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H1N1 in PA
Previously known as swine flu, H1N1 is a new strain of influenza first reported in the US in 2009. People have little natural immunity to this new or novel virus that is spreading from person to person worldwide. While potentially serious, most people who have become ill from H1N1 recover without hospitalization or medical treatment. This PA Dept. of Health site offers a wealth of information.

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Art

American Art Therapy Association

American Folk Art Museum

ArtCyclopedia An online guide to art, artists and art museums

Art Institue of Chicago
World class art museum, voted a favorite for travelers

The Barnes Foundation Huge collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings newly located in Philadelphia

Folk Art Society of America The Folk Art Society of America, founded in 1987, is a nonprofit organization that advocates the documentation, preservation and exhibition of folk art, folk artists and folk art environments, with an emphasis on the contemporary

Guggenheim Museum Internationally renowned art museum and iconic NYC building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

The Hermitage Museum World's largest art museum, in St. Petersburg, Russia,with more than 3 million works of art and artefacts

J. Paul Getty Museum Excellent art museum, in Los Angeles that houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs

Metropolitan Museum of Art One of the World's great art museums
in NYC, with extensive online exhibitions and information. Also includes The Cloisters at Fort Tryon Park in Manhattan, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to art and architecture of medieval Europe.

Michener Art Museum Independent museum dedicated to the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region

Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA) MOLAA is the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) MoMa's mission is "... encouragement of an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art ..."

Musée du Louvre Originally a royal fortress, the world's most famous art museum in Paris houses over 35,000 works of art

Musée Rodin Paris World's largest collection of works by Auguste Rodin

Museo Nacional del Prado Spain's Prado museum is a national treasure. The web site's online gallery has an impressive collection.

National Gallery - London England's national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries

National Gallery of Art Our national art museum in Washington, D.C.

New Arts Program Non-profit organization dedicated to bringing cutting-edge visual, performing and literary artists, plus critics to the Lehigh Valley and Berks County

Philadelphia Museum of Art One of the world's great art museums located in one of the world's great cities

Philadelphia Print Shop Antique maps and prints

Rodin Museum Philadelphia's museum dedicated to Rodin

Seattle Art Museum

Smithsonian Archives of American Art Roughly 16 million letters, photographs, diaries, oral history interviews, sketches, scrapbooks, business records and other documents supporting the study of the history of the visual arts in America.

Tate Online The Tate Galleries – British, Modern, Liverpool and St. Ives – house one of the world's greatest art collections. Tate Online is a wonderful web site with thousands of images from its vast collection. Be sure to check out J.M.W. Turner's interactive Travels pages.

Whitney Museum NYC's Whitney Museum houses one of the world's foremost collections of twentieth-century American art.

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Business & Career

BigCharts Comprehensive and easy-to-use investment research

CareerBuilder.com Huge online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. CareerBuilder.com powers the career sites for more than 9,000 Web sites, including 140 newspapers and broadband portals such as MSN and AOL.

CareerOneStop U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals

CareerOverview.com Career and job information

CareerProfiles.info Career and job information

ComputerWork.com Pennsylvania computer jobs

DICE "#1 job site for technology careers"

Disability.gov Throughout Pennsylvania, thousands of people live with a disability or know of someone who has one, whether a returning veteran, family member, friend or colleague. Today, more than ever, there is a critical need to connect those with disabilities to the information they need to actively participate in the workforce and their communities. Disability.gov is the ideal, one-stop resource to meet that demand.

Dow Jones Leading provider of global business news and information services including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch, Far Eastern Economic Review, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Client Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information Services

EH.Net Economic History Net's excellent databases.

Here to Help The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a great place to live, work, learn and play. But tough economic times can stretch resources to their limits. This Web site can assist Pennsylvanians in a variety of ways!

Hoover's Online Companies Database

Industry Week – Global Manufacturing eZine

Monster.com Mega job search and information web site

Morning Call Classifieds

PennLive.com Local job classifieds in association with The Express-Times and The Patriot-News

Pennsylvania Career Link Find a job in Pennsylvania

Wall Street Journal Online The "bible" of wall street and the economy.

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Computer & Internet

Apple Computer Support Official online support site, with tech help, downloads and general info for all Apple hardware and software

Association for Computing Machinery "ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession."

CNET Product reviews, news, price comparisons, plus downloads and tech help information, CNET is an excellent web resource.

Computers on HowStuffWorks.com Computer information at excellent web site from the Discovery television network

DICE "#1 job site for computer and technology careers"

IEEE Computer Society With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is a leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 39 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the CS is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology.

Illustrated History of Computers Fascinating online computer history presentation with many rare images of early computers

Internet.com "The Network for Technology Professionals" offers technical features, solutions, videos, white papers and more.

Microsoft Support Official online support site, with tech help, downloads and general info for all Microsoft hardware and software

PC Magazine PCmag.com is the online version of PC Magazine. Heavy advertising, but with excellent features and reference information

Slashdot "News for Nerds. Stuff that Matters" is Slashdot's motto. With news information on just about everything concerning computers, the Internet, video gaming, science and more; Slashdot certainly lives up to their motto.

WebMonkey Web developer's resource site with information, tutorials, code snippets and more.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.

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Consumer & Legal Information

AllentownGasPrices.com Local gas prices monitor web site

AutoTrader.com Online marketplace for buying and selling new, certified and used cars.

Better Business Bureau BBB is a resource "for objective, unbiased information on businesses."

Cars.com Research, buy & sell cars online

Car Talk Syndicated radio show site

Consumer World Online buying guide with 2000+ consumer resources

Coupon Girl Online coupons & discounts

Deal Catcher Online coupons & discounts

Disability.gov Throughout Pennsylvania, thousands of people live with a disability or know of someone who has one, whether a returning veteran, family member, friend or colleague. Today, more than ever, there is a critical need to connect those with disabilities to the information they need to actively participate in the workforce and their communities. Disability.gov is the ideal, one-stop resource to meet that demand.

DivorceNet Online divorce information resource

Edmunds.com Well respected automobile buying guide

Find Law Attorney database

FlamingoWorld.com Online coupons & discounts

Health Law Hippo Health Hippo is a collection of policy and regulatory materials related to health care.

Here to Help The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a great place to live, work, learn and play. But tough economic times can stretch resources to their limits. This Web site can assist Pennsylvanians in a variety of ways!

IntelliChoice Automobile buying guide

IRS – Internal Revenue Service

Kelly Blue Book Used car values "bible" and new car buying guide

Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors

MSN Autos Automobile information and price guides

Nolo Law books, legal forms and legal software

PA Law Help Online guide to legal information & legal services in PA

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

Public Register's Annual Report Service (PRARS)

1040.com Drake Software's free online tax information

Trulia.com is a real estate site that gives you the local info about homes for sale, apartments for rent, neighborhood insights, and real estate markets plus trends to help you figure out exactly what, where, and when to buy, sell, or rent. You can also find a real estate agent, view prices of recently sold homes, and see home values in your community. Get advice and opinions from local real estate agents, brokers, and other local experts..

Yahoo Autos Automobile information and price guides

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DIY & Hobbies

Better Homes & Gardens

BirdWatcher's Digest Great site for those interested in birds and birding.

BobVila.com Home improvement guru's information web site

DIY Network Do It Yourself TV web site

DoItYourself.com Home improvement information

Garden Web Home and garden information and forum

HGTV – Home & Garden Network Television network's web site

Hometime Home improvement TV show's web site

HowStuffWorks.com Excellent site from Discovery TV network

Living Well Practical Information for healthy living

Martha Stewart Although heavily commercial, well presented and informative web site from the queen of home and garden DIY

Organic Gardening Rodale's online guide to organic home living

This Old House Popular television show's web site. Excellent information covering a broad range of home restoration projects, including many detailed how-to videos

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Education

American School Directory

Bethlehem Area School District

Chicago Manual of Style – Citations

Cedar Crest College

College Scholarships and Financial Aid

College Navigator

CollegeNET Free online higher education searches

DeSales University

ERIC Database – Education Resources Information Center

Education Index Guide to education-related websites

FAFSA – Free Application for Student Aid

The Free Scholarship Search Page

Internet Public Library Newspapers, magazines & reference links

Kutztown University

Lafayette College

Lehigh University

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Lehigh Valley College

MLA Style — Modern Language Association Style Manual

Moravian College

Muhlenberg College

Northampton Community College

Online Colleges "Unbiased and updated list of every school that offers an online college degree in the US"

Pennsylvania College Scholarships & Financial Aid Guide to colleges, universities, technical & vocational schools in the Commenwealth

Pennsylvania Department of Education

Pennsylvania Department of Education – Teaching & Certification Info

PHEAA – Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

PASSHE – Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Peterson's Planner Education and career planning

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Genealogy

Ancestry.com “World's largest online collection of family history resources, home to 4 billion historical records, millions of family trees and much more.” Subscription based, with some free records.

Ancestry.com Social Security Death Index Free SSA records index

Cyndi's List HUGE genealogy resource directory

Family Search Free online genealogy resource

Gengateway.com Genealogy resource directory, similar to Cyndi's List

Genealogy.org Genealogy Search Online

PA-Roots PA genealogy resource with 600,000+ pages of freely accessible data

ObituariesHelp.org Newspaper obituaries site

RecordsProject.com Excellent genealogy resource

ScotlandsPeople Official Scottish government family research site

U.S. Gazetteer US Census Bureau "place identifyer"

USGenWeb Project

WhoWhere? Find people directory, from Lycos

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Geography & Travel

CDC Traveler's Health Centers for Desease Control & Prevention travel health pages offers " information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel."

David Rumsey Map Collection Excellent cartography site with large digital collection of primarily 18th & 19th century maps. Worth a visit!

Expedia Travel bargains site offers online bookings

Festivals.com Festival & event finder and guide

Flags of All Countries

Fodor's Online version of preeminent travel guide

Frommer's When published in 1957, Arthur Frommer's revolutionary Europe on $5 a Day catapulted him to the top of travel guide business. Extensive travel information web site.

Kayak.com Travel information search engine

Library of Congress Country Studies

MSN Maps & Directions Online mapping for US and Europe

MapQuest Provides consumers with "trusted, reliable mapping and navigation solutions and offers valuable features such as aerial/hybrid imagery, multi-point routing and the ability to find the lowest gas prices."

Orbitz Travel bargains site offers online bookings

Priceline Travel bargains site offers online bookings

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory Guide to official tourist information sources: government tourism offices, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and similar organizations that provide free, accurate, and unbiased travel information to the public.

Trails.com Outdoor travel guide, including TopoZone interactive maps

Travelocity Travel bargains site offers online bookings

U.S. Gazetteer US Census Bureau "place identifyer"

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Government & NGOs

Bethlehem Township

Borough of Fountain Hill

City of Bethlehem

Disability.gov Throughout Pennsylvania, thousands of people live with a disability or know of someone who has one, whether a returning veteran, family member, friend or colleague. Today, more than ever, there is a critical need to connect those with disabilities to the information they need to actively participate in the workforce and their communities. Disability.gov is the ideal, one-stop resource to meet that demand.

FedWorld Official US Government information gateway

FirstGov U.S. Government Web Portal

GPO Access U.S. Government Printing Office

Hanover Township

Lehigh County Government Web Site

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

Library of Congress U.S. Government Web Resources

Northampton County Government Web Site

Northampton County Public Access Online records

Natural Resources Conservation Service for PA VERY important information for every Pennsylvania resident who cares about our environment, waterways and farmlands. Must visit web site!

PA Department of State Voter Services Secure web portal for online voter registration, absentee ballots, and polling place locations

PA Power Port Pennsylvania government web portal

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Pennsylvania State Senate

SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration

Supreme Court of the United States

The White House Official Web Site

United Nations International organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries "committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights"

U.S. Courts – The Federal Judiciary

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

WANGO World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is an international organization "uniting NGOs worldwide in the cause of advancing peace and global well being". Huge world wide directory of NGOs by location.

Wildlife Conservation Society Saving wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks.

The Wildlife Society (TWS) Founded in 1937, The Wildlife Society is a professional international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education.

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History & Biography

African-American Mosaic Black history and culture resource guide

American Memory Collection – Library of Congress

American Philosophical Society American cultural & intellectual history

BBC's World Wars

BDHP – Bethlehem Digital History Project

Best of History Web Sites

Beyond Steel: An Archive of Lehigh Valley Industry and Culture

EH.net Economic history comparisons and values

Explore PA History ExplorePAhistory.com provides 3 principal areas of interest: Stories from PA History, Visit PA Regions,and Teach PA History.

History Channel Online TV network's web site.

Mapping History Historical event atlas

National Museum of American History

National Register of Historic Places

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Plimoth Plantation Massachusettes bicultural museum web site offers personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s.

US History Independence Hall association web site

Valley of the Shadow University of Virginia's American Civil War project

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Just for Kids

Allentown School District Planetarium

Arthur Popular PBS TV show's web site

Children's Museum of Indianapolis Great online kid's exhibitions

Count Us In Games to help kids understand basic number concepts.

Disney Online

Healthy Child Healthy World Excellent,important non-profit organization site dedicated to creating healthy environments for children and parents

HowStuffWorks.com Excellent site from Discovery TV network

The Great Plant Escape University of Illinois extension introduces elementary students to plant sciences with cool games and graphics

KidSpace @ the Internet Public Library

NDA for Kids The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. NIDA enlisted the help of teens in developing the site to ensure that the content addresses appropriate questions and timely concerns.

PEEP and the Big Wide World Teaches science to preschoolers with lovable characters and activities

Get more excellent web site recommendations for Kids or Teens

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Lehigh Valley

Attractions, Recreation & Tourism

Banana Factory

Blue Mountain Ski Resort

Crayola Factory

Celtic Classic and the Celtic Cultural Alliance

Das Awkscht Fescht

DaVinci Discovery Center

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Dutch Springs Diving and Recreation Facility

The Great Allentown Fair

Hawk Mountain

Kutztown Pennsylvania German Festival

Jim Thorpe River Adventures

Lehigh Valley Arts & Museums

Lehigh Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lehigh Valley International Airport

Lost River Caverns

Mack Truck Museum

Mayfair Festival of the Arts

Miss Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant

Musikfest

Pennsylvania's Delaware, Lehigh & Wyoming Valleys

Pocono Whitewater Rafting

Government & Organizations

Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties

American Red Cross of Greater Lehigh Valley

Bethlehem PA Online

Bethlehem Township

Borough of Fountain Hill

Borough of Freemansburg

City of Bethlehem

Hanover Township

Lehigh County Government Web Site

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

Northampton County Government Web Site

Northampton County Public Access Online Records

Libraries

Allentown Public Library

DeSales University Library

Easton Area Public Library

Hellertown Area Public Library

Lehigh Carbon Community College Library

Lehigh University Library Services

Moravian College Reeves Library

Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity

Muhlenberg College Trexler Library

Northampton Area Public Library

Northampton Community College Mack Library

Parkland Community Library

Penn State Lehigh Valley Library

Southern Lehigh Public Library

Whitehall Township Public Library

Museums & History

Allentown Art Museum

BDHP – Bethlehem Digital History Project

BAPL Local History Pages

Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club

Beyond Steel: An Archive of Lehigh Valley Industry and Culture

Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

Historic Bethlehem

Lehigh Valley Arts & Museums

The Steelworker's Archive

News Media, Broadcasters & e-Zines

The Express-Times

The Morning Call

Newcomer Magazine

WAEB AM 790 Radio

WFMZ-TV Online

WLVT PBS 39 Television

Theater Arts & Cultural Organizations

Allentown Symphony Orchestra

Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Godfrey Daniels

Lehigh Valley Arts & Museums

Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra

Satori Chamber Music Ensemble

State Theatre Center for the Arts

Touchstone Theatre

Williams Center for the Arts

Zoellner Arts Center

The City of Bethlehem

City of Bethlehem

Bethlehem PA Online

Miscellaneous

AllentownGasPrices.com Local gas price monitor

LANTA Metro System

Trulia.com is a real estate site that gives you the local info about homes for sale, apartments for rent, neighborhood insights, and real estate markets plus trends to help you figure out exactly what, where, and when to buy, sell, or rent. You can also find a real estate agent, view prices of recently sold homes, and see home values in your community.

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Literature & Reading

Abe Books "World's largest online marketplace for books"

Amazon Books

American Library Association Notable Book

Barnes & Noble

Bartleby Web publisher of freely accessible literature, reference and verse. Includes Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body, Harvard Classics & Shelf of Fiction, Bartlett's Quotations, King James Bible and many more.

Best Book Sale Bethlehem Area Public Library's HUGE book sale site

Book Sale Finder

BookWire Book industry reviews and resource

Famous Quotes and Authors Browse over 25,000 quotes online from over 6,700 famous authors

Find a Good Book - Readers Guide

LibriVox LibriVox provides free mp3 or ogg public domain audiobooks

Merriam-Webster Online Free online dictionary, but overloaded with ads

Old Magazine Archive Free archive featuring wide range of magazine and book content, from articles to comics

Oprah's Book Club

Powell's Books Used & out of print book source

Shakespeare & Renaissance Web Guide

Women's Speeches from Around the World

WorldCat – Search for book titles in libraries worldwide

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Music & Entertainment

Academy Awards

All Music Guide

BBC Radio Streaming music in all genres

Celebrity Cafe

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Political satire

Grammy Awards

Internet Movie Database

Broadway League The official website of Broadway

Movies.com

Musicals.Net Resource for musicals

Playbill Broadway, Off-Broadway, London news, listings & tickets

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Nature & Environment

AIRNow Air quality Index

All About Birds Fantastic guide to birds and birding

American Bird Conservancy American bird and bird habitat preservation

American Farmland Trust "The mission of American Farmland Trust is to help farmers and ranchers protect their land, produce a healthier environment and build successful communities." AFT works to protect farmland and make sure farming remains a way of life in Pennsylvania.

The Appalachian Mountain Club Since 1876, AMC has promoted protection, enjoyment, and stewardship of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region. Claims to be nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization.

City of Bethlehem Recyling Information for residents

Consumer's Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
from the U.S. Department of Energy

Earth 911 Everything you need to know to "go green"

Eco Fabulous Sustainable materials fashion, decor & products guide

EcoMom EcoMom is a global network of women working together to create a healthy and sustainable future. Local PA chapters exist.

eNature Information about wild animals and plants of the U.S.

Green Living Online E-zine for a healthy lifestyle, home & planet

Hawk Mountain

Healthy Child Healthy World Creating healthy environments for children & parents

HowStuffWorks.com Excellent site from Discovery TV network

Lehigh Gap Nature Center

Lehigh Valley Audubon Society

Maysie's Farm Conservation Center Chester County organization dedicated to increasing public awareness about the importance of conservation and ecological thinking.

Nature on PBS Television

National Geographic Society's "The Green Guide" National Geographic online guide to healthy and “greener” lifestyle

The Nature Conservancy Working to preserve our environment

Natural Resources Conservation Service for PA VERY important information for every Pennsylvania resident who cares about our environment, waterways and farmlands. Must visit web site!

NRDC "Green Living" guide Environmental action group's guide to living sustainably

OurEarth.org College campus based grassroots environmental action organization committed to "a simple idea to make it easier for the public to find environmental information."

Science a GoGo Entertaining and informative online science resource

Scorecard In-depth pollution reports by county, covering air, water, chemicals and more

Sierra Club Venerable grassroots environmental organization. Local PA chapters at http://pennsylvania.sierraclub.org/

Wilderness Project Environmental stewardship to protect the planet

Wildlands Conservancy Helping to preserve, protect and enhance land preservation in PA

Wildlife Conservation Society Saving wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks.

The Wildlife Society (TWS) Founded in 1937, The Wildlife Society is a professional international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education.

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News & Politics

Capitol Hill Blue Political news

CNN Online Cable News Network television's web site

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Political satire

Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index HUGE political cartoons web site. Great fun with something for all political persuasions. Minor amount of advertising.

The Express-Times

FOX News Network

Internet Public Library – Global Newspaper Guide

The Morning Call

MSNBC Online

Old Magazine Archive Free archive featuring wide range of magazine and book content, from articles to comics

Philly.com

Political News Daily Massive political news & information gateway

Politico,com Multi-platform news source catering to the demands of the 24-hour political news consumer.

Roll Call Well respected Capitol Hill newspaper online

Time Inc. Magazines

Topix Local news for Bethlehem, PA continually updated from 1000's of sources on the web

Wall Street Journal Online The "bible" of wall street and the economy.

Washington Post Online

Washington Times Online

WFMZ TV 69 News Online

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Nutrition & Food

All Recipes Allrecipes.com, a Reader's Digest company, is the world’s largest social network of food and entertaining enthusiasts, with more than 40,000 recipes that are free accessible.

American Dietetic Association As the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, the ADA provides timely and objective food and nutrition information for consumers, health professionals and ADA members. For consumers, the resources available can help improve eating habits and achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Good Cooking Chef John J. Vyhnanek's brainchild, GoodCooking.com "features food, wine and cooking with professional recipes, submitted recipes, recipe links, good cooking information, nutrition links, consumer information, fish/shellfish recipes, culinary schools links, food facts, wine links, wine information, free recipe submission, travel information, food definitions, culinary information, fun facts and brain food"

Epicurious Wonderful foodie web site from Condé Nast, the publisher of Bon Appétit and Gourmet magazines, providing recipes, cooking features, and how-to videos. Must bookmark for those who love to cook!

Food Network Iconic television network's web site with thousands of recipes, food features and more.

Latin American Food & Cooking Guide Comprehensive resource guide for every type of Latin American food, from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. From Argentina to Colombia, Puerto Rico to Guatemala; recipes and food info resources from across Latin America are available. In English and Spanish.

LANIC Latin American Food, Recipes & Nutrition Search over 300 of the best Latin American food and recipe sites with a "Latin American Recipes Custom Search Engine".

Nutrition.gov Comprehensive guide to healthy eating, with easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers. A service of the National Agricultural Library, USDA.

Self Nutrition Data Self Nutrition Data provides accurate and comprehensive nutrition analysis, making it freely accessible and understandable to all.

Science of Cooking Understanding the science behind food from the excellent web site Exploratorium

University of Pennsylvania Health System Nutrition Guide

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Science & Health

AccuWeather

AIRNow Air quality index

AMA Resources for Patients American Medical Association web site for patients. Find a doctor, explore health care careers, health and medicine resources, patients' rights advocacy, and more.

American Cancer Society

CDC Traveler's Health Centers for Desease Control & Prevention travel health pages offers " information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel."

Cancer.com Comprehensive web resource guide

Dino Directory – Natural History Museum of London

Discovery.com Television network's web site

Drugless.org is "...dedicated to providing people with information on drug treatment, intervention, prevention, and other related subject matter. If you or a loved one need help...", try this site for high quality information and assistance.

Exploratorium Museum of Science Over 18 thousand Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics. Non-commercial.

Franklin Institute Online Educational web site offering resources for science learning

Healthfinder National Health Information Center

Healthy Child Healthy World Excellent,important non-profit organization site dedicated to creating healthy environments for children and parents

Help Yourself to a Healthy Home U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development self-help information on housing-related environmental health issues. In Spanish and English.

HowStuffWorks.com Excellent site from Discovery TV network

Internet Mental Health Information from physician Phillip W. Long

Lehigh Valley Hospital

Mayo Clinic Online Eminent health care system's information site

Medicare U.S. Government Medicare site

Medline Plus Health Information from National Institute of Health

Merck Manuals Free online medical information

NASA – National Aeronautics & Space Administration

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

National Cancer Institute

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

National Geographic

National Institute on Aging Find a wide variety of research-based information and resources related to health and aging.

Natural History Museum of London

NIH Senior Health

Periodic Table at WebElements

Prostate Cancer Foundation

Sacred Heart Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital

Science a GoGo Entertaining and informative online science resource

Science Daily Scientific research news

Scientific American Online

Scorecard In-depth pollution reports by county, covering air, water, chemicals, and more

Social Security Disability Help Center

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

The Arc Lehigh Valley Advocacy Agency on Mental Retardation

Universe Today

WebMD Health and medicine mega-site

WomensHealth.gov National Women's Health Information Center

The Why File Science, math & technology behind the news

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Sports

Lehigh Valley IronPigs AAA Baseball affiliate of Philadelphia Phillies

CBS SportsLine.com

ESPN

Fox Sports Online

CBS Sports Golf

Lehigh Valley Old-Timers Soccer League

Major League Baseball Official Site

Major League Soccer Official Site

Minor League Baseball Official Site

National Hockey League Official Site

National Football League Official Site

National Basketball League Official Site

The Olympics Official Site

Reading Fighten Phils Baseball Official Site of the Reading Fightin Phils

Ski Central

The Sporting News Online

Tennis Magazine Online

SuperBowl.com

USA Rugby

USA Swimming

USTA – United States Tennis Association

WNBA – Women's National Basketball Association

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Bethlehem Area
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PA Voter Services
PA Department of State's Voter Services. A secure web portal, where you can apply for voter registration, absentee ballots, and find your polling.

 

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