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  • Dr. Pat Fetchero, dentist

    Dr. Pat Fetchero, dentist
    Dr. Pat Fetchero, a longtime Bel Air dentist and an associate professor of dentistry at the University of Maryland, died of heart failure Friday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. He was 91. The son of Salvatore Fetchero, a coal miner, and Teresa...
  • Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships

    Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships
    When Elizabeth "Ebee" Price decided to give up her world championships aspirations in favor of a full gymnastics scholarship at Stanford, she left a big void in the Parkettes National Training Center, but the pipeline between Allentown and Division I...
  • W.Va. student dies after being found without pulse at fraternity house

    W.Va. student dies after being found without pulse at fraternity house
    An 18-year-old West Virginia University student has died two days after police found him unconscious at a fraternity house that was under investigation for its conduct on campus, police and university officials said Friday. Nolan Michael Burch of...
  • West Virginia University student found at fraternity dies

    West Virginia University student found at fraternity dies
    A West Virginia University student found without a pulse at a fraternity house that had lost its charter died on Friday, the school said, a day after it suspended activities by fraternities and sororities. Police said the student, Nolan Burch, 18, of...
  • FSU taps John Thrasher for president

    FSU taps John Thrasher for president
    John Thrasher, an influential state senator, was tapped Tuesday as Florida State University's next president. The university's board of trustees voted to hire Thrasher after an all-day meeting, with members saying he was the best choice to secure needed...
  • John Thrasher chosen as FSU president

    John Thrasher chosen as FSU president
    Over the objections of some faculty and students, state Sen. John Thrasher was chosen Tuesday as Florida State University's next president. The university's board of trustees voted 11-2 to hire Thrasher after an all-day meeting in Tallahassee, with...
  • FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist

    FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist
    The Florida State University Faculty Senate, wanting the school's next president to be a distinguished scholar with higher-education leadership experience, voted 39-23 on Wednesday to oppose the inclusion of influential state Sen. John Thrasher as a...
  • Thrasher, 3 others picked as finalists to become next FSU president

    Thrasher, 3 others picked as finalists to become next FSU president
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite opposition from students and faculty, state Sen. John Thrasher, a well-connected Republican from St. Augustine, was named Tuesday as one of four finalists to be the next president of Florida State University. The university'...
  • Academics line up to be next FSU president

    TALLAHASSEE — The search for the next president of Florida State University, widely believed to be lined up in favor of influential state Sen. John Thrasher, drew applications this week from several academics with extensive resumes. The university'...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    JANE AMATO of Northampton has been promoted to vice president of National Penn Bancshares Inc. in Allentown. With more than 16 years of experience in the financial-service field, Amato will be responsible for developing and maintaining commercial...
  • O'Bannon decision affects area schools but won't alone revolutionize college sports

    Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...