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  • Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill

     Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill
    A Bethlehem teenager charged with trying to rape and murder a Lehigh University student in her off-campus apartment is mentally ill and should not be tried as an adult, his defense attorney said during a hearing Monday. Bryan Sanchez-Osorio, 17, will...
  • Allentown Symphony Orchestra wins national award

    Allentown Symphony Orchestra wins national award
    The Allentown Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Diane Wittry have been selected as the winner of the 2014 American Prize, a national award that recognizes the best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States The orchestra won...
  • Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city

    Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city
    For weeks, Washington has been nudging a reluctant Turkey to assume a more forceful role in President Obama's anti-militant coalition and come to the aid of Kurdish forces battling to push Islamic State fighters out of the besieged Syrian city of Kobani....
  • Allentown Symphony, conductor win national award

    Allentown Symphony, conductor win national award
    Allentown Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Diane Wittry have been selected winner of the 2014 American Prize, a national award that recognizes best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States The orchestra won the prize in...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    ZOELLNER GALA2014: Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University presents Grammy Living Legend Smokey Robinson for its Gala 2014 Oct. 25. Robinson will perform hits from his decades-long career accompanied by a six-piece band, two dancers and two backup...
  • A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania!

    A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania!
    It's no secret that symphony orchestras across the country are struggling. Just a few years ago, the venerable Philadelphia Orchestra declared bankruptcy, followed shortly by the Syracuse Symphony and the orchestras of Louisville and Honolulu. Some have...
  • Lehigh University names new president

    Lehigh University names new president
    Lehigh University has a new leader. John D. Simon, executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, will become Lehigh's 14th president July 1, the school announced Friday in a news release. Simon is an internationally renowned...
  • Service Electric is happy to add Phantoms hockey to coverage

    Service Electric is happy to add Phantoms hockey to coverage
    The opening of the PPL Center and the arrival of the Phantoms has brought an energy and vitality to Hamilton Street that has been missing since Hess's, Zollinger's, Leh's and several movie theaters closed their doors years ago. No one would know this...
  • Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half & Festival

    Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half & Festival
    There's nothing funny about running a half marathon. For most people, it takes months of hard work, sweat, aches and pains. And despite the desire to "just finish" a 13.1 mile run, there's the added pressure to meet your training goal or set a...
  • SteelStacks viewing party offers an alternative for those who can't get to Yankee Stadium on Nov. 22

    SteelStacks viewing party offers an alternative for those who can't get to Yankee Stadium on Nov. 22
    Don't have tickets for Yankee Stadium on Nov. 22? You're probably not alone since meeting No. 150 between Lehigh and Lafayette has been a sellout for months. But the next best thing might be taking place at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks. Nonprofit...
  • Top-ranked high school wrestlers descend on Lehigh Valley

    A freshman phenom who could be the second coming of Cary Kolat; a Penn State-bound PIAA state champ; a matchup of future Oklahoma State teammates and one of Lehigh University's most accomplished wrestlers will be among the many world-class athletes...