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  • Bethlehem call center hiring 160 workers

    Bethlehem call center hiring 160 workers
    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...
  • New start-up incubator in Allentown

    New start-up incubator in Allentown
    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 ... ...
  • Russell R. Jones, steel executive

    Russell R. Jones, steel executive
    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,...
  • Q&A Lori Wehr Young, descendant of William H. Wehr, namesake of Wehr's Dam

    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...
  • William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer

    William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer
    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...
  • A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]

    A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]
    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...
  • Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...
  • Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated

    Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated
    Alongside Northampton Community College's south Bethlehem campus runs a quiet little side street that dead-ends at a metal gate, once the main entrance for thousands of steelworkers who cranked out battleship guns and the structural steel that became...
  • Shopping Scout: Wicker chairs, Halloween decorations and more

    LOOKING FOR Wicker chairs: Marlene is looking for a natural color wicker set, "with a sofa and one or two chairs in good condition," she said. Gas grill and Halloween decorations: Karen of Danielsville is looking for a gently used gas grill and...
  • Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth

    Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth
    A decade ago, as Lehigh Valley leaders desperately looked for a way to pay for what would be a $50 million minor league baseball stadium in east Allentown, state Sen. Pat Browne seized on his experience as a tax attorney and accountant to devise an...
  • Bethlehem Township seeks grant to repair, clean Housenick Park mansion

    Bethlehem Township officials are hoping to get about $40,000 through the county gaming authority to put toward chimney repairs and interior cleaning of the historic mansion in Housenick Park. Commissioner Tom Nolan said Monday night that the request...