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  • Q&A Lori Wehr Young, descendant of William H. Wehr, namesake of Wehr's Dam

    Lori Wehr Young of South Whitehall is a descendant of William H. Wehr, who helped build Wehr's Dam in Covered Bridge Park in South Whitehall Township. The dam is at the center of a debate pitting preservationists who want to save the structure and conservationists who want to remove the dam to improve water quality and fish passage in the Jordan Creek. Young, which is part of the group trying to save the dam, has been researching the history of William H. Wehr and her family. She is the subject of this week's Q&A.
  • A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]

    A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]
    From the time I was a kid growing up in Baltimore County, I've always associated Sparrows Point and Bethlehem Steel with jobs. For so many Baltimore County residents, these 3,000-plus acres represented a center of job opportunity. If your brother or...

    Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated

    Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated
    Alongside Northampton Community College's south Bethlehem campus runs a quiet little side street that dead-ends at a metal gate, once the main entrance for thousands of steelworkers who cranked out battleship guns and the structural steel that became...

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...

    An objective view of Saucon Valley teacher contract talks

    I read with interest the Your View, written by Roger Ochse, a former executive at Bethlehem Steel, about the Saucon Valley School District educational dilemma. I agree with everything Mr. Ochse says. It is enjoyable to read a rational and objective...