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  • Cubs fire Renteria, hire Maddon

    Cubs fire Renteria, hire Maddon
    The Chicago Cubs fired manager Rick Renteria on Friday and several hours later named Joe Maddon to take his place. The Cubs will officially announce the hiring of the 60-year-old Maddon, a Hazleton native who played baseball at Lafayette College, on...
  • Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges

    Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges
    Deidgre Green, the 2011 valedictorian of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, would have been a strong applicant to just about any college. But she applied to just a few, and they were mostly state schools because they were less expensive...
  • Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas

    Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas
    J.T. Snow felt an avalanche of pressure 21 years ago after being demoted to Triple-A Edmonton when he encountered roving hitting instructor Joe Maddon. “I’m wondering who the heck this guy is, and he would call me ‘Jackie,’&...
  • Lehigh Valley products helping Colgate football team

    If the Lafayette College offense is to have any success on Saturday at Colgate, it will have to go through or around the Lehigh Valley to do it. Now, that's not a reference to the bus ride the Leopards will make on Routes 33, 80 and 81 en route to New...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ABU RIZVI has recently been appointed the provost at Lafayette College in Easton. Rizvi was a professor of economics and the former dean of the Honors College at the University of Vermont prior to his position that he will assume in January. His...
  • S. Donald Stookey dies at 99; creator of CorningWare kitchen dishes

    S. Donald Stookey dies at 99; creator of CorningWare kitchen dishes
    S. Donald Stookey, a scientist who created the durable, heat-resistant ceramic glass called CorningWare, has died. He was 99. Stookey died Tuesday at an assisted-living center in Rochester, N.Y., said his son Donald Stookey. He said his father broke a...
  • Scene: Zoellner Gala2014 a Motown-inspired success

    There was definitely a theme going on Oct. 25 at the Zoellner Arts Center Gala2014 featuring Grammy-winning singer Smokey Robinson. The decor was distinctly Motown, from the dramatic hanging mobiles to the table chargers made from 45 rpm records. Glossy...
  • 'Requiem' events

    'Requiem' events
      •"Avian Requiem": Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble, 8 p.m. Monday Nov. 10, Williams Center Main Stage. An semi-theatrical work that includes transcribed bird songs, improvisation, live and pre-recorded electronics, and spoken texts,...
  • Lafayette College art installation tells story of Martha, the last passenger pigeon

    Lafayette College art installation tells story of Martha, the last passenger pigeon
    Its title has the ring of a classic Greek tragedy. It's not, but "Requiem: Ectopistes Migratorius," now at the Williams Center Gallery at Lafayette College in Easton, does tell a very sad story in a very big way. "Requiem" is an installation by artist/...
  • Free viewing party for Lehigh-Lafayette game at SteelStacks

    Free viewing party for Lehigh-Lafayette game at SteelStacks
      No tickets are left for the sold out Lehigh University-Lafayette College football game but fans can watch it live on the big screen at SteelStacks Levitt Pavilion Nov. 22 during a free viewing party. The event co-hosted by ArtsQuest and...
  • Little time off for Lafayette College football coaches during bye week

    Clearing out the notebook as Lafayette's football team heads off for a bye week. So, what do a bunch of football coaches do during an "off" week? Well, they take a trip. Flordia, maybe. Texas, maybe. Or, maybe someplace more regional, like Ohio, New...