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  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD will host a neighborhood block party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 on Eighth Street in Allentown. Features a salsa dancing demonstration, games, a bounce house, live performances and more. Rain or shine. Info:...
  • Ken Roberts, Who Nursed KROQ Into Radio Behemoth, Dies at 73

    Ken Roberts, a concert promoter who oversaw the remaking of Los Angeles' KROQ-FM into a musical trendsetter influential throughout the country, died May 22 in New York City. He was 73. Roberts had been in poor health since a heart attack in February,...
  • You can donate life insurance to a charity or college

    Perhaps you have a permanent life insurance policy you no longer need. Sure, you can cash it out, but if you have altruistic inclinations, you can give the policy to your alma mater or a favorite charity. Donating life insurance "packs a whole lot more...
  • Tony Gwynn's death and baseball's dirty habit

    SAN FRANCISCO Bruce Bochy had his first taste of chewing tobacco at age 18. He thought he was doing something smart. "We thought it was a safe alternative to smoking," the San Francisco Giants manager said last week. "We didn't realize how dangerous it...
  • Former York High teacher wants melanoma awareness

    Former York High teacher wants melanoma awareness
    Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point. Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
  • Summer music series heats up at winery

    Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards will have its annual free summer music series from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday in July at the winery, 19239 U.S. Highway 27, Clermont. There will be music on the outdoor stage, winery tours and wine tastings. Food, wine,...
  • District 203 considers allowing cell towers at schools

    District 203 considers allowing cell towers at schools
    Cell towers could eventually be erected at two junior high schools in Naperville Unit District 203. AT&T has asked the district for permission to lease space at Lincoln Junior High in Naperville and Kennedy Junior High in Lisle to install a 100-foot...
  • Matchups set for Coaches vs. Cancer

    The Sports Xchange Matchups set for Coaches vs. Cancer The Coaches vs. Cancer 2K Classic championship round matchups, scheduled for Nov. 21-22 in the Barclays Center in New York, were announced Wednesday. Stanford will take on UNLV at 7 p.m. ET on...
  • Nancy E. Johnston

    Nancy E. Johnston
    Nancy E. Johnston died peacefully in her home on June 16th, 2014 following a long courageous battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed. Nancy was a great person; loved by her husband Robert L. Johnston (Bob), her children Stephanie (Tom) Steven...
  • Tony Gwynn's death spotlights smokeless tobacco use by teen athletes

    Tony Gwynn's death spotlights smokeless tobacco use by teen athletes
    For the 20 years he was a major league player, Tony Gwynn said he tucked a dip of snuff on the right side of his mouth, between his cheek and gum. Because he used snuff, which is finely ground tobacco, it wasn't as readily apparent as it would have been...
  • Priscilla G. Teeter, registered nurse

    Priscilla G. Teeter, registered nurse
    Priscilla G. Teeter, a registered nurse who later became an administrator with the Carroll County Health Department, died May 30 of brain cancer at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was 85. The daughter of James Harvey Gray, an electrical...