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  • Lafayette student seeks kidney

    Lafayette student seeks kidney
    Among the offers for rides home and refrigerators for sale posted in stairwells and on walls at Lafayette College campus, one flier stood out early this winter. "A young leader in our community," it said, "is in desperate need of a kidney." The...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 'Die-in' by 200 protesters is peaceful after Eagles game

    'Die-in' by 200 protesters is peaceful after Eagles game
    PHILADELPHIA — About 200 demonstrators staged a "die-in" Sunday night after the Philadelphia Eagles game, lying silently in the cold street to protest perceived racial injustice by police against African-Americans. The brief event unfolded...
  • 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...