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  • PPL to start next round of tree trimming in Lower Macungie

    PPL Electric Utilities is planning another round of tree trimming in Lower Macungie — the kind of work that prompted public outcry last year — and it's expected to begin within the next two to three weeks, Township Manager Bruce Fosselman...
  • Scams targeting utility customers, college staff and students

     
    I just returned from vacation and spent the morning listening to my voicemail messages and skimming through my bursting-at-the-seams email inbox, where I learned that scammers don't take vacations and continue plotting new ways to rip you off. Here are......
  • William H. Spence, Chairman, president and CEO, PPL Corp.

    William H. Spence, Chairman, president and CEO, PPL Corp.
    As I look out my office window, I am amazed at the renaissance taking place in downtown Allentown, the city that has been home to PPL Corp. since 1920. The city has had its ups and downs in recent years. We are now entering a period of growth and...
  • Cha-ching! Allentown's arena zone rakes in state taxes

    Cha-ching! Allentown's arena zone rakes in state taxes
    The results are in, Allentown's arena zone is producing a huge windfall of state taxes for downtown redevelopment ... Does it seem like you've had fewer power outages this year? You're not imagining it, says PPL Electric Utilities ... Should warehouse...
  • Shut the door on high-pressure electric sales

     
    State officials warned today to be diligent when weighing offers for electricity sales from door-to-door and telephone solicitors. The Public Utility Commission, Office of Consumer Advocate and attorney general's office said there has been a "rash of...
  • Bethlehem's next bright idea

     
    Bethlehem has begun changing out the bulbs in 5,800 streetlights with energy-saving LED ones. The $3.8 million project is expected to pay for itself, producing enough to pay off the project’s debt over 10 years and yield an additional $500,000 in...
  • It's report card time for electric companies, for their performance during Hurricane Sandy

     
    The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
  • Cold but sweet fun at Da Vinci's Ice Cream Wars

     
    Learn about the scientific properties of super cold gas while enjoying a tasty treat when Da Vinci Science Center holds its Ice Cream Wars 6.0 competition Saturday. Nine companies will compete for ice cream supremacy during the competition from 11 a.m. to...
  • Community gets a look at redevelopment on fire-ravaged North Street in Allentown

     
    Just nine years ago, the 400 block of North Street was in shambles. In September 2004, one of the city’s worst residential fires in decades swept through the block in the middle of the night destroying eight homes and damaging many others. Today,...
  • Natural gas boom leads to low prices

    Natural gas boom leads to low prices
    It must be a little bit tough to be Tom Murphy. By day, the co-director of the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research crunches numbers and looks at reports coming from the region's booming natural gas industry — all of which show...
  • A verdict on electricity deregulation?

    A verdict on electricity deregulation?
    Now that the Lehigh Valley is in its third year of deregulated electricity, can we finally render a verdict on the matter? Can we say, one way or the other, whether taking a big chunk of Pennsylvania's electric industry and turning it over to the...