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  • New superintendent named for York Schools

    YORK — The York County School Board appointed a new superintendent for the York County School Division at its meeting Monday night — just a week before a new school year begins. Victor Shandor, who has more than 20 years of experience in...
  • 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....
  • 6,500-year-old 'Noah' skeleton found by museum

    6,500-year-old 'Noah' skeleton found by museum
    A Philadelphia archaeology museum said on Tuesday its researchers have discovered an extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years. The Penn Museum, affiliated with the University of...
  • School district to invest in principals, add supervisors

    Desmond Blackburn, chief school performance and accountability officer for Broward County Public Schools, did not get his hopes up too much when the district applied for a Wallace Foundation grant to improve the quality of its principal supervisors....
  • Girls basketball | Hinsdale Central guard commits to Princeton

    Girls basketball | Hinsdale Central guard commits to Princeton
    Hinsdale Central High School senior guard Gabrielle Rush had no doubt on the region of the country where she would play college basketball. Rush wanted to follow in the footsteps of her older brother and sister and attend an Ivy League school on the...
  • Diver, 22, dies on first day of lobster miniseason

    Diver, 22, dies on first day of lobster miniseason
    The start of the two-day miniseason turned deadly when a 22-year-old experienced diver surfaced unconscious in South Florida's waters. Joseph Grosso, of Lighthouse Point, had been diving for lobster in 40 feet of water off Pompano Beach, when a boat...
  • Exotic pets can be cute, but are they practical?

    This is a pygmy hedgehog at its most saintly: floating in a bathroom sink on its back, eyes closed, curled up like a coconut shell, its human companion giving it a gentle push like you would a toy boat. This is a pygmy hedgehog at its most devilish:...