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The St. Andrews University building. (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Home Of Golf And Whiskey

Americans have been fascinated by the tale of “Braveheart” William Wallace who wielded a broadsword instead of a ballot to wrest Scotland from the English. He failed, but American visitors flock to the site of his legendary Battle of Stirling Bridge.

09/18/2014

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Study: Is Owning A Dog The Secret To Feeling Younger?

According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.

07/18/2014

Rick Monetti. (credit: Kara Weipz)

As 25th Anniversary Of Lockerbie Bombing Approaches, NJ Victim’s Sister Remembers

The 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing has victims’ families thinking about the past.

12/20/2013

St. Andrews Links - St. Andrews, Scotland

‘The Art Of Golf’

For golf fans in town for the U.S. Open at Merion, there’s an exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for you.

06/01/2013

(Kelly Macdonald is the voice of Merida, the heroine of this Pixar animated feature.)

Movie Review: ‘Brave’

This is a terrific piece of work and a splendid entertainment.

06/21/2012

(Jay Lloyd's wife, Mary, relaxes by the shore of the Northumberland Strait in Nova Scotia.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Nova Scotia, Canada

The region is a magnet for seafood lovers and, would you believe, beachgoers.

06/14/2012

Stigall Show Log 8.19.11

Chris discusses the region’s decline in manufacturing jobs and Anderson Cooper’s tirade on Gerard Depardieu. He talks to Steve Cordasco about the federal investigation of Standard and Poors and to CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the Eagle’s pre-season loss to Pittsburgh.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/19/2011

(Graduation Day at St. Andrews.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Royal Romance Gratefully Avoided

As the world this week watches a London wedding, Jay Lloyd recalls his advice to a daughter attending college at St. Andrews, Scotland, where the latest royal romance began.

04/28/2011

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A College Fit For Royalty

As the world now knows, Prince William, a future king, and his bride-to-be began their journey to a royal wedding while at college in Scotland at the University of St. Andrews. Check it out.

11/25/2010

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