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  • 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...
  • Hinsdale History Museum to set regular visiting hours

    Hinsdale History Museum to set regular visiting hours
    History buffs will have more opportunities to delve into Hinsdale's history when the Victorian-era house museum reopens for regular visiting hours. The Hinsdale Historical Society recently hired a new director who will oversee the museum's reopening for...
  • Surviving and teaching

    PHILADELPHIA Tim Lynch has a theory about why he beat the brutal brain cancer glioblastoma. Even with intensive treatment, the average survival is about 15 months. As the tumor grows, it destroys the very abilities that define people as human thinking,...
  • ArtsQuest's Jeff Parks appointed to state Council on the Arts

    ArtsQuest's Jeff Parks appointed to state Council on the Arts
    Retiring ArtsQuest President Jeffrey Parks has been appointed to the state Council on the Arts, Gov. Tom Corbett’s office announced Thursday. The 19-member council encourages and supports development of the arts throughout the state. Parks is...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    DAN GIANNETTO has recently been appointed the regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors. He will be responsible for the management and growth of Weichert sales in Burlington, Camden, Atlantic and Gloucester counties in New Jersey. With more than...
  • Who invented the computer? Walter Isaacson thinks he knows

    Walter Isaacson, aka the biographer of Steve Jobs, is a brilliant writer who long ago became frustrated with his inability to answer two seemingly simple questions: Who invented the computer? And who invented the Internet? Al Gore is the incorrect...
  • Consultant will review California U's football program after West Chester man's beating

    California University of Pennsylvania Wednesday morning finalized a $60,000 contract with The Compliance Group of Lenexa, Kan., to conduct an external review of the school's football program. Interim University President Geraldine Jones called for a top-...
  • Longtime Lehigh Valley educator tapped as Salisbury's new superintendent

    Longtime Lehigh Valley educator tapped as Salisbury's new superintendent
    A lifelong Lehigh Valley resident and longtime local educator has been tapped as Salisbury Township School District's next top administrator. Randy M. Ziegenfuss, in his ninth year at Salisbury, has been appointed to replace outgoing Superintendent...
  • U of Penn law students stage quick, quiet Ferguson protest

    In a brief but poignant gesture, students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School made a silent statement of protest Tuesday over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. At noon, more than 60 law students, both black and white,...
  • New outpatient surgery helps patients with fluid buildup in tissue

    PITTSBURGH New options to treat lymphedema, a painful buildup of fluid in the body's soft tissue, are now available to patients who have the condition, which is a common complication for many cancer patients because of the removal of lymph nodes and...
  • Kingmaker or royal pain to GOP: DeMint building Heritage into conservative force

    WASHINGTON As a senator, Jim DeMint sometimes ran afoul of fellow Republicans by personally recruiting, nurturing and supporting his own stable of conservative candidates for Congress. Now, as president of the Heritage Foundation, the former South...