| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Halloween is creeping up on us -- this past weekend Boo! Blast opened at Dorney Park in South Whitehall Township.
Little ones have their run of the park without any nighttime ghouls on Sundays in September when the park is open exclusively for Boo!...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Get your creative juices flowing at the Lehigh Valley's newest art studio, Glossy Stones.
The venue, which also features a retail shop and gallery, opened July 28 at 2 E. Emmaus Ave. in Allentown. It joins a growing number of area businesses,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:29 PM
During a recent rehearsal for a new local production of the rock musical "Hair," 61-year-old Thomas Ortalano spontaneously starts singing the words to the song "Donna."
Before long, 19-year-old Tyler Fernandez and the rest of the young cast chime in and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Howard Scharf ran about 75 yards from the third-base side of Allentown's Coca-Cola Park to the right-field grass late last month to help secure the tarp as thunderstorms whipped through the Lehigh Valley.
The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs assistant...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:38 PM
For years, the Allentown Health Bureau would take anyone at its flu clinics — insured, uninsured, city resident, out-of-towner — because the overriding goal was to get as many people as possible vaccinated.
As the 2013-14 flu season looms,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Amelia Earhart stops by ABE Airport in 1929. Ronald Reagan visits Allentown's General Electric plant in 1957. Joe DiMaggio signs autographs at Whitehall's George Washington Motor Lodge in 1982.
Photos of these legendary 20th century figures are among...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Soon real-estate mogul wannabes will be able to "buy" Easton's State Theatre and Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.
Well, not exactly.
Those sites and many other local landmarks are part of Lehigh Valley-opoly, a regional version of the classic board...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:25 AM
The owners of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms have released a digital rendering of how the Chickie's & Pete's sports bar and restaurant will look inside the new PPL Center.
The video depicts what will be an 8,000-square-foot restaurant that is one of three...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
After less than a year of business, the Lehigh Valley’s first sweetFrog closed its doors about two weeks ago in South Whitehall Township. The frozen yogurt shop, part of a nationwide chain, was located in the Village West shopping center at 3060...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:00 PM
What if every day was laundry day?
That's pretty much the case at Cintas Corp. in Emmaus, where 180 employees on three shifts spend every weekday washing, drying and steam-pressing uniforms for about 6,200 customers.
It's hard work, standing on...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Raymond Davis grew up in the Montgomery County village of Palm, the son of a Mack Trucks worker. Now 89 and living in Emmaus, he remembers hitting Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944, as a private in the Army's 90th Infantry Division, and some of his...