| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
You thought Peeps were just for Easter? Not in Bethlehem, Pa., where for the sixth year the big Peeps Chick will drop on New Year's Eve to welcome in 2015. Sort of.
The Chick stands in for the sticky marshmallow confections found in Easter baskets since...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:43 PM
The holidays are nearly upon us and soon the kids will be home from school. It's a pretty long stretch, with the vacation running until Jan. 5 for many schools.
So what does a parent do when the children become restless?
Here are five ideas:
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:24 AM
WATCH THIS: The Supreme Court rejects BP's Gulf Oil settlement appeal. Persistent local candymaker Just Born keeps trying to make Peeps a Christmas candy. You'll soon be able to have it your way, at a Pennsylvania McDonald's. Gas prices are at a four-year...
| Dec 8, 2014
Keep a watchful eye on Just Born this season.
The family-owned Bethlehem candy maker has sent its Minions on a mission to find their way into your Christmas stocking.
Best known for Peeps, long an Easter basket staple, Just Born is boosting its...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Historic Union Station overflowed with holiday cheer and sweet treats for the World of Chocolate's Winter Gala presented by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago on Dec. 4. For this 13th annual event, more than 1,100 guests enjoyed tasty samplings from 22...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:21 PM
ALLENTOWN BAND will perform "Fabulous Fables," composed by Parkland High School music teacher Scott Watson at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Features dancers from Repertory Dance Theater. Tickets: $10 at the...
| 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...
| 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...