| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Minions meet Peeps!
Peeps, the marshmallow candy made in Bethlehem, are being made in the form of cartoon characters for the first time in the candy’s 60-year history.
Through the holidays, Just Born is making Marshmallow Minions, candies in...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Even Scrooge wouldn’t pass up this bright and bountiful bash.
Downtown Bethlehem is a magical destination any time of year, but especially so during the holiday season. It’s a Dickensian mix of glowing streetlights, bricks and cobblestone,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org.
A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:11 AM
On the Food Network's Hallloween treats special "Candy Craze" Jeff Mauro takes a candy-centric road trip to Bethlehem's Just Born to see how the iconic Peeps Marshmallow candy are made at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Peeps, which celebrated its 60th anniversary...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The labels plastered on 50 or so large red buckets that lined a Southern Lehigh High School hallway this week seemed ominous.
“OPEN ONLY IF A LOCK-DOWN SITUATION HAS OCCURRED and IF DEEMED NECESSARY.”
At first, district officials, who were...
| 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,...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:08 PM
It's not too often someone asks me to look into the sudden appearance of pink bunnies.
Actually, that's never happened until last week.
A colleague here at the Sentinel called me over to her desk to ask if I knew anything about the pink bunny in Carl...