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  • Sunset at Bethlehem Steel

     
    When you've written as many columns as I have over 25 years, you're bound to have some favorites. One of the nice things about having this blog is that I occasionally get to bring one of those columns back and......
  • Coordinated Health hit a home run with the Athlete of the Week program and banquet

     
    Confession time. When I first heard we would be selecting, contacting and then writing about athletes of the week every Monday during the school year, I wasn't thrilled. "It's not like we don't have enough to do," I thought. But when I attended the...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. THE MONKEES The chance for all four members of The Monkees to reunite passed with the 2012 death of Davy Jones, meaning the last full U.S. tour of the......
  • Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks cancels season opener because of rain

     
    The opening concert for this year’s season at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, scheduled at 7:30 p.m. today, May 16, has been canceled because of rain. The show by Easton-based indie-pop band Our Griffins will not be held, said Mark......
  • Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks season kicks off Friday, packed with talent. Here's our picks of the best

     
    When the Levitt Pavilion at ArtsQuest's SteelStacks campus opened in July 2011, organizers said they knew they had a very special venue, with its expansive lawn at the base of Bethlehem Steel's iconic blast furnaces in south Bethlehem. The Smithereens.......
  • SoccerFest to show World Cup games on giant outdoor screen

     
    Don't miss a moment of World Cup soccer when you watch it on giant outdoor LED screens during the free FIFA World Cup SoccerFest and Viewing Party at SteelStacks June 12-16 and 19-22. The Bethlehem site isone of a select......
  • A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still

    A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still
    The closing of the steel mill at Sparrows Point overwhelmed Bob Jennings. Too young to retire at 59, he faced a gloomy job market for local manufacturing workers and a bureaucracy that couldn't get him timely training help. He felt like a failure. No,...
  • Herbert B. Groh, 92, led a mariner's life from Baltimore

    Herbert B. Groh, 92, led a mariner's life from Baltimore
    Herbert B. Groh, whose life as a mariner spanned the gamut from running errands on the city docks of the 1930s to work as a harbor pilot and tugboat captain, and who helped rescue and rehabilitate the Liberty ship-turned-floating-museum John W. Brown,...
  • Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors

    Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors
    When the Sparrows Point steel mill closed, Deborah S. Barkley felt sorry for the laid-off workers — she didn't want that to happen. But she knew her life would get better. For 20 years, she's lived less than a mile from the Baltimore County plant....
  • Gettysburg 150th anniversary: The souls of the 153rd Pennsylvania

    They were farmers, painters and watchmakers. Saddlers, millers and carpenters. Boys from towns like Easton. And men from tiny hamlets like Bath. Almost all of the 993 soldiers in the 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment hailed from Northampton...
  • Sparrows Point one year later

    Sparrows Point one year later
    It's hard to realize that over a year has passed since the closing of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point. Opened over 100 years ago as Bethlehem Steel, the plant along with Western Electric, General Motors, Lever Brothers to name a...