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  • Easter activities kick off this weekend

     
    With Easter earlier this year, holiday activities are kicking off this weekend with Easter Bunnies at the mall, egg hunts and breakfasts with the bunny. Here's a rundown of what's going on. Photos with the Easter Bunny: March 23-April 7, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.,...
  • Gearing up for the Easter Bunny - Go Kids Easter events

     
    Bunny Lunch: 11 a.m. Saturday, Lehighton Recreation Center, Eighth St., Lehighton. Visit from Peter Cottontail, candy, balloon, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, beverage. Bring your camera. Tickets: 610-377-1053, 570-386-4569. Bunny Brunch: noon-3...
  • Where to go sledding in the Lehigh Valley

     
    Another snow day! With all the white fluffy stuff, my son has been pesting me like crazy to go sledding. We have some moderate slopes right in our backyard but he wants to head out to Alton Park where the kids, sleds, saucers and tubes in eager hands,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Al Pacino in 'The Merchant of Venice'

     
    Al Pacino's Shylock is the talk of New York at the moment, at least when the conversation turns away from the insufferable heat wave. His performance in the Public Theater’s production of Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” (running in rep........
  • Gov. Hopeful Paladino Backtracks After Making Homophobic Remarks

    Gov. Hopeful Paladino Backtracks After Making Homophobic Remarks
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said Monday that he does not discriminate against gays but thinks young children shouldn't be exposed to gay culture, especially at gay pride parades. "They wear these little Speedos and they grind against...
  • Brooklyn "Rabbi" Files Lawsuit Against Late-Night Host Jimmy Kimmel

    Brooklyn "Rabbi" Files Lawsuit Against Late-Night Host Jimmy Kimmel
    A Borough Park man known locally and on the Internet as the "Flying Rabbi," is taking Jimmy Kimmel to court after the the late-night talk show host featured him in a comedic spoof of Lebron James. The short that ran in August on Jimmy Kimmel Live,...
  • Cops: 18 Gang Members Indicted In Arson Case

    Cops: 18 Gang Members Indicted In Arson Case
    Eighteen members of the Latin Kings street gang's " Borough Park Homicide Squad", have been indicted after two apartments were set on fire during a feud. "These so-called 'Latin Kings' do not rule the streets of Brooklyn, but they may each find...
  • Funeral Held For Slain Wine Shop Worker‎

    Funeral Held For Slain Wine Shop Worker‎
    Yoseph Robinson turned away from a life touched by crime only to die trying to stop a crime. Today was his funeral. Under slate grey Brooklyn skies Robinson's family, friends and members of his community gathered for his funeral, filling to standing room...
  • Man Nabbed Following Foiled Robbery, Car Jacking

    Man Nabbed Following Foiled Robbery, Car Jacking
    An armed bank robber was nabbed Monday in a Brooklyn alley following a failed robbery, carjacking and a street chase involving a Jewish neighborhood patrol, according to New York City police. The suspect -- identified as a 39-year-old male -- first hit...
  • 4 Jewish Patrol Members Shot In Borough Park

    4 Jewish Patrol Members Shot In Borough Park
    Police say four members of a Jewish security patrol in Brooklyn are recovering after being shot by a suspicious man in a car. The suspect also was wounded by a bullet police say he fired. The members of the Orthodox Shomrim group were following him in...
  • Suspect Wounded, Several In Custody After Police-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn

    Suspect Wounded, Several In Custody After Police-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn
    An off-duty NYPD officer opened fire on a Brooklyn man early Thursday morning after police say the suspect wrestled a firearm from another off-duty police officer. According to authorities, the shooting happened at around 4 a.m. in the vicinity of...