| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Pediatric hospice patients are worthy beneficiaries, indeed, and are the recipients of the annual Outdoor Lifestyle Event organized by Scott Rothenberger of Scott Rothenberger's Place, based in Barto.
More than $8,000 was raised through ticket sales and...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Cereal makers have long designed eye-catching boxes to lure children to supermarket breakfast aisles.
Now, grocers and produce companies are turning to Big Bird and other "Sesame Street" characters in an effort to make fruits and vegetables just as...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Residents in the Lehigh Valley region can get rid of unwanted and expired prescription medicines at various collection events planned in conjunction with the 9th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday.
To locate a collection site,...
| Sep 5, 2014
The Giant Food store in Lower Saucon Township was evacuated late Thursday after flames were reported in a freezer, but the fire was extinguished quickly.
Fire and smoke were seen in a freezer about 11:45 p.m. at the store on 1880 Leithsville Road,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:51 PM
An armed robber forced an employee at a Bethlehem Township Walmart to fill a duffel bag with iPad computer tablets Thursday night.
The robber entered the store on Nazareth Pike (Route 191) about 8:15 p.m., and forced a cashier at gunpoint to fill a...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Despite the fact that Maryland is the wealthiest state in the country, approximately 773,000 of our neighbors are food insecure, meaning they don't know where their next meal will come from.
What's more, hunger touches communities of all kinds; whether...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:20 AM
A hand-painted sign promising "Free Bread" appears every Thursday in front of the Living Hope Church of God on Montgomery Street, offering bags of bread and pastry to anyone, with no questions asked and no strings attached.
The gourmet bread, donated...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:59 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The specialized market for sustainable seafood has gone mainstream. Even Wal-Mart is promoting its environmental credentials in the seafood aisle.
More supermarket shoppers are demanding to know they are buying from operations that don't threaten fragile...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:11 PM
A packing company in California has issued a nationwide recall of several varieties of stone fruits sold by major retail stores after discovering they may have been contaminated with Listeria bacteria, which could cause illness up to 70 days after the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Giant Food Stores' customers, you have been challenged.
Giant thinks their store-brand products are just as good as name-brand. To prove it, when customers purchase selected national brand products, they will get Giant brand equivalent products for free...