| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:08 PM
It's now been five years since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on campaign spending by organizations. While companies and individuals can now give unlimited amounts to political candidates and groups, the real effects of the Citizens United case and...
| Dec 26, 2014
Clerk Cynthia Biedenkopf has worked for Bethlehem for 31 years, starting in the midst of the fiery debate over an incinerator. Nanette Snyder has been with the city for 22 years, coming in time to witness the debate over selling the city landfill. Between...
| Jan 16, 2015
I saw Selma this week. It's a powerful movie about the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It's worth seeing, and certainly deserves better than what it got this week from that star-chamber Oscar nominating process of the Academy of Motion...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:13 AM
WATCH THIS: Google crowned tops in Glassdoor's annual list of best places in the country to work ... The Watchdog on Auditor General's report: Are job-creation programs financed with millions in state money working? ... Sands Bethlehem corporate parent...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Las Vegas Sands, parent company of Sands Casino in Bethlehem, has named a new leader for its global operation.
Robert. G. Goldstein, will take over as president and chief operating officer in the New Year for the retiring Michael A. Leven.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:16 AM
What started out as just a dream for Saul Dreier, of Coconut Creek, is now a full-fledged reality and perhaps soon will be a major international phenomenon.
Here is the story about the birth of the Holocaust Survivor Band — which plays Jewish,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Clerk Cynthia Biedenkopf has worked for Bethlehem for 31 years, starting in the midst of the fiery debate over an incinerator.
Assistant clerk Nanette Snyder has been with the city for 22 years, coming in time to watch controversy over the city...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:08 PM
During the 2014 midterm elections, no one spent political cash like Tom Steyer, the Democratic hedge fund billionaire from San Francisco who has tried to make climate change a paramount issue in American politics.
He dropped more than $74 million into...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:23 AM
There's an old joke in the newspaper business, now immortal on the Internet:
"The Wall Street Journal is read by the people who run the country. The Washington Post is read by people who think they run the country. The New York Times is read by people...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away.
It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Facing a tough midterm election, Democrats put aside some of their remaining scruples about the new age of unlimited campaign spending and courted unions and hedge-fund billionaires for big checks to try to salvage a Senate majority.
They spent a lot of...