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  • Mr. Callahan goes to Tondabayashi

     
    Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan returned this week from an eight-day trip to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary with his hometown’s sister city relationship with Tondabayashi. The trip included a tour of City Hall, Tondabayashi historic district,...
  • Rendell to campaign for Callahan

     
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed. Rendell will headline a rally for Northampton County executive candidate and Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan on March 26. This will be Callahan's second high-profile show of support this month. Last week U.S. Rep. Matt...
  • Barron endorses McClure for Norco exec

     
    Northampton County Controller Stephen Barron on Tuesday announced he would endorse Councilman Lamont McClure for county executive. "Mr. McClure is the only candidate who is ready to do the job of Northampton County executive," McClure said in a statement....
  • Bryan Callahan announces run for Bethlehem City Council

     
    Bryan Callahan, a teacher and the mayor’s brother, is looking to his own mark in Bethlehem politics. He launched his campaign this week for a seat on council that would begin next year when his brother, Mayor John Callahan, leaves office. Bryan...
  • Hall of Fame

     
    I wanted to follow up with a few things I couldn't get in today's column about the 2013 Hall of Fame nominees. First, though, I'll encourage you to read the list and then pass along either your comments on those......
  • Treat down traffic signals as four-way stops

     
    There is still parts of Bethlehem without power -- including the traffic signals. Officials have been stressing to treat those intersections as a four-way stop. Now, police are starting to ticket violators. Bethlehem police announced the enforcement...
  • Bethlehem continues cleanup in Sandy's wake

     
    Bethlehem workers took to the streets again this morning to continue clearing the trees and other destruction caused when the remnants of Hurricane Sandy blew through the Lehigh Valley. “We will continue to work with PPL to remove trees and downed...
  • BASD Honor Roll

     
    Parent-teacher conferences are going on during this shortened Thanksgiving Day week in the Bethlehem Area School District. What a perfect time to publish online, the first-quarter honor roll. Jump to the next page to find your child's name at Broughal,...
  • Bethlehem kicks off Christmas season

     
    In a few hours, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan and his elementary school helpers will flip on a switch and usher in the holiday season in the Christmas City at the annual tree-lighting ceremony. It marks the 75th year that Bethlehem has branded itself...
  • Who pays the amusement tax?

     
    Bethlehem is not alone in considering a tax on fun as a way to ease the amount of taxes a homeowner has to pay to cover the city bills. From Pittsburgh to Easton, municipalities with big entertainment draws have instituted to the amusement tax since the...
  • Altoona, I'm Sorry

     
    One of my columns last week commented on the fact that Altoona is the only Pennsylvania city besides Bethlehem that doesn't contract with one hauler. I didn't mention it there, but Altoona at least has the city divided into zones......
  • Whitey Bulger's Defense: Hit Man A Self-Serving Liar

    Whitey Bulger's Defense: Hit Man A Self-Serving Liar
    The confessed 20-time killer who has emerged as James "Whitey" Bulger's chief accuser suffered a relentless grilling Wednesday by defense lawyers who portrayed him as a self-serving liar who cut a deal with prosecutors to stay off death row. Bulger...