| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Howard Scharf ran about 75 yards from the third-base side of Allentown's Coca-Cola Park to the right-field grass late last month to help secure the tarp as thunderstorms whipped through the Lehigh Valley.
The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs assistant...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:37 PM
As those who watched last week's hour-long NFL Network special called "Road to Canton: Andre Reed" now know, the former Dieruff High and Kutztown University standout had a challenging road to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The documentary held nothing...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The registration deadline for taking part in the 2014 Lehigh River Sojourn is rapidly approaching. This three-day, 28-mile paddle adventure on the Lehigh River from the Lehigh Gorge to Northampton is a celebration of the river that made the Industrial...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:30 PM
It's not often that the Watchdog shares good news, but today is one of those days.
Remember Bob and Joanne Yenser? I wrote about them last month. They ditched their cemetery plots after strangers were buried in them by mistake not once, but twice.
| May 24, 2014
| 6:02 PM
When a stranger was buried in one of their cemetery plots five years ago, Joanne and Bob Yenser responded gracefully, figuring honest mistakes happen and everything would be fine as long as it was corrected.
When it happened again last month, they...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Officials from Penn State and three other state-related universities didn't put up a very convincing fight this week for why they shouldn't have to comply with the state's Right-to-Know Law.
They said it would cost them money. They said it would...
| Feb 3, 2014
NEW YORK — There is little doubt that Sunday was the best Super Bowl Sunday of Andre Reed's life.
After playing in four of them with the Buffalo Bills and having his team come up short each time, the phrase "Super Bowl" always had a bittersweet...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:24 PM
It never fails to give me a chuckle when I read someone complaining about going stir crazy with cabin fever.
Unless you're elderly, infirm or hobbled up by injury, there is no reason to stay cooped up in your house, or cooped up from your...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Foodies, don't fret. The 2nd St. Tavern at 194 Main St. in Emmaus has brought its own delicious dishes to the space formerly occupied by Lee Gribben's on Main.
"We're offering contemporary cuisine, as well as twists on old favorites," general manager...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Who cares that it was 19 degrees at 7 a.m. on Thursday?
Marty Nothstein, the Olympic gold medalist and executive director for the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, was generating enough heat with his enthusiasm to power the soon-to-open PPL Arena in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Last week's opening day of trout season in the 18-county region of Southeastern Pennsylvania that includes most of the Lehigh Valley wasn't quite a washout, but it was close. After decent morning weather, conditions changed to rainy and cold for the...