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Northwestern Lehigh school district hires new middle school principal

The Northwestern Lehigh School Board Wednesday unanimously approved the hiring of a new principal to run the district's middle school.

Penn State Lehigh Valley welcomes new students

Penn State Lehigh Valley welcomes new students

It is back-to-school time for students across the area, and college students are no exception.

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Glimmer of hope in Saucon Valley contract dispute?

Negotiators attempting to resolve a long contract dispute in Saucon Valley School District have scheduled a meeting for Sunday afternoon.

Health Beat: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Open-heart surgery is the gold standard for patients with severe aortic stenosis, but a recently published report in the New England Journal of Medicine confirms what researchers had earlier suspected. A new minimally invasive technique to repair heart valves is saving the lives of patients who are too sick for traditional surgery.

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Schilling battling mouth cancer, blames use of chewing tobacco

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling said he's battling mouth cancer, and he blames his 30 years of chewing tobacco.



New Jersey requires high school students to get CPR lessons

New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year.

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.

New superintendent focusing on safety long-term planning

New superintendent focusing on safety, long-term planning

Reading School District students will be starting a brand new school year next Monday under brand new superintendent Dr. Khalid Mumin.

Crowd in Stroudsburg reacts to news of elementary school closings

Ramsey Elementary school to remain closed

Ramsey Elementary school will remain closed following a ruling by Judge Brown, Monday.

Lehigh adopts app that aims to prevent crime on campus

Lehigh adopts app that aims to prevent crime on campus

A local college is literally putting safety in the hands of its students.

What s impact of Ice Bucket Challenge on ALS

What's impact of 'Ice Bucket Challenge' on ALS?

By now, you've likely heard about the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge. Everyone from movie stars to your next door neighbors are pouring buckets of water on their heads for a good cause.

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