| Dec 5, 2014
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:20 PM
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.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:19 PM
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....
| Dec 8, 2014
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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits.
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular,...
| Sep 25, 2014
We are outraged and saddened, conflicted and confused. We're also to blame.
Not to excuse the latest wave of athletes behaving badly (Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Adrian Peterson) or even foolishly (Jameis Winston). And not to defend enablers such as the...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The Department of Veterans Affairs needs "tens of thousands" more personnel working in VA hospitals and clinics to meet patient demand, the new VA secretary, Robert "Bob" McDonald, told lawmakers Tuesday at a hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:12 AM
If you went to college or are in college as you read this, chances are you've taken at least one course considered a "easy A."
From taking walking to fulfill a physical education requirement to music appreciation to fill an art requirement, most...
| Sep 15, 2014
YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker.
Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Apparently, I am going to live to be 95.86. Or, minimally, 89.18. If everything goes well, I might live to be 103.78.
This is according to a questionnaire one can complete, devised by the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. It was...