| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Two men were charged with stealing a backpack from Dorney Park on Monday and using a credit card inside to run up more than $2,500 in charges at the amusement park, according to court records.
Ruben Ramirez, 20, of Allentown, and Jeremy Espinosa, 27,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Brad Brightbill of Sinking Spring, a 32-year-old second-generation driver, earned his first career SpeedSTR victory last Wednesday night at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA at the Kutztown Fairgrounds dirt oval, outracing Billy Pauch Jr. to...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Hamilton Boulevard along Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is a stark-looking and sometimes dangerous stretch of road, but someday could resemble a classic downtown Main Street if South Whitehall officials can drum up the money and the interest to adopt...
| 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!...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Dash of Death Promenade extends 32 feet or so from the curb next to The Morning Call's main entrance to the curb by Allentown's Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority bus terminal.
People have odd reactions when I step off the curb onto...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Spring is officially here and if you're like me, you've welcomed it with one or all of the following: outdoor jogs, a car wash and free Rita's water ice last month.
The latter has been a tradition for more than 20 years and as much as I enjoy a...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Despite a blip of snow a few days ago, spring is officially here. That means getting reacquainted with longer days, shorter sleeves and working out. After all, it's easy to slack off when taking refuge indoors (and under multiple layers of clothing).
| 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...