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  • Miramar girl, 17, among FAU's graduates

    Miramar girl, 17, among FAU's graduates
    When Joan Martin took on the task of homeschooling her four children, she was forced to learn algebra, biology and other subjects that many of us have long since forgotten. "I was clueless at first," she said. But she joined homeschooling groups,...
  • EatingWell: There's a connection between lack of sleep, weight loss and weight gain

    New research is bolstering how important sleep is for a healthy weight. When you're awake between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., you're more likely to take in extra calories, says a study from the University of Pennsylvania. People ate an average of 553 more...
  • Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions

    Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions
    WESTPORT — During one drill this fall at a Staples High football practice, players took their stances at the line of scrimmage and went full speed and full contact when the ball was snapped. Even though players were wearing big — some...
  • Give the gift of books about movies

    Martin Scorsese, who wrote the foreword for the first title listed here, once famously said that movies "fulfill a spiritual need that people have to share a common memory." Books about movies meet that need, too, though on more intimate terrain a living...
  • Who was the highest paid Lehigh Valley college president?

    Lehigh University's former president was one of the nation's top paid private college presidents in 2012. Alice Gast, who stepped down in January to become president of Imperial College in London, made $884,907 in 2012, according to The Chronicle of...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf names his transition team

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced Thursday who will help his Chief of Staff Katie McGinty transition into the governor's mansion. Some of the new members of Wolf's transition team may look familiar. They served under Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell....
  • Football: Newport Harbor's Riley Gaddis can see clearly now

    Football: Newport Harbor's Riley Gaddis can see clearly now
    A mom never forgets her child's birthday. The one that stands out the most to Mary Lynn Gaddis is her son Riley Gaddis' second birthday. There wasn't much to celebrate on that day 16 years ago. On the day Riley turned 2, Mary Lynn learned her son...
  • Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.

    Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.
    "We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it ...." — Then-U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare, March 9, 2010 . Words to live by: Thou shalt not lie. Especially when thou mess with one-sixth of the U.S. economy. And...
  • Five questions with Sarah O'Herron of Black Ankle Vineyards

    Five questions with Sarah O'Herron of Black Ankle Vineyards
    It would be oversimplifying to say that Sarah O'Herron and Edward Boyce, co-owners of Black Ankle Vineyards in Mount Airy, left their business consulting careers because they liked to drink, but there's a seed of truth in that. They loved wine,...
  • Dodgers hire Nick Francona to assist with player development

    The Dodgers have hired Nick Francona, who spent 2014 working in the Angels front office and handling instant-replay duties during games in the first half of the season, to be their assistant director of player development, the Angels confirmed Friday....
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    FRIDAYDEC. 5 RENEWLV will host the second annual Summit for Smart Growth and Sustainable Communities, 8 a.m. to 2:25 p.m. at Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main St. Keynote speaker: Tom Daniels, national expert on open space preservation and professor of city...