| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Michael Moyer saw Worksman Cycles for the first time during a trip to New York City last year.
The brand and its "Made in USA" status was enough to convince the former Marine to buy a Worksman bicycle.
But Moyer didn't stop there. He thought it would be...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The state departments of Agriculture and Health Monday advised consumers and retailers who purchased raw milk and raw milk cheese from Norman Z. and Edith B. Sauder in Kutztown, Berks County, to discard or return the products immediately. Raw milk and raw...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:49 PM
When I saw the sign on the side of the road — "Pigeons" —I immediately thought of people with rooftop coops sending clouds of birds into the sky to swoop around for a while and find their way home. So I turned off Route 222 and headed a mile...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:02 PM
I'm sure many have walked by The Pepper Spray Store on the lower level of the Main Street Commons in downtown Bethlehem and wondered what the heck the place is about.
I know I did. Pepper spray, really?
The quaint shop is owned by broadcaster and...
| Jan 10, 2012
Imagine getting up at the crack of dawn on a chilly winter morning and heading outside before the sun rises to listen for owls.
Then, imagine counting almost 1,400 geese, 326 American crows, 22 mallards and almost 4,000 birds within a 15-mile radius that...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and the State College and University Professional Association (SCUPA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that would run through June 30, 2015.
Both parties said they believe the...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Q: We live in the Kutztown area and use Route 222 eastbound several times a month. Just about a half-mile after we pass the Terry Hill water park on the right side of 222, there are several utility poles leaning toward the highway. We've noticed this...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning.
A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:02 PM
The Lehigh Valley impact of Hurricane Sandy intensified Wednesday with the reports of two more storm-related deaths.
Also on Wednesday, 41,000 of the region's homes and businesses that lost power in the storm had electricity restored. But about 160,000...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Q: Regarding your search for 'pure' gasoline without ethanol, I've seen ads indicating that it's offered at the Amerigreen station on Main Street in Kutztown. According to the 'Gas Buddy' app on my smartphone, their regular is $3.999 per gallon [on...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The Berks County DA charges a New Jersey man, Michael Morrone, of Marlton, with 3rd degree murder following the death of former Kutztown University student, 23 year old Christine McGhee, of Warminster, Bucks County.
Marrone is already serving a 5 to 20...