| 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 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 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 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 11, 2014
| 5:46 PM
So, you're thinking you might like to check out one of those inexpensive new tests that would give you some insight into, say, the health implications of your ethnic heritage. It may, incidentally, turn up findings you may or may not want -- say, on...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:44 PM
HAMPTON — Four veterans sat in a semi-circle Monday in the front parlor at Commonwealth Assisted Living at Hampton.
Across from them were reflections of their younger selves — service men in uniform.
"What branch of the service are you in?...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Lehigh County Commissioner Vic Mazziotti said Wednesday that plans to attract higher-paying patients to subsidize a nursing home with a mission to serve the community's neediest put him in a philosophical bind.
Those plans would upgrade a wing of Lehigh...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. faltered in the late 1990s after cuts to Medicare and Medicaid drained the business of clients.
As federal budget cuts rippled through the system, Omega reeled. Founded in 1992, the Hunt Valley-based real estate investment...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Robert B. Temple, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. TV technician and a Korean War veteran, died Friday at the Longview Nursing Home in Manchester of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 84.
The son of Burnett Franklin Temple, a city...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
It's National Estate Planning Week, which means it's time for me to nudge you to "do estate planning". I received great feedback when I published estate planning advice last year, soon after my father died. A year later, I have fine-tuned a few things,...