| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Finding a clown at the Allentown Fair shouldn't be hard, but Dapper Dan Bonner, as familiar a sight at those merry grounds as the Ferris Wheel and funnel cakes, proved surprisingly elusive Friday afternoon.
"I saw him out there a few minutes ago,"...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Bethlehem got a little star power last year when actors Corbin Bernsen, Taylor Spreitler and friends scoured the city for spots to shoot their "passion project," a coming-of-age movie titled "Bethlehem."
They said they wanted authenticity and revised...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The roadside root beer stand's orange contours memorialize this venerated shrine to a different era.
Its fans make pilgrimages to this Stewart's franchise on Pulaski Highway, a truck-battered stretch of U.S. 40 in eastern Baltimore County, to recall the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:19 PM
John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John W. Trageser Sr., who owned Trageser's Cozy Inn, and the former...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Patricia Warble's letter laying blame for the negative transformation of Dundalk to greed, neglect and opportunism truly misses the point of what ails Dundalk and its surrounding communities ("Dundalk needs more than a new marketing plan," June 12)....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:48 AM
I'll begin this edition of bloopers with a wildlife story.
According to a newspaper police item, authorities were looking for a man who tried to lure girls into his car.
"He is described as between the ages of 40 and 50 with a brownish-red bear...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:58 PM
City officials aren't quite sure what to call the new development in Southeast Baltimore, but they turned out in force Tuesday to celebrate the first apartments completed on land that once held the sprawling O'Donnell Heights public housing complex....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Zack Bradley graduated from Catasauqua High School on Monday night.
But on Tuesday night, he got to represent the Rough Riders one more time and the school simply couldn't have had better representation.
Bradley, a three-sport athlete best known as...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The National Museum of Industrial History, the embattled nonprofit accused of misspending millions of dollars, has a $3 million commitment from an anonymous donor and wants to start construction once the Pennsylvania attorney general's office finishes its...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.
He was a young artilleryman on D-Day, June 6, 1944, the day the Allies invaded Europe in World War II.
The weather was cool and the sky overcast as William...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Runners taking part in the 2014 Runner's World Half Marathon on Oct. 19 will feel something they hadn't felt in the previous two years of the Rodale publication's signature race: speed.
During a media conference on Tuesday at SteelStacks in Bethlehem,...