| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:29 PM
187 dogs taken from a Columbia County home on July 19th are now in animal shelters across the state. The dogs, which are mostly Chihuahuas, should be ready within the week for adoption to good homes.
"This is one of the worst cases of animal hoarding we'...
| Jul 24, 2012
Alex Gren couldn't believe her luck. The rising Penn State senior from Zionsville, a graduate of Emmaus High School, took advantage last week of being one of the first people in the state to witness a public banding of barn owls.
"I helped volunteer with...
| Jul 24, 2012
Lehigh River enthusiasts have reason to celebrate.
The U.S. ArmyCorps Engineers Philadelphia District announced has announced that there will be an additional whitewater release from Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, Luzerne County, on Aug. 25, as...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Some say bookstores are on the brink of extinction, along with video and music stores, as consumers migrate to the digital world.
Sure, there's plenty of evidence along those lines, now that mega-bookstore chains Borders and Waldenbooks are history....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:55 AM
PennDOT District 5 announced nighttime lane restrictions will commence Monday, Aug. 13 on Interstate 78 between the Lebanon County Line and Exit 17 (PA 419).
The restrictions will be in place for a project to rehabilitate Interstate 78 in Bethel...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:56 PM
It's been awhile since Retail Watch ventured to Kutztown, so let's go there today.
The Berks County borough has been a day-cation spot for some in the Lehigh Valley, and with recent retail additions and storefront facade improvements, may become even...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A Naval Academy midshipman who had recently been selected captain of the gymnastics team has died in an automobile accident in Berks County, Pa.
A Naval Academy spokesman said that Midshipman First Class Austin T. Zalik, an Allentown, Pa., resident, died...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Q: A recent article described planned safety improvements to I-78 around the Krumsville interchange. The work will include truck lanes that slow-moving tractor-trailers could use to allow cars to pass safely. That's great, but I must wonder if PennDOT...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania unveiled its 2013 legislative priorities at a media conference at the state Capitol building Wednesday.
The association, a nonprofit that represents the state's 67 counties, identified as its No. 1...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Lagers and ales made by Great Lakes Brewing Co., long popular in western Pennsylvania, are finally migrating to the Lehigh Valley — and the Virginville Hotel is highlighting its craft brews with a Beef and Ale Dinner on Jan. 12.
Wendy Hess, who co-...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
When college students head out for a night of underage drinking, a potential run-in with police may be the last thing on their minds.
"You're not thinking about, 'Am I going to get caught tonight?' " said Peter Wertz, a 20-year-old junior at DeSales...