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  • New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs

    New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs
    MIDDLETOWN — The Youth Services Bureau has created a new website that will be a directory for the dozens of sports programs and extracurricular activities students can participate in. The site, middletownyouthconnections.org, went up in...
  • Maryland's whistleblower laws need teeth

    Maryland's whistleblower laws need teeth
    In 2013, about 25,000 Maryland workers suffered on-the-job injuries severe enough to force them to miss a day or more of work; 78 of them actually died from their injuries. Year after year, a few tragic fact patterns repeat more often than you might...
  • Tricolored blackbird gains endangered species protection in California

    Tricolored blackbird gains endangered species protection in California
    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday granted endangered species protections to the tricolored blackbird, approving the designation on a temporary, emergency basis. The reason: Statewide surveys show the tricolored blackbird population...
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill

    Sen. Casey visits Easton classroom to push computer science education bill
    When U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stopped by an Easton Area High School technology class Monday, he found a sight that made school administrators beam: a room full of students who didn't want to look up from their work. The students were locked in on their...
  • L.A. backpedals on proposal to ban growing genetically modified crops

    L.A. backpedals on proposal to ban growing genetically modified crops
    Los Angeles lawmakers reversed course late Monday on a proposed ban on the growth of genetically modified crops that had previously faced nearly zero resistance within City Hall. The proposal would ban selling and planting genetically modified crop...
  • JFS/JCC feed nearly 700 people

    On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27), Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) partnered with the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center (Levis JCC) to warmly welcome nearly 700 local residents who would have otherwise been alone to enjoy a...
  • VSAS Orthopaedics joins LVHN subsidiary

    The Lehigh Valley's biggest health care provider got a little bigger Monday. VSAS Orthopaedics joined the Lehigh Valley Physician Group, a subsidiary of Lehigh Valley Health Network. VSAS Orthopaedics, which has offices in both Allentown and Bethlehem...
  • Mulch's value to plants extends beyond aesthetics

     Mulch's value to plants extends beyond aesthetics
    A tidy layer of mulch in the landscape creates an air of neatness and order. But that's not the best reason to go to the effort. Mulch — if properly applied — is a big help to trees, shrubs and perennials, according to Stephanie Adams,...
  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • After a century, bison return to Illinois

    After a century, bison return to Illinois
    The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people. The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...