| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Paul F. Burkett, 90, New Baltimore, passed away July 16, 2013, at Meadow View Nursing Home. Born April 28, 1923, in Manns Choice, son of the late Norman and Marie (Fochtman) Burkett. Preceded in death by first wife, Mary Garnet (Rudge) Burkett; second...
| Mar 4, 2008
| 9:48 AM
Pop singer Billy Joel sang 25 years ago about how "we're living here in Allentown, and they're closing all the factories down." In a general sense, that's what happened to a lot of manufacturing in the Lehigh Valley. What Joel didn't sing about was the...
| Mar 4, 2008
| 10:13 AM
Almost overnight, the Sands BethWorks Casino will do something it has taken some of the area's biggest companies decades to do: become one of the Lehigh Valley's top 10 employers.
By the time the casino, hotel and shopping complex opens next year,...
| Mar 6, 2008
| 1:10 PM
Faced with rising health care and fuel costs, an increasingly competitive market for skilled workers and less-than-positive forecasts for the U.S. economy, the Lehigh Valley's small businesses will have some tough challenges in 2008, but they remain...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr., a retired Baltimore police officer who attained the rank of colonel during a career that spanned more than three decades, died June 30 from pancreatic cancer at his Catonsville home.
He was 61.
The son of an Arundel Corp....
| Jan 23, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Theodore E. “Ted” Baca, 83, Conemaugh Township, died Jan. 22, 2011, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown. Born Dec. 7, 1927, in Boswell, son of John and Alberta (Snajder) Baca. Preceded in death by parents; children, Gerald in 1957, and...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Richard “Auntick” Moskey, 75, of Gray, died Jan. 21, 2011, at the In Touch Hospice House of Journey’s Rest, Somerset. Born Dec. 19, 1935, in Boswell, son of Alexander M. Sr. and Anna (Mosney) Moskey. Preceded in death by parents,...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Project partners are moving forward with a plan to maximize flows from a whitewater release valve at the Quemahoning Reservoir.
The Cambria Somerset Authority board on Thursday authorized the bidding of an engineering design that will remediate a balky...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 7:16 PM
River enthusiasts will formally dedicate the whitewater release valve at the Quemahoning Reservoir during May’s Stonycreek Rendezvous.
Scheduled for the weekend of May 13, the three-day event commonly draws more than 500 people to Greenhouse Park...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:58 PM
In a ruling that's left Dundalk-area residents shaking their heads, a federal court has declared that recent owners of the century-old steel-making complex at Sparrows Point can't be made to clean up past contamination of surrounding waters.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home.
He was 93.
The son of a construction superintendent and...