| May 10, 2012
| 4:23 PM
It's Mom's special day Sunday and some area attractions will help you celebrate by offering free or discounted offers for mothers. Mothers get in for half price at Lehigh Valley Zoo Sunday. Moms and their kids can learn about animal moms from 10 a.m. to 4...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Do you think Dorney Park's Hydra is one of the best coasters with multiple inversions? You can start voting today through May 25 to help the twisting coaster tp win in the new Travel Channel series “Insane Coaster Wars.” The......
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:57 PM
I have a college professor friend whose special cause is the way nouns are being turned into awkward verbs
His latest discovery, he reported, was at a local hospital. He wrote, "In each patient room is a poster featuring a smiling nurse standing next...
| 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-...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:22 PM
As depressing as last week's news about some Philadelphia hockey fans may have been, the story of an Allentown woman's fan-related experiences is just as uplifting.
Sara Thomas is an extraordinary Philadelphia Flyers fan. She has traveled across the...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Predictions for the hybrid storm bearing down on the Northeast keep worsening and the tone of the coverage is growing ever more strident, so it's no wonder the phone at Ice Cream World has been ringing off the hook.
No one's looking to stock up on ice...
| 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 17, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Donations sought for annual bus trip
Donations are sought for the annual For Our Kid’s Sake bus trip to an area amusement park.
This summer, the trip will be to Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa., on Saturday, Aug. 11.
If you would like to help,...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:25 PM
For some reason, I get invited to a lot of cooking competitions, both as a judge and as an observer.
I can't go to all of them — I'd weigh 500 pounds — but when I was invited to last week's Aspires Teen Iron Chef competition between two teams...
| 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....
| May 29, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Some establishments have high standards, or at least try to have some standards.
Easton Area School District officials, for example, took action against the display of "I ♥ Boobies" bracelets worn by students pretending they were exercising free...