| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:10 PM
A notable Bethlehem man donated $1,000 to Rick Santorum's presidential campaign in July. A few weeks later he gave the same amount to a Santorum foe, Jon Huntsman.
Fickle? No. Former CEO of Bethlehem Steel Corp., Curtis "Hank" Barnette just has a few...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Nancy Lee Murphy, a veteran Baltimore County Democratic legislator who served in Maryland's House of Delegates and Senate, died Dec. 30 of a heart attack at St. Agnes Hospital the day before her 82nd birthday.
"It was certainly sad news to end the year...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Carey Howell Taylor, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager, died Jan. 27 of pneumonia at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 84.
The son of the superintendent of secondary education for city public schools and a homemaker, Mr. Taylor was born in...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Each member of the Western High School Robotics team brings a range of individual strengths that help them compete, everything from a knack for maneuvering a remote control to extraordinary math and science skills. But, they say, they also have a...
| Apr 24, 2012
Harry William Kluth Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. engineer who played an instrumental role in the design and operation of the L Blast Furnace at Sparrows Point, died April 16 of heart failure at the Glen Meadows retirement community in Glen Arm....
| Mar 4, 2008
| 9:48 AM
Pop singer Billy Joel sang 25 years ago about how "we're living here in Allentown, and they're closing all the factories down." In a general sense, that's what happened to a lot of manufacturing in the Lehigh Valley. What Joel didn't sing about was the...
| Mar 4, 2008
| 10:13 AM
Almost overnight, the Sands BethWorks Casino will do something it has taken some of the area's biggest companies decades to do: become one of the Lehigh Valley's top 10 employers.
By the time the casino, hotel and shopping complex opens next year,...
| Mar 6, 2008
| 1:10 PM
Faced with rising health care and fuel costs, an increasingly competitive market for skilled workers and less-than-positive forecasts for the U.S. economy, the Lehigh Valley's small businesses will have some tough challenges in 2008, but they remain...
| May 13, 2005
Longpoint Road is a quiet street of bungalows, some with carports, on a peninsula that reaches to Dundalk's Bear Creek. It's a place where families have for years gathered for cookouts, where John Eltringham would lend his electric cement mixer to a...