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  • Homeless Allentown man accused of prowling inside Lower Milford home

    A homeless man was charged with the prowling Wednesday inside an unoccupied Lower Milford Township home. Police said they found his personal papers, including his photograph, inside the house. Edward J. Winebarger, 34, was charged Thursday with...
  • Allentown Fair preview: Here's what's new and what remains the 'heart of the fair'

     
    Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same. Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds). Its Labor Day run. And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock......
  • Allentown teen, 2 others arrested in Hilltown car theft case

    An Allentown teen and two young men were arrested in Hilltown Township early Friday after they crashed in a car that was stolen in Philadelphia, police said. Tremayne R. Mattis, 20, and Angel A. Montanez, 20, both of Philadelphia, and a 17-year-old boy...
  • Closet encounter

    So what's in your closet? Experts in storage design say the answer to the question is closets hold well-organized belongings in well-designed spaces. Look on the bright side, achieving organization has its rewards. Wandering about looking for something...
  • Shine a light on storage

    Ever versatile, light-emitting diode fixtures offer unparalleled design options for lighting in closets. LEDs can be built into the rod that holds hangers or hooked to a sensor to light up a jewelry cabinet door or drawer when it is opened, says Ellyn...
  • Faith and Values: Shared memories, experiences in religion

    This summer my husband, daughter, her boyfriend and I went to Cape Cod. Truro to be exact. For almost every summer while my children were growing up, we traveled as a family to my brother-in-law's house on the Cape. The house is high on a bluff...
  • Will damaged wildflowers recover in natural burial grounds?

    Q: Two and a half years ago, our son Pat Ytsma was [on a bike when he was] run over and killed by a distracted motorist. In early July, his wildflower-covered grave in the natural burial grounds was run over by a ditch-digging truck, used to make a new...
  • Palmer man soars with jet team at Lehigh Valley Airshow

    On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years." Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
  • Symphony Hall finds history beneath the floorboards

    Symphony Hall finds history beneath the floorboards
    They sat in the balcony of Allentown's Lyric Theater nearly a century ago, watching vaudeville shows, burlesque acts and silent movies. In a time when the cheapest seats cost $1 and all-day parking was 25 cents, our grandparents and great-grandparents...
  • Police: Two men charged in Bethlehem armed robbery; one wore bulletproof vest

    Bethlehem police charged two men in an armed robbery Thursday, saying one fled from officers wearing a bulletproof vest, carrying a loaded gun and bags of heroin. Police would not name the suspect who was allegedly wearing the bulletproof vest, saying he...
  • Nurse who stole $75,000 engagement ring avoids prison

    A home health care nurse who stole a $75,000 engagement ring from a Bushkill Township family avoided prison time on Friday, under a Northampton County judge's sentence. David L. Halperin was given a time-served sentence of 28 days to two months, which is...