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  • Almanac

    May 19, 1915 Louis Chevrolet, the French-American daredevil auto driver, has returned to the automobile racing game after an absence of five years. Chevrolet until 1910 was considered one of the country's premier pilots. In the Vanderbilt of that year...
  • Bloom to induct nine into Hall of Fame

    Nine graduates of Bloom High School in Chicago Heights are to be inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in November, according to a news release from the school's Hall of Fame. They are to be recognized at a Nov. 7 induction ceremony and will join 99...
  • U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

    U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story
    A University of Virginia associate dean sued Rolling Stone magazine on Tuesday for more than $7.5 million, saying a debunked and retracted account of an alleged gang rape on campus cast her as the "chief villain." Nicole Eramo, the top administrator...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ANNETTE KAISER has recently been named director of development for LifePath Inc., a nonprofit organization providing programs and services to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities. Kaiser brings nearly two decades of experience to...
  • Lehigh professor makes a study of horror

    Lehigh professor makes a study of horror
    "Paranormal Activity" is far more than a low-budget, spine-tingling horror film to Dawn Keetley, associate professor of English at Lehigh University. For her, it's a window into "the problems of selfhood." Why, for instance, does the 2007 flick...
  • Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean

    Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean
    Half her lifetime ago, Sonya Baumstein approached a table at Winter Park High School, intrigued by a sport she knew little about. It was her freshman year, and the people at that table were trying to convince her to try rowing. "They told me it was...
  • LFHS Alumni Wall adds WWII vet, 2 journalists

    LFHS Alumni Wall adds WWII vet, 2 journalists
    Two journalists — and a brigadier general who flew in the 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo — were recently added to Lake Forest High School's Alumni Wall of Fame. At the induction ceremony, honorees told Lake Forest seniors that serving others...
  • A greedy look at Lake Michigan

    A greedy look at Lake Michigan
    For the foreseeable future, if anyone wants to live, work or invest in a place with a reliable supply of fresh water, it's right here, in Chicago and on the Great Lakes. It's time we started cashing in on this bonanza. Our neighbors in Wisconsin and...
  • IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace

    IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace
    The night of Thursday, April 23, was a relatively easy one for 25-year-old Hen Mazzig. There was no heckling, no screaming and no one was calling him a murderer. Mazzig was at the end of a two-week "StandWithUs" tour of the Midwest, where he is...
  • Rain doesn't dampen Eddie's spirits -- nor his Carnival for a Cure

    Rain doesn't dampen Eddie's spirits -- nor his Carnival for a Cure
    You can't keep a good man down, and Eddie Flannery, 10, a Wilmette Romona School fourth-grader, wasn't going to let Mother Nature cry on his parade. Or rather, Eddie's Carnival for a Cure went down in his Wilmette garage, instead of in his yard....
  • MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault

    MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault
    First, Jackson Lubin looked at his feet. He wanted his steps to be in the right order and spaced perfectly when he took off down the runway. Next, Lubin turned his eyes to the right to see where the pole was situated by his side. He checked and double...