| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Dr. George J. Magovern
Co-inventor of heart
valve that saved lives
Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Highly touted wide receiver prospect Travis Rudolph of West Palm Beach Cardinal Newman committed to Florida State on Thursday night at the Under Armour All-American Game at Tropicana Field.
Asked why he picked FSU over his other four finalists Alabama,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: How do you prevent dog hair from taking over your house? -- J.D., Cyberspace
A: Brush early and often, and do it outdoors. Years ago, I told a reader to brush her dogs daily. She wrote back a month later telling me the problem was now far worse:...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:44 PM
With the departure of head horticulturalist Brian Sullivan in March, Descanso Gardens officials were left with some pretty big garden gloves to fill.
But they didn't have to look far to find the right fit.
Rachel Young, who for the past six years...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Andy Warhol, the pop artist who would have turned 85 on Tuesday, died in 1987, so he never lived to experience the Internet.
To celebrate his birthday, the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh is presenting live-streaming around-the-clock video of two key...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Lehigh Valley Café, inside Lehigh Valley International Airport, began serving food to famished jet-setters, as well as "meeters and greeters" July 1. It is the first of four planned food additions and upgrades by the airport's new concessionaire First...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Right Rev. David Keller Leighton Sr., the former Episcopal bishop of Maryland who ordained his diocese's first woman priest and led other church reforms, died of respiratory complications Wednesday at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville, an...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:04 AM
President Barack Obama will return to Pennsylvania, the swing state he won handily in 2012, to continue his summer push to shift the policy conversation back to the economy.
Details are few, but the White House confirmed that on "Thursday, August 22 and...
| Jan 4, 2014
Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Officer Aaron Waddell pulled over a gray Dodge Caravan on Route 198 in Laurel and asked the driver for his license and registration. Waddell told the man why he stopped him — a suspected seat belt violation — and added, "Just to let you know,...