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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...
  • A peek inside Allentown's high-end hotel

    With its Dime Bank entrance, industrial look and locally inspired artwork, the new Renaissance Hotel is designed to be uniquely Allentown. But there's one thing about the 170-room edifice that most don't associate with a downtown that's been in decline...
  • KidsPeace emerges from bankruptcy

    KidsPeace, the Orefield-based organization that's been treating troubled children for more than a century, emerged from bankruptcy Friday after shedding more than $80 million in pension obligations and millions of dollars in yearly debt. Fourteen months...
  • ArtsQuest names Jeff Parks' replacement

    As Kassie Hilgert stood at the podium Tuesday of the ArtsQuest Center, rust-brown piping of one of the Lehigh Valley's greatest industrial engines rose behind her — the smokestacks atop the old Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces. When Hilgert's...
  • Bethlehem tweaks sprinker systems code to include audible devices

    Bethlehem is continuing to tweak the city's code regarding sprinkler systems in the sprawling warehouses going up at the former Bethlehem Steel plant site. During Tuesday night's meeting, City Council approved an amendment to the International Building...
  • Tax breaks for veterans unfair to other retirees [Letter]

    Tax breaks for veterans unfair to other retirees [Letter]
    As a 67-year-old retiree living in Maryland my whole life I am sick and tired of politicians picking winners and losers ("Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions July 16). As one of the tens of thousand of Bethlehem...