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  • Columbia's Factory Athletics celebrates 20 years of building better athletes

    As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college. That didn’t happen, so he...
  • Two Republicans running for governor

    Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, "owned" his remarks about immigration activists. Good for him. ("Tim Donnelly sees his business failure as asset in governor's race," May 21) What he clearly refuses to own is the failure...
  • Gerald Edelman dies at 84; Nobel-winner was 'Darwin of nervous system'

    Gerald Edelman, a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in 1972 who later joined the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and wrote books and numerous articles about the brain, the nervous system and consciousness that amazed and sometimes annoyed his scientific...
  • New Study Links 'The Colbert Report' to Presidential Election Campaign Knowledge

    It looks like watching "The Colbert Report" can help viewers learn a thing or two about campaign financing. A new study at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center found that those who tuned in to watch host Stephen Colbert set...
  • The viewing and funeral times for John Donmoyer

    The viewing and funeral times for John Donmoyer
    Courtesy of the Stephens Funeral Home, here is the obituary and viewing and funeral hours for my friend John Donmoyer: John Edward Donmoyer, 75, of Allentown passed away August 16, 2014 at the St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown Campus.  He was the...
  • Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center

     Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center
    Dr. Joseph K. Perloff, a retired UCLA cardiologist who helped establish the study of adult congenital heart disease and became the founding director of one of the first clinics dedicated to its treatment, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Resident Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

    Meghan Hussey, of Windsor Locks, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the...
  • Windsor Board of Education appoints new Poquonock School principal

    Upon recommendation of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Craig A. Cooke, the Windsor Board of Education recently appointed a new principal of Poquonock School. The Board appointed Tracie Peterson as the Poquonock School principal, effective immediately....
  • Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer

    Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer
    Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88. The son of Henry Seitz, a Baltimore &...
  • Philly police make arrest in killing of 3-year-old girl

    PHILADELPHIA — Police late Saturday charged a man in the killing of a 3-year-old girl as she was getting her hair braided on her Grays Ferry porch the night before. The death of Tynirah Borum — one of five people hit in the blaze of gunfire...