| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Towamencin Township police haven't received any other reports of Halloween candy tampering since a 13-year-old boy found a razor blade inside the wrapper of a piece of candy he received during trick-or-treat.
But the Montgomery County department is...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Nestle SA will enlist a thousand humanoid robots to help sell its coffee makers at electronics stores across Japan, becoming the first corporate customer for the chatty, bug-eyed androids unveiled in June by tech conglomerate SoftBank Corp.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Who says trick-or-treating is just for kids? Well, OK, it basically is, but you can still enjoy some of your kids' haul. And if you're lucky, some nice neighbors will hand out these retro treats, delivering a flood of great memories with the sugar rush....
| Oct 22, 2014
I think this might be a good time to review my policy on corrections.
Essentially my policy is as follows. I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.
Unfortunately, this newspaper takes the opposite view. It thinks if a mistake is made it should...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Come next Friday, millions of kids will have sorted through their booty from gallivanting about on Allhallows Eve.
There'll be fun-size Snickers, Milky Ways and 3 Musketeers. There'll be Smarties, Junior Mints, Dots and dozens more brands of candy....
| 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 14, 2014
| 8:28 AM
I gave up celebrating Halloween when I got to high school. Cool became more important than candy. Cool did not trick or treat, although cool did miss the candy.
Halloween has changed since baby boomers were canvassing the neighborhood in pursuit of...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:45 PM
WEST ORANGE, N.J. — Eric LeGrand will walk again. This is a fact.
Not so sure? He is. He believes it. His physical therapists here in what they call the spinal cord gym at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation believe it. Bears second-year...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Some students in the Nazareth Area School District just couldn't take a break from reading during the summer, making the district's first foray into a summer library workshop program a success.
Each Tuesday in July, students were welcomed to Nazareth...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Wake up and smell the genome.
Researchers have pieced together the genetic atlas of the parent of the most commonly cultivated species of coffee plant and uncovered a rather independent streak in its evolution.
FOR THE RECORD
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
They sat in the balcony of Allentown's Lyric Theater nearly a century ago, watching vaudeville shows, burlesque acts and silent movies.
In a time when the cheapest seats cost $1 and all-day parking was 25 cents, our grandparents and great-grandparents...