| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:15 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama unveiled a proposal Friday to provide free community college education, a move that Lehigh Valley educators said would especially help students who don't qualify for government aid and work multiple jobs to pay...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:38 AM
His friends call him "Captain Crunch."
Bill Dougherty set a goal for his 90th birthday: 1,000 stomach crunches. He was going to do them Saturday, his actual birthday, but Jan, his wife of 63 years, prevailed on him to wait a day or two. They had 46...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The profound philosopher Forrest Gump said in a famous movie: "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're going to get."
I was reminded of that this past Saturday after spending a week with family at Disney World, the self-proclaimed...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Palram Opens New Logistics Center
Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, recently announced the completion of an 80,000 square foot logistics center positioned directly next door to their Americas headquarters in...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 8:52 PM
They're home for the holiday, and these funnymen are spreading good cheer.
The Christmas Comedy Cavalcade returns for the 6th year Friday to Rivals Sports Bar in Easton featuring headliner Chip Chantry, last year's winner of Philly's Funniest. Chantry,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Blunt statements by Philadelphia's most powerful Democrat may signal trouble for Kathleen Kane, even as other Democrats publicly are noncommittal about their support for the embattled attorney general, political analysts say.
Two years into her term...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:27 PM
While much of the political world has already turned its attention squarely on 2016 and the drama that will accompany the election of the 45th president of the United States, 2015 promises to provide some political drama of its own, with Pennsylvania...
| Jan 3, 2015
Kutztown University recently honored Professor Cheryl Hochberg, Dr. Todd Underwood and Dr. Adrienne Oakley, during the faculty recognition ceremony. Dr. Hochberg, chairperson of the Department of Fine Arts, received a Chambliss Faculty Research Award; Dr....
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Nick Rindock drilled jumpers aplenty during his Parkland High playing days.
He enjoyed his best shooting game yet at the college level Saturday evening to help Muhlenberg play its most complete game of the season.
Rindock canned all five of his 3-...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The fairy tale that inspired the megahit animated film "Frozen" gets a unique treatment with life-size puppets, masks, original music and lots of theatrical effects from Philadelphia's Enchantment Theatre.
Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen"...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Northampton will honor the past this winter, beginning tonight during the varsity boys basketball home game with Parkland.
Northampton High School's gymnasium will be named the Pete Schneider Gymnasium at a ceremony before the game at 6:45 p.m.