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  • 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....
  • East Stroudsburg University failed to fully protect kids, auditor general finds

    The state Auditor General's Office said Tuesday that East Stroudsburg University failed to conduct criminal background checks and child abuse clearances at 229 youth camps and non-university events involving minors held over a three-year period. ESU...
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...
  • Apodaca: Rethinking higher education

    In the last few weeks I've examined some of the most visible issues in higher education, including rising tuition and student loan debt, doubts about the real worth of brand-name colleges and the perception that only certain degrees are valued in the jobs...
  • Southland College Prep: Where every graduate earns a scholarship

    Southland College Prep: Where every graduate earns a scholarship
    Ron Anderson has a perfect record. Of the 180 students who have graduated from Southland College Prep Charter High School, every one of them has received a college scholarship, and many have been offered more than one. Yale, Duke, the University of...
  • Retracted Rolling Stone story is rare demerit for its Philadelphia-based writer

    Retracted Rolling Stone story is rare demerit for its Philadelphia-based writer
    The retracted Rolling Stone article about an apparently fictional gang rape at the University of Virginia is a blemish on an otherwise illustrious career for the journalist who wrote it. Freelance writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely has made a living out of...
  • Archbishop McCarthy high schoolers shine in investment competition

    Archbishop McCarthy high schoolers shine in investment competition
    Talk about intimidating. A group of kids from Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School had to advise a multimillionaire entrepreneur how to invest his money. It was part of an international high school competition held at the Wharton School of the...
  • 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...
  • Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe

    Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe
    A federal panel concluded Friday that the medical scopes linked to a deadly string of superbug outbreaks are unsafe as designed and urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to do more to protect patients. But the agency's advisory committee stopped...
  • Turning pipelines into paths, quarries into quiet spots

    Turning pipelines into paths, quarries into quiet spots
    Is there a way to actually make that quarry in your town seem cool? Or how about that pipeline through your neighborhood? Can that be something your neighbors welcome? Answering those questions was the task of University of Pennsylvania graduate...