| Mar 22, 2014
| 12:04 AM
Jimmy Sheptock defeated Old Dominion's Jack Dechow, 3-2, on Friday night in a hotly contested semifinal to advance to the 184-pound final of the NCAA wrestling championships in Oklahoma City.
The now two-time All-American will take on second-seed Ed...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Mixed news for Maryland's LGBT high schoolers looking to attend one of the nation's most LGBT-friendly colleges: They'll have to head out of state.
As part of its annual rankings book, Princeton Review rated the 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges and...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Catherine Diehl, a registered nurse and gourmet cook, died June 17 from complications of brain bleeding at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 84.
The former Catherine Drobot was born and raised in Northampton, Pa., where she graduated from high...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:45 AM
President Obama constantly speaks of rebuilding America's middle class, but by expanding welfare, Social Security and other entitlement programs he is actually building a lower class that is dependent on the Democratic Party for its survival.
| May 24, 2012
| 6:50 PM
— Just arrived for a six-day vacation, Mark and Diana Moyer strolled down the boardwalk, frozen drinks in hand, pausing to watch a teenage boy do a back flip onto the beach.
The Moyers, from Northampton, Pa., are back in Ocean City for the first...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:23 PM
To Northampton County's top prosecutor, mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard is a "mad dog" and a "poster boy" for the death penalty.
To Ballard, District Attorney John Morganelli is a "little Napoleon" who has used his crime to score political points....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
In winning six straight "Iron Chef" titles at the Allentown Fair, chef Susan Roth has proven herself adept at coping with unusual ingredients. Some have been tougher than others: octopus, a whole turkey, bitter melon.
"I love the challenge," says Roth,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
A Bethlehem man will face trial in Northampton County Court for assault charges after authorities said he slammed a glass door shut on police, causing the glass to shatter and severely slice one officer's arm.
Robert L. Grosset, 24, gave up his right to...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:59 PM
State Rep. Mario Scavello has voted for a budget that is precariously balanced on the backs of Pennsylvania workers. Scavello refuses to adequately fund education and other necessary programs.
The budget that Scavello and his friends in the Legislature...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:41 PM
A Lehigh University student trying to start a fight in a crowd struggled with police and tried to take an officer's gun early Thursday, Bethlehem police said.
Jeremy Kaye, 21, of North Brunswick, N.J., was arrested and is free after posting $10,000 bail....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:27 AM
PennDOT has scheduled the following road work:
County: Northampton Municipality: Multiple
ROAD NAME: Interstate 78
BETWEEN: Exit 60 (PA 309) AND Exit 67 (PA 309) Type of Work: Guide Rail Repair Work being...