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  • The first grades are in on how power companies responded to Hurricane Sandy

     
    Many people were steamed at their electric company after sitting in the cold and dark for days following Hurricane Sandy. Many of them unfortunately had the same experience last year when Hurricane Irene blew through, and again when a freak......
  • Who pays the amusement tax?

     
    Bethlehem is not alone in considering a tax on fun as a way to ease the amount of taxes a homeowner has to pay to cover the city bills. From Pittsburgh to Easton, municipalities with big entertainment draws have instituted to the amusement tax since the...
  • A year early, Dorney's bringing in parts for the 2012 coaster

     
    Even though Dorney Park's newest coaster Invertigo won't be ready until 2012, the park has already begun receiving parts of the inverted-boomerang style thrill ride....
  • Freddy Awards wins a citation of its own

     
    The Freddy Awards, which the State Theatre in Easton started in 2003 to honor area high school music theater productions, will receive this year’s Arts Ovation Special Recognition Award from the Allentown Arts Commission. The commission said in a...
  • Join the walk for healthy babies

     
    Lace up your sneakers and take a walk for the tiniest members of our society on April 17 in the March of Dimes 2011 March for Babies -- the nation’s oldest fundraiser honoring healthy babies and those who need help to survive and thrive. Locally,...
  • Just Born Peeps to be on Nazareth Best Buddies inclusion t-shirts

     
    The instantly recognizable image of a Just Born Peeps chicks and a Peeps bunny grace the front of the new light blue Nazareth Best Buddies t-shirt. Just Born has granted permission for its iconic images to be used on the t-shirts for the Nazareth clubs...
  • IronPigs "fan" game; plus high school softball gets TV exposure

     
    Attended my first IronPigs game of the season as a fan tonight (Thursday). I was there on Opening Night as a columnist, but the "fan" games are more enjoyable. Nice Bethlehem Steel hats were given out. Of course, I didn't get one. Have to get there...
  • What Straight No Chaser's Jerome Collins misses about the Lehigh Valley

     
    Straight No Chaser’s lead singer Jerome Collins has traveled the world since graduating from Allentown’s Allen High School in 1994, not only with the group, but with a touring cast of “The Lion King” that took him to Hong Kong........
  • Dorney contest brings in 34K in donations for breast cancer

     
    At the end of a month of fundraising, Susan G. Komen Foundation received a $34,000 check from Dorney Park & Wildwater Kindgom on Wednesday. The amusement park asked park-goers to donate $5 for a chance to win a 46-inch TV and four season passes. More than...
  • Cedarbrook Road speed-limit quandary is rectified

     
    John M. Dicker of South Whitehall Township brought to our attention in January a bizarre string of speed limits on Cedarbrook Road and Dorney Park Road (basically the same stretch of road with different names) in the township. Going southbound from...
  • Cedarbrook Road in South Whitehall: "Wheeee! Road"

     
    I got a cute anecdote from Everette Carr of South Whitehall Township regarding the recent columns on Cedarbrook Road in the township, which measures barely a half-mile in length and yet had been posted with two different speed limits: 20 mph and 40 mph...