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  • Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do

    Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do
    The holidays are nearly upon us and soon the kids will be home from school. It's a pretty long stretch, with the vacation running until Jan. 5 for many schools. So what does a parent do when the children become restless? Here are five ideas: Holiday...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...
  • Himalayas tune in radio shows to reduce climate disaster risk

    By Sujit Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - "You know, humans do not understand that unless I am there to hold on to the soil, you will not be there either," the tree tells the mountain. "Yes, but ... villagers demand a road, the...
  • Hinsdale hires new public services director

    Hinsdale hires new public services director
    The Village of Hinsdale has hired a new public services director. George Peluso, who currently served as public works director for the Village of Flossmoor, will start the job Dec. 15. He will earn $128,000 a year. Peluso, will be responsible for...
  • Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11

    Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11
    BOYS BASKETBALL Marquis Howard has hot hand for West Aurora After burying six three-pointers and scoring a career-high 26 points against Glenbard East, West Aurora’s Marquis Howard described what the rim looks like when a shooter has the hot hand....
  • EU warns four island countries on illegal fishing

    The European Commission has issued warnings to four Pacific and Caribbean countries for failing to crack down on illegal fishing, exposing them to a possible trade ban. Since 2010 the EU - the world's biggest fish importer - has taken action against...
  • The great seafood rip-off

    The great seafood rip-off
    When grouper appears on a restaurant menu, a diner ought to be confident that grouper is served, not catfish from Thailand. At the grocery store, a container labeled "Chesapeake Bay" crab meat should actually contain crab from the Chesapeake Bay. And no...
  • Torturers must be prosecuted

    Torturers must be prosecuted
    Prosecuting those who commit torture is not optional despite suggestions to the contrary by many in this newspaper ("Release of CIA torture report is an outrage," Dec. 10). Article 7 of the Convention Against Torture signed by President Ronald Reagan in...
  • Howard County health digest

    Look good, feel better This American Cancer Society program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as...
  • Traffic, TIF among concerns over Laurel Avenue development in Lake Forest

    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake Forester reports: Traffic flow and the creation of a TIF district to fund site cleanup were two of the main concerns Lake Forest residents expressed Wednesday regarding a new residential development proposed on...
  • Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?

    Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?
    Even if you hate the idea of genetically modified food, you would gain nothing from a Los Angeles City Council proposal to ban the growing of such crops here. That's because no one grows them in L.A. and as near as anyone knows, no one has any plan to...