| Jun 3, 2015
| 5:54 PM
Members of Allentown City Council were serenaded by students from Dieruff High School Wednesday as the performers were commended for their award-winning performance of "In the Heights."
The show, which was the East Allentown high school's spring...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:54 AM
It continues to be a busy time for Andre Reed.
He'll be back in Allentown next month to have the street that separates Dieruff High School from Irving Street Park named in his honor, and he'll also have the park named in his honor.
He'll also have his...
| May 18, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Williams syndrome affects more than 20,000 people in the United States.
Present at birth, children who have Williams syndrome face serious medical problems including cardiovascular disease, developmental delays and learning disabilities.
| May 15, 2015
| 3:33 PM
The recognition and accolades keep pouring in for former Dieruff High, Kutztown University and Buffalo Bills standout Andre Reed.
Earlier this week in Chicago, Reed, the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, was among the many athletes,...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 8:37 PM
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years.
2000—Howard Deppe, who won 205 games and seven league titles in 15 years as Southern Lehigh's baseball coach, dies of diabetes at the age of...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:28 PM
It's not for real, but it means plenty for the program.
Kutztown University's annual Maroon and Gold Spring game is at 1 p.m. Saturday at University Field at Andre Reed Stadium.
Here is what you'll need to know:
Format: Four 15-...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 8:46 AM
Kutztown University’s annual Maroon and Gold Spring game is at 1 p.m. Saturday at University Field at Andre Reed Stadium.
Here is what you’ll need to know:
Format: Four 15-minute quarters for the final of 15 spring...
| Jan 30, 2015
Pennsylvania, and the Lehigh Valley in particular, has always been a region where sports have been taken seriously. At one time it was a "way out" for young scholastic athletes to go to college on a scholarship or to sign a professional contract so that...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Aaron Nola, the Phillies first-round pick last June, will make his debut against major league hitters Friday when he faces the Yankees in a Grapefruit League game in Clearwater. … Chuck Bednarik "epitomized what the word sacrifice is all about; not...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Toughness. Determination. Perseverance.
Those are the qualities that defined Chuck Bednarik's life. And they are the same elements that drove Andre Reed to greatness.
On the same weekend that the Lehigh Valley lost one of its Pro Football Hall of...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 6:26 AM
The news that Chuck Bednarik died at the age of 89 certainly saddened Eagles fans of all ages.
He was the greatest Eagle of all-time and the tributes poured out immediately.
From an Eagles release, here are some of those comments: