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  • Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75; acclaimed documentary photographer

    Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75; acclaimed documentary photographer
    Mary Ellen Mark often gave a half-joking response when asked why she'd never become a war photographer: "You have to be a fast runner," she'd say, "and that's not part of my nature." In fact, Mark, who is acknowledged as one of the greatest American...
  • Beverly Lowe Daniels, CPS educator and Women's Army Corps veteran, dies

    Beverly Lowe Daniels, CPS educator and Women's Army Corps veteran, dies
    Shortly after graduating from Englewood High School in 1939, Beverly Lowe Daniels enlisted in the Women's Army Corps and was sent to the Philippines, where she helped rebuild villages destroyed by the Japanese during World War II. She was discharged...
  • Beau Biden, vice president's son, dies of brain cancer at 46

    Beau Biden, vice president's son, dies of brain cancer at 46
    He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversity. When he was only 3, just weeks after his father, Joe Biden, had been elected to the Senate, the...
  • Talk to Iris: 'Into infinity and beyond'

    Talk to Iris: 'Into infinity and beyond'
    Many of you just went through what I went through during the last couple of weeks: You sat proudly and sweaty as you watched your child or niece or nephew or grandchild strut across the stage and receive a college diploma. He or she flashed you a...
  • Top 3 health tips: Easy ways to boost weight loss

    Top 3 health tips: Easy ways to boost weight loss
    If your goal is to lose weight and exercise more, forget the deprivation diet and marathon workouts. Research shows that taking small steps is the best way to get lasting results. A study found that participants who made one small, potentially...
  • Tabb girls lacrosse honors memory of coach's husband

    Tabb girls lacrosse honors memory of coach's husband
    Kate Portuese did not play lacrosse in youth leagues, high school or college. She concedes to limited tactical knowledge and understands anyone who questions her coaching credentials. So how did this single mother of three come to lead the girls club...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Several Doylestown Health physicians are among the best physicians in the region as chosen by their peers in the Top Doctors 2015 issue of Philadelphia magazine. The issue is now on newsstands. Joseph Auteri, MD (Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery), James B....
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network and Pocono Health System to merge

    Lehigh Valley Health Network and Pocono Health System to merge
    Pocono Health System is planning to merge into Lehigh Valley Health Network, solidifying a long-standing partnership between the two institutions and bringing another 2,000 health care professionals under the umbrella of the region's dominant employer....
  • Hubbard Woods celebrates 2,000 episodes of 'World's Greatest Student Television'

    Hubbard Woods celebrates 2,000 episodes of 'World's Greatest Student Television'
    The "World's Greatest Student Television" program at Hubbard Woods School has influenced many students and teachers since its first broadcast in January 2002. Since then, more than 4,000 student-crafted special reports and thousands of weather reports...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    FRANK BUTTARO JR. has been named director of business development at the Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau. Buttaro joined GoGreaterReading's staff in April. He brings more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in a variety of...
  • Brain knows how to stop thinking, start learning

    Brain knows how to stop thinking, start learning
    Anyone who's ever learned music probably remembers reaching a point when they just played without "thinking" about the notes.  It turns out that a little bit of disconnect goes a long way in learning motor tasks, according to a study published online...