| Nov 22, 2013
Jubilant crowds, jammin' performers and the iconic Bethlehem landmarks of both historic Main Street and the former Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces in South Bethlehem highlight the Musikfest 2014 poster, unveiled this week by ArtsQuest.
The poster, created...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:24 PM
State Rep. Dan McNeill loves the CRIZ. The freshman state rep thinks the state designation can unleash Bethlehem’s potential in redeveloping the former Bethlehem Steel land in a way a similar incentive helped Allentown lure a hockey arena....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
At Bethlehem's busy intersection at Third and New streets sprawls the Maze community garden, a labyrinth of berry trees, strawberry bushes and beds of heirloom tomatoes, squash and herbs.
People grow and take what they want. Those in the know take...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Lehigh Valley singer-songwriter Billy Bauer, host for the new Open Mic Night series at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, had just opened the series’ first night Thursday with two very good songs when he addressed the crowd – and the singers waiting......
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Olga Jacoby has been climbing the many concrete steps at Lehigh University's hillside campus for her lunchtime workout during the 27 years she's worked there, steering clear of nearby secluded trails where she would never walk alone.
But in the past few...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Bill Fritz, 91, of Bethlehem remembers growing up in Fountain Hill and serving with a Navy aviation unit in South America during World War II.
My father died when I was 11. He was 35 years old. He had rheumatic fever as a child and never got over...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Amelia Earhart stops by ABE Airport in 1929. Ronald Reagan visits Allentown's General Electric plant in 1957. Joe DiMaggio signs autographs at Whitehall's George Washington Motor Lodge in 1982.
Photos of these legendary 20th century figures are among...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Bethlehem's case to win a powerful new tax incentive includes $350 million worth of projects sprinkled throughout the city, from Bethlehem Steel's cavernous No. 2 Machine Shop to a tiny parking lot a couple of blocks away from historic Main Street.
| Oct 7, 2013
Two Liberty High sports icons. Two different sports. Two very different generations.
But make no mistake, while they are two very different people, Chuck Bednarik and Darrun Hilliard featured the same work ethic and desire to succeed.
That's why a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Imagine that rather than going to Walmart, you could get that new cellphone case by hitting a button on your 3D printer. Or that earthquake victims in underdeveloped countries could build themselves new homes out of mud. Or that your car was so light that...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:14 PM
The face was familiar and so was the place, but rather than patrolling center field as he did for parts of five seasons with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Rich Thompson was on the concourse level overlooking the field on Tuesday night at Coca-Cola Park....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Three Northampton County projects got some nods last week from a top state preservation group. Preservation Pennsylvania presented awards for projects done at the Northampton County Courthouse, Bethlehem’s 19th century stock house-turned-visitors...