Todd DeFeo is a marketing professional who never gave up his award-winning journalistic ways. A New Jersey native, DeFeo revels in the experience and the fact that every place has a story to tell. He also serves as editor of Railfanning.org and The Travel Trolley.
A collection of reader guest articles, thoughts and opinions by Communities writers and breaking news and information.
Obama forgot to salute a marine when boarding Marine One; should we be upset?
The Boy Scouts of America voted today to allow openly gay boys as scouts but the ban on homosexual leaders remains.
After possibly the worst week of the Obama administration, new polls show that the President has escaped relatively unscathed.
Benghazi, the IRS, the AP - Obama had nothing to do with any of them. He knows nothing about them. They're just messy loose ends.
Reflections on raising families in a holistic way -- with a focus on nutrition and alternative health.
Reviews, insights and commentary from an eclectic observer.
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Life lessons, adventures, people places and observations as I undertake my personal quest to travel to 100 or more countries before I die.
Finding radiant smiles and dental health with Dr. Ali Forghani
Published 10:09 p.m. May 23, 2013
After 90 years, the Rand McNally Road Atlas remains a staple for travelers
Published 9:51 p.m. May 21, 2013
Las Vegas is the hot destination for both Memorial Day weekend getaways and summer vacations this year, according to Kayak.com
Published 9:44 p.m. May 20, 2013
A New Jersey-based atheist group says it is planning to place its literature alongside Bibles in rooms at Georgia state parks
Published 10:13 p.m. May 15, 2013
The Georgia governor ordered the return of Bibles to cabins and lodge rooms at Georgia state parks
Published 5:02 p.m. May 11, 2013
The city of Irving, Texas, is turning a small ranch house into a JFK-related museum in advance of the assassination's 50th anniversary.
Published 10:22 p.m. May 7, 2013
The question of where to bury a Boston bomber is reminiscent of one asked nearly 50 years ago
Published 9:13 p.m. May 5, 2013
A rare book containing President George Washington’s personal copy of the Constitution and other important documents is touring the country.
Published 8:39 p.m. April 26, 2013
Congressional action should eliminate flight delays blamed on sequester-blamed furloughs
Published 9:21 p.m. April 24, 2013
From airline fees to airline consolidation, travelers remain cautious
Published 8:50 p.m. April 14, 2013
A White House plan would increase taxes on fliers by 29 percent – totaling roughly $5.5 billion per year, an airline group says.
Published 10:05 a.m. April 12, 2013
Amtrak is hoping a continued growth in the number of riders translates into increased funding for the national railroad.
Published 9:26 p.m. April 4, 2013
The Final Four returns to Atlanta this weekend, and anyone coming to town to take in the action should also make time to explore the city.
Published 12:20 a.m. April 2, 2013
In honor of opening day, here is a brief look at five of the greatest teams to ever take the field (before the turn of the 20th century).
Published 3:59 p.m. March 30, 2013
The Hoover Dam is an attraction unlike any other and a worthwhile day trip from Las Vegas.
Published 6:58 a.m. March 27, 2013
Vegas has it all. Where else in the world can one find the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower in one place?