| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:52 AM
I am responding to the article about the Nazareth Area High School student making his varsity debut on the basketball team.
As a father of a child with special needs I would like to offer one suggestion. The young man is not a special-needs student, as...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
When John Berlin scrolled through Facebook this week, he, like almost everyone else, saw auto-generated highlight videos of friends’ histories on the site.
He kept seeing the name and photo of one person who didn’t seem to have a highlight...
| Feb 1, 2014
Last fall, the National Football League scored a huge victory in California, helping push through a new law barring most professional athletes from filing workers' compensation claims in the state.
But that win has come at a cost.
Publicity from a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Longtime talent agent Neil Bagg died Monday, February 3, at his home in Los Angeles. He had been diagnosed with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2012. He was 54.
Bagg began his career as a talent agent in the William Morris Agency training...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:39 AM
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765-million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.
U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody asked for more financial information...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:08 PM
A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a proposed $765-million concussion settlement Tuesday between the NFL and more than 4,500 retired players because of concerns the money will be insufficient over the life of the deal.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Maria Malerba, who grew up in Hampton, recently begun her 38th and final season as James Madison University's women's coach.
It's hard to imagine the Dukes without her.
Counting a 6-1 loss at William and Mary to open the season, Malerba is 427-283 with...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Politicians have a way of losing their grip on reality when it comes to marijuana. That's the problem in Chicago, where Mayor Emanuel and powerful alderman Ed Burke want to slap absurdly strict limits on medical marijuana dispensaries.
Under the new...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody has tossed the $765-million NFL concussion settlement out of her courtroom -- temporarily -- and that's a shame. It's a shame because she has given the parties clues to what they need to do to make the deal acceptable,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Kelly Clark, an Oregon attorney who won a nearly $20-million judgment for a sex abuse victim against the Boy Scouts of America and forced the organization to release secrets on pedophiles contained in its so-called perversion files, has died. He was 56....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The ALS Association recognized the Lehigh Valley Health Network Wednesday for its advances in the treatment of those living with Lou Gehrig's Disease. The distinction establishes the Lehigh Valley Health Network's Neuromuscular and ALS Center for...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Thomas P. Kugelman was a dermatologist of the old school — a medical dermatologist, not a cosmetic one. His practice, which eventually included his daughter Lisa, concentrated on repairing skin damaged by accident or disease, rather than enhancing...