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Special to The Advocate-MessengerA child’s favorite toy, a teenager’s favorite memory, an adult’s favorite hobby. These can be summed up in a single word: trains. Once a thriving railroad town in the 1850s, Danville remains the hub for many railroad memories, retirees...
As Mark Twain noted, history doesn't repeat itself, but "sometimes it rhymes," and South Florida may be in for one of those rhyming moments as it emerges from the economic doldrums of the past half decade. Turn the clock back a hundred years: Henry...
As Gov. Jerry Brown seeks to build California's own high-speed rail system, he's pointed to the example set by China, where 5,000 miles of track have been laid in recent years. During his visit there this week, he will ride one of those bullet trains from...
"Some time the hating has to stop," reads the last line of "The Railway Man," a moving tale of wartime torture and forgiveness by former British prisoner of war Eric Lomax. Lomax was a British army officer when he was captured by Japanese forces during...
If Elaine Silets ever writes her autobiography — and we can only hope she does, and soon — it will have to be published in a couple of volumes. The woman has stories. Born in Chicago to a lawyer father (the Marx Brothers were among his...
The following food service establishments were inspected by the Washington County Health Department in March and found to have sanitation violations that must be corrected within 30 days: Bavarian Pretzel Bakery, 17301 Valley Mall Road — Three...
ReporterThe contributions African-Americans made to Roanoke's rich railroad history are equally as rich. This weekend you can take a trip back in time to explore those contributions. It’s all part of the 14th annual African-American Norfolk and Western...
Former railway could be used for commuter service To the editor: I see that fourth on the City of Hagerstown’s list of transportation priorities is the recreational trail following the old rail right-of-way from Hagerstown to Weverton. I think...
WDBJ7 ReporterA Roanoke landmark heavily damaged by fire is getting a major makeover. The former passenger station of the Virginian Railway is on Williamson Road not far from Community Hospital. If you've driven by here the last few years, you've seen nothing but a...
Special to Tribune Newspapers"Pastry Paris: In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert" Little Bookroom, $19.95 This book takes its subtitle literally because, according to author and graphic designer Susan Hochbaum, everything in Paris does indeed look like dessert. Maybe part of...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThis just in from the Gov. Tom Corbett's office, via our friends at PR NEWSWIRE. Governor Corbett Announces State Investment in 16 Rail Projects A $23 million state investment will fund 16 freight-rail improvement projects statewide, Governor Tom...
Baltimore attorney Aaron Greenfield's work representing Holocaust survivors and their families earned him an invitation last month to join a special committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Greenfield, special counsel in the corporate practice...
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