Latest Northampton County, Pennsylvania Stories

2008-07-09 09:00:32

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenCorp Inc. announced today that the Sacramento County Policy Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend approval of the Company's project for Glenborough at Easton and Easton Place (the "project") to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors. The vote occurred at the commission's July 8, 2008 meeting. Sacramento County (the "County") will work on the final Environmental Impact Report in preparation for the County Board of...

2008-06-26 18:02:45

By William J. Ford, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Jun. 26--The Easton Area School District and its insurance company settled an age and racial discrimination lawsuit earlier this year with one of its employees for $35,000. The district spent at least $50,000 to resolve the suit with security guard Clifford Ransom Sr., according to legal documents obtained by The Morning Call. A summary of bills from the district shows it paid King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul of Bethlehem about...

2008-06-16 12:01:04

StillSecure(R), provider of secure network infrastructure solutions, and Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (LVHHN), a premier academic community hospital and health services provider in Allentown and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, announced that LVHNN has implemented StillSecure Safe Access(R) and StillSecure Strata Guard(R). Safe Access and Strata Guard provide IDS and both pre- and post-connect NAC as a part of the foundation of LVHHN's network security initiatives. LVHHN has been using...

2008-05-16 12:00:28

Lehigh University announced today a record $34.2 million gift from the estate of alumnus Donald B. Stabler, Class of 1930, a successful businessman who dedicated much of his life to leadership and service. The largest gift in its history will enable the University to provide talented students far greater access to a Lehigh education, regardless of their financial circumstances. With this bequest, the Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Endowed Scholarship Fund will in perpetuity support...

2007-06-22 15:11:03

By Matt Assad, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Jun. 22--Used to be that if a developer was erecting a tall building, the innovative rolling mill in Bethlehem was the only place to get steel beams strong enough. So it comes with a sobering dose of irony that the biggest hurdle facing Sands BethWorks is getting steel beams to the site that was once the worldwide epicenter of structural steel. A global steel shortage and pressure to build Pennsylvania's tax-generating casinos quickly...

2005-04-14 03:56:58

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Students who spent more than a month testing pieces of the Columbia say that today's space-age materials - unavailable when the doomed shuttle was built more than two decades ago - might make a next-generation space vehicle safer. The Lehigh University students, who got access to shuttle debris under a NASA program to make pieces available for research, are presenting their findings this week to space agency officials. The 50 shuttle parts shipped to Lehigh in early...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.