| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force.
City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Despite their hostility to new taxes that they might have to pay themselves, a sizable majority of Americans can support a tax on carbon if it's structured the right way, according to a survey released Monday by the University of Michigan's Center for...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:27 AM
— Questions continue to swirl around the young immigrants flooding across the border, forcing congressmen to scramble for scarce details, including information on the children's whereabouts.
On Tuesday, Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent is...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Roland Dedekind lives in a cozy ranch house in Center Valley with his wife, Phyllis, and a couple of small, sweet dogs. One of the dogs is named Gulley after a character in "The Horse's Mouth," a novel-made-movie about a somewhat disreputable artist named...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Nominations are trickling in for my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters and for the Mount Rushmore of the four greatest Hall of Famers.
I have developments to report, including an expansion of the original request. More on that in a...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The fifth annual Andre Reed Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday at Lehigh Country Club attracted 35 celebrities, the majority of them former NFL stars.
But one of the most popular and recognizable celebs on hand was someone who has made his mark behind the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
So what's it like to be a fan of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies? For starters, the team name may sound unusual--but then again, so is the superior way it treats people at the ballpark. Just ask Mike...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Muhlenberg College held graduation ceremonies May 18. Area graduates include:
Brian Borosky, Bethlehem, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Creative Writing.
Ramzy Burns, New Tripoli, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.
At 12:32 a.m. on June 6, 1944, the sixth year of World War II, most residents of the Lehigh Valley were probably sleeping, or trying to sleep.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:06 AM
The Doctor is in.
"A grand slalom-like drive in the dark through the Rocky Mountains was the weekend routine for my then-new boyfriend Fred in the winter of our courtship," wrote Sue Lucrezi of Lower Saucon Township.
"After working 60+ hours a week as...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Leanna Tallamy can move a large bale of hay and toss a bag of corn with ease.
She never realized how much she missed life on the family farm in Wantage Township, N.J., until she could not make it home for the family-run rodeo in October 2011.