Jim Laubach is a 26-year veteran of the Lehigh Valley newspaper business,  including 4  years as Editor of The (Bethlehem) Globe-Times.  As Editor he won awards for editorial writing and, with his staff, investigative reporting and journalistic achievement.

He is a past member of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors and Investigative Reporters & Editors. A resident of Bethlehem, he remains active in his community, volunteering at Musikfest and SteelStacks.

In addition to a lifelong love of baseball — and an affair since 2008 with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs — he enjoys fishing area lakes from his kayak or his son-in-law’s boat; advanced amateur photography; history of the Civil War and  my ancestors who fought in it; family genealogy; open wheel and NASCAR auto racing; a fine red wine and a good cigar.

He and his wife, Katie, have 5 daughters, 1 son and Ian, 2, the most delightful grandson anyone could hope to have.

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