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  • Tamaqua's Tyler Hope part of PSU track and field finalized 2014 recruiting class

    Tyler Hope of Tamaqua will join Penn State's track and field squad in the fall of 2014. Hope is one of 23 members of the finalized 2014 recruiting class. He is also one of 18 freshman newcomers. A graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, Hope will...
  • Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise

    Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise
    Frederick Brown wakes up at 7 a.m. — eager, alert and ready to go. His wife, Cynthia LaJambe, on the other hand, is a classic night owl. "You've heard of the night owls and the larks, I imagine? The larks twitter in the morning and drive the...
  • Tuition to rise almost 3 percent at Penn State

    Most University Park students face a 2.99 percent tuition hike under a $4.6 billion that cleared the board of trustees last week. For most in-state students, it means an extra $482 a year, pushing the total they pay annually for tuition to $16,572....
  • Goats helping Hawk Mountain take bite out of weeds

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary hired some new workers last month and, like a lot of summer help, they are getting low wages — $1 per day. In an attempt to rid Hawk Mountain of a noxious weed called Japanese stiltgrass, the sanctuary has been leasing goats...
  • Experts warn of technology's privacy pitfalls

    Gloria McVeigh considers herself pretty savvy relative to the safety and pitfalls of technology, so much so that she's taken to helping her older neighbor, a novice, with his online banking. So she was a little startled Wednesday to learn how much of her...
  • A trophy worth winning [Commentary]

    A trophy worth winning [Commentary]
    Now that it's part of the Big Ten Conference, the University of Maryland will play Pennsylvania State University this upcoming football season on Nov. 1, giving fans their first real shot at a solid football rivalry in years. For 61 years, the...
  • Four-star offensive line prospect Isaiah Prince 'very high' on Maryland, coach says

    Four-star offensive line prospect Isaiah Prince 'very high' on Maryland, coach says
    Eleanor Roosevelt offensive lineman Isaiah Prince is likely still months away from making any formal decision on where he will play in college. He also remains interested in top schools like Alabama, Auburn and Florida State. But as it stands now,...
  • Upper Macungie hires first township manager

    Upper Macungie hires first township manager
    While serving as manager of Montgomery Township in Montgomery County for 20 years, Daniel P. Olpere saw the community's population quadruple. His experience in overseeing that growth was part of the reason Upper Macungie supervisors hired him as the...
  • Tuition going up at University of Pittsburgh

    University of Pittsburgh students this fall will see a 3.9 percent tuition increase on the main campus and a 2 percent price hike on the school's four regional campuses. The new rates were established Friday by school trustees as the university's...
  • Cartoonist Roz Chast takes on eldercare

    Cartoonist Roz Chast, famous for her deceptively simple drawings in The New Yorker magazine, is now touching a chord with the "sandwich generation" with her wryly sensitive graphic memoir about caring for her aging parents. Readers of her new book, "Can'...
  • Though the round 'was not fun,' Saucon Valley's Mattare qualifies for U.S. Mid-Amateur

    Though the round 'was not fun,' Saucon Valley's Mattare qualifies for U.S. Mid-Amateur
    After making bogey during any other round of golf, Matt Mattare often pauses to remind himself what he'd be doing at work. Not Monday, though. During what he called "far and away the most stressful" round he has played, Mattare tensed at the thought of...