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  • 5 things to know about Tom Rothman, Sony motion picture group's new head

    5 things to know about Tom Rothman, Sony motion picture group's new head
    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:...
  • Camp for the kid who likes science, engineering, math

    Camp for the kid who likes science, engineering, math
    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...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    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...
  • How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black

    How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black
    The mystery of Mercury's excessively dark surface may have just been solved. A team of researchers working at Brown University say the planet's inky appearance may be the result of a near constant rain of impacts from tiny specks of cometary dust that...
  • Stephen H. Maslen, aeronautical engineer

    Stephen H. Maslen, aeronautical engineer
    Stephen H. Maslen, a retired aeronautical engineer who was an expert in fluid dynamics, died Tuesday at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville of heart failure. He was 89. The son of Harold Carpandale Maslen, a civil engineer, and Ethel...
  • Community news for Manchester edition

    Engagement STAFFORD SPRINGS - Kevin Smith of Stafford Springs and Kelly Branham of Winter Park, Fla., were recently engaged. Smith, the son of Walter and Mary Smith, graduated of East Catholic High School in Manchester and attended Providence College...
  • Bechtel and Nenow: Study confirms importance of daily Meals on Wheels deliveries

    During the month of March, we celebrate Meals on Wheels programs across the country for their role in keeping our seniors healthy, independent and happy. Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County and Meals on Wheels of Northampton County serve more than 1,060...
  • Bradshaw: Never too early to start thinking about careers

    Bradshaw: Never too early to start thinking about careers
    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: As parents we're looking for a summer camp for our 11-year-old son. He is a straight "A" student and we want him to have a good time but we also want to give him a jump start on thinking about college and choosing a career. He and his...
  • Want to improve your GPA? Get some sleep

    Have you ever told your teens to get enough sleep now because in 10 years they'll run the risk of being depressed and overweight? If so, you probably didn't get very far. Instead, try telling them that a lack of sleep can hurt their GPA and SAT scores,...
  • Crowded school board races in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton

    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...
  • Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition

    Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition
    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...