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  • Penn State OKs 'extraordinary' amount to settle Sandusky sexual abuse claims

    Penn State OKs 'extraordinary' amount to settle Sandusky sexual abuse claims
    Pennsylvania State University's board of trustees voted Thursday to pay an undisclosed amount — what one trustee called "an extraordinary" sum — to settle claims filed by sexual abuse victims of Jerry Sandusky. In a special meeting held by...
  • Discover magic at Community Music School

    Classical, rock, pop, gospel or jazz; bass, clarinet, percussion, flute, voice or guitar; composition or performing – no matter your ability, age, or financial means, Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley offers a fun, educational experience....
  • Sue Paterno spearheading child abuse awareness program on college campuses

    Sue Paterno spearheading child abuse awareness program on college campuses
    HARRISBURG — Sue Paterno, the widow of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, has paid $220,000 to set up a child abuse prevention project in 14 state-owned universities. The program, called Circles of Safety for Higher Education, is...
  • George Heitmann: Move over, Andrew Jackson; it's time for a woman on $20 bill

    George Heitmann: Move over, Andrew Jackson; it's time for a woman on $20 bill
    Who should be on the $20 bill? There is growing pressure from women's groups and their sympathizers (e.g., me) that a woman should be depicted on at least one of our currency bills. But, whom should we chose? On TV the other morning, a grade-school girl...
  • Terps' Melo Trimble named ECAC Rookie of the Year

    Terps' Melo Trimble named ECAC Rookie of the Year
    Maryland freshman guard Melo Trimble was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference men's basketball Rookie of the Year and was named to the ECAC first team. Trimble helped the Terps to a 28-7 record and a No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament. The All-Big...
  • They should retire his number

    They should retire his number
    When my husband the sportswriter walked onto the Penn State campus as a freshman nearly 50 years ago, the first thing he did was go watch the football team practice. If someone had told him he would make his living watching athletes play sports, he...
  • Pennsylvania higher education board reluctantly approves Gov. Tom Wolf's tuition freeze 'ultimatum'

    Pennsylvania higher education board reluctantly approves Gov. Tom Wolf's tuition freeze 'ultimatum'
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf demanded and received in writing a tuition freeze pledge from the board that oversees the 14 state-owned universities. But it also earned him ill will. A reluctant and at times angry board of governors for the...
  • Hinsdale South halls filled with recruiters courting Josh King

    Hinsdale South halls filled with recruiters courting Josh King
    Nearly every major college football program in the country would like Josh King to play for its team. Earlier this month, Hinsdale South coach Mike Barry learned just how badly those schools want the 6-foot-6, 230-pound defensive end. King is either...
  • Week 4: Madi Marshall, Parkland (softball)

    Madi Marshall is in the cleanup spot of the batting order for the Parkland High softball team. Her bat is a big reason the Trojans entered play Thursday as the only remaining unbeaten team at 13-0. But Marshall's contributions to her team's success go...
  • Johns Hopkins advances to Big Ten tournament final; Ohio State stuns Terps in semifinal

    Johns Hopkins advances to Big Ten tournament final; Ohio State stuns Terps in semifinal
    The Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team is taking the Stanwick show to the first Big Ten Conference tournament final. Senior attackman Wells Stanwick had two goals and four assists and freshman attackman Shack Stanwick added three goals and two assists to...
  • Medical professionals will try to determine how Gray's neck was injured

    Medical professionals will try to determine how Gray's neck was injured
    When some medical experts look at the choppy, grainy video of Freddie Gray's arrest, they see that he has a spinal cord injury. Others are not so sure. "He can't use his legs," said Dr. Mary Anne Whelan, a retired neurologist from Cooperstown, N.Y. "It'...