Happy 100th to the crossword puzzle
On a snowy evening in the early 1900s, a newspaper editor at the New York World was hunched over his desk trying to think of something special for the Christmas issue. He drew a diamond-shaped grid with numbered squares and numbered clues, creating the first crossword puzzle.
- Johnstown Concert Ballet to present ‘The Nutcracker’
- Festival of the Nativity | Display at Johnstown church will showcase Christ's birth
- There's plenty to see and do this weekend
- Virginia theater group to stage children's play at Arcadia in Windber
- ‘A Walk Through World War II’ | History program will feature one-of-a-kind artifacts, memorabilia
Autistic people may have a tangling of the senses
People with autism experience a more extreme version of the world than the rest of us. For more than 90 percent, sounds are louder, colors are brighter, and touch can be a disturbing intrusion.
Kids are going back in time for hottest holiday toys
There are two requests Don Mahoney, otherwise known as Santa Claus, keeps getting day after day: Barbies and Legos.
- Model-train enthusiasts setting up annual display at retirement community
- Holiday celebration | St. Nicholas Feast will highlight Wintergarden at Grand Halle
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