As a long-time Unitarian Universalist, I have chosen to place two pertinent bumper stickers on the back of my car. I do avoid the massive display of many causes a grandson put on an earlier car of his, requiring several moments to read at perhaps some hazard to himself and fellow motorists. But I do want to advertise my UU faith, both to let people know that we exist in Gettysburg and to attract newcomers to attend our Sunday services.
In 2007, Christopher Johnson, a professor of music education and music therapy at the University of Kansas, published a study that compared performance outcomes of students on standardized tests. His findings discovered that students who had access to high quality music education curriculums scored approximately 22 percent higher in English and 20 percent higher in Math in contrast to students who had lower quality music programs. These findings were consistent in spite of any socioeconomic differences between the schools and school districts.
For half a century after the War Department tested and licensed the first individuals to conduct tours at Gettysburg National Military Park in 1915, the image of these professionals remained essentially unchanged. Men in paramilitary olive drab uniforms and caps ferried battlefield visitors about in a variety of conveyances. By the 1930s, an arm patch, and service stripes and stars on coat sleeves enhanced their gear. Minimal changes in appearance or function ensued through the Great Depression, two World Wars and a "change-of-command," when the National Park Service assumed administrative control of the National Military Park from the War Department in 1933.
Here is a look at some of the DVDs recently added to the adult collection at the library. If you've missed a new movie or television program, wish to revisit an old favorite, or are looking for something completely different, stop by and browse through our selection of videos. They are all available to borrow free of charge.
Eliminating racism is a core mission of the YWCA. These words are part of our logo and are emblazoned on the front of our facility on Fairfield Road. The YWCA USA was a leader in the Civil Rights movement in the United States and has worked throughout its 150-plus-year history to advocate for legislation that ensures equality for all, and to help make communities welcoming places for all residents.
Warmer weather has arrived, the Pennsylvania landscape has awakened, and the quest for the perfect lawn is renewed.
The HGAC Architectural Salvage Warehouse will open for the 2015 season on Saturday, April 18, from noon - 3 p.m. The 100-year-old brick building is located between Chambersburg and Middle Streets in Gettysburg.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30 years after the film first debuted, that idea remained top of mind for the film's brand new production design team, fans learned at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Musical chairs is a common game on "The Voice." Pharrell is sitting in a seat originally owned by CeeLo Green and once occupied by Usher, while Shakira and Gwen Stefani have filled in when Christina Aguilera took a hiatus from the show.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The hugely popular game "Angry Birds" is showing Earth Day some love this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rising country star Sam Hunt may be finding success on the pop charts, but don't fret — he won't pull a Taylor Swift.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was always behind the other Beatles.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dana Perino, President George W. Bush's spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice. Perino is the only Republican woman ever to serve as White House press secretary and is now a co-cost of "The Five" on Fox News Channel.
TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video of Marion "Suge" Knight plowing into two men with his pickup truck and other key evidence in the former rap music mogul's murder case was released Friday by a Los Angeles court.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert came to the Tribeca Film Festival to interview filmmaker George Lucas, but the "Star Wars" creator had a question of his own.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, who is best known for the hit song "Just Got Paid," has died in Jamaica. He was 55.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Poetry helps people understand themselves and each other, and the world would be "pretty barren" without it, President Barack Obama said Friday.
DENVER (AP) — A dozen people were injured in a crash involving tour buses for two different bands and two trucks on a foggy stretch of Interstate 70 east of Denver on Friday, as a spring storm made driving dangerous across Colorado and Wyoming.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Expecting music at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards? You should be ready for comedy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jane the Virgin" and John Oliver's satirical news show are among the winners in the first round of this year's Peabody Awards.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show.
MIAMI (AP) — Television's longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series "Game of Thrones."
NEW YORK (AP) — In the three decades since USA Network had last broadcast an NHL playoff game, just about everything in television watching changed.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force isn't merely awakening on the big screen. It's also returning to the video game realm.
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