January 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page


Tallying mortgage fraud damages

In his State of the Union address, many heard echoes of the Barack Obama of old, the presidential aspirant of 2007 and 2008.  Among the populist pledges rolled out in the speech was tough talk against the too-big-tofail banks that have funded hi More...


Edna C. Harrison

WALNUTPORT, PA — Edna C. Harrison, 92, of Walnutport, PA, formerly of Topsham, ME, passed away January 11, 2012 at The Summit Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lehighton, PA. More...


Ayla’s blood found in house

Analysis continues on evidence from father’s home

WATERVILLE ( AP) — Some of the blood found in a home where a missing toddler was last seen six weeks ago belonged to the little girl, an official said.  State Police spokesman Steve McCausland on Sunday would not say how much of Ayla Reyno More...


The fool and the tallest tree (an Austrian tale)


O nce upon a time a peasant had three sons, and everyone called the youngest boy, Hansel, a fool. Hansel was different from his brothers, and whenever he tried to do the things they did, he failed. When he failed, his father punished him. More...