| Mar 11, 2013
National Penn Bancshares' decision to move its headquarters to Allentown was a milestone in the redevelopment of the city's downtown. It gave instant credibility to developer J.B. Reilly's ambitious plan — financed in part by National Penn —...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge.
The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:47 AM
There's been much ado about whether Mitt Romney will make a play for Pennsylvania or simply concede the slightly left leaning - it's a lightish blue hue - battleground state to Barack Obama.
The evidence mounted Thursday when DC-based Politico got its...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Former Gov. Ed Rendell will join other luminaries of Pennsylvania Democratic politics Saturday to "welcome" Republican Mitt Romney to a Wawa gas station outside Quakertown.
Romney is scheduled to drop by the Wawa as part of a bus tour through six rust...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:19 AM
When the Chesapeake Bay restoration program began in earnest in 1983, with the signing of the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement, it was hailed as the beginning of a new era of interjurisdictional partnering to save a national treasure. And so it was.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:52 AM
On the heels of its super PAC doing the same, Mitt Romney's campaign is buying up air time in Pennsylvania for the final few days of the race. It will be the first time Romney has made an ad buy in the state after canceling a major purchase ahead of the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Infrastructure could be the least sexy word in the English language, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell acknowledged to his audience Monday morning, but "it is essential to everything we do."
While roads, rails and the electric grid — just to name...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:29 AM
As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, who seems to have a million jobs these days, brushed aside - as only a politician could - a question about him serving in the Obama administration cabinet as the next U.S. Transportation Secretary.
Asked about taking...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley took his call for a ban on assault weapons to national television Wednesday night, arguing on MSNBC's Hard Ball that "these combat weapons have no place in a civilized society."
O'Malley this week said his administration is crafting...