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  • Wine, chocolate, good cause

    Wine, chocolate, good cause
    Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards in Clermont will host "Wine & Chocolate Festival" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the winery, 19239 U.S. Highway 27, north of Clermont. The outdoor festival will feature an arts-and-crafts...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    Dr. Chand Rohatgi of Nazareth was recently awarded the American Cancer Society St. George National Award, the Society's most prestigious Division volunteer honor. Dr. Rohatgi is one of 19 individuals from across the country who received the award for...
  • Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk

    Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk
    Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. But just because a person's risk of developing cancer is...
  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
  • Waterman hospital offers free holiday movie night

    Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, will host a free holiday movie night featuring "Polar Express" at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn outside the medical office building in back of the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way. The Oscar-winning movie starred Tom...
  • Q&A Chats with Lehigh Valley Movers and Shakers

    Q&A Chats with Lehigh Valley Movers and Shakers
    Our local ‘Valley Girls’ open up and answer questions about their businesses. Meet Susan Bella Linski, owner of Susan Bella LLC in Allentown’s historic West End theater district. Each issue we profile a Lehigh Valley businesswoman...
  • More than 800 participate in Mitzvah Day

    More than 800 people participated on Sunday, Nov. 2 in the "B'nai Torah TLC Mitzvah Day" at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. The event was part of B'nai Torah's Meryl and Ron Gallatin "Tzedakah, Learning & Chesed" (TLC) Program. According to...
  • Law prevents youth e-cigarette access, but use on rise

    On Oct. 1, Connecticut joined 27 other states in banning e-cigarette sales to minors. That common-sense approach was supported by tobacco industry representatives as well as public health officials. The law lays out fines and timelines for anyone selling,...
  • Health advocates ask mayor to veto council's vaping bill

    Health advocates ask mayor to veto council's vaping bill
    Public health advocates on Tuesday called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to veto the City Council's ban on the use of e-cigarettes inside most businesses, calling the legislation a "bad bill" that would weaken the state's indoor smoking ban by...
  • Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen

    Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen
    No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces,...
  • Bruce D. Gerwig, golf pro and instructor

    Bruce D. Gerwig, golf pro and instructor
    Bruce D. Gerwig, a professional golfer and instructor who was the teaching pro at the Hereford Golf Center in northern Baltimore County, died Nov. 15 at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center of stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 65. The son of Charles...