| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:41 PM
HARRISBURG — The Fourth of July fireworks had barely gone out when television airwaves crackled to life with sounds and sights of fall.
"We've got a great vision for Pennsylvania," Republican Gov. Tom Corbett said as viewers saw farms, skylines and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ray William Johnson, who rose to Internet fame with his long-running YouTube comedy series "Equals Three," has announced a new host for the show: Robby Motz, a 20-year-old theater student who's never been on YouTube until now.
Johnson produced and...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:53 PM
For 18 years and counting, Ray Atiyeh has worked tirelessly to expand and improve Lehigh Valley SportsFest, the annual summer amateur sports festival held in and around Allentown.
The same can be said for 2014.
New events always spark new interest...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett is airing a TV ad right now in which every claim about his opponent and himself is ridiculously misleading or outright false.
The state Republican Party just sent out a flier that repeats the same goofy distortions.
The use of...
| 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 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...
| 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...