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  • Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia

    Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia
    Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed. But now, another prelate has confirmed the...
  • Philadelphia to make its pitch for 2016 Democratic convention

    — It's showtime for Philadelphia. The Democratic National Committee is heading to town Wednesday and Thursday to evaluate the city's bid to host the party's 2016 convention. Organizers say they plan to show off the City of Brotherly Love's historic...
  • Family Time: Kids can be monkeys at 'The Jungle Book' show

    Join Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves in an Indian jungle, when Allentown Public Theatre presents "The Jungle Book" Friday through Sunday and Aug. 15-17 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Allentown. The hourlong show, a modern adaptation of Rudyard...
  • Phillies beat Astros on Howard's hit in 15th

    The baseball disappeared into a flower box above the 374-foot marker in left-center field, a landing spot that delayed an entire stadium's reaction. The fan held his souvenir, a Ryan Howard homer bashed against a left-handed pitcher, which prompted the...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1210 Hamilton St., will host the Wilhelm Brothers for a free indie rock concert at 2 p.m. Aug. 9. Info: 610-820-2400, http://www.allentownpl.org. ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT has openings for middle school students...
  • Join Pip the mouse for national bell ringing on the Fourth

     
    Join Pip the Colonial Mouse for the national bell ringing ceremony and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Children can meet Pip who will be wearing 18th-century attire and a tri-corner hat, for the event at...
  • July Fourth: A quiz on the making of the Declaration of Independence

    July Fourth: A quiz on the making of the Declaration of Independence
    Remember how history class at the start of every school year began with the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence? Some of it has long since blurred; some of it is fable. (See Question 11.) If you wanted to see the Declaration of...
  • A peek inside Allentown's high-end hotel

    A peek inside Allentown's high-end hotel
    With its Dime Bank entrance, industrial look and locally inspired artwork, the new Renaissance Hotel is designed to be uniquely Allentown. But there's one thing about the 170-room edifice that most don't associate with a downtown that's been in decline...
  • Fourth of July celebrations recall America's history - and enduring faith in God

    Q: I'm from another country and am visiting some of my relatives here who are in graduate school. I asked them what your festival on July 4 means, but they were not sure. Does it have something to do with your Christian religion? -- V.N. A: July 4th...
  • Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds

    Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds
    No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer. And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
  • Misconceptions about American independence

    Misconceptions about American independence
    You learned in school about what happened in July 1776 and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Britain. Right? Well, if you think that was the day that America's independence was declared by the Continental...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    SUSAN M. SALVADOR was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township. Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education. Prior to joining...