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  • Head of the Class: Residents earn degrees, dean's list honors

    The following students graduated from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va., in fall 2011. Newman Yen, of Nottingham and Douglas Peters, of Perry Hall. Kelly Moffett, of Parkville; Caitlin Canoles, Rachel Lebowitz, Emily Parker and Michael Partin,...
  • Monday storm looking more like a rainy mix

     
    The chances that Marylanders will be dealing with snow on Monday seem to be melting away this morning. But predictions that the storm center will pass to our north and west and bring us a "wintry mix" and rain instead of snow......
  • Late drive by McCain fails to turn Pa. around

    Despite a last-minute frenzy for Pennsylvania's electoral plenty, John McCain failed to switch this traditionally blue state, which awarded its 21 votes to Barack Obama and helped him win the presidency. Polls closed at 8 p.m. and, moments later, based...
  • Refining the road trip up north

    Interstate 95 is the primary artery of East Coast transportation. At times of heavy use, such as the Thanksgiving holiday that looms, arteriosclerosis sets in. Nevertheless, many thousands of motorists are magnetically drawn to the clot-ridden and toll-...
  • A factory that shaped their lives in Dundalk

    Longpoint Road is a quiet street of bungalows, some with carports, on a peninsula that reaches to Dundalk's Bear Creek. It's a place where families have for years gathered for cookouts, where John Eltringham would lend his electric cement mixer to a...
  • Obama, Biden tout job-training grants

    Obama, Biden tout job-training grants
    President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-training programs focused on industry partnerships and apprenticeships. Speaking at a community college...
  • Lehigh Valley concert tickets on sale: Steely Dan, Fran Cosmo, The Temptations and Four Tops, 3 Doors Down acoustic

    ON SALE THIS WEEK Steely Dan, 7 p.m. Aug. 6, SteelStage at Musikfest, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, http://www.musikfest.org, 610-332-3378. Tickets: $49-$69, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of Boston, 7:30 p.m. June 7, Miller...
  • Best Place to Buy Used Cars

    Best Place to Buy Used Cars
    1) Hoffman Auto Group 600-750 Connecticut Blvd. East Hartford (888) 408-7242 36-46 Albany Tpke. West Simsbury hoffmanauto.com   2) Canton Auto Exchange   3) Manchester Honda 3) Parsons Buick Co of Plainville 3) Scranton Cadillac Buick...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Snug Harbor Botanical Gardens, Staten Island, box lunch included, May 22. $70. Bethlehem Garden Club, Jacqueline, 610-867-7463. •Galen Glen Winery and Blue Mountain Winery, brunch at Lorenzo's, June 19. $50. Northern Lehigh...
  • Lehigh Valley Concert Tickets on sale: Pitbull, Tegan and Sara, John Fogerty, Fleetwood Mac, Justin Timberlake

    ON SALE THIS WEEK Pitbull, 7 p.m. Aug. 26, Allentown Fair Grandstand, 17th and Liberty streets, http://www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. Tickets: $39-$59, on sale 10 a.m. Saturday. Tegan and Sara, with My Midnight Heart, 7:30 p.m. June 23, Levitt...
  • Are Things Here As Bad As In Scranton?

    Of the nation's 100 largest urban areas, Greater Hartford was 98th in its economic progress from 2010 to 2013, as calculated by the Brookings Institution. Only Scranton, Pa., in last place, and Little Rock, Ark., were worse. Fairfield County also is...
  • Like Ralph Kramden, some still call themselves raccoons

    Like Ralph Kramden, some still call themselves raccoons
    It's 9 p.m. on a Tuesday in East Allen Township, and Bob Yost — the guy they call Babalooey — shuffles into the Raccoon Club. "Hey," several patrons say, and Babalooey nods. He slumps onto a bar stool. Holly Orendach, the Raccoon's steward,...