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  • Television, movie actress to bring her rock band to the Lehigh Valley

     
    An actress who starred in the movie “Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and television’s “Gossip Girl” will bring her rock band to a Lehigh Valley venue, it has been announced. Taylor Momsen, who at 20 is a veteran......
  • Top 10 Things That Made Music Great in the Lehigh Valley in 2013: Sands, SteelStacks, scene and Sellersville

     
    Taking stock of the year in music in the Lehigh Valley for these year-end lists never fails to amaze me with how much good music exists in the Lehigh Valley. And how, even after years of growth and the addition......
  • TICKET BOX: Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at Montage, The Pretty Reckless at Maingate in Allentown, WXPN benefit with Matt Nathanson among nearly 30 shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival with Cabinet at Montage in Scranton, The Pretty Reckless with Taylor Momsen at MaingateNightclub in Allentown and Kathleen Madigan at Santander...
  • For Scranton residents, bankruptcy is an inviting option

    For Scranton residents, bankruptcy is an inviting option
    SCRANTON, Pa. — When Detroit filed for bankruptcy, hundreds of residents took to the streets to protest what they saw as a drastic approach to fixing the city's budget problems. But in this hilly town of 76,000 in northeastern Pennsylvania,...
  • Doris A. Singer, educator

    Doris A. Singer, educator
    Doris A. Singer, who worked as a laboratory assistant, college admissions officer and educator, died Jan. 6 of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, N.Y. The former longtime Charles Village resident was 92. The daughter of an...
  • Professional organizers help clients keep it together

    Professional organizers help clients keep it together
    The first time Lindsay Fitch-Alexander-Alexander heard about professional organizing, she thought, "Wouldn't that be the best thing ever?" Several years and many piles of paper later, the Catonsville pediatrician and mother of two hired Mary Cate...
  • Pawlowski was one of 10 called by VP Joe Biden on election night

     
    Recently re-elected Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski may have felt like one of the chosen few when he received a congratulatory call from Vice President Joe Biden on election night, but, according to a story published yesterday by NPR, he’s not the only...
  • 3 Valley-area music stages make list of world's busiest, but one big venue omitted

     
    Two Lehigh Valley area music venues ranked among the 100 busiest club-sized stages in the world in 2013, and another Valley venue among the world’s busiest amphitheaters, industry publication Pollstar says. But one venue expected to rank highly...
  • GOP moderates pass into history

    GOP moderates pass into history<!-- span class="opinionlabel">[OPINION]</span -->
    The death this week at age 96 of former Pennyslvania Gov. Bill Scranton, briefly a Republican presidential candidate in 1964, was also in a sense a final obituary on moderate Republicanism that began fading from the political scene half a century ago....
  • Obama to talk higher education at Lackawanna College

    Obama to talk higher education at Lackawanna College
    President Barack Obama will visit a Scranton college next week to make a pitch for giving college students more bang for their buck. The White House announced Friday that the president will visit three colleges in New York before capping off a two-day...
  • Baltimore City Paper up for sale

    Baltimore City Paper up for sale
    The owner of the Baltimore City Paper said Monday that it's looking to sell as it focuses on the media market closer to its Pennsylvania base. Times-Shamrock Communications, based in Scranton, said it is marketing all five of its alternative weeklies...