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  • Bob Hastings dies at 89; 'McHale's Navy' actor

    Bob Hastings, a radio actor who found his footing in television, notably for portraying "yes man" Lt. Elroy Carpenter on the popular 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," died Monday of prostate cancer at his Burbank home, his family said. He was 89. Hastings...
  • 'Canes headed to Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational

    Miami's basketball team will be spending a few days in New York this season.  The school announced Wednesday it has accepted an invitation for the Hurricanes to play in this year's Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Classic at the Barclays Center.  Miami is one...
  • PASSINGS: Lewis Katz, Bert A. Betts

    Lewis Katz, 72, a self-made man who built his fortune in New York parking lots, billboards and cable TV, and went on to buy the NBA's New Jersey Nets, NHL's New Jersey Devils and the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, died Saturday night in a...
  • ‘Gruff!’ is a playful romp with a serious message

     
    “Gruff!” the children’s show through July 26 at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, playfully uses goats and trolls to address the very serious topic of preserving the environment. The show is a world premiere by Doppelskope, a New York...
  • "Gruff!" at the Lehigh Valley Zoo

     
    Join the goats and trolls of "Gruff!" for some fun at the Lehigh Valley Zoo Sunday. The cast will present scenes from the show 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Zoo's Peacock Pavilion. Zoo admission is $12; $11, seniors and $10, ages 2-11. The zoo is at...
  • Activist promises to hold NIZ employers accountable

     
    With the opening of Allentown's PPL Center arena about two months away, there has been increased focus on who will get the venue's 300-plus full and part-time jobs. Allentown School Board member CeCe Gerlach promised on Tuesday to hold operators of PPL...
  • Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75

    Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, whose songwriting partnership in the early 1960s with then-wife Carole King yielded some of the most indelible hits of the era, died Thursday at home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Michelle Goffin. He was 75. Michele Goffin said...
  • Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes' Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam

    Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes'  Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam
    Kristopher Soto of the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes is among 13 wine experts nationwide who have passed the advanced sommelier exam. Three days of intense testing added the 13 new names to the Court of Master Sommeliers. Three women and 10 men...
  • Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86

    Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86
    Daniel Keyes, whose fascination with the workings of the mind drove a writing career that produced the classic 1966 novel "Flowers for Algernon," died Sunday at his South Florida home from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86. "Flowers...
  • Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York

    Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York
    A Brooklyn DJ with roots in the Orlando cyclist community will be honored with a memorial ride later this month after being killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York City. Zack Fortune, a 2004 Edgewater High School graduate, died Wednesday...
  • Eli Wallach dies at 98; actor best known for two classic westerns

    Eli Wallach dies at 98; actor best known for two classic westerns
    When Eli Wallach strolled down the mean streets of Manhattan, the tune followed him everywhere. People saw him coming and they started whistling the ominous opening bars of Ennio Morricone’s theme to “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.”...