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  • Bethlehem Bach Choir to perform Haydn masterpiece 'The Creation'

    Few musical moments are as emotionally overwhelming as the shimmering chord that accompanies the words "And there was light!" in Haydn's magnificent oratorio, "The Creation." As wonderfully as Mozart uses the "death and damnation" key of D minor to...
  • Medical students meet their match

    Medical students meet their match
    Keith King was kicked out at age 18 from the religious commune in Pennsylvania where he grew up. He had $150 and no place to go after he defied the elders, telling them he wanted to leave and pursue his dream of becoming a doctor. Nearly a decade later,...
  • How states are tackling 'health disparities'

    WASHINGTON African-Americans are more likely to suffer heart disease and diabetes than whites. The cancer death rate for men is a good deal higher than it is for women. American Indians and Alaska Natives are more likely to smoke tobacco than Hispanics,...
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball roundup: Kelley scores 1,000th ODU point as Lady Monarchs sink Navy in WNIT first round

    Women: WNIT: On the night when she became just the fifth Lady Monarch ever to score 1,000 points in two seasons, Shae Kelley scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Old Dominion past Navy 68-60 at Constant Center in the first round of the...
  • Geraldine Ferraro's lasting legacy

    On Friday, the Showtime cable-television channel will air "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," a documentary about her 1984 race for vice president. Although she was defeated, it was a seminal moment in politics that was validated by the subsequent...
  • $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Afaa Michael Weaver

    $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Afaa Michael Weaver
    Claremont Graduate University announced Wednesday that Afaa Michael Weaver is the recipient of the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his collection "The Government of Nature." The award, one of the nation's most substantial poetry prizes, is...
  • Muhlenberg student onstage at Oscars as a "Team Oscar" winner

     
    Although Parkland grad Chris Renaud's "Despicable Me 2" lost to "Frozen" another local face won at the Oscars when Muhlenberg's Bryson Kemp was one of six college college presented the Student Academy Award by actor Channing Tatum. Student filmmaker Kemp,...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Peninsula products help Longwood overcome W&M in baseball

    Colleges: Baseball: Two home runs by Grafton High graduate Kyri Washington and one by former Warwick standout Brandon Delk helped Longwood beat William and Mary 9-7 Wednesday at Plumeri Park. Washington had three RBI, Jamestown High graduate Scott...
  • An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85

    An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85
    Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time. After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
  • UMBC's Elliott is America East men's basketball Rookie of the Year

    UMBC's Elliott is America East men's basketball Rookie of the Year
    Colleges UMBC's Elliott is top America East rookie UMBC freshman guard Rodney Elliott (John Carroll) was named America East Conference men's basketball Rookie of the Year on Friday in a unanimous vote by the league's head coaches. Elliott, UMBC's...
  • Kansas case highlights inequities between rich and poor schools

    Kansas case highlights inequities between rich and poor schools
    After years of battling a group of parents and school districts, the state of Kansas on Friday was ordered to remedy inequities in how it distributes funding to school districts. The state created “unreasonable, wealth-based disparities” among...