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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation

    Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation
    There have been no signs of illness from a mystery odor that prompted the evacuation of about 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, officials said on Monday, while waiting for tests to determine the exact cause of what led to the noxious smell....
  • Population continues to fall in Poconos

    Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
  • 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...
  • Near misses highlight the difficulty of a horse racing Triple Crown

    Stewart Elliott chuckled when he was asked the question. Why is winning the Triple Crown so difficult? Elliott, Smarty Jones' jockey in 2004, rattled off a laundry list of reasons why no horse has captured the sport's most prestigious honor since...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Corbett airs first ad of fall governor's race

    Gov. Tom Corbett’s campaign is hitting the airwaves with the first gubernatorial television ad of the general election. Corbett’s 60-second ad, which can be seen above, touts the Republican incumbent’s work to aid the state’s...
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