| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:21 PM
They were farmers, painters and watchmakers. Saddlers, millers and carpenters.
Boys from towns like Easton. And men from tiny hamlets like Bath.
Almost all of the 993 soldiers in the 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment hailed from Northampton...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:49 AM
At the top of Obamacare's priorities is to provide health insurance for 23 million uninsured Americans by 2016. They'll be able to shop beginning Oct. 1 for coverage that takes effect Jan. 1.
For doctors, that leads to an obvious question: Will there be...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:38 PM
For years, the Allentown Health Bureau would take anyone at its flu clinics — insured, uninsured, city resident, out-of-towner — because the overriding goal was to get as many people as possible vaccinated.
As the 2013-14 flu season looms,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Imagine the government ordering millions of new customers to buy from your industry — and giving them money to make purchases.
Now imagine that the government won't tell you how many new customers you'll have, how you'll get paid and that you...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:28 PM
An improvisational jazz great who went from a childhood in Center City Allentown to having the best-selling solo jazz album in history, will received the National Endowment for the Arts’ 2014 Jazz Masters Award, the nation’s highest honor in...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey.
The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises drivers several state roads are closed or restricted in East Central Pennsylvania because of weather issues caused by Hurricane Sandy. Here is the latest list of road closings in PennDOT...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:35 PM
In New York and New Jersey, Sandy lived up to its advance billing as a once-in-a-lifetime megastorm, a deadly collision of tropical and arctic forces that hammered the coastline with mountainous waves and winds and swamped lower Manhattan with record...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The sodden, wind-blown tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 82 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions...
| Mar 4, 2013
Celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2012, Northampton Community College is the larger of two publicly supported community colleges in the Lehigh Valley. It boasts an $80 million budget, more than 2,600 faculty and staff and some 46,000 credit and...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 4:40 AM
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, work will begin Monday, April 18 on a project to replace the structurally deficient PA 611/Seventh Street Bridge over Interstate 80 and McMichael Creek in Stroudsburg Borough, Monroe County....