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  • Where to shop for garden plants, according to Kathy Van Mullekom

     Where to shop for garden plants, according to Kathy Van Mullekom
    People often ask me where I shop for plants. My answer: Anywhere, everywhere I can get the plant I want for the price I want, and in the good health I expect. For example, I've bought junipers at Lowe's and dwarf gardenias at Home Depot. When I...
  • Effort underway to upgrade headstone for Medal of Honor recipient Robert McTureous

    Effort underway to upgrade headstone for Medal of Honor recipient Robert McTureous
    UMATILLA — Two minds came together on a project to honor Lake County's only Medal of Honor recipient. Carl Ludecke, commander of American Legion Post No. 21 in Umatilla, wanted to do something special for Pvt. Robert McTureous, a Marine who was...
  • Franklin G. Connor Sr., steel executive

    Franklin G. Connor Sr., steel executive
    Franklin G. Connor Sr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. executive who was active in the Boy Scouts, died April 13 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 80. The son of Fulton I. Connor, who was executive director of the...
  • After short delay, St. Norbert derby sails smoothly

    After short delay, St. Norbert derby sails smoothly
    The Invitational Pinewood Derby March 7 in the St. Norbert School basement had some engine trouble getting started, but it was no biggie for hosts St. Norbert Cub Scout Pack 266. As soon as numerous volunteers ironed out the race order after last-minute...
  • LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate

    LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate
    A landmark bill that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace and housing market, while also protecting religious rights, won approval Friday in the Republican-controlled Utah state Senate. The...
  • People on the Move: Educators recognized for leadership

    People on the Move: Educators recognized for leadership
    Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida employers. Leadership Lilian Jordan, Palm Beach State College physics and astronomy professor, received the Distinguished Engineering Educator Award from The Engineers' Council at its 2015 National...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    Gunnar Fox, general manager of Allentown's PPL Center, was recently chosen by Venues Today Magazine, an entertainment industry magazine, as a recipient of the Generation Next Award, which honors people "who make a difference in sports, music, conventions,...
  • Stepping Stone Players returns to the stage

    Stepping Stone Players returns to the stage
    The curtain has not fallen on the Stepping Stone Players. After months of financial instability, the community theater group is plotting its return to the stage, but in the meantime, it plans to spend the rest of 2015 bulking up its bank account....
  • New Bethlehem Coke logo unfurled

    New Bethlehem Coke logo unfurled
    Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of the Lehigh Valley used Thursday night's Lehigh Valley IronPigs home opener to publicly unveil the company's new logo. Before the Lehigh Valley IronPigs opened the season against the Pawtucket Red Sox, a pregame ceremony...
  • Venturing Crew 202 wins 2015 Envirothon

    Venturing Crew 202 wins 2015 Envirothon
    Rebecca Gross, team captain for Venturing Crew 202, was elated when her team won the 2015 Carroll Envirothon for the 13th straight year. "The Envirothon is the perfect avenue for me to test my knowledge," said Gross, who is a Baltimore County senior. "I...
  • School Notes: fellowships, acceptance, alternative spring break, dean's list, graduations

    Emma Perdue of Grasonville, a freshman at McDaniel College, is among the 2018 class of Global Fellows. McDaniel's Global Fellows program is a structured three-year program open to freshmen and designed to enhance their understanding of global issues,...