| 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 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...
| 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 20, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Mel Riddick isn't sure what is going to happen with the athletic director position at Dieruff High School but he has served the school on an interim basis for more than a month now and has done well with a tough situation in the aftermath of the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Q: Can you get any updated information regarding the bridge replacement on Spring Creek Road in Lower Macungie? I was wondering if they have modified the anticipated completion date. Also, after walking over and looking at the site, I am curious about all...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Friday's letter to the editor could not have come from a more qualified source.
Dr. Stephen Purcell of Upper Macungie Township is a physician at Advanced Dermatology Associates, based in Allentown with branch or satellite offices in Bethlehem, Kutztown...
| 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
| 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...