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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:...
  • North Parkland advances in Legion tourney

    LAURELDALE — Asked if he's locked in at the plate, Justin Afflerbach smiled slightly and shook his head. Afflerbach was proud of his 5-for-5 performance in Saturday's opening round of the American Legion Region 2 Baseball Tournament, but he...
  • Will IronPigs avoid record-tying 11th straight loss

    Will IronPigs avoid record-tying 11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> straight loss
    By the time you read this, it's likely the IronPigs (who are playing a matinee against Rochester) will have lost their franchise record-tying 11th straight game... Also underway are the Phillies, who seek to follow Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Mets behind...
  • Tolland Lives Another Day, Thanks To 15th-Inning Walk-Off

    BRISTOL – When Tolland coach Steve Paasch was asked Saturday about the state of his team after a loss to Simsbury to open the American Legion tournament, he didn't hide from the truth. His team was tired. The Zone 8 regular season champions...
  • Williamsburg Post 39 players hope to cap years of success together with an American Legion Baseball state tournament championship

     Williamsburg Post 39 players hope to cap years of success together with an American Legion Baseball state tournament championship
    Well past 10 p.m., long after they had blown out another Third District opponent to earn yet another American Legion Baseball state tournament berth, Williamsburg Post 39's players hung out on the Warhill High baseball field. They had completed field...
  • Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner steps down

    Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner steps down
    Citing family commitments, Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner has stepped down after 281 wins, seven conference and two district titles in 17 seasons. … A Los Angeles judge ruled Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing husband...
  • ESYC Elite basketball program gets another title, this time at SportsFest

    The East Side Youth Center Elite AAU basketball program has made noise on the regional and national level in recent years. In fact, just last weekend, the ESYC Elite 12U team won the AAU Division III national title for sixth-graders. But on Sunday,...
  • Congress reaches agreement on VA reforms

    Congress reaches agreement on VA reforms
    With days left before the August break, congressional leaders unveiled a $17-billion bipartisan compromise Monday to fix the tattered Department of Veterans Affairs. The deal includes $10 billion in emergency funds to allow veterans to go to outside...
  • North Parkland, Bath advance in tourney

    North Parkland, Bath advance in tourney
    LAURELSDALE – Alex Flynn will drive to Temple University today for freshmen orientation knowing he did his part for the North Parkland team. Flynn scattered seven hits in an impressive complete-game effort as the Buffaloes beat Pine Grove 3-0...
  • PHILLIES RETURN HOME AS LEE RETURNS FROM INJURY

    PHILLIES RETURN HOME AS LEE RETURNS FROM INJURY
    In their first home appearance since the All-Star break, the Phillies will host the San Francisco Giants tonight (7 p.m., CSN). More importantly, left-hander Cliff Lee will be making his first start for the Phils since May 18, when he suffered a...
  • Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

    Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
    In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark. Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...