| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:07 PM
After pressure from government and business leaders to change the way it brings jobs and investment to the region, the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance plans to undergo a strategic "reset."
The re-examination of the alliance's role for the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:51 PM
It's easy to measure greatness in victories, trophies and championships.
But what about standing up to prejudice and people who think the color of your skin makes you less worthy? What about going about your business in the face of death threats? What...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 7:01 PM
The smart post-modern musical opening Friday at Civic Theatre in Allentown takes on the messy but hilarious process of creation.
"[title of show]" is not only making its Lehigh Valley premiere, but its Pennsylvania premiere as well.
The 2004 Tony-...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 7:50 AM
A judge recently handed down two-, five- and eight-year sentences to two men and a woman found guilty in a mortgage fraud scheme that totaled more than $12 million.
Evidence showed that James Fidel Sotolongo, 49, of Port Orange and Stephanie...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:15 PM
The Lehigh Valley and U.S. economies are on the mend.
Wells Fargo global economist Jay H. Bryson told the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce at its annual Economic Outlook meeting Tuesday that the bank forecasts improved economic growth in the...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:41 AM
A roundup of the week's news in real estate.
S&N Debt Solutions, a newly formed debt servicing settlement company, is taking a full floor at the Northbridge Pavilion in West Palm Beach.
The company expects to move in April to 14,050 square feet at the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:27 PM
Pressured by the U.S. government's anti-terrorism crackdown, a small Southern California bank is cutting off a crucial source of aid to families in war-ravaged Somalia — money wired from Somali immigrants in the United States.
Merchants Bank of...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:22 PM
Bank of America plans to lay off 202 employees in a loan servicing unit in Norfolk by March 29 because of the continuing decline in the number of delinquent mortgages, the company confirmed Tuesday.
Notice of the Bank of America layoff appeared on the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:47 AM
Kanner & Pintaluga, a personal injury law firm, has signed a lease for 45,000 square feet at Wells Fargo Plaza in Boca Raton.
The firm, now based in Delray Beach, has ended a two-year search for a new corporate headquarters by agreeing to a deal at...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:30 AM
For years, society has struggled with the question of how to justly punish what are called "victimless crimes," even though these activities shock and disgust most decent people. You know: prostitution, illegal gambling, recreational drug use, and the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:10 PM
There's been a slugfest in the stock market since the beginning of the year.
On one side are the optimists — investors emboldened by the conviction that cheap oil would put spending money in consumers' pockets and the recent strength of the U.S....