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  • Scott Armstrong, Lewis Gould Jr.: School districts need paycheck protection

    Across Pennsylvania, school districts and taxpayers are facing the same problem: The costs associated with public education are rapidly escalating. Poor urban school districts such as Allentown, already dealing with poor performance outcomes, are...
  • Language classes important

         A guy I've corresponded with often over the years had the following reaction to my recent column about new funding to buy foreign language and dual language children's books for the Allentown Public Library so more non-English speakers can read to...
  • Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website

    Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website
    Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...
  • Battle of the Bands benefits United Way

    Battle of the Bands benefits United Way
    Playing the drums and percussion, Blaine Vaszily recently performed rock hits with the band The Associates before more than 450 music fans. The group, comprised of employees from JM Family Enterprises, won among seven bands competing during the third...
  • Stand up for Broward's children

    Stand up for Broward's children
    On Nov. 4, Broward voters will be asked to make an important decision regarding the health, well being and success of the children of Broward; the reauthorization of the Children's Services Council of Broward County. The Children's Services Council...
  • Tolerance in the new year [Commentary]

    Tolerance in the new year [Commentary]
    Jews around the globe will gather in synagogues Wednesday to mark the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. There is a change in the air as fall approaches; schools are back in session, temperatures begin to drop and there is a general atmosphere...
  • Wethersfield's Keane Carnival Is This Weekend

    WETHERSFIELD — The Richard M. Keane Foundation is sponsoring its sixth annual carnival at Cove Park this weekend. The carnival began at 5 p.m. Friday and will continue from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The event is free and...
  • Voters to decide on re-authorizing Children's Services Council of Broward

    Voters to decide on re-authorizing Children's Services Council of Broward
    Voters will be asked Nov. 4 whether to re-authorize the Children's Services Council of Broward County. A "yes" vote means continuing to pay the same property tax that funds programs for at-risk children, including after-school programs, swimming...
  • Experts Discuss Tie Between Athletes And Domestic Violence

    Experts Discuss Tie Between Athletes And Domestic Violence
    WEST HAVEN – The recent string of domestic violence cases among NFL players has made for millions of posts on social media, miles of copy in print and online, and endless opinion. At the University of New Haven on Wednesday, three panelists of...
  • Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages

    Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages
    The love of books and reading — my guess is that's what brought you to this page. I also guess you enjoy a story, real or fiction, that will entertain, enlighten or enrich your life in some way. I do too. Books are important to me. Reading is...
  • Kickin' it Country: Community leaders to celebrate achievements during the Urban League of Broward County's 'Red Gala'

    The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC), a nonprofit human services organization, will recognize three community leaders at its "Red Gala" presented by Wells Fargo Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center....