| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Jamar Garrett may be only 7 years old, but the Allentown boy is learning some especially long and important words this summer.
Through reading books, Jamar is mastering four-syllable, 11-letter words like segregation and integration.
| 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...
| 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...