| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:07 AM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Dawud Abdur-Rahkman sat three rows behind the visiting bench, a Michigan cap on his head.
He had planned to attend Tuesday's game at Rutgers regardless of what role his son, Wolverines freshman and Central Catholic grad...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Roberta Meek's memory of the day she met the man is fading.
It was 1965 or 1967. She was 9 years old or 11 years old. She and her father walked through a hotel lobby in Philadelphia, his big hand cradling her little one. She recognized a man striding...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:42 PM
When Muhlenberg College takes the mat Saturday, Jan. 17, at Kings Point for dual meets with McDaniel and Washington & Lee, it'll be the first time since the 2008-09 season the Mules will field a full 10-man lineup in a Centennial Conference meet.
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
When Heather Harlen's plucky heroine, Marina Konyeshna, wants to introduce a handsome Turkish stranger to the anthracite coal region, she takes him to a parish bingo game and feeds him pierogies and halushki made by church ladies.
Setting such scenes in...
| 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....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:21 PM
A pair of Penn State offensive linemen have accepted invitations to the two most prestigious all-star contests, with guard Miles Dieffenbach heading to the 90th East-West Shrine Game and tackle Donovan Smith accepting the invite to become the third...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:19 PM
Former Liberty High and Muhlenberg College football standout Jason Brader has had a hand in the development of many of our area's best athletes ... from Danny Persa to Jarrod West to Devin Street to Kevin White to Matt McBride and many others.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:56 AM
The recently ended gubernatorial election was a rough one — and not just for candidates.
Pollsters took a pounding, too, over perceived partisan prejudices and questions over the validity of their results.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s...
| 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 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...