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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • We Made It!

    We Made It!
     It was like that scene in “Home Alone” when they’re running through the airport, except we were trying to catch a ferry! I bought the tickets weeks in advance to guarantee a good departure/arrival time for the holiday weekend.  It was...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Paula MacPherson When I first struggled to get into the passenger seat of this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I thought that this was just one more SUV that’s  too tall for me. Then Jim remembered to lower the adjustable suspension system, which...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • If IBM's Watson had legs, it would jaywalk

     If IBM's Watson had legs, it would jaywalk
    It's strange to walk the streets of Seattle and San Jose, two of the world's great software capitals, and see people behaving like machines. I'm referring to jaywalking or, more precisely, the lack of it. You see packs of knowledge workers huddled on...
  • Nazareth man stabbed to death on Moore farm by girlfriend's ex, police say

    Nazareth man stabbed to death on Moore farm by girlfriend's ex, police say
    A 24-year-old Nazareth man stabbed and killed the boyfriend of his former girlfriend Friday morning on a Moore Township farm, authorities said. Andrew R. Hess of the 400 block of Birch Street was charged with criminal homicide in the death of Richard I....
  • Interstate 78 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Lehigh Municipality: Weisenberg & Upper Macungie townships ROAD NAME: Interstate 78 BETWEEN: Exit 49 (PA 100) AND Exit 40 (PA 737) Type of Work: Other...
  • Route 33 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Northampton Municipality: Bushkill twp ROAD NAME: PA 33 BETWEEN: PA 512 AND SR 191 Type of Work: Bridge Repair Work being Done By: PENNDOT Maintenance...
  • Interstate 80 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Monroe ROAD NAME: Interstate 80 BETWEEN: Exit 293 (I-380) AND Exit 298 (Scotrun) Type of Work: Utility Work Work being Done By: Local Permittee Type of...