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  • 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...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge puts Allen and Dieruff kids on the same team to battle ALS

    Ice Bucket Challenge puts Allen and Dieruff kids on the same team to battle ALS
    Too much of a good thing? Absolutely not when it comes to the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge," which as of Thursday had raised $41.8 million since July 29 compared to $2.1 million over the same period last year. I completed my "challenge" on Sunday...
  • Faith and Values: Faith is the teaching of love, kindness, and mercy

    Faith and Values: Faith is the teaching of love, kindness, and mercy
    One of the beautiful aspects of faith is the teaching of love, kindness and mercy. These teachings of God's benevolence toward humankind and its command for the same values for each other exist in all belief systems. Islam is no different. Muslims are...
  • One last look at a weekend in Canton that I'll remember for a long time

    One last look at a weekend in Canton that I'll remember for a long time
    I heard so many speeches this past weekend that I can't exactly remember who said what, but one thing I heard was that "Canton, Ohio, is the place where dreams come true." Certainly, Andre Reed and his family and friends felt that way.  And as someone...
  • Local magician's audition never appears on "America's Got Talent"

    Local magician's audition never appears on "America's Got Talent"
    Although his levitating trick was featured prominently in “America’s Got Talent” TV ads for this season, David Caserta’s audition never aired during the show. A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre...
  • Customer struggles to pin down Staples on warranty

    Customer struggles to pin down Staples on warranty
    There's never a good time for your printer to stop working, but Shirley Nylund's failed her at an especially inconvenient time. A project deadline was looming when the black ink stopped printing. She took the printer to Staples in South Whitehall...
  • Compliance board? Compliance office? Allentown proposes both for water/sewer lease

    Who makes sure the compliance office is complying with the law? The compliance review board, of course. At least that's what's proposed by Allentown City Council to ensure that the city's 50-year water and sewer lease operates exactly as required. The...
  • Calendar says fishing, weather feels like hunting

    Calendar says fishing, weather feels like hunting
    Fishing is fine, depending on what you're targeting, but these cool nights and cool mornings are getting the juices flowing for some hunting action. Dove and Canada goose seasons begin Sept. 1, and archery season for antlerless deer in local wildlife...
  • Store credit cards have perks, but can be costly

    Store credit cards have perks, but can be costly
    If you've put off your-back-to-school shopping and will be hitting the stores in the next few days looking for last-minute savings, one deal you may want to avoid is the one offered to sign up for a store credit card. Stores often dangle an additional...
  • Nurse who stole $75,000 engagement ring avoids prison

    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...
  • Shopping Scout: Baby Nike shoes, advertising signs, horseshoes, more

    LOOKING FOR Baby shoes: Karen of Orefield is looking for old infant-size Nike shoes. "I would prefer if they were Jordans," she requests. Old signs: Mike of Wind Gap is looking for old advertising signs. Horseshoes: William of Catasauqua is...