On Feb. 5, Salisbury High School's debate team won the tournament round of the Lehigh Valley Interscholastic Debate Association.
They finished the first half of the debate season with a record of 26-6, followed by Pennridge, with a record of 24-8. This is a huge achievement for the Salisbury High School debate team; this marks the seventh year in a row where SHS has won the championship title.
SHS debate team coach Michael Barna is very excited about the current victory; this...
Morgan Petruny, of Allentown, was named to the Clemson University dean's list for the fall 2012 semester. Petruny is majoring in health science and preprofessional health studies.
Jacey Rae Gombert, of Macungie, was named to the Clemson University president's list for the fall 2012 semester. Gombert is majoring in industrial engineering.
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Muhlenberg College Improve Dance Ensemble members visit St. Thomas More School.
The phone rings; another dramatic death has occurred. D.B. Russell, Julie "Finn" Finlay, Nick Stokes and Sara Sidle rush into action. That's how it works in the fictional world of "CSI: Las Vegas." In Pennsylvania, coroners and their staffs investigate loss of life.
Every four years, without Hollywood hype, the voters of Lehigh County elect a coroner. Until he is needed, some voters don't remember his name. But, coroners give each death an identity. They are responsible for...
I received an email labeled "Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins." I found it so interesting that I was planning to write about the information included in the email.
The email begins with the statement: "After years of telling people chemotherapy is the only way to try to eliminate cancer, Johns Hopkins is finally starting to tell you there is an alternative way."
First, I made a mandatory visit to Snopes.com, the internet's premier debunker. Sure enough, the...
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Girl Scout Troops pick up their cookies at the Dorney Park parking lot.
Jillian Hahn, of Allentown, has been named to the Central Penn College dean's list for the fall 2012 term. Hahn is currently majoring in business administration.
David Przekurat, of Macungie, has been named to the Central Penn College dean's list for the fall 2012 term. Przekurat is currently majoring in occupational therapy.
Western Salisbury Elementary School will hold registration 9:30 a.m. Feb. 27 for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration will be held in the gymnasium at Western Salisbury Elementary, 3201 Devonshire Road, Allentown. The registration process will take approximately 1 1/2 hours and children are not required to attend.
Eligible candidates must be five years of age on or before Aug. 31.
Bring a copy of the child's immunizations, two proofs of...
Reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and supporting the smart growth of green technology is at the heart of the solution to most issues we debate in this great nation.
When we talk about gun related issues and problems with violence in our society, the greater issue is social stability coupled with economic growth.
Most people who have quality jobs and something significant to lose refrain from making horrible and atrocious decisions.
When we talk about joblessness...
Wednesday, Feb. 13: Ash Wednesday. Potato crusted cod, O'Brien potatoes, whole kernel corn, wheat bread with margarine, tapioca pudding.
Thursday, Feb. 14: Happy Valentine's Day. Chicken breast stuffed with broccoli and cheese, seasoned rice pilaf, Waldorf salad, fresh baked roll with margarine, strawberry cream shortcake.
Friday, Feb. 15: Wild mushroom soup, baked ziti, French cut green beans, Italian bread with margarine, Mandarin oranges.
Monday, Feb. 18: Closed....