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  • Two Chuck Bednarik ceremonies planned for Liberty on Friday

     
    Chuck Bednarik will be honored in two separate ceremonies on Friday at Liberty High School with the second one culminating in the unveiling of a statue of "Concrete Charlie" at Bethlehem Area School District Stadium. The first ceremony will take place...
  • If this was the finale, shame on Penn, Ivies

     
    The tentative Lafayette football schedule for the 2016 season that is listed in the media guide lists Sept. 24 as an open date. I don't have access to the 2016 schedule for the University of Pennsylvania, but if the Quakers......
  • Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...
  • Executive profile: William Bickford

    Executive profile: William Bickford
    While a student at Trinity College, William Bickford and his roommate spent many nights talking about their passion for architecture and how to best forge a path to professional success and personal happiness. Bickford wanted to be married by age 30. He...
  • UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings

    UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings
    Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are tied again in the closely watched university rankings by U.S. News & World Report, despite some scoring changes that give more weight to students' graduation rates. UCLA and USC shared the 23rd place among best national...
  • Exposure therapy good addition for OCD treatment: study

    Exposure therapy good addition for OCD treatment: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure therapy and antidepressants help lessen the severity of symptoms for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) more than the medication alone, according to a new study. In the case of people with moderately...
  • Varsity Q&A with Sam Wancowicz, Gilman, soccer

    Varsity Q&A with Sam Wancowicz, Gilman, soccer
    Sam Wancowicz has one goal for his senior season: to end his fine four-year career the way it started. As a freshman in 2010, Wancowicz was the starting right back when the Greyhounds captured their last Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A...
  • Targeting jobless is out of line

    Targeting jobless is out of line
    All of us have had times when we've needed help. Maybe we were hobbled by a broken leg or laid up after surgery. Maybe it was just a lousy flu, something that knocked us out and made us ask another to lend a hand. That never feels good. We don't like to...
  • Top Univision executive joins rival NBCUniversal

    Univision Communications Inc.'s networks president, Cesar Conde, has left the Spanish-language media giant to accept a larger role overseeing international expansion at rival NBCUniversal. On Friday, Conde was named NBCUniversal executive vice president...
  • Academics decry Hopkins' removal of professor's blog post

    Academics decry Hopkins' removal of professor's blog post
    Matthew D. Green made a name for himself as the rare cryptography professor who will explain and critique the U.S. government's most controversial surveillance capabilities in layman's terms and unencumbered by a government security clearance or...
  • State didn't give out $17 million in need-based scholarships, auditors say

    State didn't give out $17 million in need-based scholarships, auditors say
    Millions of dollars in scholarship money that the state could have provided to about 8,000 needy college students has sat untouched, according to an audit released Wednesday. Auditors from the Office of Legislative Audits found that the Maryland Higher...