Lehigh Valley

Flyers fall to Islanders in overtime, 4-3, and drop sixth straight

NEW YORK – Michael Raffl and Taylor Leier ended long goal-less streaks, speedy left winger Danick Martell made a strong NHL debut, and Brian Elliott …

Philadelphia

Bailey scores in OT as Isles edge skidding Flyers

NEW YORK — Josh Bailey scored 32 seconds into overtime Wednesday night to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia, extending the …

Sean Couturier

The New Look Phillies, part four: J.P. Crawford

(Part Four of an ongoing series on the New Look Philadelphia Phillies, and some of the prospects who could play a role in the team's return to …

Pennsylvania

2017 Phillies player review: Nick Williams

This week, the Phillies added a couple of farmhands to their 40-man roster, beginning their journeys toward major league playing time. They by no …

Jacob deGrom

Wayne Simmonds issues timely reminder about Flyers

VOORHEES, N.J. — Wayne Simmonds would make a pretty good salesman.<p>He speaks with conviction and knows how to convey a point.<p>On Monday, he was selling …

Ice Hockey

Phillies add 4 prospects to 40-man roster

Former No. 1 pick Appel among players removed to clear space for pitchers<p>PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies are loaded with pitching prospects in the Minor …

Pennsylvania

The New Look Phillies, part three: Dylan Cozens

(<i>Part Three in a continuing series on the New-Look</i> <i>Phillies</i><i>, and the possibility that they could soon join the ranks of contenders in the National</i> …

Rhys Hoskins

How Bolete became one of Pennsylvania's best restaurants

In 2007, Lee Chizmar and Erin Shea took a big chance.<p>The couple, who were rising stars on the culinary scene in Boston, returned to Chizmar’s Lehigh …

Restaurants

I Spent Nearly a Whole Day at Wegmans, And Here is What I Learned

The subs are how they get you. My first encounter with Wegmans, years ago, happened because this girl I knew used to live near the one in Bethlehem, …

Food

Georgia Dome crumbles from implosion

Sports UCLA via CNN<p>Sports Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images<p>Sports Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images<p>Sports iStock/JOE CICAK<p>Sports Josh Lefkowitz/Getty …

Pennsylvania

The New Look Phillies, Part Two: Scott Kingery

(Part two of an ongoing look at the Philadelphia Phillies, and the potential future stars in the organization.)<p>Knowing what the Phillies currently …

Baseball

Airport's FedEx land developer appeals East Allen rejection

The developer of land eyed for sale by the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority said Friday it is contesting last month's rejection of its plans by …

Pennsylvania

Rocket vs. Phantoms game recap: Laval unravels in loss on home ice

A busy week continued on Friday night as the Laval Rocket took the ice at home against a stout Lehigh Valley side. The Rocket were coming off …

Montreal Canadiens

Neighbors rush to help seniors during massive blaze

Dozens of neighbors rushed to the scene of a massive late-night fire that injured nearly 30 people at a Pennsylvania senior living community, …

Pennsylvania

Public nudity wasn't officially banned in Phillipsburg before, but it is now

Police "tend to catch people urinating in public a lot," the chief said, but previously couldn't enforce something that isn't on the books.Public …

New Jersey

Hospital Workers Want to Throw Off a Union They Never Wanted to Join

Employees at a hospital in Pennsylvania are petitioning the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a board regional director’s decision to …

Conservative View

Diabetes on the rise for younger people

Significantly more younger people are being admitted to Pennsylvania hospitals for diabetes, a state report released Wednesday showed, and many of …

Diabetes

Nolan Patrick practices, nears return to Flyers

VOORHEES, N.J. — Rookie Nolan Patrick practiced with Flyers teammates Monday for the first time since late October and will accompany the team on its …

Nolan Patrick

Predicting the 2018 Rookie of the Year finalists

A lot can change in a short time.<p>Pinpointing baseball's award winners a year in advance is tilting at windmills, and predicting the best rookies is …

Baseball

NTSB cites safety lapses in fatal Amtrak train crash

PHILADELPHIA - Federal investigators said they've found major lapses in Amtrak's safety culture, including more than two dozen unsafe conditions at a …

Pennsylvania

Hollywood In Allentown

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson have been spotted dining throughout the Lehigh Valley. The two Hollywood stars are starring in M. Night …

M. Night Shyamalan

Veterans caught in cross hairs of medical marijuana laws

The screech of a chair across the floor of a fast-food restaurant made Tom Mertz instinctively jerk his head toward the noise.He felt the pain …

Cannabis

Man Cave: A Holiday Gift List for the Man Who has (Almost) Everything

I think there’s a universal truth as we get older: time speeds up. As a kid, I just didn’t understand it when adults said, “I have no idea where the …

Pennsylvania

Talented young U.S. freestyle wrestlers to compete at Deglane Challenge in France, Nov. 24-25

<b>Kyven Gadson of the Sunkist Kids, shown at the 2017 World Team Trials, will compete at the Henri Deglane Challenge in France. Photo by John Sachs,</b> …

Team USA

Phillies: Who replaces Dusty Wathan in Lehigh Valley?

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 28: Cameron Rupp<p>Dusty Wathan is joining the Phillies major league staff, meaning a new voice must emerge for the Lehigh …

Sports

Which Pa. city has hit the highest homicide level in 10 years?

With the shooting death of a 19-year-old Allentown man Wednesday, the city marks its highest homicide total since 2007.

Crime

Blight & Flight: The Wisdom of Abandoned Buildings

I have mixed feelings about the removal of unsavory aspects of our history for the same reason that I am ambivalent about tearing down old motels and …

Conservative View

2-hour police pursuit winds through 2 counties -- and ends back where it started

The chase began and ended in Hackettstown and went back and forth on Routes 57, 31 and 46.

Policing

Bill Meltzer - Quick Hits: Gudas, Chicago, Allison and More

<b>QUICK HITS: NOVEMBER 8, 2017</b><p>1) The Philadelphia Flyers have one more night off before they begin a stretch of 21 games in 45 days to lead into the …

Pennsylvania

Tires slashed on at least 20 vehicles in Allentown

At least 20 vehicles in Allentown had their tires slashed sometime Monday night or Tuesday morning, Buffalo police said.<p>The damage was done to …

Buffalo