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  • Valley makes the slow road back to normal

    Valley makes the slow road back to normal
    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...
  • PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation

    PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation
    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...
  • GOP gunning for Casey's seat debate

     
    We had the honor of moderating, alongside Pennsylvania political reporting greats Tom Fitzgerald of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Jim O'Toole of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pennsylvania Business Council's Senate Republican primary debate in New...
  • Rep. Holden to the Lehigh Valley?

     
    As state legislators toil over redesigning the congressional map, one rumor making the rounds is that U.S. Rep. Tim Holden's district could be redrawn to include Easton. Holden, a Democrat and the longest serving Pennsylvania congressman, called it a...
  • Bills Before State House Would Close PA Megan's Law Loopholes.

     
    The state House is set to vote this week on legislation that would make sure Pennsylvania meets national standards to register and track sex offenders -- or risk the loss of federal grant money if it does not. But juvenile justice advocates are protesting...
  • Pharmacist, social worker, physican sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions announced by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all...
  • Lehigh Valley educator among finalists for PA Teacher of the Year Award.

     
    A Teacher In The Southern Lehigh Schools ... ...is among the dozen finalists for the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award, the Corbett administration said this morning. Teacher Janet Miltenberger joins educators from districts in Erie, Delaware and...
  • Here's a big act the new Sands Event Center landed -- then lost

     
    Sands Bethlehem Event Center has been announcing some huge acts for its early months of operations after it opens May 16. But one really big act the center planned for two shows at the beginning of July has fallen through.......
  • With Senate Candidate's Defeat, Corbett's Political Prestige Takes A Hit.

     
    With his defeat at the hands of Tom Smith in Tuesday’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, Chester County businessman Steve Welch wasn’t the only one who suffered a reversal in his political fortunes. Gov, Tom Corbett, who endorsed Welch at a........
  • Is Jon Gosselin behind on child support?

     
    Kate Gosselin apparently learned from a Twitter follower Friday that her ex-husband Jon could be going to court in Berks County for non-payment of child support for their eight children. A follower named Maria, who it seems just started on......
  • U.S. Senate Candidates Don't Debate, So Much As Agree.

     
    NEW YORK — Republican primary voters looking to draw a bright line between the Republican candidates looking to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., next year may have to do some further digging. There were flurries of agreement — but......