| May 19, 2014
| 1:56 PM
When I proposed sculpting a Mount Rushmore of the greatest members of my Hall of Fame, one of the respondents named four giants in Lehigh Valley philanthropy.
This shamed me into creating still another mythical Mount Rushmore, for men and women who...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Amelia Earhart stops by ABE Airport in 1929. Ronald Reagan visits Allentown's General Electric plant in 1957. Joe DiMaggio signs autographs at Whitehall's George Washington Motor Lodge in 1982.
Photos of these legendary 20th century figures are among...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:50 PM
As I talked to Sonya Siegfried, I started to forget the main reason for my visit, which was to discuss her election last month as the second woman to serve as president of the Lehigh County Historical Society.
The historical society is 109 years old, so...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Wildlands Conservancy have scheduled the next four Get Out! Lehigh Valley guided adventures. And this time, a bike ride, a rock field and a waterfall are included in the mix....
| Mar 1, 2012
Entering its third century, Lehigh County remains what it has ever been: a place of promise and paradox.
The promise is in the people -- 350,000 of them, give or take, any one of whom might turn out to be the next Frank Buchman or Constantine Hering, the...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 9:29 AM
PENNSYLVANIA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
A notoriously difficult Shakespeare play being staged for the first time and an iconic American musical that has a surprising connection to Shakespeare make 18th season of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales...