| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:37 PM
I often can tell how serious a person's problem is by the tone of their voice when they call. And the message I received last week from an 85-year-old Allentown woman was foreboding.
"I had an incident happen yesterday and I hope it doesn't happen to...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Many people in the East were in a tizzy several years ago because of a spate of roadway shootings in California. Road hogs who got in the way of other motorists had their vehicles shot full of holes.
While I do not advocate gunplay to settle such...
| 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 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 6, 2011
| 8:27 PM
It was dreary out the other afternoon and Laura Salgado's mood matched the weather until she walked into the student union lobby at Lehigh Carbon Community College and saw the dogs.
There was a basset hound named Copper and a golden retriever named...
| 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...