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  • 17-year-old charged with attempted homicide, attempted rape of Lehigh University student

    17-year-old charged with attempted homicide, attempted rape of Lehigh University student
    A 23-year-old Lehigh University student awoke in the early Wednesday darkness to find a stranger standing in the bedroom of her off-campus apartment, his face covered with a T-shirt. The woman yelled and screamed, fighting him as he wrapped his hands...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1994, Ed McCaffrey signs with the 49ers

    FLASHBACK: In 1994, Ed McCaffrey signs with the 49ers
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five. July 22 1999—Former Northampton High School quarterback Jim Druckenmiller, the San Francisco 49ers 1st-round in 1999 out of Virginia Tech, is acquitted of...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Easton's Bobby Weaver becomes an Olympic champion

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, Easton's Bobby Weaver becomes an Olympic champion
    August 4 1989—Freemansburg reaches the championship game against Boyertown in the American Legion Baseball Region II tournament at Temple by beating the host 5-2 and Hamburg 8-5, giving the Northampton County League champions three wins in less...
  • South Bethlehem

     
    One of my columns last week included an email from a former south Bethlehem resident who felt I disparaged his neighborhood and his neighbors in a column this spring. The column he was unhappy about was inspired by my enthusiasm......
  • What Is It? The Answer

     
    Last week's "What Is It" item came from the hallowed halls of Lehigh University, via John Gregoris, manager of the Physics Department Machine Shop. I had no clue what it was when I received it, but one reader recognized it......
  • National Honey Bee Day celebration at Wildlands Conservancy

    Buzzzz. National Honey Bee Day is just as it sounds, a day in honor of the buzzing bees that keep our ecosystem thriving. In recent years, the population of honey bees around the world has decreased due to mites, pesticides and fewer wildflowers....
  • Ex-Lehigh football star promoted with consulting firm

    Kim McQuilken, the Lehigh University quarterback who went on to an NFL career, has a new job. But instead of making plays, he's helping a supply chain consulting firm in Atlanta make its numbers. McQuilken has been promoted to chief revenue officer of...
  • Why isn't Andreas pronounced An-DRAY-us?

    I want to follow up on three columns today, beginning with this little story. "Years ago," a reader wrote me, "I was at Das Awkscht Fest in Macungie and a customer asked a vendor in the flea market area where he was from. "In a very Dutchy accent...
  • Steps 4 Stellar continues down the path of helping families battling cancer

    The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase. Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...
  • Female R&B/pop singer with a dozen gold and platinum discs to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A female R&B and pop singer whose career of more than 40 years has produced a dozen gold and platinum albums will play Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it has been announced. Natalie Cole, the daughter of legendary singer Nat King......
  • Ben Franklin funds technology startups

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday. Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley: •...