| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The colorful "Nutcracker" ballet, set to the timeless music of Tchaikovsky, enchants young and old. It's based on a simple story of a girl who falls asleep and dreams of a holiday wonderland where her nutcracker is transformed into a handsome prince and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Muhlenberg College has chosen John I. Williams Jr., a graduate of Harvard Law School with extensive experience as a strategic consultant to higher education, as its new president, school officials announced at a news conference Friday.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:39 AM
WATCH THIS: Taxi-competitor Uber plans to borrow $1 billion. Muhlenberg College has named a new president with a connection to Harvard. Pennsylvania health insurance shoppers may find savings under Obamacare with increased competition. Sears, which also...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org.
A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Longtime U.S. Magistrate Judge Arnold C. Rapoport, who from a bench in Allentown presided over numerous high-profile cases for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, has died.
Rapoport, 83, an Allentown native, died Saturday at Kirkland Village,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Have you ever imagined an iron kettle when it’s squeezed? In the case of the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign, the pressure is not so much on the exterior of the container but on what goes inside.
“Donations have been down...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Opinions about coaching in Thanksgiving Day games vary about as much as Thanksgiving weather forecasts.
Some years you get snow; other years you want to break out the suntan lotion.
Some coaches look forward to it and some detest it and want it ended....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
If you're a black or Latino living in the Lehigh Valley, you probably make less money, probably don't own a home, are less likely to go to college and banks are less likely to give you credit, compared to your white neighbors.
Those findings in a study...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:12 PM
It pays to be on the payroll of Pennsylvania state government.
An automatic 1.6 percent cost-of-living increase will boost salaries of lawmakers, judges, the governor and his cabinet. That means the base salary in one of the nation's largest state...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Muhlenberg coach Mike Donnelly has family from western New York.
They recently shared photos showing how several feet of snow from a storm earlier this week completely blocked the view from a sliding glass door.
Come Saturday, Donnelly and Co. are...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:34 PM
For three months, embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane and her staff have said sexually explicit emails shared among state employees did not involve images or videos depicting child pornography.
But on national television Tuesday night, Kane told a...