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Northampton (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)

Northampton (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
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  • Ed Pany keeping cement industry memories alive

    "You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories." Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...
  • Here are some notable 2013 winners and losers

    Here are some notable 2013 winners and losers
    My real year-in-review column will run Saturday. But first, I decided to look back at some of the biggest winners and losers of 2013. Winner: Lehigh Valley urban economic development. Even if you remain skeptical about the long-term success of hockey in...
  • In Northampton County, it's about leadership

    Late in Tuesday night's Northampton County executive debate at Northampton Community College, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan claimed, "I believe there are stark differences between myself and my opponent." Maybe there are. But you wouldn't have known...
  • Even the Watchdog can get scammed

    I've always had a sympathetic ear for people who get ripped off by the scoundrels who are nothing but leeches on society. But I have a new appreciation for what scam victims go through after recently becoming a victim myself. I immediately knew...
  • For once, a happy ending to sad stories

    Sometimes miracles do happen, and they couldn't happen at a better time than Christmas. About 37,000 people nationwide who were ripped off by scam artists or were left hanging by a defunct car warranty sales company recently were sent a total of $55...
  • Bethlehem recycling notice was just a bit late

    Melody Frey had been waiting for the next Northampton County Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event so she could dispose of some of the stuff she had accumulated. As I wrote in a recent column, the county held two such events at Northampton...
  • Meals on Wheels promotes independence

    Meals on Wheels promotes independence
    This was Community Champions Week for Meals on Wheels. Among the Community Champions accompanying Northampton County Meals on Wheels volunteers on their deliveries this week were Mario Andretti; Ferrous; political, community and business leaders;...
  • Dealing with tax collectors can be taxing

    Tax collectors have no problem taking your money when it's due. But they sometimes have problems giving it back when they owe you. An Allentown man and a Coplay woman spent much of this year seeking refunds for local taxes they either overpaid or...
  • Do LANTA buses tie up traffic more than necessary?

    Do LANTA buses tie up traffic more than necessary?
    Q: I'd like to know if city buses have to follow common traffic rules. When buses pull over at a bus stop, do they have to yield to traffic before pulling back into traffic? I know they are doing a public service, but it is sometimes dangerous to other...
  • Road work, accident scenes: Who has the authority to direct traffic?

    Q: Please address the way drivers need to act when coming upon fire police directing traffic at accident, fire or other emergency scenes. We are yelled at, threatened, treated to obscene gestures. Drivers go around barricades because we are interfering...
  • Billy Joel sells out Philly's Citizens Bank Park in a flash

     
    It has taken Billy Joel five years to come back to Philadelphia, and just minutes to sell out that show. Billy Joel Tickets for Joel’s Aug. 2 concert at Citizens Bank Park -- his first solo headlining appearance at the......
  • Walters repeats as LVC girls basketball MVP

     
    Bethlehem Catholic junior Kalista Walters (right) is a repeat choice as the Lehigh Valley Conference MVP in voting by the league's coaches. No one but Walters was going to win this award. She led the LVC in scoring and pushed......