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Larry Holmes

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  • It's the annual Ghost Guide to the Lehigh Valley's most haunted happenings

    It's the annual Ghost Guide to the Lehigh Valley's most haunted happenings
    A long month of Halloween fun awaits. Like to be scared silly? Got you covered. Enjoy getting just a little spooked? Check that. Looking for fall fun for the whole family? There are plenty of hay mazes, fall festivals, special events, parades, trick-or-...
  • Larry Holmes' building sold for Internet incubator

    Larry Holmes' building sold for Internet incubator
    An online entrepreneur who said he has been impressed by Easton's growth over the past few years has bought Larry Holmes' downtown building and will open an online business incubator there. Gerry Gorman, who runs Lawyer.com and similar online...
  • Ex-Easton football player and owner of Palmer health food grill sold pot, police say

    Whacked in the head with a baseball bat during a brawl, Sean N. Burgio suffered a blood clot in his brain that nearly cost him more than just his junior season as a tailback on the Easton Area High School football squad. Determined to get back on the...
  • 76ers beat Orlando, 95-84 in NBA preseason game at Allentown's PPL Center

    76ers beat Orlando, 95-84 in NBA preseason game at Allentown's PPL Center
    Former 76ers players Darryl Dawkins and World B. Free have been coming to Allentown for years. In fact, Dawkins, former head coach of the Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs and the Lehigh-Carbon Community College men’s team, lives in the area. They have...
  • Mittman gets to hear others talk about him for a change as he's inducted into local Hall of Fame

    Mike Mittman says many people look at his relationship with former heavyweight champion of the world Larry Holmes in the same way that people used to look at Howard Cosell and Muhammad Ali. They have their laughs and there's a lot of kidding around, but...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1974, Southern Lehigh football winning streak reaches 20

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. November 3 1989—Junior Jim Hope runs for a school-record 331 yards in Tamaqua's 28-21 win over Shenandoah. Hope, who scores on runs of 80, 46 and 6...
  • Test your Lehigh Valley knowledge with new trivia game

    Test your Lehigh Valley knowledge with new trivia game
    Which Lehigh Valley 84-acre college is a nationally registered arboretum? What nickname was used by heavyweight boxing champ Larry Holmes? Yocco's Hot Dogs has made appearances in what nationally syndicated comic strip? If you're from the Valley,...
  • Women in Business group makes a difference

    Artisan Wine and Cheese Cellars was the venue for a fundraising event hosted by Business Women Networking Involving Charity and Education (BW NICE). About 20 members and guests of the fledgling group gathered Nov. 13 for a holiday mixer to raise money...
  • After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead

    After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead
    IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality. Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
  • FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700th football victory

    FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> football victory
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. September 22 2004—Northampton grad Travis Mohr wins the 100 backstroke in the ParaOlympic Games in Athens with an American record time of 1:10.15....
  • LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday

    LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday
    It's been called the second-fastest marathon in the country, and when the LVHN Via Marathon and Marathon Relay teams take off on Sunday morning from Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, almost 1,800 people will be running by the...