| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:27 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:06 PM
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,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:50 PM
(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...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:19 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
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.
| Sep 9, 2010
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...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:24 PM
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...