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  • A triumphant return of Central Catholic's oldest alumni, 102-year-old Dot 'Speedy' Koller

    A triumphant return of Central Catholic's oldest alumni, 102-year-old Dot 'Speedy' Koller
    They hadn't made such a fuss over Dot Koller at Rockne Hall since her wedding day. But there she was again Thursday, 102 years old, happily reminiscing in the student-packed Allentown Central Catholic High School gymnasium where she and her late husband,...
  • William Zinsser dies at 92; author of bestselling 'On Writing Well'

    William Zinsser had been a writer and editor for 30 years, covering subjects as varied as shad running in the Hudson River and the Mau-Mau revolt in Kenya, when he complained to his wife that his well had gone dry. She had a brilliant idea: "You...
  • Raritan River Concert explores early guitar work

    By the mid-19th century, most Europe capitals were experiencing a period of prosperity. A growing middle class found it had both the time and means to pursue cultural diversions, including music, played on household instruments in private homes and...
  • Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics

    Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics
    American Cynthia "Thia" Keppel and Italian Patrizia Rossi are research physicists who've been probing the nucleus of the atom for years. But there's one nagging mystery that even these brainy women can't crack: Why the U.S., Great Britain and other...
  • Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles

    Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles
    Scientists have known for decades that having measles suppresses kids' immune systems for several weeks or months, leaving them ill-equipped to fight off pneumonia, bronchitis, diarrheal diseases and other infections. Now a team of researchers has...
  • Greenberg Appointed To West Hartford School Board

    WEST HARTFORD — The board of education voted Tuesday to accept Cheryl Greenberg as its newest member. Greenberg, a professor at Trinity College, was selected to fill a vacancy left by Democrat Jillian Gilchrest, who resigned in March. Greenberg...
  • Mayor names County attorney to 9th Ward seat

    New 9th Ward Ald. Brian Miller had been on the job barely a half hour Monday night when he got to vote against adopting a resolution in support of Gov. Bruce Rauner's turnaround agenda for Evanston and other municipalities. He paused as the roll call...
  • CCBC to get more than a quarter of its electricity from solar

    CCBC to get more than a quarter of its electricity from solar
    The campuses of the Community College of Baltimore County will host an array of solar panels capable of supplying 27 percent of the college's electricity needs by the end of this year. CCBC and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon, the parent company of...
  • IMSA hires Harvard administrator as new principal

    IMSA hires Harvard administrator as new principal
    The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy announced Monday that Harvard University administrator Marie Dillon Dahleh would become the Aurora high school's new principal in July. IMSA is a selective residential school of 636 that draws students in...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent corner of the...
  • Millennium scholars' perseverance pays off

    Millennium scholars' perseverance pays off
    Chloe Diggs just won a scholarship worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. But right now, she's more concerned with helping her grandmother pay water and electricity bills. "I'm still using up water. I'm still using electricity," said Diggs, a senior at...