| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Bethlehem, get ready for a new sister. Mayor John Callahan announced this week that his city will be signing a “sister city” agreement with Corfu, Greece. Corfu, a picturesque island located off Greece’s northwest coast, will be...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Democrat Rick Daugherty could go down as the least funded candidate ever to challenge four-term Congressman Charlie Dent.
In the last quarter, Daugherty raised $7,500 and spent $4,700 of it on yard signs, food and supplies for fundraising, printing ...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The night after she managed to scare off an intruder who had broken into her apartment and snuck into her bedroom, Sarah Braunstein slept with a hammer under her pillow for protection.
"It didn't become a habit," said Braunstein, 27, of Logan Square....
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Stopping in Allentown, Pa. Tuesday afternoon, Democratic National Committee chairwoman U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz kept the heat on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release years worth of pre-2010 income tax returns.
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:07 PM
He’s not running for Congress this year, but Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan was in full campaign mode this morning at the Allentown Obama re-election campaign office.
Callahan and three local college students headlined a news conference to rally...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A 66-year-old Bridgeview motorist was killed during a wrong-way crash on I-80 in far southwest Grundy County near Seneca early this morning, authorities said.
Abed M. Bader was pronounced dead on the scene about 12:45 a.m., said Grundy County Coroner...
| Mar 11, 2013
The Lehigh Valley is the fastest-growing region in Pennsylvania. We are a day's drive from one-third of the population of the United States. The ease of access to large markets, combined with a lower cost of living, affordable real estate, lower taxes and...
| Mar 11, 2013
As a leader in point-of-care medical diagnostics, OraSure Technologies has had a worldwide impact on health through the launch of its innovative products. We are a global leader in oral fluid diagnostic technology, bringing to market first-of-its-kind...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Reading all these year-in-review recaps has left me a little groggy, so forgive me if my own look at 2012's top stories veers in and out of reality.
January Eyebrows raised when developers announce new hockey arena will be called The Heather Browne...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:27 PM
OK, let's pretend you're a member of Bethlehem City Council.
As part of his 2013 budget, Mayor John Callahan has proposed changing the city over to a single-hauler system for trash collection, an idea floated by Bethlehem leaders since, I don't know,...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:12 PM
A few weeks ago we visited our friends at the Lehigh County Senior Center to serve some coffee we made without electricity. They loved it. We're just not sure if they loved it because it was free, or electric-free.
Anyway, while we were there we...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan may have proposed a no tax-increase, near-level budget for next year. But he still has some selling to do. On the first reading of the ordinances -- in which many council members vote "aye" without prejudice so they can get...