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  • Sage Stauffer Memorial Tournament makes Catasauqua High School a soccer village

    Sage Stauffer Memorial Tournament makes Catasauqua High School a soccer village
    Stopped by Catasauqua High School today and was amazed by what I saw -- soccer games and soccer players everywhere. It was all for the fourth annual Sage Stauffer Memorial Soccer Tournament where a record 93 teams were participating. They were boys...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    GOLF & TENNIS BENEFIT: The Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational for Pediatrics gets a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The tennis tournament begins at 11 a.m. The fundraiser for the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program includes an...
  • Shopping Scout

    VCR repair: Nancy of Whitehall is looking for someone to repair a VCR (RCA). T-shirts: Karen of Whitehall is looking for adult medium, plain charcoal heather T-shirts. "I'm looking for any brand with tag at the neck," she said. Milton Bradley game:...
  • Palmer man soars with jet team at Lehigh Valley Airshow

    On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years." Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
  • Provide assistance for elderly shoppers

    When I shop for groceries, I am heartbroken to see the elderly trying to do their own shopping without help (independence threatened?). But I feel they most every time look stressed, wander the aisles, are not sure if they have enough money, can't reach...
  • Controls necessary for new immigrants

    My parents were immigrants; however, they were law-abiding people and came to this country legally under a quota system. They had to wait their turn, as there were only so many people who could enter this country yearly. To come here, they also had to...
  • Don't blame teachers for pension crisis

    In a letter to the editor, Michael Meyers made several unfounded statements. The Pennsylvania State Education Association does not use 12 percent of its members' union dues for lobbying or political purposes. This practice is against the law in...
  • Allentown teen, 2 others arrested in Hilltown car theft case

    An Allentown teen and two young men were arrested in Hilltown Township early Friday after they crashed in a car that was stolen in Philadelphia, police said. Tremayne R. Mattis, 20, and Angel A. Montanez, 20, both of Philadelphia, and a 17-year-old boy...
  • Symphony Hall finds history beneath the floorboards

    Symphony Hall finds history beneath the floorboards
    They sat in the balcony of Allentown's Lyric Theater nearly a century ago, watching vaudeville shows, burlesque acts and silent movies. In a time when the cheapest seats cost $1 and all-day parking was 25 cents, our grandparents and great-grandparents...
  • Police: Two men charged in Bethlehem armed robbery; one wore bulletproof vest

    Bethlehem police charged two men in an armed robbery Thursday, saying one fled from officers wearing a bulletproof vest, carrying a loaded gun and bags of heroin. Police would not name the suspect who was allegedly wearing the bulletproof vest, saying he...
  • Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. MOTLEY CRUE Motley Crue first played Allentown Fairigrounds in a non-fair show nearly 30 years ago, right after the 1985 release of its third album, “Theatre of Pain.” That album...