| Jun 14, 2012
| 2:17 PM
There is a German mystique in the Lehigh Valley, especially when Musikfest and its oompah band music is approaching, and it'd be a shame to see the lederhosen come unstitched, figuratively speaking.
That is why it was so upsetting this week to read about...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Q: It will be interesting to observe how the public accepts the Marshalls Creek Bypass roundabout in the Poconos, and how well it works. This could be a test case for eastern Pennsylvania. It may turn out that the roundabout will work on the relatively...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 2:51 PM
If you see someone walking with a cane, and the top of the cane looks like the head of a gnome or a fairy-tale dwarf, there's a pretty good chance you've seen a Knobbit.
Bob Evans — no, not the restaurant guy, the other one — is the man...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The cost of attending a state owned university for the 2012-13 academic year is going up. The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education(PASSHE) on Monday approved a 3 percent hike in tuition. The good news, its the fifth...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:30 PM
I threw Sara Donner's name into our newspaper library system and found hits for two photos.
One was when the Lehighton girl was 10 years old. She and three friends were doing cartwheels at the Community Grove.
The second photo accompanied a story...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Eleven students receive scholarships totaling $3,373 for arts education.
This semester, through Music at Penn Alps, the David Joseph Thompson II Memorial Scholarship, and Sandy Riffle, 11 students are taking private music lessons and after school art...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Q: Roundabouts! That's PennDOT's choice for two of the three congested intersections on Route 222 where roundabouts were being evaluated as possible replacements for 'standard' signalized intersections. The third one gets the standard treatment —...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:33 PM
After all these years, I have finally traced the River of the Past to its source. It's on the property of a Mennonite couple named Mahlon and Lizzie Sauder, who live in Maxatawny Township outside Kutztown and are, in their way, living the beatitudes....
| Jan 29, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Q: I noticed a few weeks ago that the gas station at 1825 Route 309 in South Whitehall is now selling natural gas as fuel for cars, at least according to their sign. It's listed at $2.89 (not sure if that's per gallon or per pound). Thought I would update...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:58 AM
A 45-year-old Lancaster County man is facing criminal charges after impersonating a police officer and stealing two guns from an antique store. Benjamin MacMichael, of Denver, is accused of stealing two guns from Renningers Antiques along the 2500 block...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:59 PM
The Colonial League chose a prime year to inaugurate its league-championship tournament, particularly if Pen Argyl and Saucon Valley stage their anticipated rematch.
The Green Knights and Panthers are the top two seeds for Saturday's league duals,...