| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:02 AM
In four years Muhlenberg College's president will chant a Latin incantation over this group of freshmen, awarding the bachelor's degree "cum iuribus et privilegiis ad eum pertinentibus" — which means "with all the rights and privileges pertaining...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Courtesy of the Stephens Funeral Home, here is the obituary and viewing and funeral hours for my friend John Donmoyer:
John Edward Donmoyer, 75, of Allentown passed away August 16, 2014 at the St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown Campus. He was the...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Although his levitating trick was featured prominently in “America’s Got Talent” TV ads for this season, David Caserta’s audition never aired during the show.
A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:11 PM
John Donmoyer, District 11's all-time winningest boys basketball coach, died Saturday morning. He was 75.
His son, John Donmoyer Jr., said he died at St. Luke's Hospital-Allentown after a brief illness.
The 1957 Allentown High graduate had an...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Musikfest founder Jeff Parks has a confession: He doesn't like crowds.
But Parks, who has helped draw millions of people to Bethlehem, wore a big smile last week as he weaved his way through crowds at the annual free music festival.
Making his way...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:21 PM
It was October 2001 when I began my journey with depression. A freshman at Muhlenberg College, I had been sad before, but never like this. It was a hopelessness that felt like a black cloud smothering everything I did.
It felt like my future was a...
| Jun 24, 2014
“Gruff!” the children’s show through July 26 at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, playfully uses goats and trolls to address the very serious topic of preserving the environment. The show is a world premiere by Doppelskope, a New York...
| Jun 27, 2014
Join the goats and trolls of "Gruff!" for some fun at the Lehigh Valley Zoo Sunday. The cast will present scenes from the show 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Zoo's Peacock Pavilion. Zoo admission is $12; $11, seniors and $10, ages 2-11. The zoo is at...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:03 PM
"Spamalot" at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre is unabashedly crazy fun and perfectly captures the absurdist and often downright silly humor of British comedy group Monty Python.
The story is nominally about King Arthur and the knights going on a quest...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The fifth annual Andre Reed Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday at Lehigh Country Club attracted 35 celebrities, the majority of them former NFL stars.
But one of the most popular and recognizable celebs on hand was someone who has made his mark behind the...
| Jul 31, 2014
has been appointed executive director of The Allentown School District Foundation, a nonprofit with a mission to encourage, promote and support innovative educational experiences for students within the district.
In her new position,...