| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:25 PM
We turn back again (so to speak) to the issue of the many motorists whose vehicles have been towed for the crime of car-pooling at the Kmart Plaza shopping center on Tilghman Street, near the Turnpike entrance, in South Whitehall Township. After...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:01 PM
The effort to get toy guns out of Easter baskets has paid off for Fr. Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina’s Catholic Church.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports many Chicago area Walgreens stores have pulled the baskets with plastic water guns or Nerf dart...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:40 PM
SANTA ANA — An Orange County prosecutor on Wednesday described an alleged Costa Mesa gang member accused of attempted murder as a "puppeteer" who convinced younger teens to help him in a shooting that left a 15-year-old girl wounded in the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:40 AM
We're learning more about Liberty University's plans for the Sears store at River Ridge Mall.
The school hopes to turn the space into a civic center. Conceptual drawings were released Wednesday, showing a possible arena, exhibit hall, and high-rise...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 4:48 PM
When Josh Palmer opened his restaurant, Sette Luna, in Easton's historic district seven years ago, he had a good feeling about the struggling city's revitalization efforts. Today, he's even more confident. His urban Tuscan trattoria at 219 Ferry St. is...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:42 AM
You'll soon be able to get your fill of Pad Thai, Red Curry and Tamarind Duck in South Whitehall Township.
Owners of the new Thai Avenue Restaurant in South Whitehall hope to open next week, once they pass inspections.
After I took a photo of the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.
In the long run, the devastation the storm...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:52 PM
May was tough for Darlene Williams. Her unemployment benefits ran out.
She paid her rent of $1,116 in June out of the $2,000 left in her life savings.
In July, her church kept a roof over her head. In August, the Actors Fund did.
In September, a...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 3:44 PM
I'm tired of hearing all the bad things about Walmart. It all boils down to the union, not to traffic issues.
I heard Best Buy is closing some stores. I heard Kmart is closing stores, and some grocery stores are closing too. What retail store will...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:15 AM
The green and yellow (blecch) of the Packers mixed with the lime green and dark blue (blecch) of the Seahawks in a huge scrum in the corner of the end zone during the last football game the replacement refs handled.
For about 30 seconds that small piece...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Struggling women’s clothing retailer TheTalbots Inc.is considering an improved takeover offer worth nearly $211 million from New York private equity firm Sycamore Partners.
Sycamore is now proposing a $3.05-per-share deal for the Hingham, Mass.,...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Sears Holding Co. may be back from the brink, once again earning a profit in its first quarter. J.C. Penney, however, has been less blessed as consumers and investors roundly trounced its turnaround effort this week.
On Thursday, Sears said it earned...