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Bangor school board president blasts board members, quits

Bangor School Board president Pam Colton resigned Monday, saying she can no longer tolerate some members, whom she called unprofessional and guilty of hijacking meetings to advance their own personal agendas.

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Mailman's plea for books gets worldwide response

A postal carrier has delivered more than the mail to a Sandy, Utah boy, collecting shelves full of books for the child to read as his story has unexpectedly spread around the world.

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New middle school ready for 2015-2016 school year

The Northampton Area School District Board of School Directors Monday heard an update on the district's new middle school which is expected to open on schedule next month for the start of the 2015-2016 school year.

Study: more health risks for seniors who stop driving

Study: more health risks for seniors who stop driving

It's a part of getting older that can sometimes be a tough decision to make, giving up the car keys. A new study says not only can it be emotional for senior citizens but it can also lead to health risks

Lehigh Valley Health Network opens new facility

Lehigh Valley Health Network opens new facility in Fogelsville

A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held Monday to celebrate the opening of a new health center in Lehigh County

History's Headlines: The ADA, 25 years later

On July 26, 1990, Dr. Carl F. Odhner and his wife Rowena were in a place they might well have never imagined they would be: at a gathering at the White House, watching President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans With Disabilities Act. 

Health Beat: Preterm birth disparities

Despite all of the medical advances in the United States, one in nine American women gives birth to a preterm baby — a baby that is born before the 37th week, and for African-American women, the rate of preterm birth is 60 percent higher. Now, researchers are trying to pinpoint the reasons for the racial disparity.

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Spelman ends Cosby professorship

Spelman College, a historically black women's school in Atlanta, has officially terminated a professorship endowed by actor Bill Cosby and his wife Camille.

Health Beat: Telemental health at your fingertips

It's likely that all of us, sometime in our lives, will either know someone coping with a mental illness or we'll experience it ourselves, but 60 percent of adults and 50 percent of youth ages eight to 15 who have a mental illness got no help last year. What can we do to get help for more people?

Delaware Valley College

Delaware Valley University president to retire

Delaware Valley University president Dr. Joseph S. Brosnan announced Friday his plans to retire and to step down as president of DelVal, effective Aug. 31, 2016

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