| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Although his levitating trick was featured prominently in “America’s Got Talent” TV ads for this season, David Caserta’s audition never aired during the show.
A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:31 PM
A man hauled 11 passengers, nine of them children, on makeshift benches in a fllatbed truck from Philadelphia to Dorney Park on Sunday morning, according to court records.
None of the passengers, who were between 7 and 19 years old, were using seat belts...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:07 PM
At the mention of Gettysburg, Jeff Stocker fidgets in his chair.
Stocker, wearing a gold necktie adorned with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, turns to his left and tilts his head slightly toward the ceiling. A smile emerges from his gray goatee....
| 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...
| 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 20, 2013
Grab your swim suit and enjoy the wet side of Dorney Park, when Wildwater Kingdom opens for the 2013 season. Two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Cullen Jones will help kick off the festivities when the water park in South Whitehall Township opens at 11 a....
| Jun 10, 2013
I used to live within screaming distance of Dorney Park. I mention screaming because when they opened the roller coaster Hercules, we could hear people screaming on the way down the first hill. Certainly we could hear their holiday fireworks.......