Most people define the beginning of summer as the Memorial Day Weekend.
The Phillies are winning, the Sixers won the top draft pick, the Flyers made the playoffs and the Eagles have a new coach and possible franchise quarterback.
“Hello. I have to put you on hold. Sorry.”
-- They listen more than they speak.
It's been a busy third of the year for Lehigh Valley Business, which is being sold, along with its parent company, to GateHouse Media of Pittsford, N.Y.
Philadelphia and much of southeastern Pennsylvania rallied behind Villanova as it surprisingly claimed the NCAA basketball championship this month.
NCAA basketball playoffs (with the inimitable Charles Barkley).
A quarter-century ago, yours truly wrote an editorial for a daily newspaper about how one could make a good case to outlaw the sport of football.
“Hi and thank you for your email.
If the Super Bowl were held on a Monday afternoon, very little work would get done in America's offices, factories and other workplaces – restaurants and bars excluded, of course.
Never been a fan of obtrusive government and always have been a fan of privacy rights.
Just in from Vegas: The odds on Super Bowl prop bets that you might not have heard about:
Money and love.
With the year's first big snowstorm on its way, here are 10 ways to survive winter:
There's a scene in “Office Space,” one of the greatest-ever movies, in which Lawrence, played by Diedrich Bader, says something to the effect:
Except for the celebration of faith, these are the best things about the holiday season:
Most everyone knows of big-name entrepreneurs-turned-philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.
“You will never go hungry when you feed others. Have a heart that helps, a soul that is selfless and the vision to see the beauty in everyone.”
Penn State fans, tip your cap to Christian Hackenberg.
A former colleague and journalist recently was elected a commissioner in Lehigh County. In honor of that, here's a list of the all-time greatest commissioners:
The signature moment of the great baseball career of Pete Rose occurred in the 1970 All-Star Game when he plowed over catcher Ray Fosse to score the game-winning run for the National League.
Mail carrier. Meter reader. Farmer. Newspaper reporter.
The Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers & Employers Association produced a neat video about the importance of manufacturing.
Blue skies. Spectacular weather with no humidity and temperatures that are just right.
Do you think much about manufacturing?
Pope Francis is a people's pope, and yours truly – a Roman Catholic – is a believer in him and in the church.
Under coach James Franklin, Penn State lost for the first time to Indiana, fell for only the second time to Maryland and was thumped for the first time in nearly 75 years by Temple.
Don't know a lick about Buffalo, but if Penn State loses to the Bulls on Saturday, things are much worse than Nittany Lion fans imagined.
For someone who thinks that the courts and government should stay out of the affairs of private business, it is surprising that a federal judge today tossed out the National Football League's four-game suspension of star quarterback Tom Brady.
It's one week from Penn State's opener, the perfect time for a Nittany Lion football trivia quiz:
Pencil it in: Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest retail sales time of the year, behind the Christmas season.
"Summer flew by so fast."
In honor of Jimmy Rollins' return to Philadelphia this week, albeit as a Dodger, here is a list of the all-time greatest Phillies:
Today is National Junk Food Day, or, as we called it most days in college: lunch and supper.
“Never Been Kissed” was a decent romantic comedy with a major flaw: the protagonist, a copy editor at a newspaper, had her own office.
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):
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.
( 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.)
Random shots and second thoughts:
Looks like it took a nation not that into soccer to potentially bring down the rascals who run international soccer.