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  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • Allentown fire leaves several residents displaced

    Allentown fire leaves several residents displaced
    Several residents were left displaced after a Thursday morning fire tore through their Allentown building. City fire Capt. John Christopher said the fire at 130 N. 12th Street was deemed accidental by fire investigators. He said the fire started just...
  • Beatrice Gordon HicksSeptember 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014

    Beatrice Gordon Hicks<br/>September 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014
    Beatrice Gordon Hicks, 96, of Little Rock, Arkansas, widow of Thomas Nelson Hicks, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. She was a loving wife and mother, and a passionate and dedicated nurse. Bea was born on September 30, 1917 in Prescott, Arkansas,...
  • U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions

    U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions
    The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission on Friday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbor and threatening more sanctions. Moscow,...
  • Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

    Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Russia Widely Condemned For Sending Trucks Into Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government's consent, drawing widespread condemnation Friday for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Russian officials say aid convoy completed mission, has left Ukraine

    A long convoy of Russian trucks left Ukraine on Saturday, concluding a controversial mission to deliver aid to civilians in cities caught up in fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian security forces. Russia’s decision to send the...
  • Allentown fire sends family packing

    A Saturday afternoon fire at 853 N. Sherman St. in Allentown damaged the basement of the twin home and displaced a family of six, city fire officials said. The call came in just before 2 p.m., and the fire mostly was contained to the basement, with...
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Lock Ridge walk, Run for the Run 5K

    LOCK RIDGE IRON FURNACE WALK 1 Burn calories and explore local history at a free Get Out! Lehigh Valley walk, 10 a.m. Saturday at Lock Ridge Park in Alburtis. You'll see an iron blast furnace, weighmaster's house, railroad lines and more in this...
  • Earthquake damage in Vallejo is put at $5.2 million in early estimates

    Earthquake damage in Vallejo is put at $5.2 million in early estimates
    The earthquake that struck the Bay Area early Sunday caused less damage here than in nearby Napa but still sent chunks of chimneys tumbling to the ground, damaged several downtown buildings and left a church bell tower on the verge of collapse. Vallejo'...