| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The first thing you notice when you walk off the elevator onto the sixth floor of Trifecta Technologies' new Allentown headquarters is the commanding downtown view and natural light cascading through what used to be a solid wall.
Then there are the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:07 PM
When Bob and Sunny Riling came home to Cooper City after a family vacation earlier this month, they planned on having plenty of photos from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia that their kids could share with classmates.
A day before their American...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:50 PM
The baseball disappeared into a flower box above the 374-foot marker in left-center field, a landing spot that delayed an entire stadium's reaction. The fan held his souvenir, a Ryan Howard homer bashed against a left-handed pitcher, which prompted the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer.
And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
| Jul 4, 2014
You learned in school about what happened in July 1776 and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Britain. Right?
Well, if you think that was the day that America's independence was declared by the Continental...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:37 PM
With its Dime Bank entrance, industrial look and locally inspired artwork, the new Renaissance Hotel is designed to be uniquely Allentown.
But there's one thing about the 170-room edifice that most don't associate with a downtown that's been in decline...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Remember how history class at the start of every school year began with the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence? Some of it has long since blurred; some of it is fable. (See Question 11.) If you wanted to see the Declaration of...
| Jul 18, 2014
SUSAN M. SALVADOR
was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township.
Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education.
Prior to joining...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Southern Lehigh School Board, fine-tuning staffing for the upcoming school year, voted this week to hire a new first-grade teacher to help reduce classroom sizes.
At the same time, a full-time kindergarten teacher at Lower Milford Elementary will be...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm from another country and am visiting some of my relatives here who are in graduate school. I asked them what your festival on July 4 means, but they were not sure. Does it have something to do with your Christian religion? -- V.N.
A: July 4th...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed.
But now, another prelate has confirmed the...