On the Carlisle Barracks grounds in Pennsylvania, a non-descript rectangular stone building was witness to so much of our early American history. The entrance is in the middle, a heavy and simple wooden door with rusted thick latches. It is now a self-guided museum which opens at daylight and closes at sun-down. It was captivating to step inside and to visit alone the former prison cells and powder storage magazine, now a museum which describes the rich history that surrounds the area. Continue reading
Holly Rhue wrote in the northernvirginiamag.com about 22-year old Sana Mahmood, the George Mason University (GMU) business student who “is making stylish modesty more accessible to Muslim-American women” through her online Veiled Beaut brand – clothes for the “modern day Muslimah.” Continue reading
One of the largest nursing home chains in the U.S., HCR ManorCare Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection on March 4, 2018 in the Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware. Quality Care Properties Inc., HCR’s landlord, will take control of the company.
The private-equity firm Carlyle Group owns HCR ManorCare Inc. The departing CEO, Paul Ormond received $115 million in deferred compensation and severance even though HCR is approximately $230 million in debt. Continue reading