January 28, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Scarce Document Reprinted By Historical Society

During the 1890s a printing company in Virginia visited small towns, including McConnellsburg, and printed an “Illustrated Business Directory” featuring local businessmen and their shops. Original copies are hard to find today. More...

Media Company Files For Chapter 11

NEW YORK (AP) – The holding company for newspaper publisher MediaNews Group filed for Chapter 11 protection Friday and expects to emerge from bankruptcy in a month or two. More...

Why Can’t U.S. Pig Farmers Profit From The Pork Revolution?

Smoked pig ears, sliced and served like french fries with ketchup. Hog jowl sandwiches. Downmarket taco joints serving braised pork belly with freshly julienned slaw. More...

Signs To Measure Economic Recovery

Economic recovery is in the air as America emerges from the longest – and worst – recession since World War II

So what’s next for the U.S. economy in 2010? Perhaps most important, new jobs may be created. Also, home prices may inch up, and many Americans may feel a little better about the state of their pocketbook. More...

Brothers Had Unlikely Meeting During World War II

When Paul L. Strait was in the Navy during World War II, he had an unexpected reunion with his brother, John, who was serving with the Army. Paul Strait, now 87, resides on Queens Row in Adams Township. More...

When Choosing A Tax Preparer, Do Your Research

Many consumers hire tax preparers to complete their tax returns. When selecting an individual to help with their finances, trust is an important factor. More...

Washington Co. Museum Exhibition Salutes Civil War’s 150th Anniversary

HAGERSTOWN, Md. More...

Targeting Guns To Reduce Violent Crime

In the roll call room of Baltimore’s Northwestern District Police Headquarters, a squat building in a neighborhood of liquor stores and crumbling row houses, photos of the city’s most wanted suspects flash on a new, flat-screen TV. More...

FINANCIAL FOCUS

New Year Means New Opportunities For Roth IRA Conversion

If you already have a Roth IRA, you’re aware of its biggst benefit: your earnings grow tax free, provided you meet certain conditions. More...