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  • Tea party defenders say most support its agenda

    Tea party defenders say most support its agenda
    In the wake of my column about last week's election results, I heard from a few people who felt I was unfair to the tea party. Here's the line they didn't like. I was running through the underlying reasons for my faulty assumption that John Callahan...
  • Northampton County election another shocker

    Northampton County election another shocker
    Almost exactly 20 years ago today, I began my column this way: Like many of you, I'm sitting here with my mouth hanging open, trying to figure out Tuesday's election results. I have proven time and again that I don't have a clue when it comes to...
  • Bill White's last look at the year's top stories

    Reading all these year-in-review recaps has left me a little groggy, so forgive me if my own look at 2013's top stories veers in and out of reality. January: Bethlehem police deny favoritism after citing motorist for obstructing New York Jets coach...
  • Bethlehem requests water hike

     
    When he released his budget earlier this month, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan announced the city would pursue a water rate increase. On Wednesday, Bethlehem delivered on that promise. The city formally took the request to the Public Utility Commission,...
  • Callahan prepares for marathon

     
    After a 10-year run as Bethlehem’s mayor, John Callahan is now preparing to literally run a marathon. He said he’s gotten a spot to run in the Boston marathon in April, thanks to an exemption granted by Boston marathon race director Dave...
  • Reynolds elected Bethlehem City Council president

     
    Bethlehem City Councilman J. William Reynolds was elected council president Monday, putting him in the most visible role as a check on his one-time Democratic primary opponent Mayor Robert Donchez. So, as part of his first statement as president that...
  • Next Week

     
    I wanted to offer a heads up about two events scheduled for the same time next week, at 7 p.m. Tuesday. One is an opportunity for public comment on Northampton County's study on the handling of stray animals, which I......
  • Goodbye, Mr. Bannon

     
    Bethlehem lost a mayor this week. Not the elected kind that runs a city but the familiar, likable guy whoseems to know everybody. Tim Bannon, a information attendant at City Hall stationed near the bill payment center, died this week after battling...
  • Election Results

     
    My column today focused on the election results in Northampton and Lehigh county, noting among other things that Northampton County voters delivered a similar upset 20 years ago when Republican Bill Brackbill defeated incumbent Jerry Seyfried for the...
  • Norco Council Democratic slate touts senior expos

     
    The slate of Democratic candidates for Northampton County Council, helmed by executive candidate John Callahan, announced a plan Thursday to host annual senior expos to promote the services available to seniors. Callahan, Christen Borso, Ron Heckman,...
  • Whitey Bulger won't talk, considers trial a sham, lawyer says

    BOSTON -- Whitey Bulger sat in court as he was called a rat, Satan, a coward, a punk, a psychopath, a bag of jailhouse rags and some other terms not suitable for mention in a family newspaper, and after all that, decided to keep silent. The Boston...
  • Bethlehem's next bright idea

     
    Bethlehem has begun changing out the bulbs in 5,800 streetlights with energy-saving LED ones. The $3.8 million project is expected to pay for itself, producing enough to pay off the project’s debt over 10 years and yield an additional $500,000 in...