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  • Allen graduate announces run for Allentown School Board

    Allen graduate announces run for Allentown School Board
    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...
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • At least 10 vying for Allentown School Board

    At least 10 vying for Allentown School Board
    The race for five seats on the Allentown School Board can best be described in one word. Crowded. At least 10 people have declared candidacies for five seats due for renewal on the nine-member board — including five incumbents. Democrats...
  • SUV driver's behavior under scrutiny in New York train crash that killed 6

    SUV driver's behavior under scrutiny in New York train crash that killed 6
    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? A...
  • Brown University: 2 fraternities 'facilitated' sexual misconduct

    Brown University officials on Monday announced that two fraternities on the Ivy League campus have been sanctioned for hosting unregistered parties last fall, including one where two students reported drinking punch laced with a date-rape drug. School...
  • Robert H. Chambers III

    Robert H. Chambers III
    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...
  • Towson native Peter Mark Kendall snags recurring role on "Girls"

    Towson native Peter Mark Kendall snags recurring role on "Girls"
    Towson native Peter Mark Kendall has landed a dream role -- a grad school classmate of Lena Dunham's character Hannah Horvath on the HBO series "Girls." Kendall, 28,  appears in the season 4 trailer in a scene in writing workshop. "The main...
  • WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program

    WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program
    Compton eighth-grader Edgar Ruelas wants to be the first in his family to attend college. He has some help: high-powered talent agents from Beverly Hills. For the past four years, a few dozen agents from William Morris Endeavor have been mentoring...
  • Pequot Museum Has New Interim Director

    An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
  • Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm
    In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...
  • Want to know how special the Lehigh-Lafayette game is? Ask the coaches

    Neil Putnam and his wife, Shirley, will be in The Bronx Saturday; Fred Dunlap said, "If I wasn't so old, I'd go down, but it's tough for me to get in and out of the city now." Charleston Southern athletic director Hank Small will be with the university's...