| Sep 26, 2014
Its greatness is right there in the title, not to mention on every page. But "The Great Gatsby," the 1925 masterpiece by F. Scott Fitzgerald, occupies an oddly precarious position in the ranks of Great American Novels. As a staple of high school...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race.
District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:21 PM
As graduation parties wrap up and summer stretches on, college and high school grads may be throwing themselves into the job search.
The task before them is not an easy one.
There's plenty of competition, for one. In addition to job seekers, the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education.
Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Randall Reese has joined UpShot Services, a claims and noticing agent serving companies undergoing Chapter 11, as a senior advisor. In this role, he will focus on servicing the needs of UpShot’s clients in Chicago, where he is based, as well as...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Edward J. Hannon, a partner in law firm Quarles & Brady's Chicago office, was elected vice chair of the Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors, and will become chair of the board next year. Hannon earned his law degree from Loyola University School of...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:13 PM
A Georgetown University researcher on Tuesday urged Pennsylvania's Basic Education Funding Commission to adopt a new student-based funding model that gives schools more control over their spending.
Marguerite Roza, director of Georgetown's Edunomics Lab...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:39 PM
A 32-year-old University of Illinois alum, frustrated after he couldn't find pictures of the Old West online, found a way to digitally set free millions of historical images by creating a database that is accessible to anyone and free of copyright laws....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Twice in one day, someone went to Jenn Nguyen's front door and tried to open it.
The Lehigh University senior keeps the front door of her off-campus apartment locked, so no one got in. But she was alarmed enough to call Bethlehem and Lehigh police about...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards.
Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...