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  • U.S. News best hospitals rankings include LVH, St. Luke's

    In what has become an annual event, U.S. News & World Report this month recognized local facilities on its Best Hospitals list. The news site placed Lehigh Valley Health Network's Cedar Crest, Allentown, Muhlenberg and Hazleton hospitals and St. Luke's...
  • Pennsylvania designer a wrap with the stars

    Liz Rymar, 32, of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., is founder and designer of the fashion brand ellelauri, whose contemporary clothes have been worn by celebrities, including Jessica Alba and Kim Kardashian. The brand has retail stores in Pennsylvania and New...
  • Pa. State Police to fight gender-bias suit

    The head of the Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday that he planned to fight a federal lawsuit seeking to dial down the agency's hiring standards. The Department of Justice contended in a complaint filed Tuesday that the state police physical-...
  • Your Place: After air conditioner runs, a cigarette smell

    Question: Over the last month, after running the air conditioner in my son's room, we noticed that it smelled like an ashtray. There is no hidden source, like a collection of cigarette butts in his room, so the logical thing was to clean the current...
  • Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft

    Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft
    Women's basketball Ex-Terp Thomas goes No. 1 in overseas draft Former Maryland women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas was selected first overall in the Women's Korean Basketball League foreigner draft on Tuesday by KEB Hanabank, which plays less than 2...
  • Celebrating 40 years of Episcopal women priests

    On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.'s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests. It is not too fanciful to imagine that the...
  • Trudy Rubin: In Gaza, time to stop the blame and recognize the humanity

    On my refrigerator door I keep a photo of an exceptional Palestinian woman who ran kindergartens in Gaza in the 1990s for the Philly-based American Friends Service Committee. Mary Khaas, who died more than a decade ago, would drag her teachers from...
  • Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader

    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader
    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, a career railroader who retired from Amtrak, died of heart failure Wednesday at Little Flower Manor nursing home in Darby, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 91. The son of Robert Hunter, a shipyard worker, and Delia...
  • 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...
  • Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says

    Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says
    Sociologist Alice Goffman is a 5-foot-2-inch white woman who grew up in privilege in Philadelphia's historic and affluent neighborhood of Center City. But over the course of six years — during part of her time as an undergraduate at the University...
  • The Menzingers improve on all fronts

    The Menzingers improve on all fronts
    Late last week, Tom May — the 27-year-old singer and guitarist for the Philadelphia punk band the Menzingers — waited to board a plane at Texas' Austin-Bergstrom International Airport that would take him to his hometown of Scranton, Pa., for a...