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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • "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...
  • FACTBOX-Facts about character actor Eli Wallach

    June 25 (Reuters) - * Wallach's parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland who owned a candy store in an Italian neighborhood of the New York borough of Brooklyn. * He earned degrees from the University of Texas and City College of New York and studied...
  • 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...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance

    Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance
    In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...
  • Reality Shows Still Dominating the Summer Program Rankings

    There are a record number of scripted programs on television this summer, but young adults by and large are choosing their reality-show favorites instead. In a week that saw the return of "Big Brother" (pictured), nine of the week's top 10 original...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • 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.”...
  • Philadelphia archdiocese sells nursing homes for $145 million

    PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has reached an agreement to sell its seven nursing and senior-living facilities for $145 million, officials said Tuesday. It's the biggest deal yet in Archbishop Charles Chaput's effort to fill deep...
  • Easton felon caught with gun in fridge gets 4 to 8 years

    The Easton man had finished his daily workout when he returned to his West Ward apartment and found his girlfriend home with another man. "An altercation ensued," as police put it in arrest paperwork, and Miguel Cunningham Smith pulled a handgun on his...