| Feb 14, 2007
| 9:00 PM
The area's first major winter storm, a night-and-day hammering by sleet and snow that glazed roads with layers of treacherous ice and slush, led to dozens of crashes and paralyzed traffic on some major thoroughfares.
Interstate 78, in particular, became a...
| Mar 9, 2008
A lot has changed in Palmerton in the past 100 years. The New Jersey Zinc Co., once the largest producer of zinc in the United States and the town's largest employer, is gone. Instead of products, most of the area's industries now deliver information...
| Mar 1, 2008
Some Pennsylvania politicians and Allentown energy company PPL Corp. have found themselves on opposing sides of a Washington, D.C., imbroglio over high-tension power lines.
At issue is a controversial 2005 federal law that shifted final say over...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 9:14 AM
Pennsylvania House Speaker Keith McCall has decided to retire from the Legislature at the end of this year.
McCall told colleagues and staff members he will step down when his 14th term ends in December, according to two people familiar with the...