| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Social media is agog over George Clooney's tribute to his wife, Amal, at last weekend's Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood. Women, especially, are swooning in their tweets and Facebook postings.
Said Clooney, "Listen, it's humbling to find somebody to...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At a Glance:
Occupation: Faculty member, California State University, Los Angeles; GUSD Board Member
Political affiliation: Democrat
Education: UCLA -- Master of Social Welfare, School of Public Policy & Social Research, 1995
UCLA -- Bachelor...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:16 AM
If I wasn't already impressed with Chicago hip-hop artist and actor Common, his recent performance at the Black Entertainment Television Awards gave me more reason to like and admire the superstar.
During a nationally televised hip-hop awards show...
| Dec 27, 2014
When Baltimore residents settle lawsuits alleging police brutality or other misconduct, they must promise to keep silent about the incidents that sparked the suits — an arrangement that shields key details from the public. The penalty for...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
After being elected to Lehigh County Court in November 2011, Doug Reichley resigned from his job as a Republican state representative.
But, unbeknownst to Reichley, his old employer — the Pennsylvania House of Representatives — kept his...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:45 AM
When it comes to the crafts categories, everything is awesome (or should be) if you're a member of the teams behind "Into the Woods" or "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And, yes, we're liking "The Lego Movie's" chances of winning animated feature. Here's how...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of the man accused of killing Pittsburgh police K-9 Rocco and wounding several officers, including the dog's handler.
John Rush, 22, is charged with stabbing the 8-year-old German shepherd...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:01 PM
"Thank you for your service," was the natural conversation starter at the Bethlehem Rotary Club's second annual "Tastes and Tunes" benefit held Oct. 5 at historic Hotel Bethlehem.
Each veteran's name tag was decorated with a star, which made identifying...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Nobody could tell singer-songwriter Gil Scott-Heron that idealism had become outdated when he was a musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" in 1975. He performed "Johannesburg," a funk tune with a singalong chorus that condemned South African apartheid....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Last time around, the race for Grammy rap album proved to be so hotly contested its eventual winner, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, wound up apologizing to leading favorite Kendrick Lamar.
And for the second year in a row, the rap album category has sparked...