| Mar 12, 2015
| 6:15 PM
At least twelve candidates are running for five of the seats up for grabs for Allentown School Board.
For Bethlehem Area, nine candidates are running for five seats. In Easton Area, five candidates will make a run for four of the open seats on school...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:42 AM
Kyle Shreve always gets most nervous just before he takes the stage to recite a poem.
"It's the worst when the person before you is walking back to their seat," he said.
But when the 15-year-old freshman from Frederick County steps in front of the...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:49 PM
Hans G. Goedicke, a renowned Egyptologist who had been chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of Near Eastern studies, died of cancer Feb. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 88.
"He had retired...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:01 PM
Federal investigators looking into a fiery commuter train wreck that killed six people zeroed in Wednesday on what they called the big question on everyone's mind: Why was the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks, between the lowered crossing gates?
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:30 PM
The NFL is filled with seminal snapshots that tell stories that words, by themselves, could never do.
There was Chuck Bednarik's celebration over an unconscious Frank Gifford; Dwight Clark's leaping grab of a Joe Montana pass in the back of the end...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:32 AM
An Allen High School graduate is the latest to announce a run for Allentown School Board.
Mark Smith, broker of Hawthorne Real Estate of Allentown and a 1974 Allen graduate, announced his candidacy Wednesday for the school board.
"Our children deserve...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Tom Rothman has been tapped as the next chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment's motion picture group.
Rothman replaces current chair Amy Pascal, who will step down in May to become a producer for Sony Pictures.
Get to know Rothman better:...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:03 AM
For kids whose dream summer camp involves more coding than canoeing, more technology than tennis and more science than swimming, STEM summer camps — once considered a contradiction in terms — are popular and plentiful.
The camps, ranging...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:00 AM
He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate.
President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:01 AM
The race for five seats on the Allentown School Board can best be described in one word.
At least 10 people have declared candidacies for five seats due for renewal on the nine-member board — including five incumbents.