| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:15 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama unveiled a proposal Friday to provide free community college education, a move that Lehigh Valley educators said would especially help students who don't qualify for government aid and work multiple jobs to pay...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:19 PM
Former Liberty High and Muhlenberg College football standout Jason Brader has had a hand in the development of many of our area's best athletes ... from Danny Persa to Jarrod West to Devin Street to Kevin White to Matt McBride and many others.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:56 AM
The recently ended gubernatorial election was a rough one — and not just for candidates.
Pollsters took a pounding, too, over perceived partisan prejudices and questions over the validity of their results.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:38 AM
His friends call him "Captain Crunch."
Bill Dougherty set a goal for his 90th birthday: 1,000 stomach crunches. He was going to do them Saturday, his actual birthday, but Jan, his wife of 63 years, prevailed on him to wait a day or two. They had 46...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:21 PM
A pair of Penn State offensive linemen have accepted invitations to the two most prestigious all-star contests, with guard Miles Dieffenbach heading to the 90th East-West Shrine Game and tackle Donovan Smith accepting the invite to become the third...
| Jan 3, 2015
Kutztown University recently honored Professor Cheryl Hochberg, Dr. Todd Underwood and Dr. Adrienne Oakley, during the faculty recognition ceremony. Dr. Hochberg, chairperson of the Department of Fine Arts, received a Chambliss Faculty Research Award; Dr....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:27 PM
While much of the political world has already turned its attention squarely on 2016 and the drama that will accompany the election of the 45th president of the United States, 2015 promises to provide some political drama of its own, with Pennsylvania...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Fast cars and rock 'n' roll have always delivered eclectic harmony as they eased on down the road together. But at the America on Wheels Hot Cars & Guitars Moonlight Memories Gala Dec. 6 they peeled out and didn't look back.
The Allentown museum...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 3:51 PM
– More than six in 10 Pennsylvanians say they support same-sex marriage, showing a dramatic reversal of views in the commonwealth over the past decade.
The finding is part of a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll, which surveyed 500...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The profound philosopher Forrest Gump said in a famous movie: "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're going to get."
I was reminded of that this past Saturday after spending a week with family at Disney World, the self-proclaimed...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Palram Opens New Logistics Center
Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, recently announced the completion of an 80,000 square foot logistics center positioned directly next door to their Americas headquarters in...