| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Hunter Geisweidt, of Stoystown, steered the fishing boat toward a hitching trailer next to the dock at the Quemahoning Reservoir as his father Bill watched on Saturday.
The 13-year-old concentrated intently as his dad made the occasional comment. “...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Cecil George Mateer, a retired machinist and Royal Navy veteran, died July 28 of pneumonia at Lorien of Bel Air. He was 90.
Born and raised in Belfast, Ireland, Mr. Mateer ran away to the sea when he was 13, and served onboard windjammers as a cabin boy....
| 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...