| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:38 AM
This Veterans Day, Pauline Haydt Minnich remembers growing up in Northampton and her service in the Army Air Forces during World War II.
You know where the new Sacred Heart assisted living is in Northampton, on 21st Street by the Hokendauqua Creek?...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Emily had a habit of always taking her favorite purse along with her, when it was time for her late afternoon shower. Taking her purse along made the task of showering a lot easier for Emily and her caregivers.
When 6 p.m. rolled around, and as the...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Palos Hills officials have decided to give the owners of a local nursing home a discount on permit fees to build a new facility after discovering several surrounding municipalities charge less for commercial ventures.
Nathan and Daniel Weiss, owners...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Lehigh County commissioners backed off three budget amendments Wednesday, handing Tom Muller victories on half of his executive vetoes.
Board Republicans had the power to override all six of Muller's vetoes, which passed originally with veto-proof...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Licensed practical nurses at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join the union that represents nursing aides, housekeeping workers and cafeteria workers at the nursing home.
The Service Employees International Union...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Election day on Hawaii's Big Island is more than just an eruption of democracy.
Lava from Kilauea, one of the more active volcanoes in the world, is threatening to split the small town of Pahoa in two. Members of the Hawaii National Guard, in full...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Lava from Kilauea's bubbling new vent has yet to swallow a single home or close a key thoroughfare, but the volcano has changed everything in this little town on the Big Island.
National Guard members are a 24/7 presence. Roadblocks keep disaster...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Since she works with children, Cindy DeRuiter's says her days are always memorable. Her patients are sure to say or do something funny, unexpected, or heartwarming. An occupational therapist at Easter Seals Autism Therapeutic Schoolâs...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The battle for women voters in the Illinois governor race reached a new level Tuesday, as First Lady Michelle Obama led a Democratic rally for Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner blamed the governor for the deaths of child-abuse...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:55 AM
As conflicting accusations over the sale of a troubled nursing home chain with links to Republican Bruce Rauner air in a Florida courtroom, so far this much has become clear: The legal proceedings and the fallout from them have left a lot of people...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list.
Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...