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  • Join Pip the mouse for national bell ringing on the Fourth

     
    Join Pip the Colonial Mouse for the national bell ringing ceremony and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Children can meet Pip who will be wearing 18th-century attire and a tri-corner hat, for the event at...
  • 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...
  • A peek inside Allentown's high-end hotel

    With its Dime Bank entrance, industrial look and locally inspired artwork, the new Renaissance Hotel is designed to be uniquely Allentown. But there's one thing about the 170-room edifice that most don't associate with a downtown that's been in decline...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    SUSAN M. SALVADOR was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township. Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education. Prior to joining...
  • 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...
  • For Preakness Day, Monkton man rounds up the big horses

    On the wall next to Coley Blind's desk in the back corner of the Pimlico racing office is a small framed black-and-white photograph of the legendary race horse Citation, the day of his walkover in the 1948 Pimlico Special. A walkover usually only...
  • A vibrant America, refreshed

    A vibrant America, refreshed
    For 40 years, Bob Hieronimus' mural has stood watch over the Charles North community, its depictions of an American eagle, the great seal of the United States and Baltimore's Battle Monument serving as a constant in the evolving neighborhood. Now, a new...