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firstname.lastname@example.orgHow do you balance the expectations of tradition and the demands of contemporary audiences when planning music for a centuries-old, world-famous musical group? Conductor Kerem Sezen said it's important to include both old and new. "Times change, and...
email@example.comEditor's note: This is part of an occasional series of profiles of local restaurant chefs. Dieter Blosel doesn't mind hard work. As executive chef and owner at Schmankerl Stube, it goes with the turf — long hours on his feet; preparing customers'...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt took a blast-proof miner's lamp, at least two plane flights and two road trips, a crate, a bucket and bungee cords to bring the Peace Light to Hagerstown. For Mike Mittel, the Boy Scouts official who drove the light from Reedsville, Pa., to Hagerstown...
The light of the season will arrive in time for Christmas in Hagerstown — the Peace Light is coming to the Mason-Dixon Council of Boy Scouts of America on Thursday. For more than 1,000 years, a flame has been continuously lit in the Grotto of the...
World War II lasted six years, but Rick Atkinson needed 14 years to complete his massive trilogy on the conflict. That turned out to be time well spent. Now the wait for the concluding volume of “The Liberation Trilogy,” his magisterial...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Cabell-Huntington Health Department is making contact with more than 100 people as it investigates two confirmed cases of tuberculosis. The agency issued a health advisory Friday regarding both cases, which were...
Tags: Earl Ray Tomblin, Tuberculosis
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A World War II veteran from West Virginia who served as an agent behind enemy lines in Austria is being recognized for his service. Sen. Jay Rockefeller presented 10 medals to Frederick Mayer, of Charles Town, on...
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sen. Jay Rockefeller is seeking a presidential commendation for a 92-year-old Charles Town man he says was an "unsung hero" of World War II. Rockefeller has sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting recognition...
Tags: Nazi Party, Barack Obama
Edouard Manet (1832-83) was arguably the first Modern artist. Partly that's because the 19th century painter's work was made in direct, conscious response to museum art — in those days a newfangled institution. Before, painters and sculptors...
I’m still at loss for words trying to express the essence of the La Caņada High School choral artists’ Cantemus tour through Central Europe. If you remember, when I last wrote, the choir had just finished singing in Bratislava, Slovakia....
It's 8 a.m. in Austria. The MS Mozart, queen of the Danube, glides through the current, passing abbeys, cathedrals and villages from the 13th century. The snowflakes fall and nothing stirs from the quaint little houses with the steeple roofs. It is a...
For the second straight year, the movie business fell for itself. "Argo" — in which a Hollywood producer and makeup artist help engineer the rescue of six Americans from Iran — won the top prize at the 85th Academy Awards, one year after the...
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