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  • Lawsuits challenge electricity sales pitches, prices

    Lawsuits challenge electricity sales pitches, prices
    Summer is nearly upon us but the icy reception to last winter's outrageous electric bills still hasn't completely thawed for many people. In a move that deserves attention in the Lehigh Valley, officials in New Jersey are turning up the heat on some power...
  • An Industrial Survivor In Winsted

    An Industrial Survivor In Winsted
    The flood of 1955 and the global economy knocked out just about all the factories in the old mills along the Mad River in Winsted, on the south side of Route 44. Not Sterling Name Tape Co., where the original family, still in the original building,...
  • Roraback's Legacy Returns With Research Center Opening

    Roraback's Legacy Returns With Research Center Opening
    Catherine G. Roraback, granddaughter of a Connecticut Supreme Court chief justice, joined the family business in Canaan. But she left the fold when it came to the family's politics – and changed the world from a little white building on Main Street....
  • Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes' Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam

    Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes'  Kristopher Soto passes advanced sommelier exam
    Kristopher Soto of the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes is among 13 wine experts nationwide who have passed the advanced sommelier exam. Three days of intense testing added the 13 new names to the Court of Master Sommeliers. Three women and 10 men...
  • Friday night SportsFest basketball scoreboard

     
    BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL Easton 64, Ephrata 30 .... Hassan Greenfield 20. Phoenixville 45, Brooklyn NY 41 ... DeAndre Gadsden 11. North Hunterdon 38, Freedom 37 ... Doug Brightly 15. Del Val 60, Liberty 44 ... Giddings 22. Freire 47, Upper Perk 42 ......
  • Saturday scoreboard at SportsFest's "A-Town Throwdown" boys basketball tournament

     
    BOYS VARSITY Nazareth 47, Phoenixville 41 ... Brett Kline 15. Easton 56, Souderton 42 ... Rodney Arrington 12. PM West 57, Ephrata 32 ... Lance Singh 18. Brooklyn NY 58, Catasauqua 49 ... Kobe Telford 12. Liberty 37, Hempfield 34 ... Jaevon Dobbins 21....
  • The Supreme Court and the flow of history

    The Supreme Court and the flow of history
    The Supreme Court doesn't only make history. Sometimes it's swept along by historical waves, and sometimes it's caught up trying to resist them. During the last few months, the justices recognized the centrality in our private lives of the smartphone by...
  • Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75

    Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, whose songwriting partnership in the early 1960s with then-wife Carole King yielded some of the most indelible hits of the era, died Thursday at home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Michelle Goffin. He was 75. Michele Goffin said...
  • Bob Hastings dies at 89; 'McHale's Navy' actor

    Bob Hastings, a radio actor who found his footing in television, notably for portraying "yes man" Lt. Elroy Carpenter on the popular 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," died Monday of prostate cancer at his Burbank home, his family said. He was 89. Hastings...
  • Pushing tomato season

    Pushing tomato season
    Tomatoes are the scent of summer, aren't they? But who among us has the patience to wait for those sun-warmed babies to ripen on the vine — especially after the dreary, dragged-out winter many of us endured. Fortunately, there are parfumiers to...
  • Pau Gasol is leaving the Lakers for the Bulls

    The Lakers officially waved goodbye to two free agents Saturday — one they hoped to get, the other they hoped to keep. Carmelo Anthony was very close to returning to New York, Pau Gasol elected to move to Chicago, and the Lakers were bystanders....