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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • Flying drones shouldn't be a hobby

    To the editor: In addition to privacy and noise concerns, add knocking out electric power to reasons why amateur pilots should not be operating drones. ("As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security," June 21) Twenty years ago...
  • Battle over ridesharing insurance heats up

    Battle over ridesharing insurance heats up
    Insurance company backers of a bill to tighten requirements for ridesharing companies are taking nothing for granted in a battle with such high-tech companies as Uber and Lyft. The insurers have put together an unusual coalition with consumer...
  • Lehigh Valley Tickets on Sale: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Rascal Flatts, Third Eye Blind, Slayer, Russell Peters

    ON SALE THIS WEEK Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, with Steve Winwood, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, PPL Center, Seventh and Hamilton streets, Allentown, http://www.pplcenter.com, 610-347-TIXX. Tickets: $65.50-$131, on sale 10 a.m. Friday. Rascal Flatts, with...
  • Neal Sabin: The programming mastermind behind Me-TV

     Neal Sabin: The programming mastermind behind Me-TV
    Neal Sabin knows a hit television series when he sees it. Not the one-hit wonders, or this season's sensation, but the shows that endure for viewing after viewing, year after year. Now in his 20th year at Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting, a small,...
  • Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup

    Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup
    — The streets of South America's largest city were oddly quiet Saturday. Brazil's prized national team was playing in the second round of the World Cup, so by noon, after all the stores and restaurants had closed, you could walk down the center of...
  • John M. Crisp: Three family activities for the Fourth of July

    Happy Fourth of July! The Fourth is always a grand day to consider what a remarkable nation we live in. I'm not fond of the language of "American Exceptionalism," the idea that our nation is a "shining city on a hill," chosen by God for some profound...
  • Olivia Palermo marries Johannes Huebl, rocks shorts on her big day

    Olivia Palermo marries Johannes Huebl, rocks shorts on her big day
    Leave it to Olivia Palermo to make shorts elegant enough for her wedding day! "The City" alum-turned-style icon married model Johannes Huebl in Bedford, N.Y., over the weekend and shared a few unexpected details from the big day on her blog.   ...
  • Glendale balks at Rose float price, using city money

    Glendale balks at Rose float price, using city money
    When Councilman Dave Weaver, who has for decades captained the decoration of Glendale's Tournament of Roses Parade entry, asked his colleagues this week to set aside money from the city's reserves to pay for next year's float, silence followed. None...
  • Civil jury gets case against former BART officer in Oscar Grant shooting

    SAN FRANCISCO Jury deliberations began Monday at the civil trial against former Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Officer Johannes Mehserle over the Jan. 1, 2009, fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III on the Fruitvale BART station platform. "You're the first and...
  • No request too large � or small � for ritzy personal concierges

    An annual membership to Element Lifestyle's luxury concierge services will set you back $36,000. But for that sum, a member or his or her executive assistant can get 24/7 support for any and all (legal) requests. On Element's fulfilled list: organizing a...
  • Rick Braun feels the rhythm on new CD

    "Honest, energetic and rhythmic" is how trumpeter Rick Braun describes his 16th solo record, "Can You Feel It" to be released Tuesday. "It's a feel-good record," says Braun, an Allentown native. There is a constant groove throughout, with the funk guitar...