Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-09-01 23:39
Police in Butler County, Pennsylvania, are seeking leads to identify a person who assaulted and wounded a woman at Pennsic 33. (Story posted by request of the woman who was attacked.)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 15:37
A British survey taken in conjunction with the BBC television series Battlefield Britain shows that a surprising number of Brits have gaps in their knowledge of history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 15:59
Angelique d'Herrison reports the results of this year's Red Cross blood drive at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by lilli on Sun, 2004-08-29 22:03
Lady Lile Dubh inghean ui Mordha, of the East Kingdom, plans to chronicle the SCA's history by collecting stories.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-29 11:13
Popular activities, including archery and thrown weapons, have been cancelled at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, since the fair's insurance was terminated due to a "recent high rate of claims."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-08-28 23:38
Diana's Castle in Amsterdam, NY is for sale on eBay. The current bid is nearing $600,000.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-08-28 12:12
Tech columnist Glenn Harlan Reynolds suggests that re-enactors, including SCA members, have an interest in older technology.
Submitted by Mathilda on Sat, 2004-08-28 12:00
Exhibition of 30 rare, original documents and books on loan from The Remnant Trust August 24-December 15, 2004, Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-08-27 11:25
An Internet café at Pennsic War? You bet!
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-08-26 18:54
The SCA's Assistant VP for Media Relations has issued a public statement regarding the conviction of Ben the Steward (mka Benjamin Schragger) on charges of child molestation.
Submitted by jducoeur on Thu, 2004-08-26 15:32
The Barony of Carolingia will be sponsoring SCA events at the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) on Labor Day weekend. All members of the SCA who are attending the convention are invited to participate.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-08-25 13:54
A Pennsylvania library, facing state funding shortfalls for the second year, got a boost from SCA members this spring.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-08-25 10:20
The producers of a new television program for ABC are looking for SCA families interested in participating.
Submitted by Ceinwen on Tue, 2004-08-24 11:39
Benjamin Schragger, former youth leader for the Shire of Eisental and East Kingdom Dean of Pages, has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to eleven counts of sexual and other inappropriate conduct with minors.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-08-23 12:47
One of the oldest Renaissance Faires in the United States, the Sterling Renaissance Festival, was up for bids recently on eBay.
Submitted by arkell on Mon, 2004-08-23 10:45
Nineteen SCA groups in three kingdoms have joined forces to support the troops in the Middle East.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-08-18 22:06
The memorial service for Margie Goforth, who passed away last week, was moved to a neighbor's house when her home was destroyed by fire.
Submitted by Olyane on Fri, 2004-08-13 07:21
The New York Tolkien Society recently announced the publication of Cormarë 6: Translating Tolkien: Text and Film, a collection of non-fictional essays and papers.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-08-10 16:47
Nigel Roder, known as 'Kester the Jester,' has been chosen by English Heritage to serve as an official court jester at historic sites in England through autumn of 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-08-06 18:11
For the first time since 1649, England is looking to hire a national court jester. Qualifications? "Merriness and owning an outfit with bells."
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-08-06 11:11
They crave to draw forth the red elixir of life from your veins — but in a nice way! Help save a life by donating blood at the American Red Cross blood drive at Pennsic 33.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-08-05 16:12
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, announces a new liability waiver for equestrian activities in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 10:16
No, please don't bring roadkill with you to Pennsic! "Dead Rabbits" is Edward Zifran of Gendy's nickname for the "Hiring Hall" which places Pennsic volunteers.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-29 16:56
Librarins of the Known World unite! Or at least get together to meet each other at Pennsic War!
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-07-28 09:02
Isaac Xavier Duncan, who will be a third-generation SCAdian, was born early in the morning of July 27 to Lady Deirdre Maccuswell and her husband Jason (mka Skye and Jason Duncan).
Submitted by arkell on Fri, 2004-07-23 17:26
Sir Pendaran & Mistress Jehanne of Ansteorra have challenged the local barony, Bjornsborg, to join fourteen other Ansteorran groups in sending "CARE packages" to US troops serving in Iraq, in memory of Second Lieutenant Brian Smith.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 10:02
A man smoking in a port-a-john in Blacksville, West Virginia ignited an explosion that sent him to the hospital.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 10:58
National Public Radio discusses the career and accomplishments of 2nd Lt. Brian Smith, including his love of the SCA, on its Morning Edition news program.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-07-20 12:08
Grizel reports that a medieval pub owned by the family of a friend was struck by a hit-and-run driver and nearly destroyed.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-20 08:03
Lord Emryn Lioncourt has announced the release of a new music CD highlighting performances of the greatest musicians of AnTir, proceeds from which will benefit the hospital fund for Duke Tjorkill.