| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:20 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:57 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:49 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:35 PM
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.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:20 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2014
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...