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About Bill Kline

A journalist with more than three decades of experience across many disciplines -- including writing, editing, design, print and online -- Kline is a proud alumnus of Penn State University. When not at work, he can be found walking, golfing, cooking, watching sports and attempting to do yardwork. Follow Bill on Twitter, @NJIBZ, or email him here.

Obsessions of a junk food junkie

By July 21, 2015 02:42 PM

Today is National Junk Food Day, or, as we called it most days in college: lunch and supper. CONTINUE READING

The worst journos in movie history

July 15, 2015 08:39 AM

“Never Been Kissed” was a decent romantic comedy with a major flaw: the protagonist, a copy editor at a newspaper, had her own office. CONTINUE READING

The 10 worst household and yard chores

July 2, 2015 01:39 PM

In honor of the Fourth of July weekend, when I plan to do exactly nothing but rest and have fun – here are 10 of the worst household and yard chores, in no particular order (except for the first one): CONTINUE READING


Apple seeks stricter privacy

June 24, 2015 03:46 PM

One day, we'll look back at the early 21st century as a time when much of our privacy was washed away like the shoreline in a hurricane. CONTINUE READING

What is happening to the beautiful game of playground hoops?

June 18, 2015 04:55 PM

( A warning to younger generations: This is one of those stories akin to how, in our day, we walked three miles to school. In the snow. Without a coat.) CONTINUE READING

LeBron and the Four Ringos

June 8, 2015 10:16 AM

Random shots and second thoughts: CONTINUE READING

Money, soccer and corruption

May 29, 2015 08:57 AM

Looks like it took a nation not that into soccer to potentially bring down the rascals who run international soccer. CONTINUE READING

The best work-day of the year

May 22, 2015 01:35 PM

There are good reasons why there’s a bounce in your colleagues’ steps today. CONTINUE READING

The cost of just showing up for work

May 14, 2015 04:52 PM

Work anniversaries. Baby and wedding showers. Birthdays and holidays. CONTINUE READING

A-Rod is no Willie Mays

May 1, 2015 11:41 AM

“The only man who could have caught it, hit it.” CONTINUE READING

Talk. Laugh. Live.

April 24, 2015 10:49 AM

Two decades ago, a great basketball player from East Stroudsburg High School died from prostate cancer at age 19. CONTINUE READING

What’s up with Martin Tower? Less retail, more residential and R&D sorely needed

By October 8, 2015 04:37 PM

Could the white elephant finally be razed? CONTINUE READING

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn at Musikfest Café

By Christopher Holland
October 9, 2015 11:00 AM

Banjo player extraordinaire Bela Fleck and his wife, and fellow musician,... CONTINUE READING

‘Lucky’ Urban Outfitters employees get opportunity to work for free on weekends

By October 8, 2015 04:42 PM

There’s a Hyundai television commercial that asks, “When did... CONTINUE READING

The best things about autumn

By October 8, 2015 09:26 AM

Blue skies. Spectacular weather with no humidity and temperatures that are just... CONTINUE READING

Women of Influence winner models in first fashion show

By August 20, 2015 02:06 PM

On Saturday night, Aug. 22, Maingate in Allentown will be electrified when Long... CONTINUE READING

Business Events

Fastest Growing Companies
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Berks Real Estate & Development Symposium
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
CPBJ Business Event
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
2016 Real Estate & Development Symposium
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Special Editions

CFO of the Year Awards 2015

By September 18, 2015 01:56 PM

Twenty-six accomplished executives offer their advice for success in our 24-page supplement, 'CFO of the Year Awards 2015.' The annual publication honors the region's top financial executives. CONTINUE READING

LIVING IN LUXURY Millennials and boomers fuel boon in upscale apartment living

By Brian Pedersen
September 10, 2015 03:41 PM

Luxury rentals are here – and likely are here to stay. CONTINUE READING

Construction and Real Estate Fall 2015

September 4, 2015 10:57 AM

From the growth of luxury apartments to a city on the cusp of revival to booming home sales, it’s been a big year in construction and real estate in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Our 24-page special supplement, ‘Construction & Real Estate,’ examines those issues and more. CONTINUE READING


Berks County Business Report 2015

August 11, 2015 03:25 PM

A hotel — and hopes — rise in Reading. CONTINUE READING

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