Why The Harsh Winter?

Surely there's a simple, scientific explanation for this messThe effects of weather can be tormenting, but the language of weather is exhilarating, with a glossary that sounds like a collision between physics and gymnastics: decadal oscillations, transverse rolls, temperature inversions, polar vortexes.

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  • State high court strikes down casino local share assessment
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's highest court has struck down the tax that casinos pay their host communities, which could end up being a bad hand for local budgets around the state. More
  • Erie's El Patio Motel to close its doors
    Growing competition and rising maintenance costs have combined to bring an end to one of Erie's oldest motels. More
  • Just Born sues union, saying ongoing strike violates deal
    Workers had a no-strike clause in the contract still in effect when they walked off the job, the Bethlehem company says. More
  • Beyond the Byline: Learning about myself from behind the lens
    I remember the day as if it had been yesterday. I had set up a day and time I could come to the Times Leader for an interview. I was coming from the other side of the state, so planning ahead was necessary. I drove to my cousin Justin’s house in Philadelphia and shopped for clothes the next day. More
  • Wilkes-Barre man charged with rape
    PITTSTON — A Wilkes-Barre man who stands accused of raping a Dupont woman in September, was arraigned on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, a witness arrived at a residence on Main Street at about 1 p.m. on Sept. 24 with the alleged victim fleeing from the building with Almyadd VanDyke, the defendant, behind her. The witness, not named in the affidavit, said she called police because she got a “bad feeling,” about the way the victim had quickly left the residence. More
  • Despite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approach
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second ...
    09/28/2016 - 4:19 pm | View Link
  • Trump launches harsh new fat attack on ex-Miss Universe
    WASHINGTON: Fresh off his presidential clash with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on criticism of a former Miss Universe he accused of getting too fat, comments that could repel women voters. Alicia Machado, who won the crown in 1996 ...
    09/28/2016 - 3:46 pm | View Link
  • Government preparing forces in Kashmir for ‘harsh winter’ ahead
    Apprehending protracted unrest in Kashmir Valley, the Centre has started preparation for providing winter logistics to central paramilitary forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir. The Home Ministry has already approached the Army and supplying agencies to ...
    09/28/2016 - 5:19 am | View Link
  • Woods Gets Harsh Reminder He's Not Playing at Ryder Cup
    The person in charge of arranging the players pointed to the other side, so Woods went to the far right end of the players. He was on the verge of a loss to Stewart Cink at Celtic Manor that might have cost Europe the Ryder Cup. The tactic didn't work ...
    09/28/2016 - 3:25 am | View Link
  • The Latest: Woods gets harsh reminder he's not playing
    Tiger Woods is new to this role as vice captain at the Ryder Cup. Or maybe he thought he was still playing. The American team gathered for its official photo on Tuesday, and Woods took his spot on the far left side of the back row. The person in charge of ...
    09/27/2016 - 7:31 pm | View Link
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  • harsh
    Harsh means severe or strict, particularly when referring to punishment. It would be a harsh punishment if you got grounded for two weeks just for coming home a ...
    09/24/2016 - 5:42 am | View Website
  • harsh
    ‘Unable to even squint at the harsh light, her voice was rough and dry.’ ‘For starters, we all perform in the gentle, orange glow of candlelight from small ...
    09/23/2016 - 6:44 pm | View Website
  • Urban Dictionary : harsh
    verb - "to harsh one's mellow" - interfering with drug buzz, or bothering someone who is stoned. Can also be used for people who are just relaxing.
    09/23/2016 - 6:29 pm | View Website
  • Harsh | Define Harsh at Dictionary.com
    Harsh definition, ungentle and unpleasant in action or effect: harsh treatment; harsh manners. See more.
    09/23/2016 - 10:08 am | View Website
  • Harsh Synonyms, Harsh Antonyms | Thesaurus.com
    Synonyms for harsh at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Dictionary and Word of the Day.
    09/23/2016 - 12:14 am | View Website
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