| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:52 AM
UGI Utilities has accelerated the upgrading of aging distribution lines. Now it has the ability to charge customers for that work ... It's coming back. Allentown's downtown revival has the Shanty's former owners planning a new downtown restaurant ......
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:45 AM
PBS39 and UGI Utilities, Inc. continue their partnership this fall by offering free educational storytime for South Side preschoolers ages two to five years old in September and October. The storytimes will take place at the PBS39 Public Media and...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:17 PM
PPL Electric Utilities, UGI Utilities and Bimbo Bakeries are among the companies awarded state grants Friday to help pay for cleaner burning, alternative fuel vehicles.
"These important grants allow Pennsylvania to make the most of our abundant...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:55 PM
About 100 motel guests and employees were evacuated Tuesday from the Knights Inn and Suites near Airport Road and Route 22 after construction workers damaged a natural gas line.
The motel on Steelstone Road in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, was...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:12 AM
1 Help save a life at an upcoming blood drive.
The Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will hold drives 12:30-5:30 p.m. Friday at Aharts Market, Bath; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Newhard Farms Corn Shed, North Whitehall Township; and 8:30 a.m....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:19 PM
CATHERINE BOULAY FOUNDATION will host its sixth annual 5K Run/Walk and Family Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20 at Lehigh Parkway, 15th Street, Allentown. Cost: $25, pre-registration; $30, day of. Race begins: 10:30 a.m. Info: 610-...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Those living in the shadow of Allentown's $177 million arena are well aware of the $1 billion in construction created by the tax incentives offered in Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone. But they don't know what it means for them ... The top...
| Nov 15, 2013
UGI Utilities has donated $10,000 to the Allentown School District Foundation to fund science fairs at several local schools. The money will be used to help students develop science projects at Allen and Dieruff High School and Trexler, Raub, South...
| Nov 11, 2011
Noting the Feb. 9 natural gas explosion that killed five Allentown residents, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Thursday proposed requiring gas utilities to file plans outlining how much aging underground pipelines leak and when the...
| Dec 26, 2011
The state Public Utility Commission last week adopted new leak-detection guidelines that, while not as strict as requirements it proposed in November, would make monitoring more frequent during winter months.
The changes, customized for each utility, are...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 12:42 PM
U.S. Senator Bob Casey has made no secret of his desire to push gas utilities to speed up the pace of replacing antiquated cast iron natural gas pipelines like the one that exploded in Allentown just over a year ago, killing five people and leveling a...