| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:10 PM
After the end of World War II, everybody was overjoyed and deeply disturbed at the same time, as vivid reports emerged about Adolf Hitler's atrocities.
Also at that same time, people talked about one of Hitler's great accomplishments, the no-speed-limit...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 12:58 PM
It is downright heartwarming the way Allentown's city fathers want to do everything in full public view.
"I think we were pretty darn open," Mayor Ed Pawlowski was quoted as saying Thursday, in a story on how he arranged more than $4 million in fees to...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Q: The Hamilton Boulevard bridge over the Turnpike near Minesite Road needs some tender loving care. Previous cracks in the concrete have now turned into holes, and cracks are developing in other sections. It may be time to lock the door before the horses...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:34 PM
A series of snowy and icy storms swept through the southern and northeastern United States over the weekend, leaving at least six people dead and causing the cancellation of more than 2,500 flights Sunday — including more than 1,000 at Dallas/Fort...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Snow and ice that had been moving their way across the country since last week, finally arrived in the nation’s Mid-Atlantic region, creating power outages and traffic woes up through the Northeast on Monday.
Snowfalls of up to a foot were...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The juxtaposition of two seemingly unrelated events this week ought to have taxpayers recoiling in horror.
Both events involved schemes by politicians to grab "upfront cash" to make themselves look good while in office, so that when most of the bills...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Pennsylvania may soon get one of its most revealing insights ever into how its venal political system operates.
On Tuesday, following a six-day hearing on charges against former Pennsylvania Turnpike officials and a former state Senate leader,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Less than 50 miles from the Lehigh Valley, as the crow flies, is the only museum dedicated entirely to the world's most important document.
The National Constitution Center is two blocks from Independence Hall, where the U.S. Constitution was signed...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and changes this year will increase the number of birds hunters can keep in their possession. The early seasons for mourning doves, Canada geese, woodcock and other migratory bird...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As famed nurse Florence Nightingale once said, “the connection between health and dwelling is one of the most important that exists.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that many of the health improvements achieved in the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Vinton "Bun" Joseph Griffith, 97 of Somerset, died June 30, 2013, at Siemon’s Lakeview Manor Estate. Born Jan. 20, 1916, in Heilwood, he is the son of John Christ and Sarah Jane (Dunmire) Griffith. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:12 PM
State police stopped a Florida man on the Pennsylvania Turnpike who was hauling a stolen trailer.
Police charged Joel George Ross, 44, West 30th Street, Orlando, with theft and receiving stolen property.
Police stopped Ross’s tractor-trailer...