| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend.
But the return to...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The sodden, wind-blown tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 82 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions...
| May 30, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The Berks County District Attorney's Office announces the arrest of nine suspected drug dealers. The suspects are all members of an alleged drug trafficking ring operating out of Berks and Lancaster counties.
Details of the investigation were unveiled...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:06 PM
With President Obama visiting Philadelphia Tuesday, the Pennsylvania GOP held a preemptive press call to tout Republican Mitt Romney's chances of winning the state in November.
Republican party chairman Rob Gleason told The Morning Call last month...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Women have been gaining ground in the gender wars, although they still lag behind when it comes to salaries, especially in the Lehigh Valley, as reflected in a front-page story in The Morning Call on Sunday.
Lehigh Valley women earn 72.4 cents for...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 2:17 PM
There is a German mystique in the Lehigh Valley, especially when Musikfest and its oompah band music is approaching, and it'd be a shame to see the lederhosen come unstitched, figuratively speaking.
That is why it was so upsetting this week to read about...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Dollar General Corporation, a national retailer with more than 10,000 stores, will locate its new distribution center in Bethel Township, Berks County and create more than 500 jobs and an additional 75 indirect...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Pennsylvania State Police in Reading are looking for an escaped inmate from the Wernersville Corrections Center. On Wednesday night around 11 p.m., Daryl O'Donnell, 27, walked out of the Corrections Center, a halfway house for inmates.
O'Donnell had been...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
If someone shows up at your home unannounced with a load of asphalt and a special price to pave your driveway, don't let yourself be rolled over.
Authorities in the Lehigh Valley area are investigating several situations involving solicitations from...
| Aug 7, 2012
With the fall quarterly meetings of the Pennsylvania Game Commission scheduled for Franklin, Venango County on Sept. 24-25, getting there may be a problem for most of us in the eastern half of the state.
But Ralph A. Martone, the president of the PGC's...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:03 PM
The bankruptcy and closing of several hundred Circuit City stores in late 2008 dealt a serious blow to the nation's already weak retail scene.
The Great Recession had forced the extinction of several chains in the Lehigh Valley, including Tweeter and...