| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:22 PM
If you are anywhere near Allentown over the next few weeks, chances are good you can get a free flu vaccine through the Allentown Health Bureau. No appointment is necessary. Medicare patients should bring their cards. Most of the clinics will be at the...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 2:07 PM
Intricately hand-carved carousel horses, tigers and bears and exquisitely rendered circus posters evoking a bygone era of the fairground as a Disney-esque attraction are going on the auction block.
Sixty antique circus posters and 50 carousel horses...
| Mar 12, 2011
Elizabeth Drumm's "dream job" is in Bethlehem.
A recent Syracuse University graduate of arts management and public relations, Drumm focused her job search on Bethlehem last spring when she learned about the 10-acre arts and cultural campus taking shape...
| Aug 22, 2010
The Johnsville Centrifuge, at the heart of a new space-themed museum in Bucks County, gave America's earliest astronauts their wildest rides on earth.
It tossed, turned and whirled Alan Shepard (first American in space), John Glenn (first American to...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Reassessments, for as much as they're about fairness, are also about winners and losers.
Some property owners will pay less. Some will pay more. Some will pay a lot more.
Lehigh County's first reassessment in more than 20 years is meant to right out-of-...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Lehigh Valley families are notoriously busy, with the region's hard-work ethic extending to kids in sports programs and parents at meetings alike. Keep it all straight with a stylish calendar, where you can also mark important dates like Dorney Park's...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Two SeaWorld Orlando roller coasters and two Busch Gardens Tampa thrill rides will be featured in the upcoming Travel Channel series "Insane Coaster Wars," which debuts July 8.
But before the seven-part series starts airing, coaster fanatics can vote for...
| May 27, 2012
If you go
Cedar Point, 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, Ohio; (419) 627-2350, http://www.cedarpoint.com. Must: Cedar Downs Racing Derby, one of the last racing carousels in the world. Miss: The miserable Mantis stand-up coaster, which left my head aching....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
It's time for a friendly reminder that Manta, the newest coaster at SeaWorld Orlando, will be featured in an episode of the new "Insane Coaster Wars" series on the Travel Channel this Sunday.
The episode airs at 9:30 p.m. It's the second "Insane Coaster...