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  • 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...
  • AG ends investigation of National Museum of Industrial History

    AG ends investigation of National Museum of Industrial History
    The state attorney general's office has concluded its investigation into the finances of the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem and construction on the long-overdue project could begin this fall, according to museum interim CEO L....
  • James J. Connolly, manager

    James J. Connolly, manager
    James J. Connolly, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager whose career spanned 40 years, died July 4 of liver cancer at his Towson home. He was 85. The son of Harry T. Connolly, president of the old Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad, and...
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
  • Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner

    Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner
    Peter Allen Denzer, founder of Peter's Inn in Fells Point and a motorcycle enthusiast, died June 30 at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va. He took his own life after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was 67. "His mantra was to drive fast and...
  • Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group

    Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group
    The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment. An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
  • Kamenetz lowballs Sparrows Point [Letter]

    Kamenetz lowballs Sparrows Point [Letter]
    Before Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz cites figures of past employment in his county, he needs to check the facts. Sparrows Point, under the operation of the Bethlehem Steel Company, had at last 55,000 employees in the steel mill and shipyard...
  • John W. Trageser Jr., mechanical engineer

    John W. Trageser Jr., mechanical engineer
    John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John W. Trageser Sr., who owned Trageser's Cozy Inn, and the former...
  • 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...