| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Lafayette College has named a new director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts effective Sept. 2.
Hollis Ashby, former associate director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, succeeds Ellis Finger, who founded the Performance...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Hugh Harris didn't get any sleep before Game 1 of the Blue Mountain League championship series on Saturday afternoon.
The lack of sleep didn't hurt the Nazareth High and Lafayette College graduate as he went 3-for-3 and delivered a tie-breaking, two-run...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Two Lafayette College students, a recent graduate and a friend have been charged with the July 12 burglary of a fraternity building, where they allegedly stole tools and vandalized the basement.
The four were spending a weekend together when they decided...
| Jul 3, 2014
Bethlehem Catholic defensive end Dante Lonardo has verbally committed to continue his football career at Lafayette College. The rising senior is listed at 6-foot-4 and 245 pounds. He chose Lafayette over Army, Cornell, Temple, and Villanova. He is...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Saturday morning, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will be doused with a bucket of ice and near-frozen water. It will almost certainly mess up the few strands of hair left on his head and give his clothes a less-than-flattering look.
Why would hizzoner...
| Jul 5, 2014
The Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association has named 13 Morning Call-area players to its all-state teams for the recently-completed 2014 season. Headling the list is Brandywine's Taylor Brintzenhoff, a shortstop headed to Louisiana Tech....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:47 AM
Lafayette College's 2014 Roethke Festival will hold a free public symposium Friday and Saturday focused on hydraulic fracturing or fracking, a process by which natural gas is extracted from shale.
"A Place for Fracking?" will begin at 4 p.m. Friday...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Allentown's oldest community theater, Munopco Theatre Company, returns with its first full-scale musical in several years with "Funny Girl," the Broadway show that made a star of Barbra Streisand and is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
"Funny Girl" is...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:50 PM
The Lafayette defense took measures into its own hands Saturday night in Fisher Stadium.
After playing well in the season opener at Sacred Heart but coming away with nothing to show for it, the reworked defense, aided by a pair of pass interceptions...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A big band suggests a picture of similarly dressed musicians behind stands with the bandleader’s initials, with tight arrangements of hit songs and short solos limited to a certain number of bars.
That’s not the Captain Black Big Band, which...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:04 PM
It may not be a midterm exam because it's only the third game of the 2014 season, but the Lafayette defense, which has scored well in its first two quizzes, will find out just how much it really knows — and how well it knows it — on Saturday...