| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:39 PM
CITY OF ALLENTOWN will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 21 in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, Seventh and Hamilton streets. Discuss and explore options for land use and transportation alternatives. Info:...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The days are getting shorter, pumpkin spice lattes have returned and grocery stores across America are stocking up on those weird decorative gourds. Halloween is approaching.
As they pick out their costumes, the estimated 41 million children of trick-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:19 PM
— About four years ago, a Lehigh County aquarium manufacturer found itself with a dilemma — it was becoming too successful at selling its products overseas.
That may not sound like a problem, but for EcoTech Marine's founders, the risk of...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Administrators at Harry S. Truman Elementary School have issued a reminder about the school's policy for birthday treats and classroom snacks.
Students are not permitted to bring food into classrooms for birthdays, but are urged to bring stickers,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Attention, Peep fans -- there's a new flavor of your favorite marshmallow chicks, just in time for Easter.
The Blue Raspberry Peep is on Walmart shelves across the country. It was voted the winner during a contest to find a new Peep flavor last year. ...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Deviled eggs, asparagus, roast lamb and gravlax? It must be Easter!
If you're looking to make brunch or dinner for your family Sunday, consider a menu that highlights the season's freshest ingredients.
For a main course, try a ham and potato quiche...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking."
Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Chocolate Easter rabbits abound, but a handmade bunny from a gifted local chocolate maker is special.
Like the whimsical egg-shaped Easter bunny, hand-molded and painted, from Kristy Choo's Jin Patisserie. Sous pastry chef Annabel Ho created the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The Easter feast usually gets second billing to Thanksgiving in America’s pantheon of food holidays, but the spread of ham, lamb, deviled eggs, and spring-tinged veggies makes Easter dinner the perfect opportunity to experiment with pairing food and...