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  • Licensing boards sanction Lehigh Valley area professionals

     
    I've suggested in the past that it's a good idea to check up on the professionals you trust with your health, finances and other important details of your life, like your hair. Hopefully, you'll find that all of the people......
  • Licensed professionals sanctioned

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions against licensed professionals from the Lehigh Valley area, as reported by the PA Department of State in June and July. The statewide list is here. July 2011 PA Board of Barber Examiners Bucks County......
  • Big 33, Anthracite all-star football news

     
    The annual Schuylkill County All-Star Football Classic is being moved to the night before Thanksgiving, beginning this season. The 2011 North-South contest will be Wednesday, Nov. 23, according to Pottsville’s Kevin Keating, the coaches’...
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We've been doing some pretty heavy-duty Olympic viewing around Casa de Capitol Ideas these last few days, so as we head into the final furlong before the weekend, it seemed only appropriate to look backward......
  • Oil-and-chip: More tar-and-feathering from readers

     
    According to my entirely unscientific poll, virtually nobody likes the oil-and-chip treatment applied to streets for longevity, despite the universal belief (as far as I know) among highway engineers and public-works directors that it truly is cost-...
  • Santorum Picks Up Endorsement of Some of PA State Senate GOP.

     
    Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum may not live in Pennsylvania any more, but he still has friends here. Calling him the right man for the right time, 15 members of the 30-member Republican caucus in the state Senate have come out......
  • Pittsburgh Opera's lifetime achievement award for Gov. Tom Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett stirs online protest.

     
    The Pittsburgh Opera’s plan to give a lifetime achievement award to Gov. Tom Corbett for, among other things, his support for education and the arts has resulted in a deluge of criticism on the opera company’s Facebook page. “I can&#...
  • Family Remembers Crash Victim as Positive And Energetic

    Family Remembers Crash Victim as Positive And Energetic
    Over the weekend 20-year-old Charles Kyeremeh Jr. died in a motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County. He graduated from Cedar Crest High School in 2010. A star athlete, he excelled in football, track and basketball. But it's not just his athletic talent...
  • State Police Raid "Head Shops" in Two Counties for Illegal Bath Salts

    State Police Raid "Head Shops" in Two Counties for Illegal Bath Salts
       Pennsylvania State Police in a joint operation with the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office raided establishments in Schuylkill and Berks Counties seizing synthetic marijuana, bath salts and narcotic paraphernailia. Search warrants were...
  • Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound

    Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound
    It may be the fuel of the future, but alternative energy is having plenty of problems with the present. Paul Copleman fears the government subsidies that make his company's wind turbines affordable may soon disappear. Greg Roth says cheap natural gas has...