| Nov 6, 2013
Longtime Bethlehem Councilman Robert Donchez, who learned officially Tuesday he will be his city's next mayor, will be working with a council that has only fellow Democrats, according to unofficial results.
With more than 90 percent of precincts...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Imagine that rather than going to Walmart, you could get that new cellphone case by hitting a button on your 3D printer. Or that earthquake victims in underdeveloped countries could build themselves new homes out of mud. Or that your car was so light that...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Three Northampton County projects got some nods last week from a top state preservation group. Preservation Pennsylvania presented awards for projects done at the Northampton County Courthouse, Bethlehem’s 19th century stock house-turned-visitors...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Joel R. Bailey, a longtime Baltimore County public school English teacher who also coached basketball, died Friday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 77.
"The first thing, Joel really liked his students. ... He enjoyed...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Dundalk's high school deteriorated during the past two decades just as the community's once-bustling steel mill declined. From the school's top floor, you could see the Key Bridge and the detritus of a shuttered industrial past.
Inside, the school...
| Oct 7, 2013
Two Liberty High sports icons. Two different sports. Two very different generations.
But make no mistake, while they are two very different people, Chuck Bednarik and Darrun Hilliard featured the same work ethic and desire to succeed.
That's why a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:56 PM
An energy company that wanted to build a terminal in Sparrows Point to import liquefied natural gas and an 88-mile pipeline into Pennsylvania has scrapped those plans after a seven-year fight over safety and environmental concerns.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Still digesting Saturday's 51-44 double-overtime win by Lehigh over Central Connecticut State in one of the most remarkable games I've covered in 13 years on the Lehigh beat. The players said after the game that they never gave up and always believed they...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:36 AM
John A. Kinnaird backed his truck-mounted crane toward the monument that has stood at the side of Dundalk Avenue for two decades, a black-granite tribute "in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice."
The memorial recognizes workers killed in...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:14 PM
The face was familiar and so was the place, but rather than patrolling center field as he did for parts of five seasons with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Rich Thompson was on the concourse level overlooking the field on Tuesday night at Coca-Cola Park....