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  • Lehigh Valley health events include walk in high heels, KidsPeace Family Fun Mud Run

    WALK IN HER SHOES 1 Attention gentlemen: Get out your high heels and support a good cause. "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" and take a stand against sexual assault. The Sexual Assault Resource & Counseling Center of Schuylkill County (SARCC) will hold its...
  • So long, winter! Spring home sales surge, report shows

    Catherine Zirkle put her Bethlehem home on the market in mid-January. Just after she listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, three or four people came to see the three-bedroom, split-level home on Patterson Drive. But the snow, ice...
  • Whitehall has message for Allentown: Drop your digital sign plans

    Whitehall Township officials want their neighbor – Allentown – to scuttle plans to plant a digital billboard in a park on the township line. In a letter dated April 7, Mayor Edward Hozza Jr. and most of township's seven-member Board of...
  • Donchez marks 100 days as Bethlehem mayor

    With a casino driving $2 billion of reinvestment in the old Bethlehem Steel land and a new tax incentive poised to bring many hundreds of millions more, Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez had more than enough good news to brag about at his first State of...
  • Earth Day activities in the Lehigh Valley

    EVENTS Jim Thorpe Earth Day Festival: April 26. Lehigh River cleanup, 9 a.m. to noon. Music in Josiah White Park; Dimmick Memorial Library and the Mauch Chunk Opera House, crafts, Woodsy Owl and Smokey Bearm Hula hooping workshops, contests, recycled-...
  • What kind of lock costs $250 in Allentown?

    I had only one question when starting to read the Watchdog column where a woman was billed $250 for a lock put on her door after the Allentown police forced their way in to check on her welfare: What kind of sophisticated lock system was put on her door...
  • Voter registration deadline is today

    Today's the deadline for registering to vote in Pennsylvania's May 20 primary election. But hurry, you've only got until the close of business. And remember, the state's primary isn't for all voters, 18 and older. Only registered Democrats and...
  • Valley gasoline prices rise

    The average retail gasoline prices across the Lehigh Valley increased slightly over the past week, a survey shows. Gas prices rose 4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69 a gallon today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of gas outlets in...
  • AAA organizes the Great Battery Roundup April 21-25

    AAA is providing an opportunity for Lehigh Valley residents to safely dispose of hazardous vehicle and marine batteries at the Great Battery Roundup 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21-25. About 99 percent of a vehicle or marine battery, which are lead-acid...
  • What's hot in fire pits

    What's hot in fire pits
    The term "fire pit" has evolved just as the number of products under that name have evolved, too. Originally, the fire pit was a stationary site — literally a constructed "pit" with a wood- or coal-based fire source surrounded by seating. Now,...
  • Into the wild

    Into the wild
    Now that winter has finally relented, people are looking forward to a getaway to the great outdoors — and that means great outdoor living areas. Patios have become full-service, open-air entertainment rooms that serve as elaborate backyard retreats....