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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma

    Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma
    It’s been called the “fifth pillar” of cancer treatment: genetically reengineering the human immune system to recognize cancers and fight them. The treatment has shown recent promise in fighting blood cancers such as leukemia. But hard...
  • Guide to Lehigh Valley holiday craft shows

    It's fun and interesting to search for handmade gifts at local holiday craft shows. And there are plenty of craft shows to keep you busy, from the German-style Christkindlmarkt in Bethlehem to the Hidden Treasures Artisans Studio Tour. Some are also...
  • An older plaza on 20th Street gets a makeover

    Right on the 20th Street corridor targeted to transform into an off-campus enclave for Florida Atlantic University and other students, an older commercial center is getting ready for the redo. Plum Park Plaza on the 100 block of Northwest 20th Street...
  • Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress, Dies at 66

    Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress, Dies at 66
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Actress Marcia Strassman, who is known for her roles in such hits as "Welcome Back, Kotter" and "M*A*S*H," died on Friday after a long fight with breast cancer, her sister Julie Strassman confirmed. She was 66. Along with...