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  • Betty Beekman To Head National Theatre of the Deaf

    Betty Beekman To Head National Theatre of the Deaf
    Betty Beekman is the new executive director of the National Theatre of the Deaf, now based at the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London, operated by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford. Beekman had been serving as interim executive director...
  • Kathryn Stephanoff, Allentown's special librarian, leaves a terrible void

    Kathryn Stephanoff, Allentown's special librarian, leaves a terrible void
    The whole nation took note when female sex guru Helen Gurley Brown died this week, as it did last month with the passing of beloved entertainer Andy Griffith. In June, there was even quite a ripple over the long overdue departure of mobster Henry Hill,...
  • School resumes for Newtown students as new details surface in investigation

    School resumes for Newtown students as new details surface in investigation
    (CNN) -- Across this devastated town, students returned to schools Tuesday, marking the beginning of a new reality. With their sense of normalcy shattered after last week's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, students at other schools are seeing more...
  • Budget woes put Burbank parents in a daze

    Budget woes put Burbank parents in a daze
    When Andrea Bird was laid off from her retail job last year, the single mom could no longer afford after-school activities for her son and pulled him out of karate and soccer. While hunting for a job and trying to fight foreclosure on her home, she has...
  • Epilepsy drug in pregnancy tied to autism risk

    Epilepsy drug in pregnancy tied to autism risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark. Previous studies...
  • Divorce a risk for autism parents

    Divorce a risk for autism parents
    For couples with children, the risk of divorce is highest when kids are young. Taking care of little kids is both stressful and time-consuming, and parents often find they have little time or emotional reserve left over for their spouses. But once...
  • Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give

    Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give
    If you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and...
  • Little Huskies is a nice story, but ASD shouldn't be fooled

     
    I was happy to do the Dieruff middle school football story yesterday. The Allentown School District needs any good news that can be put out there about its sports programs. And I like Shawn Moser and the work he is doing with those kids. The guy is a...
  • Donate old instrument to help local students

     
    Do you have an old band or orchestra instrument laying around the house? It could find a new musical life in the hands of a child in the Allentown School District through the Satori Gift of Music program. Satori, a Lehigh valley chamber music ensemble...
  • Allen, Dieruff to decide its football future in the next few days

     
    Allen and Dieruff will be announcing details about its football future within the next few days. Sources have confirmed that the Lehigh Valley Conference has given the two schools permission to leave the LVC in football only. Now, it's up to the two...
  • Kyle Beller seems like good fit for Dieruff

     
    Let's make this clear right now -- Dieruff will not win a championship in football next year. The Huskies may not even win a game. But I think the program took a big step in the right direction by hiring Kyle Beller as the new head coach. He is getting...
  • ASD's improving Central to hold Open House for potential volunteers

     
    The Allentown School District believes it can secure 300 volunteers a day to help supervise morning tutoring, breakfast and fitness programs at its elementary schools. That's a pretty ambitious, lofty (pick your adjective) belief that has worried School...