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  • Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook

    Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook
    This year, Courant carriers – paperboys and girls -- shared their memories with us on Facebook, in email, in typewritten and handwritten letters. We thought we'd share them with you – they made us laugh, smile and even cry. John Chilicki,...
  • Ebola patient's family isolated by fear amid monitoring, confinement

    Neighbors watch the apartment door of the Liberian family whose relative died of Ebola, and if someone emerges, adult or child, they run. It doesn't matter that the man who died, Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, never stayed with the family here, having...
  • Nothing says Hawaii like shave ice

    "Come on, come on, we have to go-o-o-o!" I told my husband, Jay, as we took our last hurried steps down the 1,000 rail ties that line a trail at Koko Head District Park. It was our last day on Oahu, and we had to hit Uncle Clay's House of Pure Aloha,...
  • Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says

    Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says
    Lehigh Valley businesses continue to increase their hiring and spending expectations. The Lehigh Valley Purchasing and Employment Index, compiled by Bethlehem economist Kamran Afshar, maintained its gradual post-recession recovery in October, rising to...
  • Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle

    Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle
    A proposed medical marijuana facility loaded with security features is one step closer to setting up shop in Des Plaines. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the City Council approve a conditional-use permit for Prime...
  • Some York County officials say it's time for a new elementary school

    YORK — For several years the York County School Board has been asking the Board of Supervisors for a new elementary school, and it may get its wish next spring when the supervisors vote on the fiscal year 2016 budget. "The supervisors didn't think...
  • GE Profit Tops Estimates As Cost Cuts Drive Margins

    GE Profit Tops Estimates As Cost Cuts Drive Margins
    General Electric Co. reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, as cost cuts that helped boost margins across its industrial businesses offset revenue that fell below analysts' targets. Shares of GE rose 4 percent to $25.21...
  • Serbian PM condemns attacks on Albanians in soccer row

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia's prime minister on Friday condemned a spate of attacks on Albanian-owned businesses in the three days since a soccer match between the two countries descended into a brawl, but said he had not yet decided whether to let his...
  • Morgan Stanley, armed with cash from fixed income dump, goes shopping

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley , which has spent three years throwing out bad apples from its fixed income trading portfolio, now wants to put the freed up money into businesses that bear healthier fruit. It is reinvesting capital previously held...
  • Vivendi rethink on Polish TV investment sparks sale speculation

    WARSAW/PARIS (Reuters) - American media giants have been touted as potential buyers for Polish broadcaster TVN after France's Vivendi and Poland-based holding company ITI signalled that they could sell their joint 51 per cent stake. ITI and Vivendi...
  • The training wheels are off - now get out there and ride (or jump, fly, drive ... )

    The training wheels are off - now get out there and ride (or jump, fly, drive ... )
    At the start of this column, we compared the exciting world of digital opportunity to learning how to ride a bicycle — something you pick up from watching others with the steady-hand assistance of a mentor. After a few scraped-knee experiences,...