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Bethlehem Steel

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  • South Bethlehem

     
    One of my columns last week included an email from a former south Bethlehem resident who felt I disparaged his neighborhood and his neighbors in a column this spring. The column he was unhappy about was inspired by my enthusiasm......
  • A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still

    A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still
    The closing of the steel mill at Sparrows Point overwhelmed Bob Jennings. Too young to retire at 59, he faced a gloomy job market for local manufacturing workers and a bureaucracy that couldn't get him timely training help. He felt like a failure. No,...
  • Herbert B. Groh, 92, led a mariner's life from Baltimore

    Herbert B. Groh, 92, led a mariner's life from Baltimore
    Herbert B. Groh, whose life as a mariner spanned the gamut from running errands on the city docks of the 1930s to work as a harbor pilot and tugboat captain, and who helped rescue and rehabilitate the Liberty ship-turned-floating-museum John W. Brown,...
  • Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors

    Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors
    When the Sparrows Point steel mill closed, Deborah S. Barkley felt sorry for the laid-off workers — she didn't want that to happen. But she knew her life would get better. For 20 years, she's lived less than a mile from the Baltimore County plant....
  • Gettysburg 150th anniversary: The souls of the 153rd Pennsylvania

    They were farmers, painters and watchmakers. Saddlers, millers and carpenters. Boys from towns like Easton. And men from tiny hamlets like Bath. Almost all of the 993 soldiers in the 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment hailed from Northampton...
  • Dundalk residents react to Postal Service's decision to stop Saturday delivery

    Dundalk residents react to Postal Service's decision to stop Saturday delivery
    At the Dundalk Post Office this week, news that the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service would stop delivering mail on Saturdays beginning in August was greeted with a mix of apathy and understanding. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Gillis said he wasn't...
  • Liberty Property Trust keeps buying land, building warehouses

    Liberty Property Trust keeps buying land, building warehouses
    It was an industrial wasteland. The property once owned by Bethlehem Steel along Route 412 was left abandoned for years. Its promise was its quick access to Interstate 78 and proximity to downtown Bethlehem. A major drawback to residential, and retail...
  • What to do about warehouses?

    What to do about warehouses?
    The Lehigh Valley may be attached to its legacy as a place that makes stuff — steel, cement, Mack Trucks, etc. But the rest of the world, it seems, has come to see the region as something quite different: a distribution hub. This happens to be a...
  • Don Cunningham, President and CEO, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp.

    Don Cunningham, President and CEO, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp.
    The Lehigh Valley is an excellent place to do business for a multitude of reasons, but it comes down to two main factors: quality of place and quality of people. In the end, businesses — whether deciding to expand, relocate or start up —...
  • John Callahan, Mayor of Bethlehem

    The Lehigh Valley is the fastest-growing region in Pennsylvania. We are a day's drive from one-third of the population of the United States. The ease of access to large markets, combined with a lower cost of living, affordable real estate, lower taxes and...
  • Maria Rodale, Chairwoman and CEO of Rodale Inc.

    Maria Rodale, Chairwoman and CEO of Rodale Inc.
    People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. But unless they are longtime organic gardeners or farmers, in which case Emmaus (the birthplace of the...