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  • Shopping Scout: Jogging stroller, fishing reel, roof rack and more

    LOOKING FOR Collector bottles: AJ of Fountain Hill is looking for someone interested in Jim Beam Collector Bottles. He has some that need a new home. Jogging stroller and wagon: Pat of Green Lane is looking for a jogging stroller and a wagon for her...
  • A drive down Memory Lane to the 'old' Route 309-Emaus Avenue interchange

     
    I received a number of thoughtful commentaries in response to Monday's (July 28) column regarding Allentonian Alberto Tineo's proposal to add an additional exit-ramp segment to provide access from I-78/Route 309 to northbound Emaus Avenue. I decided to...
  • Cadets to return to Allentown for DCI championships

    Cadets to return to Allentown for DCI championships
    The 10-time World Champion Cadets, an elite marching unit based in Allentown will compete against other world class corps when the DCI Eastern Classic Drum and Bugle Corps Championship returns to J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown Friday and Saturday....
  • A visionary program

    In his first 10 minutes at Jordan Lanes in Whitehall Township, Stefan Quinones of Allentown bowled three strikes. Spares proved to be a bit more difficult. "I'm no good at spares," the 14-year-old says. Quinones, who has vision loss, was bowling as...
  • Man will face trial for snapping cellphone photo during homicide hearing

    A man charged with snapping a cellphone photo of a 14-year-old witness testifying during an Allentown homicide hearing was sending a clear message — to intimidate the teen and silence him — authorities said Tuesday. A deputy sheriff testified...
  • NFL Network to debut "Andre Reed: A Football Life" on Thursday as a prelude to his big weekend

    It is one of the most remarkable stories in Lehigh Valley sports history. It's the story of a skinny kid who grew up in some of Allentown's toughest neighborhoods, attended an often overlooked Dieruff High School and an even more overlooked Kutztown...
  • Phantoms owners may buy Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem

    The $177 million PPL Center hasn't even opened, but the Lehigh Valley Phantoms owners are already looking to expand — sort of. Jim and Rob Brooks are in talks to buy Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem. The addition of the two-rink facility on former...
  • Valley's unemployment rate improves

    For the second month in a row, the Lehigh Valley's labor market has crossed a milestone. The unemployment rate has fallen below 6 percent for the first time since the Great Recession, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor...
  • Anti-Israel bias appears in newspaper's coverage

    I am no longer surprised by this newspaper's one-sided coverage of the Israeli-Hamas conflict. Its anti-Israel bias is nothing new. I was briefly hopeful when there was finally an article about what life is like today in Israel. Sadly, it turned out...
  • Discussion needed on plight of Palestinians

    My wife and I learned of a gathering to be held July 22 at the Jewish Community Center in Allentown. We attended, hoping for an opportunity to explore options for ending the violent military exchanges between the Israeli army and Hamas forces in Gaza....
  • Israel losing respect

    The documentary film, "The Gatekeepers," in Allentown last year showed interviews with former heads of the Shin Bet, the Israeli security service. Generally, all had reservations about the wisdom and ethics of the military occupation of Palestine. One...