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  • Here's a look at all of the area's football scholar-athletes to be honored on March 1

    Here's a look at all of the area's football scholar-athletes to be honored on March 1
    Here is the list of the outstanding area football scholar-athletes to be honored at the Northampton Community Center on March 1. The banquet begins at 5:30 p.m. Penn State coach James Franklin will be the main speaker.   HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLAR-ATHLETES...
  • San Francisco fire: 'Fortunate to have just one fatality,' chief says

    San Francisco fire: 'Fortunate to have just one fatality,' chief says
    With Mayor Ed Lee by her side, San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White offered a detailed account Thursday of a massive Mission District blaze Wednesday evening that left one person dead, injured five and displaced nearly five dozen residents and as...
  • Baltic Fire Engine Company #1 NYC bus tour

    BALTIC - Baltic Fire Engine Company # 1 will have a bus trip to New York City's 9/11 Memorial Museum, The High Line and Chelsea Marketplace on Sunday, April 26, 2015. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has two beautiful waterfall pools which...
  • Fort Lauderdale's feeding ban denies sanctity of human kindness

    Fort Lauderdale's feeding ban denies sanctity of human kindness
    Who do we think we are? That is the question that comes to mind when I ponder how Fort Lauderdale city leaders could come to create a law that prohibits one person's act of kindness toward another. Was the goal to build a glossier downtown or make...
  • Hartford Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Blaze; Two People Injured

    Hartford Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Blaze; Two People Injured
    HARTFORD — Fire ripped through an Albany Avenue building Monday morning, forcing two people to jump from second- and third-story windows to escape the flames. The people forced to jump from 1113-1115 Albany Ave. dropped onto the roof of a one-...
  • American Red Cross helping more than four dozen people affected by fires in region

    As we ushered in a new year, the American Red Cross was busy helping more than four dozen people affected by fires. The American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region has responded to seven fires, assisting 11 families, 43 people in total, affected by...
  • Family of six displaced by fire in Chesapeake

    Fire destroyed the mobile home of a family of six in the Portlock section of Chesapeake Thursday morning, according to the Chesapeake Fire Department. Firefighters were call to the fire in the 1800 block of Yucca Street at 10:22 a.m., according to a...
  • An annual tradition

    Christmas morning comes like a whirlwind of discovery, leaving wrapping paper shreds and discarded ribbon in its wake. Weeks of building excitement culminates in those precious moments when a perfect gift is opened, but soon gives way as the holiday...
  • Propane explosion 'lifts the roof off' Whitehall apartment, injuring 2 men

    Propane explosion 'lifts the roof off' Whitehall apartment, injuring 2 men
    A propane explosion "lifted the roof off" a Whitehall Township apartment Tuesday morning and injured two men after a worker tried to restart a gas-fueled heater there, the township fire chief said. An AmeriGas employee and an apartment tenant suffered...
  • Two families displaced by fire in North Whitehall

    Two families displaced by fire in North Whitehall
    Two families were displaced Thursday morning because of a 2-alarm fire in North Whitehall Township, authorities said. The fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. in the 5000 block of Hoffmansville Road. Tri-Clover Fire Company handled the call, assisted by...
  • Allentown fire caused by blankets piled against heater, official says

    Allentown fire caused by blankets piled against heater, official says
    Allentown police said a fire Thursday that displaced four people was caused by blankets piled against an electric baseboard heater. The fire was reported Thursday afternoon on the second floor of 419 Spruce St., fire Capt. John Christopher said. A 22-...