| 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.
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2015
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast with a view of Manhattan pictured from the Observatory of the Empire State Building. Start spreading the news....
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Last week, I traveled to New York with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin to photograph his review of the new One World Trade Center building in Lower Manhattan. The trip took me around the building from near and far and all the way to the top...
| 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....
| 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...