| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The labels plastered on 50 or so large red buckets that lined a Southern Lehigh High School hallway this week seemed ominous.
“OPEN ONLY IF A LOCK-DOWN SITUATION HAS OCCURRED and IF DEEMED NECESSARY.”
At first, district officials, who were...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:28 AM
I gave up celebrating Halloween when I got to high school. Cool became more important than candy. Cool did not trick or treat, although cool did miss the candy.
Halloween has changed since baby boomers were canvassing the neighborhood in pursuit of...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:45 PM
WEST ORANGE, N.J. — Eric LeGrand will walk again. This is a fact.
Not so sure? He is. He believes it. His physical therapists here in what they call the spinal cord gym at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation believe it. Bears second-year...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Some students in the Nazareth Area School District just couldn't take a break from reading during the summer, making the district's first foray into a summer library workshop program a success.
Each Tuesday in July, students were welcomed to Nazareth...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Wake up and smell the genome.
Researchers have pieced together the genetic atlas of the parent of the most commonly cultivated species of coffee plant and uncovered a rather independent streak in its evolution.
FOR THE RECORD
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
They sat in the balcony of Allentown's Lyric Theater nearly a century ago, watching vaudeville shows, burlesque acts and silent movies.
In a time when the cheapest seats cost $1 and all-day parking was 25 cents, our grandparents and great-grandparents...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, on Tuesday hiked its chocolate prices for the first time in three years, a sign that a year-long soaring cocoa market is eating into confectioners' profits. The overall price increase, effective...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 packages of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream that were incorrectly labeled as another flavor, putting consumers with peanut allergies at risk, the company said.
A customer complaint resulted in the recall of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:42 PM
I'm a person who likes to eat. When not eating, I read about food.
I read studies that say drink red wine, eat goji berries, toss down vitamin C, E and D. Coffee's good for us, and so is chocolate, and then there's green tea and kale and real butter....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:57 PM
In a detailed new report, public health advocate Michele Simon examines the distinct drawbacks of government programs to promote dairy consumption.
These include milk programs in schools and the "checkoff" programs through which the government...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:35 PM
In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...