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  • Dual meet tournament gets started in Hershey

    Dual meet tournament gets started in Hershey
    District 11's four representatives in the PIAA dual-meet wrestling tournament — Bethlehem Catholic and Parkland (3A Northern Lehigh and Saucon Valley (2A) are all in action today on the first day of the tournament at Hershey's Giant Center. …...
  • Allentown's Jim Ochse making a big climb in Empire State Building

    Jim Ochse says this is the last time he's going to do it. The two-time winner of the Empire State Building Run-Up is calling it quits in what amounts to one of the most extreme stair-climber challenges in the world. The Allentown resident won the...
  • In Daniela Comani's movie universe, gender assumptions get flipped

    In Daniela Comani's movie universe, gender assumptions get flipped
    Turning the tables to switch the gender in pictures of men and women is a fairly simplistic strategy for an artist. For her second solo exhibition at Charlie James Gallery, Berlin-based Daniela Comani manages to make it work in surprisingly effective...
  • Color-Changing Aetna Sign, A Hartford Landmark

    Color-Changing Aetna Sign, A Hartford Landmark
    New York City has the Empire State Building, Paris the Eiffel Tower, and Chicago the Sears Tower. Hartford's landmark, the Aetna sign, is a bit more diminutive, but it still inspires the same sense of loyalty and familiarity. It's almost as if it...
  • Bristol And Plainville, Rich Colonial Past, Modern Business

    Bristol And Plainville, Rich Colonial Past, Modern Business
    Bristol and Plainville share a common heritage in that they both were once part of the 225-square-mile English settlement of Farmington that took shape in 1640 in a deal between a group of English Puritans and the local Tunxis tribe. That 17th-century...
  • Ken Russell: Bethlehem's soundtrack heard during Christmas season

    Ken Russell: Bethlehem's soundtrack heard during Christmas season
    Each of us has a soundtrack to his or her life. The tracks vary through a lifetime. A young parent's melody is the alternative cooing, crying or prattling of their new child. An athlete performs to the crowd's cheer or competition's silent focus. In the...
  • In Syfy's 'Ascension,' a voyage through space and back in time

     In Syfy's 'Ascension,' a voyage through space and back in time
    I have tried to determine whether there is anything insidious in Syfy turning "Ascension," originally described as a six-part miniseries, into a "three-night event" and setting it afloat in the relatively dead waters of mid-December. But I have no idea,...
  • 15-story office tower proposed for Allentown

    15-story office tower proposed for Allentown
    For more than eight decades Allentown's downtown skyline consisted of the PPL Tower dwarfing a collection of unidentifiable buildings that surround it. City Center Investment Corp. CEO J.B. Reilly on Wednesday said he wants to change that. The 15-...
  • NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood

    NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood
    NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan. The city's transit authority has been...
  • New York mourns police officers as officials try to knit the city together

    New York mourns police officers as officials try to knit the city together
    New Yorkers continued to mourn two slain police officers Tuesday as officials pressed the divided city to come together in their memory. “Please embrace those around you as a symbol of our belief that we will move forward together,” Mayor...
  • Oil isn't cheap -- at any price

    Oil isn't cheap -- at any price
    As world oil prices have slumped below $60 a barrel, tumbling nearly 50% since June to a five-year low, analysts have scrambled to discern the economic and political fallout. The big picture, though, hasn't changed: Oil is not cheap, at any price....