Tag: Pennsylvania

  • DOJ: Buffett’s company discriminated against black homebuyers

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Pennsylvania mortgage company owned by billionaire businessman Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway has discriminated against potential black and Latino home buyers in Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware, said Wednesday the Department of Justice, in what is called the second largest redlining settlement in history. Trident Mortgage Co., a division of Berkshire’s […]

  • Northeast heatwaves under record heat wave

    More than 77 million Americans were on heat alert to start the weekend as record temperatures turned deadly in Pennsylvania and altered the 2022 New York triathlon. An excessive heat warning is in place through Sunday evening in parts of New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, which is expected to reach a heat index […]

  • Kitchen Magic’s specialty cabinet resurfacing is featured on HGTV’s Home Inspector’s Joe Show

    Kitchen Magic’s specialty cabinet resurfacing is featured on HGTV’s Home Inspector’s Joe ShowBaker Town Herald

  • Two brothers, 10 and 14, surrender to police after beating James Lambert to death

    Two young brothers turned themselves in to Philadelphia police on Monday after the brutal death of 73-year-old James Lambert, which was caught on camera, police said. The siblings, aged 10 and 14, surrendered to authorities in connection with the fatal attack by the youth crew, authorities said. Lambert was hit by a traffic cone during […]

  • A swarm of shapeshifting microbots can brush, rinse and floss

    Just as many people have replaced their manual toothbrush with an electric one, robots too could usher in a new era of tooth cleaning. Scientists have created a swarm of shapeshifting microrobots that they believe can brush, rinse and floss at the same time. In a proof-of-concept study, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania showed […]

  • PA lawmakers pass new restriction on fireworks sales

    State lawmakers are giving final approval to the new fireworks restrictions, but the rules won’t be in place as Fourth of July weekend fireworks take place across Pennsylvania. The State House voted 163 to 37 on Friday to send the bill to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s office. The governor’s press secretary says he plans to […]

  • PA lawmakers pass new restriction on fireworks sales

    State lawmakers are giving final approval to the new fireworks restrictions, but the rules won’t be in place as Fourth of July weekend fireworks take place across Pennsylvania. The State House voted 163 to 37 on Friday to send the bill to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s office. The governor’s press secretary says he plans to […]

  • Ryder Cup redux: Padraig Harrington leads Steve Stricker at US Senior Open

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker are doing it again on a big stage, and this time they have more of a say in the outcome of the US Senior Open. The two Ryder Cup captains from Whistling Straits last September will be in the final group heading into the weekend at […]

  • Pennsylvania principal faces 30 sex crime charges for relationship with student

    A Pennsylvania high school principal has been arrested and charged with more than 30 criminal sex charges for an inappropriate sexual relationship he had with a male student over a seven-year period. Roger Weaver Freed, 34, was charged on Tuesday with 30 counts of indecent sexual interference with a student, one count of sexual assault, […]

  • Kitchen Magic adds a computer-aided machine for cutting cabinets

    L. NAZARETH TWP., Pa. – Kitchen Magic, a Lower Nazareth Township-based company, added a computer-assisted machine to increase productivity. “Upgrading manufacturing increases efficiency, streamlines operations and reduces costs,” said James Mayers of Kitchen Magic. The kitchen renovation company said in a statement that its new computer numerical control (CNC) machine will help serve a project […]