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  • 'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum

    'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum
    Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...
  • Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

    Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy
    Sustained silent reading, also known as “SSR,” is a program that every student, teacher and administrator at SMSA takes part in. The SSR program has been adopted to promote reading for enjoyment and as a life skill. Three times a week, ...
  • Area residents receive degrees

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, Albany, N.Y., held graduation ceremonies May 16. Area graduates are: Carly Krall, Perkasie, J.D. ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, held graduation ceremonies May 25. Area graduates are: Allison Amershek, Mahanoy City, bachelor of science...
  • Dungy statement attempts to clarify Sam comments

    A day after Tony Dungy was largely skewered for saying he would not have drafted openly gay linebacker Michael Sam, the former NFL coach clarified his comments and provided context. Dungy said Tuesday that Sam deserves an opportunity to play in the NFL....
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology sued over its LA campus

     Chicago School of Professional Psychology sued over its LA campus
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology had been Elizabeth Schmidt's first choice when she began considering graduate school. And six months after submitting her application, she was accepted into its doctoral program. At least sort of. In...
  • Argentine default in balance as government refuses to capitulate

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's unflinching poker face in the battle against "holdout" investors suing the country is increasing the odds that her government will default for a second time in 12 years at the end of this...
  • Microsoft's profit takes a hit as new strategy takes shape

    The purchase of Nokia’s mobile-phone unit cut into Microsoft’s profit, but a surging cloud business and a new effort to launch its applications on a greater number of gadgets kept analysts optimistic about the company’s prospects....
  • Tony Dungy releases statement clarifying his Michael Sam comments

    Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy, who said earlier this week that he "wouldn't want to deal with drafting Michael Sam," the NFL's first openly gay player, has released a statement clarifying his comments, which had drawn a great deal of...
  • Stanford law professor named to California Supreme Court

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Growing up in a hardscrabble town along the Rio Grande in Mexico, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar crossed the border with his brother each day to attend school in Brownsville, Texas, long before his path led to Harvard, Yale and Stanford....
  • Why Israel and Hamas need each other

    Why Israel and Hamas need each other
    — In her fascinating book "A History of God," Karen Armstrong posits that people believe in God because God "works for them." That is to say, God is compelling because the idea of a divine being serves a useful purpose in people's lives. That...
  • Hitting the target: David Lapham on ‘Stray Bullets,’ ‘Murder Me Dead’

     
    “Comics isn't like being a doctor, where you need to have all this schooling and technical knowledge,” David Lapham says. […]...