| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer.
And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:46 PM
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1210 Hamilton St., will host the Wilhelm Brothers for a free indie rock concert at 2 p.m. Aug. 9. Info: 610-820-2400, http://www.allentownpl.org.
ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT has openings for middle school students...
| Sep 7, 2014
There are all sorts of activities for families this fall — from children's theater and kid-friendly concerts to a circus and farm tours.
One event of note this fall: A game by the Harlem Globetrotters will be the first family performance at...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The first thing you notice when you walk off the elevator onto the sixth floor of Trifecta Technologies' new Allentown headquarters is the commanding downtown view and natural light cascading through what used to be a solid wall.
Then there are the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:58 PM
For years, sign-ups for Southern Lehigh's Spanish Immersion Program have regularly included adults camping out all night in front of the school, parents racing each other to front doors, and police prowling the school grounds looking for disorderly moms...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Take a look inside the shiny new PPL Center in downtown Allentown, celebrate the revitalization of Allentown and experience the offerings of Allentown's arts community during the "Rise Together Allentown" PPL Center Open House and Arts Park Celebration 1-...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Brenda Tabb still lives a short walk from where she grew up in downtown Allentown.
The neighborhood has gotten grittier since she played there as a child in the 1960s, growing poorer and more diverse as the years have worn on.
While she rolled with...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:54 PM
On July 8, the Verdugo Hills Council National Jamboree Boy Scout Troop No. B418 headed out on a grand adventure. We began by hopping onto a plane to New York. Our troop's eventual destination was the National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Lehigh Valley Treasures
There are just some things — places and events — that give a region its identity. Maybe it can be defined by geography or history — a river, perhaps, or certain architecture from a specific time period. A...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:09 AM
It was in 1762 that a little settlement of 12 cabins, which founder William Allen called "Northampton Towne," became officially registered as a location after a storekeeper there gave birth. And it was John Adams who passed through it as a small farming...