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  • Aviation history unfolded at Curtiss flying school

    When the airplanes of the Curtiss Flying School first took to the skies over Newport News Point on Dec. 29, 1915, there was no Norfolk Naval Air Station or Langley Field. The pioneering Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station — as it was also called...
  • U.S. to fly African Union troops to Central African Republic

    U.S. to fly African Union troops to Central African Republic
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will fly about 850 African Union troops to the Central African Republic this week to assist French soldiers trying to quell street battles by rival militias in the country’s capital, the Pentagon announced...
  • 2 adults, 4 children missing since Sunday are found alive

    LAS VEGAS -- Two adults and four children, three of them toddlers, were found alive Tuesday in the frigid mountains in northern Nevada after going missing on a Sunday outing in subzero temperatures. James Glanton, 34, his girlfriend Christina McIntee,...
  • Six family winter getways

     
    We're all ready for a break at this point and the snow is piled everywhere. Even the kids are sick of the snow, but they still need to get out and burn off excess energy. Fortunately there are plenty of places in the Lehigh Valley, or within a short...
  • From his Pa. compound, Fethullah Gulen shakes up Turkey

    SAYLORSBURG, Pa. — Fethullah Gulen, a frail 75-year-old Islamic preacher with a gift for oratory, leads an ascetic life in a 26-acre compound tucked into rolling farmland and woods here, far from the political crisis and international intrigue he is...
  • B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938

    B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938
    The B-17 Flying Fortress was still a few years away from becoming an iconic workhorse of American air power in World War IIĀ  when a flight of six planes took off from Langley Field on Feb. 16, 1938 for what would be a milestone intercontinental mission....
  • As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost

    WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...
  • Cubesats launched from MARS on Wallops Island are in orbit and operational

    Cubesats launched from MARS on Wallops Island are in orbit and operational
    Cubesas launched into orbit Tuesday evening from MARS on Wallops Island are beginning to operate as planned, NASA said Wednesday. Of 28 nanosatellites aboard the Minotaur I, the space agency confirmed that 11 are up and running, sending signals back...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Last stop, Omaha!

    'American Idol' recap: Last stop, Omaha!
    "American Idol" handed out a few final golden tickets -- 21 of them, to be precise -- as it wrapped up its Season 13 auditions on Thursday in Omaha. Along the way, Keith Urban reconnected with an old pal he hadn't seen in years, Harry Connick Jr. had...
  • Becky Livas, K'bana Blaq, Poisoned Dwarf to play Hampton History Museum series

    Becky Livas, K'bana Blaq, Poisoned Dwarf to play Hampton History Museum series
    The Hampton History Museum is continuing its Front Porch Concert Series with a diverse set of regional performers ranging from bluegrass standout Bill Jenkins to cabaret-jazz singer Becky Livas. Livas -- mother of WAVY-TV, Channel 10, news anchor Nicole...
  • TICKET BOX: Switchfoot at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Peach Festival in Scranton, Ellie Goulding at Philadelphia's Liacouras Center among 20 new shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Switchfoot at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, The Peach Festival at Toyota Pavilion at Montage in Scranton, Ellie Goulding at.......