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  • 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...
  • Roger Ochse: Saucon school board ignores basic business rules

    Roger Ochse: Saucon school board ignores basic business rules
    Do you remember Pumsy the Dragon? If you have lived in the Saucon Valley School District as long as I have, you probably remember the Saucon Valley Board of Education that courageously purged Pumsy from our community's schools. What is not remembered is...
  • 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...
  • An objective view of Saucon Valley teacher contract talks

    I read with interest the Your View, written by Roger Ochse, a former executive at Bethlehem Steel, about the Saucon Valley School District educational dilemma. I agree with everything Mr. Ochse says. It is enjoyable to read a rational and objective...
  • Online retailer bringing 1,200 jobs to Bethlehem

    Online retailer bringing 1,200 jobs to Bethlehem
    Online retailer zulily will open a fulfillment center in Bethlehem, creating 1,200 full-time jobs over the next three years, the governor's office announced Wednesday. The Seattle-based company will open a warehouse in an 800,000-square-foot building...