| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:48 PM
For the past 14 years, visitors to the mothballed Lower Saucon Elementary School on Wassergass Road have found it deserted.
If they return this fall, they'll still hear crickets, but this time it won't be a sign of inactivity.
The Bug Co., a Minnesota...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The onset of the Great Recession might not seem like the ideal time to launch a manufacturing business.
But that's exactly what Christina Wong did, and today her business — Ecopax in Forks Township, maker of single-use, take-out food containers...
| Aug 10, 2014
It's the final day of Musikfest, and though the fest is winding down, there's still plenty of great stuff to see of the free stages. Here are our picks for the day. Best of Godfrey Daniels Open Mic, 2:15 p.m.......
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:10 AM
I'm sure you're familiar with the expression "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater."
A popular forwarded email that began circulating in the late '90s purported to explain the origins of that and other familiar expressions, all dating back to...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., 3-7 p.m., unless noted
May 11: Crazy Hearts
May 18: The Majestics
May 24: Don Cogan, Stan & Linda, and Steve Christopher, 2-6 p.m.
May 25: The Moore Brothers Band
May 26: The Outlaws with Crazy...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The announcement that Lehigh County Commissioner Scott Ott is moving to Texas has implications that go way beyond the loss of a talented voice for local Republicans and very conservative values. It also could have an enormous impact on the direction of...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:13 PM
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I had a lot of fun a few years ago writing about mondegreens, which are instances of misheard lyrics or other statements.
Readers kept sending them to me for months, and they resulted in several columns.
One of the most famous mondegreens got repeated...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:36 AM
Q: The proposed addition of a FedEx Ground package-sorting center and two nearby warehouses in Allen Township will add 14,000 cars and trucks to the roads each day. However, the plans filed by FedEx with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission only...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:23 PM
John Hanger, the former public interest lawyer turned Environmental Protection secretary, was the first Democrat out of the campaign gate, announcing in November his intention to take on Gov. Tom Corbett, the Republican incumbent, in the 2014 election....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:22 PM
At Sunday’s 17th A Lehigh Valley Christmas concert at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, The James Supra Band was like waking up on Christmas morning. And Cunningham and Associates was like the present under the tree. Those two bands were......