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  • Your Place: Choosing an oceanside-worthy air conditioning unit

    Q: In 2012, I wrote about possible solutions to a wet crawl space at my newly acquired home in Mantoloking, N.J., and your reply and the input from your readers was helpful. Storm Sandy visited before any corrective measures were taken, and I am...
  • Judge Smith's nomination to federal bench approved by Senate

    Northampton County Judge Edward Smith's nomination to a federal judgeship was approved Wednesday by the U.S. Senate, bringing a federal trial judge to Easton for the first time in a decade. The Senate voted 69-31 to appoint Smith to the U.S. District...
  • For Lehigh Valley area, mixed results in county health rankings

    Five years of looking into overall health, economic and social data from counties across the United States show a mixed picture of improvement and declines regionally — with noticeable drops in smoking rates and violent crime but higher rates of...
  • Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Allyson Schwartz outlines her jobs plan during meeting outside Bethlehem

    The Lehigh Valley has scored a series of economic development victories in the last year, and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Allyson Schwartz used those successes as a backdrop Wednesday to announce her economic growth plan. Schwartz's plan includes...
  • Philadelphia delegation to Vatican opens mission on formal note

    Archbishops Charles Chaput of Philadelphia and Vincenzo Paglia of the Vatican on Tuesday signed official documents formalizing Philadelphia's role as host of the next year's international World Meeting of Families. But at a news conference shortly...
  • Counterfeit $20 bills reported at Wegmans Blvd. store [Harford police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Danielle Nichole Nixon, 28, of the 2400 block of Post Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with two counts of vandalism. A person was...
  • Trudy Rubin: Lesson in surviving hate

    At a time when sectarian wars are on the rise, a fascinating exhibit at the Free Library of Philadelphia reminds us that people aren't born with these visceral hatreds, but are taught them. Called "Survival in Sarajevo: Jews, Muslims, Serbs, and Croats...
  • Your Place: Paint peeling, plaster crumbling � what to do?

    Q: I had a new roof put on my home 10 years ago. In the last couple of years, I have noticed, first on one and then another, and now all interior sides of exterior walls, paint peeling and plaster crumbling. This is happening only on the first and...
  • Pa. Supreme Court denies Sandusky's bid for new trial

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday denied retired Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's request to appeal his convictions for molesting 10 young boys. The one-line order issued by Pennsylvania's highest court ends Sandusky's...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court denies Sandusky's bid to overturn conviction

    PHILADELPHIA Jerry Sandusky's latest attempt to overturn his conviction on 45 counts of child sexual abuse was denied Wednesday as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said it would not hear his appeal. The former Pennsylvania State University assistant...
  • Kane supports opening corruption case files

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane has signaled her support for news media efforts to open secret court files about an informant at the center of a corruption case that Kane abandoned after deeming it unwinnable. The Morning Call and a coalition of...