| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:57 PM
The late, great Frank Sinatra once had a hit song called "It was a very good year," and for a basketball fan living in Allentown 70 years ago in 1945 that is exactly what it was — a very good year.
For the basketball season of 1944-45 one could...
| Mar 22, 2015
Catholics in the Allentown Diocese are in love with Pope Francis and happy with their priests but skeptical of a range of church teachings that touch on the nature of relationships and sexuality, according to a first-of-its-kind poll of the region's...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Toughness. Determination. Perseverance.
Those are the qualities that defined Chuck Bednarik's life. And they are the same elements that drove Andre Reed to greatness.
On the same weekend that the Lehigh Valley lost one of its Pro Football Hall of...
| Mar 21, 2015
HERSHEY — With eight of a possible 16 teams being from District 12 (the Philadelphia Catholic and Public League) this PIAA basketball championship weekend at the Giant Center, there's a whole lot of griping going on among fans whose teams didn't...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Former Dieruff High, Kutztown University and Buffalo Bills star, and of course, newly-minted Pro Football Hall of Famer, Andre Reed will be back in the Lehigh Valley this weekend.
He will be the keynote speaker at Sunday night's Danny Khalouf Memorial...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 11:14 AM
The State Theatre will award a $1,500 cash prize to a Freddy Awards participating school to support its theatre program, thanks to new Freddy Awards sponsor Just Born Quality Confections, the makers of Peeps, Mike and Ike, Hot Tamales and Goldenberg's...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:40 PM
A provost from Western Illinois University, known for his success in retaining students, will be Kutztown University's new president.
Kenneth Hawkinson was unanimously approved as the school's 12th president Tuesday by the board of governors of the...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:33 PM
St. Patrick's Day is Tuesday. Here's a guide to how to get your Irish on in the Lehigh Valley.
•Coronation Dinner, honoring St. Patrick's Parade King and Queen Greg and Roey Ebert, 6 p.m. Friday, March 20, Agri-Plex at the Allentown...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 8:56 PM
Their stories are as varied as their histories, but those who were honored at Congregation Sons of Israel's 2015 Purim Gala on Sunday night have one tie that binds them together: their memories of the Holocaust.
Eleven Holocaust survivors from the...
| Mar 14, 2015
In 1991, Nima Hadian bought a used van and a cellphone, and single-handedly became the wholesale arm of his father's beer business, Shangy's The Beer Authority in Emmaus.
Today, 24 years later, Hadian owns Shangy's — the retail and wholesale...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 7:33 PM
HARRISBURG — Republicans who control the state House and Senate squawked while Democrats delivered lukewarm praise over Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed $33.8 billion budget, which raises a pile of taxes to fuel higher school funding and lower property...