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  • Roberto Clemente a saint? He's in the ballpark.

    Roberto Clemente a saint? He's in the ballpark.
    At my Catholic boys high school in Pittsburgh, every class began with a prayer. Although prayers were usually led by teachers, our freshman history teacher Mr. Wynn subcontracted the job to students. Eager to delay the actual lesson, we prolonged the...
  • Compounding tragedy, guns, and hearing impaired: Letters

    Compounding tragedy It is hard to fathom the rationale behind giving my daughter, Mariah Berry, 15 years in prison in spite of her physical, mental-health and intellectual disabilities. Why my daughter? I know of other women in Florida who were...
  • Saturday's Championship Games

    Baseball All games at Palmer Field, Middletown, and televised by CPTV Sports CLASS S: No. 17 PORTLAND (15-10) vs. No. 3 THOMASTON (24-3), noon About Portland: Portland won its only previous appearance in a title game, 4-0 over Shepaug Valley in 1988....
  • Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker

    Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker
    Gulay U. Lannon, a homemaker who enjoyed playing the piano and singing, died June 7 of cancer at her daughter's Rodgers Forge home. She was 75. The former Gulay Ulular was born and raised in Samsun, Turkey, where she graduated from a French-American high...
  • S.F. archbishop spokeswoman says he does not 'pander to bigots'

    S.F. archbishop spokeswoman says he does not 'pander to bigots'
    One day after dozens of public officials and civil, gay rights and community leaders called on San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone to cancel his plans to speak at an anti-same sex marriage rally next week, his spokeswoman sought to explain...
  • Priest killed, another hurt in attack at Phoenix church

    The rectory at the Mater Misericordiae Mission, a Roman Catholic Church serving those who celebrate the Mass in Latin, was closed for the night Wednesday. The pastor and his young assistant believed that their home was safe and did not have special...
  • Chaka Khan now wants to spend her time helping others

    PITTSBURGH Like Aretha, Cher and Whitney, Chaka Khan is in that rare company of performers who can go just by their first names. But unlike those performers, Chaka has a never gained a reputation as a diva among her fans. She is "everybody's girl," the...
  • Madison is the 'mother hen' of the Golden Hawks softball team

    They're called the Golden Hawks, but a mother hen leads the way. She is senior center fielder Julia Madison who has been an offensive, defensive and emotional leader for the Bethlehem Catholic softball team that will play Springfield-Delco for the...
  • Phoenix priest killed, another injured in attack at rectory

    Phoenix priest killed, another injured in attack at rectory
    Authorities are investigating an attack on a Phoenix Roman Catholic Church rectory that left one priest dead and another in critical but stable condition, police said on Thursday. The attack took place about 9 p.m. Wednesday at the rectory attached to...
  • Stellar Summer High School Basketball Schedule for tonight and next week

     
    Getting some requests for the Stellar Summer High School Basketball schedule. First, a look back at Tuesday's opening-night results, in case you missed them: TUESDAY'S GAMES Emmaus 77, Bethlehem Catholic 28 -- Joey Polcynski 17. CCHS 63, Pleasant Valley...
  • Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser

    Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser
    Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....