| Feb 5, 2015
| 11:22 AM
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. …...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:09 AM
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...
| Jan 24, 2015
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.
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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,...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:14 PM
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.
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:25 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:52 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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....