| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:01 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 in Easton, Caserta says...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The Morning Call, the third largest newspaper in Pennsylvania and the leading media company in the Lehigh Valley, has nearly 120 years of publishing history in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area of Pennsylvania.
The publishing company’s...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Roland Dedekind lives in a cozy ranch house in Center Valley with his wife, Phyllis, and a couple of small, sweet dogs. One of the dogs is named Gulley after a character in "The Horse's Mouth," a novel-made-movie about a somewhat disreputable artist named...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Nominations are trickling in for my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters and for the Mount Rushmore of the four greatest Hall of Famers.
I have developments to report, including an expansion of the original request. More on that in a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
So what's it like to be a fan of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies? For starters, the team name may sound unusual--but then again, so is the superior way it treats people at the ballpark. Just ask Mike...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Muhlenberg College held graduation ceremonies May 18. Area graduates include:
Brian Borosky, Bethlehem, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Creative Writing.
Ramzy Burns, New Tripoli, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in...