| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:05 PM
It's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell us what you thought of a book you recently read, and you could be published in Printers Row Journal.
| Oct 21, 2012
Break down the 2012 election into something fundamentally American — as opposed to the economy, which is universal, or the latest gaffe by Mitt Romney or Joe Biden, which is shallower fare — and it revolves around this question: How much...
| Apr 29, 2012
WASHINGTON -- It was going to happen anyway, but Mitt Romney's wealth and history as a healer of troubled corporations doubly assures that this year's presidential campaign will see a return in spades to good old "class warfare."
David Axelrod, President...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Later this year — the Good Lord willing and the creeks don't rise — this newspaper plans to publish a book about presidents who have visited the Lehigh Valley, and what they did when they were here.
I've spent most of the month of May...
| May 25, 2012
| 12:07 PM
The tropical disturbance off Florida’s east coast likely will grow into a tropical depression or storm over the weekend and possibly as soon as Friday.
As of 3 p.m. on Friday, the National Hurricane Center gave the broad area of low pressure an...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The effort to recover the boat that capsized on the 4th of July, killing three children who were in the cabin, was delayed for yet another day after murky water slowed down divers' efforts to pull the vessel up. Investigators hope on Wednesday, however,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:46 PM
A week after it capsized, killing three children, divers have finally been able to retrieve a sunken yacht off the sea floor, and get one step closer to figuring out what went so wrong.
The 34-foot vessel dubbed Kandi Won is now back in port, having been...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Sometime in the fall of 1712, a gang of Williamsburg brickmakers began firing tens of thousands of bricks for what would become one of colonial America's most indelible landmarks.
Completed three years later, Bruton Parish Church has long been...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 3:04 PM
We started five years ago. We do not choose specific books to read, but we all read something on the same president. We start with a discussion of the president and then eventually the conversation gets to current political and economic...
| Nov 4, 2012
The last time anyone cleaned the historic bell at Bruton Parish Church, Theodore Roosevelt was president and the Wright Brothers were celebrating the first flight to last more than 30 minutes.
But records from the 1905 restoration are so bad that the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:51 PM
Election Day is here. After more than a year of campaigning and billions of dollars mostly wasted on the campaigns, it is decision day for our nation.
The media pundits and the polls suggest that this will be a close election. It could go either way. The...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The NCAA today selected former U.S. Senator George Mitchell as the independent Athletics Integrity Monitor at Penn State.
Mitchell’s five-year appointment begins immediately.
As Athletics Integrity Monitor, Mitchell will evaluate Penn State&...