. In spring, nut bread meant dying eggs and hunting baskets and revelling amid jelly beans, chocolate bunnies, molasses or peanut butter chocolate eggs, malted chocolate balls and at least one good-sized chocolate bunny. Getting a few days free from school? A mere bonus in the warming weather.
I’d never heard of them before. I wasn’t sure how to pronounce their name. But every time I paged through my “Best of America Traditional Regional Recipes” the picture of little cheese pastries called fromajardis called out to me.