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  • Norman J. Roppelt, champion duckpin bowler

    Norman J. Roppelt, champion duckpin bowler
    Norman J. Roppelt Sr., a champion duckpin bowler and softball player whose mastery of the Baltimore chop earned him membership in the Maryland Oldtimers Fastpitch Softball Association's Hall of Fame, died Jan. 16 of pneumonia at Hilton Head Hospital in...
  • REVIEW: 3 Doors Down acoustic at Sands Event Center keeps drama, reveals subtlety

     
    3 Doors Down plays its Songs From the Basement acoustic show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Photos by Brian Hineline/Special to The Morning Call Mississippi rock group 3 Doors Down played nearly all the hits from its three early 2000s......
  • John F. Leitzel, insurance agent

    John F. Leitzel, insurance agent
    John F. Leitzel, a retired insurance broker and agency owner, died of heart failure Dec. 21 at the Joseph Richey Hospice in downtown Baltimore. The Dundalk resident was 95. Born in Coatesville, Pa., he was the son of Alvin Leitzel Sr., a Bethlehem...
  • McNeill: CRIZ vote 'broke my heart'

     
    State Rep. Dan McNeill loves the CRIZ. The freshman state rep thinks the state designation can unleash Bethlehem’s potential in redeveloping the former Bethlehem Steel land in a way a similar incentive helped Allentown lure a hockey arena....
  • Alvin L. Jordan, Bethlehem Steel worker

    Alvin L. Jordan, Bethlehem Steel worker
    Alvin L. Jordan, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. worker and sports fan, died Jan. 1 of a heart attack at Northwest Hospital. He was 76. Alvin Leroy Jordan was born in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point, where he graduated in 1955 from Sollers Point...
  • Comedian, 'The View' host Joy Behar knows Allentown ... from Billy Joel's song

     
    Joy Behar, who in August left as co-host of ABC-TV’s daytime talk show “The View,” has resumed the stand-up comedian career she had before taking her seat on the show and will come to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday,......
  • Joy Behar, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center, gives her View -- on everything

     
    Five months after leaving her seat as one of the founding hosts of ABC-TV’s daytime talk show “The View,” Joy Behar says one of her biggest surprises is that she doesn’t have to have every moment of her life scheduled.......
  • Joseph C. Watkins, millwright

    Joseph C. Watkins, millwright
    Joseph C. Watkins Sr., a retired millwright who enjoyed riding the railroad, collecting model trains and playing Santa Claus, died Jan. 6 of complications after surgery at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 81. The son of Carlton H. Watkins, a...
  • Charles F. Deem Jr., 65, hospital administrator

    Charles F. Deem Jr., 65, hospital administrator
    Charles Franklin Deem Jr., a military hospital administrator and retired Air Force major, died of pancreatic cancer Jan. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. The Dundalk resident was 65. Born in Baltimore and raised on Louth Road in Dundalk, he...
  • Lehigh University campus to become 'invention incubator'

    Lehigh University campus to become 'invention incubator'
    Imagine that rather than going to Walmart, you could get that new cellphone case by hitting a button on your 3D printer. Or that earthquake victims in underdeveloped countries could build themselves new homes out of mud. Or that your car was so light that...
  • Navy veteran recalls WWII service in Brazil

    Navy veteran recalls WWII service in Brazil
    Bill Fritz, 91, of Bethlehem remembers growing up in Fountain Hill and serving with a Navy aviation unit in South America during World War II. - My father died when I was 11. He was 35 years old. He had rheumatic fever as a child and never got over...