| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Four fascinating things happened in 1955, and one of them was good.
The happy event that year was the opening of the Tappan Zee Bridge across the Hudson River, about 15 miles north of the George Washington.
If you are going to Connecticut, by the way,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The pandemonium in Perkasie did not reflect very well on the culture of professional basketball, which, unlike that of pro hockey, can be a little rowdy.
Borough officials decided to rent the community swimming pool for an Aug. 11 party billed as...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Q: Last summer a stop light was erected at the intersection of State Road and Richlandtown Pike in Springfield Township, Bucks County. This has been a dangerous intersection for a number of years, the site of several accidents, including at least one...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:44 PM
David Allard, director of the state Bureau of Radiation Protection, came down from the Mount of Olives declaring that, "And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall not set you free, but shall result in a demonstrable risk of physical harm to you"...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Like spring flowers, mom-and-pop pizza shops have been blossoming in the Lehigh Valley in recent months.
The latest addition is Suzanna's, which opened May 29 at 2918 William Penn Highway in Palmer Township. The 35-seat restaurant joins the area's...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Despite a blip of snow a few days ago, spring is officially here. That means getting reacquainted with longer days, shorter sleeves and working out. After all, it's easy to slack off when taking refuge indoors (and under multiple layers of clothing).
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:13 PM
In a world where many independently owned and operated bookstores are closing their doors, Let's Play Books! in Emmaus aims to buck the trend.
The shop, which sells approximately 1,000 youth-oriented books (about 850 separate titles), opened Dec. 5 at...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Patrons of the former Golden View Diner in Hanover Township, Northampton County, won't recognize much of anything at their old stomping grounds – most notably, the name.
Now known as Hanover Eatery, the building at 5090 Bath Pike (Route 512)...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
The second annual Sharon Luma Memorial Ride next month will both support our nation's first responders and recognize an area woman who died much too young. Tim and Sharon Luma of Quakertown were thrown from their motorcycle two years when......
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
A Lehigh County nursing home is among six facilities statewide honored with the state Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." Lehigh Center, Genesis Health Care, at 1718 Spring Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, is among...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (May 9) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website,...