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  • Annual Pinking of the Canal designed to raise Breast Cancer awareness

    Annual Pinking of the Canal designed to raise Breast Cancer awareness
    The Colts are tackling breast cancer by turning the Canal pink! The horseshoes teamed up with the American Cancer Society for the annual Pinking of the Canal Friday. About 30 gallons of food safe dye was used to turn the canal a rosy hue.  The goal of...
  • Trump reveals $5 million charity offer for information from President Obama

    Trump reveals $5 million charity offer for information from President Obama
    In a much-hyped announcement, real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump pulled yet another flashy move on Wednesday offering a monetary incentive in exchange for private information from President Barack Obama's past. Trump, in a stunt...
  • Stephen R. Covey, '7 Habits of Highly Effective People' author, dies

     
    Stephen Covey, author of the book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," died months after a devastating bicycle accident....
  • Coaches lacing 'em up for good causes

     
    Several area college basketball coaches are lacing up their sneakers for a good cause in the coming days and weeks. The 10th annual Suits and Sneakers Weekend is Jan. 25-27, to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.......
  • History center: Theme-park designers set for forums

     
    The Orange County History Center will have two sessions featuring two separate panels of theme-park designers in an event that benefits the American Cancer Society on Friday event. These experts will talk about discuss their styles and philosophies for...
  • Successful area band looks to give back

     
    An area pop band that for the past few years has consistently had the Lehigh Valley’s highest local profile it looking to give back something in thanks for its success. Sandlot Heroes, which annually has played support on the headline......
  • This week: Epcot flower and garden fest, Montgomery Gentry, Josh Turner

     
    Orlando theme parks and attractions this week feature flowers and a packed schedule of musical performances. + The 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival kicks off Wednesday. The event is amping up the food portion of the event with 12...
  • American Cancer Society seeks volunteers for prevention study

     
    You can contribute to a cancer-free future. This is the goal of the American Cancer Society which is seeking volunteers for its Cancer Prevention Study. The initiative, also known as CPS-3, motivates people from across the country to not only raise...
  • Penn's Peak marks a decade of music on top of the mountain

     
    In was summer 2002, and the sprawling Rambler’s Ranch mountaintop music venue near Jim Thorpe was in foreclosure, closed for two years. That’s about as long as its builder, local country musician Tommy Schafer, had tried to operate it before.....
  • Cancer society still needs more volunteers

     
    Readers might recall that we wrote about an upcoming large-scale national research project being promoted by the American Cancer Society. See here. They still need more. Karen Schiavone, the society's Regional Health Initiatives representative, said the...
  • Correction on Cancer Prevention Study

     
    In today's Around the Valley column, I wrote about a Cancer Prevention Study being spearheaded locally by Karen Schiavone of the American Cancer Society East Central Division. Karen worked with the late Patti Heffner on the Catasauqua girls basketball...
  • Jessica Sanchez has non-Hodgkin lymphoma, WKMG reports

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Traffic reporter Jessica Sanchez has non-Hodgkin lymphoma, WKMG-Channel 6¬†announced Saturday night. “In the nine years I've been in Central Florida, the community and the people have become my home, my family, and I'm...