| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Hostess Brands Inc. will start selling off the rights to Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other baked brands after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved its plan for an “orderly wind-down.”
The company will also start shrinking its...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Upper Macungie supervisors Thursday approved a $14.2 million township budget with no tax hike.
The millage rate will remain at 0.64 mills. That means a homeowner with a property assessed at $200,000 will pay $128 in real estate taxes.
The biggest single...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:33 PM
College basketball’s national scoring leader in 2011, BYU’s Jimmer Fredette, was the 10th overall pick of the NBA draft. Last season’s top scorer, Oakland’s Reggie Hamilton, went undrafted.
Virginia Tech’s Erick Green...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Virginia Tech’s Erick Green was part of a trade-crazed NBA draft Thursday night and landed with the Denver Nuggets.
The Utah Jazz selected Green with the 46th overall pick, midway through the second round, but sent Green to Denver for cash and...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:32 AM
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| May 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On the Bulworth thread, a commenter asks if I'll be responding to James Taranto's blog item at the Wall Street Journal that mentions me. A bit. Here's the relevant passage and a few subsequent passages with my comments. There's been......
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of Twinkies to a pair of investment firms.
Hostess Brands Inc. is selling the spongy yellow cakes, along with other snacks including Ding Dongs and Ho Hos, to Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co....
| Mar 11, 2013
For decades, the Lehigh Valley has been known to business leaders for three important qualities.
Location, location and location.
Nestled along Interstate 78 between Philadelphia and New York, the region has always been attractive to companies looking...
| Mar 11, 2013
The Lehigh Valley may be attached to its legacy as a place that makes stuff — steel, cement, Mack Trucks, etc.
But the rest of the world, it seems, has come to see the region as something quite different: a distribution hub.
This happens to be a...
| Mar 11, 2013
If you've ever bitten into a Ball Park bun, toasted a Thomas' English muffin or dunked an Entenmann's doughnut, you are already intimately familiar with the latest baker coming to town.
But there's much more to Bimbo Bakeries USA than gut reaction....
| May 16, 2013
| 8:35 AM
William Bass Wesley, 86, of Science Hill, passed away Friday, May 10.
Born Jan. 29, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio, William was a son of the late Raymond "R.T." and Gertie Wesley.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Fanny Weber; two sons,...