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  • IronPigs coaches recall their most memorable work

     
    IronPigs manager Dave Brundage had the fortune of managing Raul Ibanez for four years in the minor leagues before giving him the news that he was getting the promotion to the majors in 1996. Brundage also got to work with Adam Jones, who was transitioning...
  • Parkland's boys will go for a summer sweep at 'A-town Throwdown'

    Parkland's boys will go for a summer sweep at 'A-town Throwdown'
    Since the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Showcase parted ways with SportsFest in 2008 to provide the area with two high school basketball tournaments every July, only one boys team has swept both tournaments. That was Allen in 2010. And...
  • I-80 west reopens after truck fire

    Interstate 80 west in the Poconos was temporarily closed Tuesday morning due to a tractor-trailer fire. Authorities said the tractor-trailer was near mile post 294 between the Scotrun Exit 298 for Route 611 and the Scranton Exit 293 for Interstate 380.....
  • Gonzalez impressive again in Lehigh Valley IronPigs' 7-1 win over Durham

    Gonzalez impressive again in Lehigh Valley IronPigs' 7-1 win over Durham
    Cameron Rupp caught Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez in spring training. "His command was a little iffy — he had trouble throwing strikes — and the velocity wasn't there," the IronPigs catcher said of Gonzalez, a Cuban defector who received a $12-...
  • Yankees Edge Scherzer, Tigers

    Yankees Edge Scherzer, Tigers
    Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits and an RBI and Brandon McCarthy pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Monday in the opener of a four-game series at Yankee Stadium. Brett Gardner had two hits and scored on ...
  • Casey's staff ties up softball series against Team Toomey

    Casey's staff ties up softball series against Team Toomey
    U.S. Bob Casey set expectations low for his performance going into last night’s fourth-annual softball game between his office and their major rival – fellow Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey and his staff. “The fewer times I bat is usually...
  • McEllroy, Woods highlight early British Open action

    McEllroy, Woods highlight early British Open action
    Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods stole the early first-round show as the British Open got underway this morning at Hoylake. … The Dodgers will reportedly pursue Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon according to reports out of Los Angeles. …...
  • University of Scranton awards graduate and undergraduate degrees

    University of Scranton awards graduate and undergraduate degrees
    UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON, Scranton, conferred doctor of physical therapy degrees and master's degrees May 31. Area residents receiving degrees include: Elizabeth Ryan, Stewartsville, N.J., Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with a major in physical...
  • Moravian College confers degrees

    Moravian College confers degrees
    Moravian College held commencement exercises at 10 a.m. May 10, in the outdoor quadrangle behind the Haupert Union Building on the Main Street Campus. T Moravian College President Bryon L. Grigsby '90 conferred degrees to approximately 397 bachelor...
  • Cigna Opens New Call Center In Pittsburgh

    Cigna Corp. opened a new call center in the Pittsburgh, Pa., region with 100 new workers and 50 more who will be added by the end of the year. The insurer is adding more customer service jobs to handle its increasing membership, the company said....
  • Farmers markets: Lake county

    Farmers markets: Lake county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. WEDNESDAY Grayslake summer market 3-7 p.m., June 4-Sept. 24, at Whitney and Center streets. Highland Park/Ravinia 7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 4-Oct. 29, Dean Avenue...
  • Mayfair returns Friday to Allentown Fairgrounds: How did it work, and what's new

     
    Last year, Allentown’s Mayfair Festival of the Arts made the most radical changes in its history. After 26 years in the city’s Cedar Beach park, buffeted by rain and flooding and barely staying afloat, the festival moved to part of......