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  • 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...
  • Salute to Leonard Bernstein

    Abe Freed, 85, of Lantana, said he is not quite old enough to have seen the original Broadway production in 1944 of "On the Town," iconic composer Leonard Bernstein's first Broadway show. However, the Brooklyn native did see a revival of "On the Town" on...
  • 21 hit in New York City shootings

    21 hit in New York City shootings
    NEW YORK — A wave of gun violence across New York City killed four people and wounded at least 17 others, the third time in June that more than a dozen people were shot in a short period of time, police said Monday. The gun violence touched all...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • '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...
  • Ruslan Provodnikov wants to impress, earn fight with Manny Pacquiao

    Ruslan Provodnikov is moving toward the tricky moment of needing to call out his stablemate Manny Pacquiao. Before that, he can just concentrate on what he does best: throw power punches in a hurry and continue to draw a crowd around his abilities....
  • Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future

    Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future
    I treated myself to the latest and most extravagant in theatrical experiences a few days ago, but instead of making me excited about the arrival of the future, it made me melancholy about the loss of the past. Not that my trip to the excellent new...
  • Homebuilder buys waterfront sites in Boynton

    K. Hovnanian Homes plans to build an upscale residential development on nearly five acres in Boynton Beach. The New Jersey-based builder acquired a 4.1-acre parcel at 2632 N. Federal Highway and two small lots at 2626 and 2637 Lake Drive. The land has...
  • Zach LaVine is living his dream

    SEATTLE Look at Zach LaVine now, emotions overflowing, lips moving though he's talking to no one. The skinny kid from Bothell High School, who was just a 140-pound scoring machine seemingly 10 minutes ago, is an NBA player. And not just any NBA player a...
  • Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel To Open Saturday

     Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel To Open Saturday
    HARTFORD — The Bushnell Park Carousel, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in July, opens to the public on Saturday, with renovations scheduled to start in the fall. The carousel, which received a gift of $1 million for renovations from the...