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  • Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator

    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator
    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 86. Dorothy Mary Epple was born to Carl and Barbara M. Bender Epple and was raised on...
  • Lehigh Valley basks in patriotic glow of Independence Day celebrations

    Lehigh Valley basks in patriotic glow of Independence Day celebrations
    The images that come to mind when we think of Independence Day are wrapped in patriotism and healthy doses of red, white and blue. After all, standard Fourth of July fare includes Uncle Sam, marching bands, American flags, a good cover band and anything...
  • Pa. school board limits students' ability to edit out word 'Redskin'

    PHILADELPHIA A decision has been reached. Will it be challenged? Time will tell. After months of contentious debate, the Neshaminy school board overwhelmingly approved a policy Thursday that would limit, but not eliminate, the ability of students to...
  • Cranes over Allentown arena subject of legal battle

    The construction cranes looming over downtown Allentown in the last two years have been seen as symbols of urban rebirth. Now some of them are the subject of a legal dispute. A Bucks County crane rental company that worked on the hockey arena is suing...
  • U.S. Supreme Court denies Ballard appeal; lawyer has some explaining to do

    U.S. Supreme Court denies Ballard appeal; lawyer has some explaining to do
    The U.S. Supreme Court wants an attorney who filed an appeal on mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard's behalf to explain why he apparently did so without his client's knowledge. In a two-sentence order Monday, the justices dismissed a petition that...
  • Trudy Rubin: Obama misses a chance to convey extent of Iraq threat

    When President Obama went on TV last week to outline his response to terrorist advances in Iraq, he missed a chance to do something essential: convey how serious the threat is to the Mideast and to us. The practical steps he proposed made sense in the...
  • Macungie man competes in Transplant Games a year after getting a new heart

    Macungie man competes in Transplant Games a year after getting a new heart
    Riding his bike on a recent afternoon at Rodale Park in Trexlertown, Todd Stickel looked to be the picture of health. You'd never know what he'd been through. Born with a congenital heart defect, the Macungie man had his first open-heart surgery at...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bioethicist To Teach 2-Day Workshop On Bioethics And Catholic Social Teaching

    The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (ASCJ) is hosting a two-day bioethics and Catholic social teaching workshop presented by internationally known bioethicist and neuroscientist Fr. Tad Pacholczyk. The workshop will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday,...
  • Pennsylvania AG cites 'crucial missteps' and delays in Sandusky investigation

    HARRISBURG, Pa. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane said Monday that the state's three-year investigation into pedophile Jerry Sandusky took too long because of "crucial missteps" and "inexplicable delays" by her predecessors. "The facts...
  • 89-year-old Philadelphia man charged in Holocaust death camp case

    89-year-old Philadelphia man charged in Holocaust death camp case
    An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was arrested and charged with serving as an armed guard at a Nazi death camp, aiding in the slaughter of more than 200,000 Jewish men, women and children during World War II, according to court filings released Wednesday....
  • Deborah Brown: A safe bet: Banning smoking in casinos a healthy policy

    Casino company executives and industry experts recently met to discuss issues such as rapid expansion and competition in the regional gaming market at the 18th annual East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City, N.J. It's unfortunate that a public health...