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  • FLASHBACK: In 2005, Easton wins its fifth straight District 11 dual meet wrestling title

    FLASHBACK: In 2005, Easton wins its fifth straight District 11 dual meet wrestling title
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. February 2 1995—Jason Balliett scores a school-record 55 points in Jim Thorpe's 92-80 drubbing of Williams Valley. 1985—Shawn Stewart and...
  • Lehigh Valley Polar Plunge: Reporter dives in, freezin' for a reason

    Lehigh Valley Polar Plunge: Reporter dives in, freezin' for a reason
    It's noon on a recent Saturday, and I am shivering shirtless on Larry Holmes Drive in Easton. As I try to keep warm by jumping up and down, I question my sanity. Am I really about to submerge myself — willingly — into the freezing cold...
  • L.V. trivia game inspires some new questions

    L.V. trivia game inspires some new questions
    One of my former colleagues sent me an email the other day about Lehigh Valley Trivia Quest, which went on sale this Christmas season and is a fundraiser for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. "Have you seen the new trivia game from the...
  • Polar Plunge in Easton: Take a chilly dip for Special Olympics

    Polar Plunge in Easton: Take a chilly dip for Special Olympics
    Looking to do something cool this weekend? Like really ridiculously cool? Dive, belly flop or throw yourself into the frigid waters of the Delaware River for the third annual Lehigh Valley Polar Plunge, noon Saturday at Scott Park in Easton. The...
  • Ex-Easton football player and owner of Palmer health food grill sold pot, police say

    Whacked in the head with a baseball bat during a brawl, Sean N. Burgio suffered a blood clot in his brain that nearly cost him more than just his junior season as a tailback on the Easton Area High School football squad. Determined to get back on the...
  • Think you know your Lehigh Valley sports history?

    Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams. The answers are at the end. No cheating. 1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...
  • Larry Holmes' building sold for Internet incubator

    Larry Holmes' building sold for Internet incubator
    An online entrepreneur who said he has been impressed by Easton's growth over the past few years has bought Larry Holmes' downtown building and will open an online business incubator there. Gerry Gorman, who runs Lawyer.com and similar online...
  • Women in Business group makes a difference

    Artisan Wine and Cheese Cellars was the venue for a fundraising event hosted by Business Women Networking Involving Charity and Education (BW NICE). About 20 members and guests of the fledgling group gathered Nov. 13 for a holiday mixer to raise money...
  • Mittman gets to hear others talk about him for a change as he's inducted into local Hall of Fame

    Mike Mittman says many people look at his relationship with former heavyweight champion of the world Larry Holmes in the same way that people used to look at Howard Cosell and Muhammad Ali. They have their laughs and there's a lot of kidding around, but...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1974, Southern Lehigh football winning streak reaches 20

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. November 3 1989—Junior Jim Hope runs for a school-record 331 yards in Tamaqua's 28-21 win over Shenandoah. Hope, who scores on runs of 80, 46 and 6...
  • Test your Lehigh Valley knowledge with new trivia game

    Test your Lehigh Valley knowledge with new trivia game
    Which Lehigh Valley 84-acre college is a nationally registered arboretum? What nickname was used by heavyweight boxing champ Larry Holmes? Yocco's Hot Dogs has made appearances in what nationally syndicated comic strip? If you're from the Valley,...