| May 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators sit on the powerful tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, which will begin its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups at a hearing on Tuesday.
Republicans and Democrats are...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Recession being the bane of piano retailers, it seems wholly remarkable that Harry Cohen and his son, Lou, decided to start selling Baldwins and Wurlitzers in 1937 — the year the economy relapsed toward the end of the Great Depression.
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Q: The way PennDOT has the barricades, stop signs etc. set up for their construction activities at the Route 22/309 interchange creates a very dangerous situation. Drivers trying to enter 22 have a tendency to pull partially into the right-hand traffic...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The Baltimore Police Department tapped one of its lawyers as the new head of internal affairs, saying Rodney Hill's experience as an officer and his recent turn as a prosecutor of police misconduct cases give him the credibility to lead a group charged...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The mayors of Allentown and Bethlehem were among the thousands of individuals and corporations who donated a total of $43 million to President Obama's second inauguration.
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski contributed $300 and his wife, Lisa, gave $305....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Joseph Fairbanks, a retired Baltimore litigator who was an inspiration and mentor to younger attorneys, died June 12 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 68.
"Every litigation associate in our Baltimore office sought Joe out. He was a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:33 PM
James Martin Wilson Jr., 71, of Mercersburg, Pa., formerly of Montgomery County, Md., passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Born March 4, 1942 in Olney, Md., he was the son of the late James Martin Wilson Sr....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Jacqueline Ann Spare, a registered nurse who worked for many years at Bon Secours Hospital, died of bone cancer May 28 at the Joseph Richey Hospice. The Columbia resident was 65.
Born Jacqueline Ann Sullivan in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Applewood Drive rises from Haasadahl Road in South Whitehall Township in a steep climb, and at the top of the hill, there is a reward for the eyes.
There are rows of enough lovely apple trees to make John Chapman (the legendary Johnny Appleseed) proud....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Fast food chain Taco Bell recently submitted plans to build a restaurant on Airport Road in Allentown. The 2,790-square-foot restaurant and drive thru are planned for 1102-1122 Airport Road, according to the legal notice. It was not immediately known if...