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  • Classical music: Trio to present work of Viennese composer

    If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone. Vanhal, who was born in Bohemia in 1739 and died in Vienna in 1813, is a shadowy figure; only part of his vast output of music has been satisfactorily evaluated or...
  • Man waives hearing in Allentown home-invasion robbery case

    One man accused of committing a home-invasion robbery last month in Allentown gave up his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday morning while an alleged accomplice had his hearing postponed. A shot was fired during the July 24 robbery in the 400...
  • Allentown builder apologizes to sleepy seniors

    Tuesday night Joanne Young laid her head on the pillow in her 11th-floor apartment at Allentown Center Square and did something she hadn't done since last week — she fell right asleep. That's because for the first time in days, the late night and...
  • 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...
  • Homeless Allentown man accused of prowling inside Lower Milford home

    A homeless man was charged with prowling Wednesday in an unoccupied Lower Milford Township home. Police said they found his personal papers, including his photograph, in the house. Edward J. Winebarger, 34, was charged Thursday with criminal trespass,...
  • Man shot in Allentown, survives stomach wound

    A 41-year-old Pottsville man was shot in the stomach about 3:20 a.m. Saturday at Sixth and Gordon streets in Allentown, according to police. "We know who he is," Capt. William Reinik said, declining to identify the man. The man flagged down an officer...
  • Parkette Freed finishes as top local

    Megan Freed of Parkettes Gymnastics of Allentown had the best all-around score among six local gymnasts in the Junior Elite division of the P&G U.S. Gymnastics Championships, which concluded on Saturday in Pittsburgh, and none of the six managed to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Car carrying 3 children crashes on MacArthur bridge over Jordan Creek

      A car jumped a MacArthur Road curb at the Allentown-Whitehall border Thursday and wedged itself between sidewalk railings of the bridge over Jordan Creek. The 9:15 p.m. accident just north of the Jordan Parkway pinned an adult and three children...
  • Allentown man pleads guilty in $3M tax refund fraud

    Andy Rodriguez of Allentown made nearly $3 million in less than two years by filing tax returns for other people. The problem, federal authorities say, is those people didn't know about it and the tax returns were fraudulent. Rodriguez, 26, pleaded...