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  • Federal shutdown spoils KKK plan to desecrate Gettysburg's sacred ground

    No one can say that nothing good came of this week's federal government shutdown. In an affront to every decent American, the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park — a world-renowned symbol of the gallant struggle against a...
  • Retired cop is first line in Howard's defense against counterfeiters

    Retired cop is first line in Howard's defense against counterfeiters
    Fake driver's licenses have long been considered the holy grail of underage youth — many have been brazenly handed over to liquor store cashiers in the quest for alcohol. While that practice persists despite crackdowns, fraudulent IDs can...
  • Justin Rose wins U.S. Open for first major; Phil Mickelson is 2nd

    Justin Rose wins U.S. Open for first major; Phil Mickelson is 2nd
    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...
  • Hear Dave Fry's Ballad of the Jubilee Bell today

     
    Local folkie and children's performer Dave Fry debuted his new song written to commemorate the hiding of the Liberty Bell in Zion's Church in Allentown during the Revolutionary War, fittingly on the Fourth of July. Today he will reprise the song "The...
  • Allentown parade winners announced

     
    The winners of Allentown's big 250th anniversary Points of Pride Parade last weekend have been released. Contain your excitement. Cash prizes were issued in several categories -- $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place. The...
  • Pip the Mouse still draws them in at 50

     
    For many children in the Lehigh Valley a visit with Pip the Mouse who turned 50 last month, at the Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown, has become a holiday tradition. Seated on the floor in front of the stage with its secret doors and magical moving scenes,...
  • Summer family freebies - arts and science

     
    Yesterday I posted the free family movies. Today the list is focusing on the free arts events and museums that families can enjoy during the summer months. First Friday: On the first Friday of each month, artists at the Banana Factory open their studios,...
  • Get the details on Allentown's Fourth of July celebration

     
    Allentown’s 4th of July celebration is just hours away, and the city has released additional details about the festivities. A festival, which officials announced last month, will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. on July 4 outside Birney Crum Stadium on...
  • Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus

    Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus
    Your 6-year-old’s attention span seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Can you help with specific exercises or activities? Parents panel advice: “Have a quick chat with the teacher to see if your kid’s attention span is atypical...
  • London Welcomes World for Olympic Opening Ceremony

    London Welcomes World for Olympic Opening Ceremony
    LONDON -- Few shows can claim such an audience. As the dramatic spectacle of the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London unfolded Friday night, organizers estimated a billion people around the world would be glued to their television sets to see it,...
  • Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan

    Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan
    LAKE CHELAN, Wash. - Here are three games you can play on a half-day outing aboard a rented motorboat as you explore this fjordlike lake, one of Washington's favorite spots for sun fun: -Barbie's Dream House: Which classic lakefront cottage - or which...