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  • Park-use agreement provides boost to Costco project

    Park-use agreement provides boost to Costco project
    Developers planning a Costco-anchored shopping center in Lower Macungie got a boost last week when township commissioners approved the use of a small piece of a township park for the project's storm water collection pond. The board has agreed to allow...
  • Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design

    Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design
    In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.” Buatta's luxurious interiors,...
  • Lower Macungie gearing up for Costco tax financing vote

    Lower Macungie Township commissioners plan to once and for all decide the fate of a tax increment financing district for a proposed Costco-anchored shopping center and determine whether tax dollars generated by the project should be used to finance it....
  • Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again

    Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again
    Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert's best-known films. That was before Nasso's own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison....
  • Helen E. Bryant, department store manager

    Helen E. Bryant, department store manager
    Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91. "I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
  • Costco

     
    I attended last week's informational meeting about the proposed Hamilton Crossing project, and I haven't had a chance until now to write about it. For the record, I have opposed the idea of Tax Increment Financing to help mitigate the......
  • Senior Day Honorees

    Bria Hartley: A WBCA All-American as a sophomore, she has recovered from an injury-filled junior season with the best year of her career. … Maya Moore is the only other player in program history to have amassed at least 1,500 points, 500 rebounds,...
  • Mosqueda-Lewis Could Return For UConn-Rutgers Game Saturday

    Mosqueda-Lewis Could Return For UConn-Rutgers Game Saturday
    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn's All-American junior who missed four games because of mononucleosis, was back at practice Thursday. Coach Geno Auriemma said that she might play on senior day Saturday against Rutgers at Gampel Pavilion if things go well...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm apologizes for threats; reporter won't press charges

    WASHINGTON -- A reporter who was physically threatened by a member of Congress while conducting an interview after Tuesday night's State of the Union address says he has no plans to press charges. Michael Scotto, a reporter for the NY1 channel, was...
  • New York congressman apologizes after threatening to throw reporter off balcony

    A New York congressman apologized on Wednesday after being caught on television camera threatening to throw a reporter off a balcony and telling him, "I'll break you in half," after he was asked in an interview about a federal investigation into...
  • Irish net DT Peter Mokwuah

    Irish net DT Peter Mokwuah
    Peter Mokwuah, a defensive tackle from Staten Island, N.Y., flipped his oral commitment from Rutgers to Notre Dame, according to multiple reports.  Mokwuah is a three-star prospect, according to rivals.com.  Meanwhile, three-star linebacker Richard...