| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend.
But the return to...
| Aug 24, 2012
Without the generous support from donors and volunteers, it would not have been possible for the For Our Kids Sake youth group to have such a grand time on its annual bus trip to the amusement park.
The group went to Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa., on...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Q: Regarding the need for a pedestrian bridge crossing Route 22 at MacArthur Road, I travel there frequently, and rarely, if ever, see anyone crossing that intersection. Just days ago my friends and I questioned why a pedestrian bridge would be built...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Contrary to some unflattering opinions expressed here Wednesday, people who disfigure their own skin are well educated, culturally advanced and gracious — and to prove it many of them offered their own refined dissertations to confute any notion...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Les Solomon grew tired of the aging equipment at a local fitness center where he worked as a cycling instructor.
So the retired textile worker decided to partner with his wife, Mindy, and open Studio Fitness in the old silk mill building at 683 E....