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Bethlehem Steel

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  • IronPigs not worried about increased competition for local entertainment dollar

    IronPigs not worried about increased competition for local entertainment dollar
    When the Lehigh Valley IronPigs opened the gates of Coca-Cola Park for the first time on March 30, 2008, for an exhibition game against the Phillies, the local entertainment landscape — not to mention the skyline of downtown of Allentown —...
  • Lafayette's "Artist Talk" to feature Bethlehem Steel photographer April 9

    Meet the artist who took pictures of Bethlehem Steel from 1989 through its shutdown in 1996, during Lafayette College's "Artist Talk" at noon April 9 at the Williams Center for the Arts. Artist Joseph E. B. Elliot will discuss his experiences, process...
  • Female welders needed to help forge a future in the Valley

    As music by Glenn Miller softly played in the background — punctuated by the crackle, snap and zip of heavy equipment — Sam Kincaid practiced some welding techniques at Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School. Kincaid, dressed head to toe...
  • Photo exhibit: Picturing life in Bethlehems around the world

    In the Lehigh Valley, most of us are familiar with the Bethlehem named by Count Nicolaus von Zinzendorf, who christened his newly founded Moravian missionary village on Christmas Eve 1741. But the Pennsylvania city on the banks of the Monocacy Creek...
  • Bethlehem CRIZ authority hires a financial adviser

    The Bethlehem Redevelopment and Improvement Authority on Thursday hired a financial adviser to help the city put its powerful new tax incentive to work and moved forward on obtaining a $250,000 line of credit so the new authority has money to pay its...
  • Craig's gift to the 1 percent [Letter]

    Craig's gift to the 1 percent [Letter]
    County Executive David Craig is making it way too easy not to vote for him ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). Is he running for governor of Disney World? State government has a lot of bills to pay for...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes. Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
  • Getting girls moving is part of program's goals

    Even though it's still winter as evidenced by the massive amounts of snow covering the Lehigh Valley, the temperatures are getting warmer this weekend. Robins have been spotted since February, but haven't brought the required warm weather to send many...
  • Workers at Sparrows Point implode plant building

    Workers at Sparrows Point implode plant building
    Workers at Sparrows Point imploded one of the buildings at the closed steel plant Friday, causing a loud boom that was heard in nearby Dundalk, Baltimore County Police said. MCM Industrial Services conducted a controlled demolition of the Basic Oxygen...
  • Sparrows Point owners warned on environmental allegations

    Sparrows Point owners warned on environmental allegations
    State environmental officials and the owners of the Sparrows Point peninsula are moving toward a settlement to correct alleged regulatory violations at the former steelmaking site. Regulators say an array of problems have occurred over the past year...
  • Bethlehem to study South Side parking, possible garage

    Northampton Community College's Fowler Family Southside Center is a campus surrounded by parking, leftover macadam lots comprising hundreds of spaces from the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. It's good for students like Nathan Melendez, a 31-year-old...