| 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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:07 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:04 AM
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,...
| 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...