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  • Middlesex's Moore gets more baseball honors at Dickenson

    Harley Moore, a junior left-handed pitcher from Middlesex High School, recently earned two all-region honors at Dickenson College in Carlisle, Penn. The junior from Middlesex went 6-0 for the Red Devils as a regular member of the pitching rotation. He...
  • Islamic State seizes major Syrian oil fields, aids Assad regime

    ISTANBUL Extremist fighters of the Islamic State, already in control of a third of Iraqi territory, are on the attack in Syria, where they've seized more oil fields, facilitated the Assad regime's advance in Aleppo and started a new offensive against...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •New York City, holiday shopping & lights, Little Italy, Dec. 7. $60. Whitehall Coplay PTSA, Rhonda, 610-266-1995. •The Amish Experience, Lancaster, Kitchen Kettle Village, Amish farmland and homestead tour, dinner at Plain &...
  • Slain Americans in Gaza among long line from U.S. to fight for Israel

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three days before he was killed fighting for Israel in Gaza, American Nissim Sean Carmeli sprained his ankle, and a doctor asked the Texan if he wanted to heal before going into action. He refused, according to Maya Kadosh, Israel's...
  • Quinn 'wasn't happy' about ex-IDOT chief stepdaughter hiring

    Quinn 'wasn't happy' about ex-IDOT chief stepdaughter hiring
    Gov. Pat Quinn said today that he “wasn’t happy” that the stepdaughter of former Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider was hired by the agency, but maintained he did not ask his top aide to step aside. The...
  • Obama Doctrine on the line in Iraq

    WASHINGTON The conflict in Iraq presents the sharpest test yet of the foreign policy doctrine of President Barack Obama. That philosophy, most recently outlined at a May speech at the U.S. Military Academy, resists pressures to intervene militarily at...
  • Obama seeks military aid for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Thursday asked Congress for the first lethal aid to arm moderate Syrian rebels in a move aimed against both Syrian President Bashar Assad and radical Islamists who have increasingly dominated the opposition movement....
  • Records show how Iraqi extremists withstood US anti-terrorism efforts

    WASHINGTON When Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi assumed command in 2010 of what would become the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the group already was a largely self-funded, corporation-style organization whose resilience allowed it to grow revenues even as it...
  • Bands present star-spangled concerts

    Friday is the Fourth of July, which means it's a good a time to strike up the band. Or in this case, bands, since four local bands have Independence Day programs on tap. So get those lawn chairs planted and flags waving. The Allentown Band, under the...
  • 2014 Boys Lacrosse All-Area Team

    2013 ALL-AREA FIRST TEAM ATTACK JACK GLEMSER, Central Catholic, Sr. — Two-time LVC All-star, axiews 57 goals with 10 assists JARYD HARTZELL, Nazareth, Jr. — 38 goals, 49 assists, and topped 100 career mark in both DYLAN KLUSARITZ,...
  • Sarah Veilleux, Zach Maxwell The Courant's High School Athletes Of The Year

    Sarah Veilleux, Zach Maxwell The Courant's High School Athletes Of The Year
    In 2009 The Courant began honoring its choices as the top area high school male and female athletes of the year. The qualifications were simple: We looked for the best all-around athletes the 75 high schools in our primary circulation area could offer. We...