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  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Crescenta Commons tiles up for sale; Foothill Community Business Expo

    The Crescenta Valley Town Council still has tiles available for purchase that will surround the future Crescenta Commons, at the corner of Orange and Rosemont avenues. The 8-inch-by-6-inch tiles can bear customized messages with no more than nine...
  • Republicans appear in position to take Senate control

    WASHINGTON Voters hate Washington, and they'll get their chance to shake things up in November's midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give...
  • Obama tells veterans better mental health care on the way

    CHARLOTTE N.C. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to make amends with veterans on Tuesday, announcing steps to expand their access to mental health care and an initiative with financial companies to lower home loan costs for military families. The...
  • A cautious president, or a careless one?

    WASHINGTON -- In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne...
  • Villages Honor Flight to take 25 veterans to Washington, D.C., to see memorials

    Villages Honor Flight to take 25 veterans to Washington, D.C., to see memorials
    World War II veteran Raymond Gebhardt, 89, can't wait to get out of the house. He's got quite an adventure awaiting him Thursday — a one-day trip to the nation's capital to see the WWII memorial and others honoring those who served. "This stuff...
  • ESYC Elite basketball program had a summer to remember

    ESYC Elite basketball program had a summer to remember
    Football season is just underway, but basketball is always in the heart and mind of Marlon Thomas. He's the basketball director of the ESYC Elite program and his mission is to make the Lehigh Valley in general and Allentown in particular a basketball...
  • Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery

    Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery
    A proposal to build a new veterans cemetery in Orange County cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.  The measure by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct the state Department of Veterans...
  • Wade in the water for relaxed fishing

    WAUKESHA, Wis. Rivers are natural corridors for transportation. Often they are used to move things. And sometimes it's people. When summer settles across Wisconsin, one of my favorite activities is wade fishing for smallmouth bass on streams and...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. August 25 1984—Mike Collier collects three hits, including a home run, and Allentown beats West Bethelhem 5-3 for its fifth straight Blue Mountain...
  • Sports on TV

    TUESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || LLWS || Canada vs. Tennessee || ESPN2Noon || || Mexico vs. Venezuela || ESPN3 || || Texas vs. Illinois || ESPN7:30 || || MLB || Arizona@Washington (T) || MASN9 a.m. || || Orioles@White Sox (T) ||...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Easton's Bobby Weaver becomes an Olympic champion

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, Easton's Bobby Weaver becomes an Olympic champion
    August 4 1989—Freemansburg reaches the championship game against Boyertown in the American Legion Baseball Region II tournament at Temple by beating the host 5-2 and Hamburg 8-5, giving the Northampton County League champions three wins in less...