| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:48 PM
A Bethlehem call center plans significant hiring.
IQor — a global phone center and business process outsourcing company with an office on former Bethlehem Steel land — plans to hire 160 customer service agents before the end of the year to...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:35 AM
City Center, the largest developer in Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone tax incentive district, showed off its startup business incubator Velocity on Monday, announcing four inaugural tenants for the space in the 500 block of Hamilton Street ... ...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Russell R. Jones, former general manager of Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant, died Wednesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 90.
The son of restaurant owners Russell Wehr Jones and Noelie Delores Richard Jones,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Lori Wehr Young of South Whitehall is a descendant of William H. Wehr, who helped build Wehr's Dam in Covered Bridge Park in South Whitehall Township. The dam is at the center of a debate pitting preservationists who want to save the structure and...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:13 AM
From the time I was a kid growing up in Baltimore County, I've always associated Sparrows Point and Bethlehem Steel with jobs.
For so many Baltimore County residents, these 3,000-plus acres represented a center of job opportunity. If your brother or...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:56 PM
When I proposed sculpting a Mount Rushmore of the greatest members of my Hall of Fame, one of the respondents named four giants in Lehigh Valley philanthropy.
This shamed me into creating still another mythical Mount Rushmore, for men and women who...
| May 4, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Ray W. Kauffman, who owned and operated E.J. Codd machine shop in Southeast Baltimore, died of sarcoma complications April 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. The lifelong Roland Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ray...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Nine workers were hospitalized Monday after the roof gave way on a building at the former steel mill in Sparrows Point, disrupting work on the lengthy dismantling of the Baltimore County industrial complex.
Four of those hurt suffered serious to...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:44 PM
At some point during my stint as a chili judge at this year's Spring on Fourth, What's on Third? festival in south Bethlehem, I was feeling particularly mellow, and I couldn't resist pulling my phone out and sending a Twitter message.
"I'm drinking beer...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Baltimore County officials released three 911 calls Wednesday from the collapse of a steel mill building during demolition at Sparrows Point this week.
Thirteen people were inside the former cold mill building when it collapsed Monday morning. A crew...