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  • Southern Lehigh to hire additional first-grade teacher

    Southern Lehigh School Board, fine-tuning staffing for the upcoming school year, voted this week to hire a new first-grade teacher to help reduce classroom sizes. At the same time, a full-time kindergarten teacher at Lower Milford Elementary will be...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •New York City, holiday shopping & lights, Little Italy, Dec. 7. $60. Whitehall Coplay PTSA, Rhonda, 610-266-1995. •The Amish Experience, Lancaster, Kitchen Kettle Village, Amish farmland and homestead tour, dinner at Plain &...
  • July Fourth: A quiz on the making of the Declaration of Independence

    Remember how history class at the start of every school year began with the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence? Some of it has long since blurred; some of it is fable. (See Question 11.) If you wanted to see the Declaration of...
  • Misconceptions about American independence

    Misconceptions about American independence
    You learned in school about what happened in July 1776 and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Britain. Right? Well, if you think that was the day that America's independence was declared by the Continental...
  • Fourth of July celebrations recall America's history - and enduring faith in God

    Q: I'm from another country and am visiting some of my relatives here who are in graduate school. I asked them what your festival on July 4 means, but they were not sure. Does it have something to do with your Christian religion? -- V.N. A: July 4th...
  • Justin Rose rallies to win Quicken Loans National on first playoff hole

    Justin Rose rallies to win Quicken Loans National on first playoff hole
    BETHESDA -- As David Feherty walked up the fourth fairway Sunday following third-round leader Patrick Reed to a tee shot that landed in the right rough, the CBS golf analyst said to a reporter doing the same: “Congressional [Country Club] finally...
  • Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture

    Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture
    When Bob and Sunny Riling came home to Cooper City after a family vacation earlier this month, they planned on having plenty of photos from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia that their kids could share with classmates. A day before their American...
  • Philadelphia to make its pitch for 2016 Democratic convention

    — It's showtime for Philadelphia. The Democratic National Committee is heading to town Wednesday and Thursday to evaluate the city's bid to host the party's 2016 convention. Organizers say they plan to show off the City of Brotherly Love's historic...
  • Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds

    Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds
    No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer. And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
  • Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia

    Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed. But now, another prelate has confirmed the...
  • Family Time: Kids can be monkeys at 'The Jungle Book' show

    Join Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves in an Indian jungle, when Allentown Public Theatre presents "The Jungle Book" Friday through Sunday and Aug. 15-17 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Allentown. The hourlong show, a modern adaptation of Rudyard...