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  • Ice, snow make Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. a misery

    Snow and ice that had been moving their way across the country since last week, finally arrived in the nation’s Mid-Atlantic region, creating power outages and traffic woes up through the Northeast on Monday. Snowfalls of up to a foot were...
  • Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice

    Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice
    A second burst of snow in three days is forecast Tuesday, potentially lengthening the weekend for schoolchildren one more day and clouding the morning commute. Several inches of snow, with smaller chances of half a foot or slightly more, are forecast...
  • Does road surface on bridges crumble faster?

    Q: The Hamilton Boulevard bridge over the Turnpike near Minesite Road needs some tender loving care. Previous cracks in the concrete have now turned into holes, and cracks are developing in other sections. It may be time to lock the door before the horses...
  • Higher speed limits may make it hard to nab contraband soap traffickers

    After the end of World War II, everybody was overjoyed and deeply disturbed at the same time, as vivid reports emerged about Adolf Hitler's atrocities. Also at that same time, people talked about one of Hitler's great accomplishments, the no-speed-limit...
  • Expensive Allentown advice linked in some cases to campaign contributions

    It is downright heartwarming the way Allentown's city fathers want to do everything in full public view. "I think we were pretty darn open," Mayor Ed Pawlowski was quoted as saying Thursday, in a story on how he arranged more than $4 million in fees to...
  • Constitutional subversions are flayed by a legal expert after Obama-Leno show

    Constitutional subversions are flayed by a legal expert after Obama-Leno show
    Less than 50 miles from the Lehigh Valley, as the crow flies, is the only museum dedicated entirely to the world's most important document. The National Constitution Center is two blocks from Independence Hall, where the U.S. Constitution was signed...
  • Upfront cash deals for politicians bring financial woe for the public

    The juxtaposition of two seemingly unrelated events this week ought to have taxpayers recoiling in horror. Both events involved schemes by politicians to grab "upfront cash" to make themselves look good while in office, so that when most of the bills...
  • Early #migratory #bird seasons set in #Pennsylvania

     
    Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and changes this year will increase the number of birds hunters can keep in their possession. The early seasons for mourning doves, Canada geese, woodcock and other migratory bird...
  • Guv announces "modernization" of PA Infrastructure.

     
    It Ain't The Jetsons ... ... and their jet-cars, but it is a start. The Corbett administration sent out a video press release this afternoon on Guv's presence at a ribbon-cutting for a new all-electronic Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange in southeastern.....
  • #Migratory #bird season begins Sept. 1 in #Pennsylvania

     
    Early Canada goose and dove hunters take to the fields of Penn’s Woods on Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania’s 2012-13 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Dove hunters will...
  • PennDOT issues new travel restrictions. #frankenstorm

     
    Hot Off The Presses. This came in over the transom a couple of minutes ago: Harrisburg – Due to the dangerous wind speeds associated with Hurricane Sandy, beginning at 12:30 p.m. today the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the....